Aaron first began exploring meditation and Eastern movement practices (Tai Chi and Yoga) when he was in college in 1999. Since 2003, he has been studying Tai Chi, martial applications, meditation, and Taoist philosophy with his primary teacher, Master Park of the Wuwei Tai Chi school. He was certified to teach Tai Chi in 2007. In 2004-05 he attended Health Choices holistic massage school and in 2010 he was certified as an Integral Yoga instructor. Over the years he has also been exposed to a number of other traditions including various forms of Buddhist meditation (Zen, Vipassana, and Tibetan) as well as various Native American healing practices. He continues to study regularly with Master Park and assist with his public classes. In addition to continuing his Tai Chi study, he is currently studying Hakomi Body-centered Psychotherapy with the Hakomi Institute and Unergi Body Psychotherapy with Ute Arnold.