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Jack Westerholt

The Richards Group
In the fall of 2001, Jack took his first yoga class with his wife, Kelly. He left feeling invigorated, inspired and transformed. Three years later – in the summer of 2004, he completed Bikram’s 500-hour teacher training. Since then, he’s taught at various studios in the Dallas/Fort-Worth area. In addition to Bikram, Jack has studied directly with Dharma Mittra and Beryl Bender Birch. In 2007, he began a home practice – following the six-year course outlined in the back of B.K.S Iyengar’s Light on Yoga. And in 2015, Jack completed Synergy teacher training. An advertising writer by day, Jack has found guidance in the teachings of Swami Sivananda, Paramahansa Yogananda, Patanjali and Lao Tzu. He’s also worn the covers off several books on eastern philosophy including The Art Of Peace and The Little Zen Companion. When not standing on his head or using it to solve marketing problems, Jack co-directs a small yoga studio at his ad agency. He enjoys playing Go, strumming guitar and mastering video games with his 12-year-old, Kole.