CHARLIE JOHNSON is a retired chemical engineer. He teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, yoga, meditation, and the Dharma in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. He has been practicing meditation and yoga since 1972. He has studied Tibetan Buddhism with Lama Lodu Rinpoche of Kagyu Droden Kunchab in San Francisco. More recently he has been studying in the Theravada Buddhist tradition and is a graduate of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center Community Dharma Leaders program. He is a certified yoga teacher, is registered with the Yoga Alliance and is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.