James is a Senior Intermediate certified Iyengar yoga teacher and has been practising yoga for 20 years. In 1993 he undertook a traditional yoga apprenticeship with Shandor Remete, where he developed a strong and disciplined practice and learnt the art of teaching. He has also studied with B.K.S. Iyengar , Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India. James has been running the Central Yoga School since 1998.