JJ P.

John James Pepper is a central Texas native and was born in Austin and graduated with a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas. He also played college rugby and was heavily involved in athletics growing up however one could never call him a jock. Just a hyperactive kid that desperately needed movement. He has dedicated his life to the mastery and teachings of many movement modalities and never stops adding to his education and toolbox. He is a personal trainer, a yoga instructor, a mobility specialist, and martial artist and believes that being capable and understanding in many practices allows him to better serve the community and help as many people as possible. He has been an instructor in Austin for over 10 years and has received numerous accolades in that time including Best Yoga Instructor(class pass, studio hop) and Best Personal Trainer (Austin Chronicle) of Austin.

His trainings include:
University of Texas Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, 2014
E-RYT-200 Yoga Teacher, 2015
Functional Range Conditioning Specialist 2018
Functional Range Assessment Specialist 2021
KINSTRETCH Certified 2018
Shamangelic Healing and Breathwork Facilitator Certified 2015
Animal Flow Level 1 Certified 2015
Pilates Mat 1 Certified 2014
Stages Indoor Cycling Instructor Certification 2014
Steel Mace Flow Certified 2018
ONNIT Certified: Durability, Kettlebell, Steel Mace, Steel Club 2015-2019
Thai Massage Certified 2017

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