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Charles has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Austin's two largest hospitals. He has taught yoga and meditation and offered workshops to employees, patients and visitors at Brackenridge Hospital for over 10 years.

He also enjoys the support of Seton Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation program through which he worked for 2 years, teaching yoga, meditation, and stress management to cardiac patients.

He has twice been the keynote speaker at the Seton Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference. He continues to work with cardiac patients and also gets referrals from many central Texas doctors, nurses, chiropractors, physical therapists, and massage therapists.

Charles was a panelist at the 2nd Annual Southwest Yoga Conference, answering questions about his work introducing Yoga to patients in a Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.

He was a featured speaker at the 2001 American Heart Association Women & Heart Disease Annual Conference and presented on Yoga for Cardiac Rehabilitation at the 12TH Annual Texas Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Conference in 2002.

Charles presented workshops on Meditation for Cardiac Rehabilitation and again on Breathing for Cardiac patients at the International Conference on Yoga for Positive Health March 3-7th, 2002.

From 2001 to 2003 Charles worked with Hearts & Minds - a cardiac rehabilitation clinic with the Austin Heart Hospital - to design and teach the Yoga and Meditation components of their heart disease reversal program. He also offered monthly breathing workshops for their patients and staff.

Charles was quoted extensively in the December 2002 issue of Yoga Journal in an article on Yoga for Cardiac Health. He was also a regular presenter at the National Wellness Conference from 1992-1997.

For information about Charles rates and availability for working with hospital staff and other wellness institutes, please visit his web-site at