Angela Tong is the Co-founder and Co-director of the Teton Yoga Shala. She has been practicing yoga for over 12 years and teaching for 7. Although her primary practice is Ashtanga Yoga as taught by Sri K. Patthabi Jois, she has been highly influenced by vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka, as well as her work with other senior yoga teachers Richard Freeman, John Friend, Tim Miller, Chuck Miller and Diane Wilson. She holds a Masters degree in Chinese Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, Or. and a Bachelors in Biology/Botany from the University of California at Santa Cruz.