John Bultman has run the Ashtanga program at the University of Virginia since it began in 2012 and is currently the Contemplative Sciences Center (CSC) Yoga programs manager. He has made 10 trips to India where he is a student of Shri Sharath Jois, Director of KPJAYI, Krisna Pattabi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute, in Mysore, India. John was graciously granted a level II authorization (2012) by his teacher.
Prior to joining the University of Virginia and the CSC team, John taught geology full time at a college in Asheville, North Carolina for 7 years. He received a BS and MS in Geology with a focus on structure and tectonics. He has studied the fruits of various scientific and spiritual practices his entire life, and hopes to share what his teachers have taught him with humility, warmth, and patience.