Mitch Hall

Mitch began practicing yoga in 1968, meditation in 1970, and Tai Chi and Qigong in 1972. He currently teaches for Square One, another yoga studio, a residential senior retirement center, and the Square One yoga teacher training program. Mitch teaches yoga with warmth, humor, and humility, emphasizing gentle self-acceptance, ahimsa, and mindful awareness of body, breath, sensations, thoughts, feelings, and environment. He was formerly on the faculty of a yoga therapists' training program and of the Goddard College Health Arts and Sciences program, among other positions in higher eduction.  He is registered with the Yoga Alliance (ID: 86548) as an Experienced Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) and a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). He is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Spanish. He is a member of two scholarly associations, the Task Force on Indigenous Psychology <http://www.indigenouspsych.org/> and the Nonkilling Psychology Research Committee <https://nonkilling.org/center/research-committees/> and has coauthored book chapters in these fields. Mitch’s other publications have included reviews, papers on peace psychology, nonviolence, holistic health and wellness, children’s rights, booklets, a coauthored book, edited books (psychology, health, spirituality, poetry), translations, and more. He is working on a volume of his own poetry. The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, located in Kolkata, honored Mitch with a PhD (h.c.) in Alternative Medicines.  His master’s degree in Sociology is from the University of Chicago, and his bachelor’s in Religion is from Columbia University.