Originally from Texas, USA, Copper was first introduced to yoga at age four, by his father and martial art teachers. He fully committed to teaching ‘Yoga’ in 2003, after resigning as a Senior Training Specialist for Charles Schwab, a leading US Fortune 500 company. Copper holds the highest qualification possible with Yoga Alliance, E-RYT 500, in addition to professional training certifications with Achieve Global, Development Dimensions International (DDI), and Mager Consortium. Copper has been leading professional development courses and yoga teacher trainings since 2000, and managing Yoga studios throughout Asia (Thailand, S.Korea, Hong Kong & Singapore) since 2004.
Beyond hot yoga, Copper also leads trainings in Hatha, Vinyasa, and Universal Yoga. His playfulness and joy are present in every class, workshop, or teacher training session he leads. On the mat, he encourages students to explore their practice and themselves as deeply as possible.
“Yoga has good things for both the body & the brain. Just remember the 3 golden rules (breathe, focus and feel) and do your best to keep a smile on your face because it’s awesOMe!”