Seán is a musician, songwriter, and storyteller who has been teaching Yoga and guiding kirtan for over twenty years. He is the founder of Wild Lotus Yoga in his native New Orleans, and Soul School, an online interdisciplinary Yoga teacher training program that focuses on teaching Yoga with skill and imagination. He is the founder of Seán Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band who has been merging ancient mantras, roots, rock, gospel, and world grooves, recording, and touring for the last 15 years, including at many Bhakti and Shakti Fests. He has a master’s degree from Naropa Institute-Oakland, with a focus on teaching chant as a spiritual practice, and is the co-curator of Putumayo World Music’s music-for-yoga series. Seán is also deeply passionate about his Irish roots and co-leads Celtic Spirituality retreats in Ireland each year. Seán relishes creating a safe, playful, tender space for people to open their hearts, sing, embrace their innate creativity, and remember who they are. He lives in his hometown of New Orleans with his wife Farah and son Finn.