John Levis has been in the upscale restaurant business since 2001 and has been teaching yoga since 2003 and practicing Thai Yoga Bodywork since 2005. He was certified as an Anusara Yoga Instructor in 2009 and has since developed his own method of therapeutic, alignment-based yoga rooted in tantric philosophy of intrinsic goodness. His study of yoga and life has brought him explore several countries both going on and hosting international retreats. He has a Sommelier Certification from the Sommelier Society of America as well as a Sommelier Certification with the prestigious Court of Master Sommeliers (as featured in the movie "Somm"). He successfully completed the Sommelier Intensive taught exclusively by Master Sommeliers at The International Culinary Center in NYC in 2015. John has worked as a sommelier at Ninety Acres in Gladstone-Peapack, NJ and on Park Ave., NYC. He currently works as a Sommelier and Wine Educator at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, NJ, home of one of the largest wine cellars in the world. He also consults for private and commercial wine tastings in NY & NJ.
HIRE YOUR OWN PERSONAL SOMMELIER.
Having a soiree? A dinner party? Learn all about wine. Wine shouldn't be intimidating, it should be fun! Dispel the myths and the mysteries of wine. Learn how to taste, what to pair and appreciate wine on a deeper level. Learn how to shop for wine that fits your taste and your budget. And most importantly, keep on tasting!
YOGA & WINE: A PERFECT PAIRING
BREATHE. MOVE. TASTE.
Yoga is an excellent way to 'cleanse the palate'. Yoga & wine, a fun and educational yoga practice and wine tasting! You will be guided to move with your breath with optimal alignment which will prepare your senses to appreciate wine with much greater depth & awareness.