Meet Pete Monsen
Pete Monsen has been practicing and teaching Bikram Yoga for 37 years: He started practice with Jimmy Barkan, Bikram's most senior teacher in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 1983. He went on to became a certified Bikram Yoga Teacher in 1998.
Pete and his wife have owned 5 Bikram Yoga studios over the last 22 years. Pete has taught well over 20,000 hours and now teaches and lectures as a Bikram Senior Teacher, anywhere he travels.
Pete maintains a vigorous Bikram practice along with weight lifting, and running for the last 35 years. He played football and basketball in college and has a deep understanding of yoga and its application in sports.
Pete has taught Bikram Yoga as a 3 credit elective, in the Nurse Practitioners program, as an Adjunct Professor at Stony Brook University in New York.
Pete has also worked with the world's leading Anti-aging company for 22 years. Currently he works with a very special holistic wellness device for the last 5 years.
His passion lies in "keeping the body young and healthy', and he believes and teaches, "Aging is Optional" Pete loves to help people in this quest, as he searches for cutting edge solutions in exercise methodology, supplementation, anti-aging, and holistic medical solutions.
Pete has also worked as a Financial Consultant with the major Wall Street firms for 10 years, before opening his first studio.
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