Michael is a healer and health advocate with many skills. An Army Veteran of the first Persian Gulf War, Michael spent years managing the debilitating effects of combat – PTSD, concussion blast TBI, chronic pain, and more. A father of four and successful business man, for many years he managed his symptoms through sheer will and tenacity. Until he couldn’t. When his symptoms became bigger than his resources, he turned to Yoga and Mountain Biking as practices to reduce his stress, which naturally reduced his symptoms and increased his quality of life. Committed to helping Veterans like himself learn to heal from the effects of war, Michael now a certified instructor through the International Mountain Bike Association
, the School of Gentle Yoga
, Connected Warriors
, and SYF Trauma Sensitive Yoga
, as well as a sustainable organic farmer.