Joseph grew up in Dallas, Texas and at a young age he suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, a heart attack and excessive weight gain. The physical challenges he faced as a child affected his health as a young adult. At 19, he discovered Bikram Yoga and by practicing daily, achieved vibrant health. He became certified to teach in Bikram’s training during the Sping of 2007. Joseph is a 3-time national and the 2011 international yoga asana champion. He has served as board president of the USA Yoga Federation and has a non-profit organization called the Yoga Youth Movement. He has toured to multiple schools nationwide and to over 20 countries giving yoga workshops and retreats. For more info on Joseph, visit josephencinia.com.