Michael James Wong is an international yoga teacher born in New Zealand, raised on the beaches of Santa Monica, who now calls London home. His relationship with yoga and physical movement spans over the past two decades and throughout this journey, Michael has been lucky enough to travel the world sharing his teaching to all those willing to listen. Always a student first, Michael continues to practice and teach with a powerful body, an open mind, and a fearless heart
Michael teaches West Coast Power Yoga, a strong and dynamic union that joins the physical asana with the breath. These days, he aims to teach traditional yoga concepts with a modern day approach, whilst still offering space for all students to find their own balance and grounding on and off the mat. Michael is also the founder of BOYS OF YOGA, a project helping to change the perception of yoga for men around the world.
Michael is the founder of Just Breathe and a leading voice in the global movement for modern mindfulness. He is an author, speaker, community leader and meditation teacher who is dedicated to expanding the conversation around the mind and mental health. Michael is internationally recognised for his work in the wellness community as both as an advocate and entrepreneur. He writes books about hope and is the voice behind the Just Breathe meditation app.
“Some guys think that yoga makes you less of a man, the truth is it makes you a better one.”