Santa Barbara, CA
James Kapicka is a somatic-based movement facilitator, yoga teacher and Thai massage practitioner with a passion for bringing people together to play, explore and celebrate. He is a former yoga studio owner turned nomadic yoga ambassador and event producer. A student of eastern and western philosophy who received his bachelors in psychology and studied counseling in graduate school. James is inspired by the wisdom teachings of Ram Dass, Thich Nhat Hanh, the Bhagavad Gita and the Tao te Ching. He offers somatic-based movement practices, leads embodiment retreats and teaches yin trainings to inspire personal freedom and community connection.Through sincere and heartfelt guidance, he creates an environment that empowers students to trust their intuition and listen to their heart. This approach promotes curiosity, creative play and authentic expression, and allows for a deeply resonant relationship with self, others and our planet.