JOHNNY GILLESPIE, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, e-RYT 500
Johnny Gillespie, a graduate of the school of physical education at West Virginia University (1995), is the founder of Empowered Yoga® and creator of Balanced Athlete®. Balanced Athlete provides weekend CEU courses for the NSCA, NASM, ACE, and AFAA.
Empowered Yoga is a non-dogmatic, 21st century practical approach to the healing art of yoga, incorporating modern day exercise science and mindfulness-based principles. Empowered Yoga’s three studios offer an evolutionary approach to mindful functional movement called Balanced Athlete. Johnny has been presenting Balanced Athlete for the NSCA annual since 2005.
Johnny is a student of senior Shambhala Buddhist David Nichtern since 2005.