Derek Beres divides his time between his three passions: teaching/practicing yoga, writing, and DJing/producing international music. He teaches Power Vinyasa Yoga at Pure and holds additional certifications in Budokon and Thai Yoga Massage He is a regular contributor to Yoga Journal, and has been a featured blogger for various Gaiam websites, as well as regularly contributing to National Geographic, AOL's Shoutcast, and the Huffington Post, among others. He has written five books, including Sound Against Flame: The Process of Yoga and Atheism in America. His music project, EarthRise SoundSystem, recently released its first album, The Yoga Sessions, on White Swan Records. For more information visit www.derekberes.com.