Baxter Bell, MD, E-RYT 500 teaches, writes, and lectures internationally on the benefits of yoga as a powerful tool in addressing the underlying causes, not just the symptoms, of stress. A leading light in the movement to bring yoga into the mainstream medical world, Baxter has been actively deepening his understanding of yoga and relaxation since moving from his career as a busy family doctor to that of a yoga teacher and medical acupuncturist. He is deeply involved in the integration of therapeutic applications of yoga with Western medicine.
Director of Piedmont Yoga Studio’s Deep Yoga Program teaching the Experiential Anatomy, Yoga Technique, and Yoga Methodology portions of the training, Baxter also teaches therapeutics at the Niroga Institute in Berkley and leads workshops on the subject globally. A true renaissance yoga teacher, Baxter has played the violin since age five, is a frequent contributor to Yoga Journal, and is a prolific and popular blogger on Yoga for Healthy Aging.
As a specialist faculty member for YTI's CYT 1000-hour program, Baxter teaches Yoga Therapy for Conditions Related to Aging.