Originally from Laramie, Wyoming, John has been living in Vermont since 1993. John McConnell has been teaching yoga on the UVM campus for the past 3 years, and has been teaching in the Burlinton area for 5 years. John interweaves a combination of humor, lightheartedness, and intensity in class. The true emphasis of John's classes are for students to leave feeling better about who they are - not only physically better, but also feelign calmer in the mind and more connected to the heart. when not on the mat, John and his wife Jane Taylor can be foud retaining their breath while rolling kayaks on Lake Champlain.