Brent Laffoon, President & Founder

A karma yogi at heart, Brent Laffoon is a devoted student and passionate teacher of all things yoga. In addition to leading Teacher Trainings for Pure Yoga and Equinox Fitness Clubs in Southern California, he also leads workshops and retreats around the globe. His simple objective in forming The AYP is to encourage yoga to be taught as safely and effectively as possible to as many people as possible.

Lynn Anderson, Ph.D, ND, Board Member

Dr. Anderson has been teaching yoga for over thirty years. She holds a Ph.D in Natural Health and is the developer and owner of Kosmos Education, a continuing education provider to health and fitness professionals. She is a faculty member the American Council on Exercise and has lectured and taught extensively. A certified Yoga Therapist and faculty member at IAYT, as well a professor at the LMU Yoga Therapy program, Dr. Anderson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to The AYP Board.

Kevin Justus, MD, Board Member

A double board certified American Board Medical Specialty (ABMS) physician and surgeon, and devoted yogi, Kevin Justus brings over fifteen years of dedicated yoga practice to The AYP Board. His own words say it best: “Yoga has helped me to grow stronger both on and off the mat. I will always be a student of the yoga practice and I am forever grateful for the instruction, wisdom and time from the many gifted teachers who I have practiced with and along side of during this amazing journey.”