Justin Wolfer is a traveling teacher, trainer and founder of Rise Yoga & Movement Arts in Saratoga Springs. He’s been a full time teacher of Yoga, Meditation and Interdisciplinary Movement for 12 years and for the past 7 years has owned and operated Rise Yoga & Movement Arts Center in Saratoga Springs and now lives in Guernsey, Channel Islands. In 2019 he founded Movement Mapping a system of training that focuses on optimizing human movement through the Neuromuscular system.
Rise Yoga integrates modern vinyasa Yoga and classical Yoga philosophy with movement based neurology and exercise physiology. Sequences are specifically designed to counter the effects of sedentary lifestyle on the brain and body.
Justin began his yoga practice learning the Ashtanga Vinyasa method, Vinyasa Flow and studying Bhakti Yoga with his teacher Raghunath. Over the past few years his physical practice has grown to include progressive gymnastics, capoeira, animal locomotion and FRC Mobility Protocols. He has studied with Ido Portal, Tom Myers (Anatomy Trains author) and is certified as an FRC (Functional Range Conditioning) mobility specialist and FR (Functional Release) Spine specialist, and Applied Movement Neurology Level 2 Practitioner. His passion is in mentoring other teachers pointing them in the direction of their personal expertise and leading with their highest values.
He currently lives in Guernsey, a small Channel Island between France and England with his daughter Veda and son Remy. He owns and operates a local Yoga studio and movement space Rise Yoga Guernsey: riseyoga.gg