MC Yogi grew up painting graffiti & listening to hip hop. Inspired by artists like The Beastie Boys & Run DMC, he began writing raps and freestyling for friends at house parties. spending most of high school in a group home for at-risk youth hip hop culture provided both a soundtrack and a creative outlet. Then at age eighteen, he discovered yoga.
When he was 18 he joined his father for a meditation intensive with a spiritual teacher from India. Deeply moved by this powerful experience, MC YOGI devoted himself to learning everything he could about the ancient discipline. He began studying the physical forms of yoga, as well as meditation, philosophy, and devotional chanting. It was at a yoga teacher training at It’s Yoga in San Francisco that he met and fell in love with his wife, Amanda. After there first trip to India, they opened Yoga Toes Studio in Point Reyes, California.
By combining his knowledge of yoga with his love for hip hop music, MC YOGI creates an exciting new sound that brings the wisdom of yoga to a whole new generation of modern mystics and urban yogis.