Yoga crossed João’s path in 1999 in Brasília, his home town, and this love-at-first-site passion turned into a more serious relationship in late 2001, when he started teaching. In 2010, he completed the Advanced Teachers Training Course at Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, in Lonavla, India.
Nowadays, he teaches private and group lessons in Rio de Janeiro, leads teacher certification courses and general workshops, develops programs aimed at improving worksite wellness, and researches the use of audio-visual aids in Yoga teaching (some of his videos are available at his website
. In 2009 he experienced his first and unforgettable AcroYoga flight, and never stopped playing since then. In 2011, he took AcroYoga Montreal TTC and is proudly now the only AcroYoga MTL teacher in South America.