Desi Springer & John Friend

Desi Springer is the innovator of the Bowspring™ postural system. Desi taught modern postural yoga from 1998 to 2012, and now is sharing the Bowspring practice to a global community. Over the last 3 years, Desi has taught over 100 Bowspring seminars in 8 countries while maintaining weekly classes at her studio, Vital, in Denver, which she co-owns with her sister, Micah. The Springer sisters have been successful yoga studio owners in Colorado since 1999.

In 2013, John Friend joined forces with Desi to help systematise her Bowspring postural method of Sridaiva. He teaches at Vital as well as maintains an international teaching tour with Desi year-round. John has been a student of philosophy, physics and mind-body health for over 40 years. He has taught over 800 yoga seminars in 30 countries since 1990 and founded Anusara yoga in 1997, which became an internationally popular school of modern postural yoga with one of the highest teaching standards in the industry.