Michael is an internationally-recognized Senior Trager® Practitioner, Tutor & Instructor, and Ashtanga Yoga Instructor with a client base spanning five continents and including a few Academy, Emmy, and Grammy Award winners as well as many figures prominent in business and industry. For over 25 years, Lear has been at the forefront of mind-body medicine, yoga, and meditation. He was recognized with a cover article in 2007 Massage Therapy Journal for his work introducing Trager® to physical therapists in post-tsunami Sri Lanka, which he has also done in Japan. Michael also teaches Yoga Anatomy and advanced asana modules for Yoga Alliance Teacher Trainings. In addition to being a long-time Vipassana meditator, Michael holds a B.S. in finance and has worked extensively in both the corporate and international relief sectors.