Tom Gillette has practiced yoga and meditation since the 1970’s and began teaching in 1988. From 1991 to 1995 he was a director of Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training. He was also the Director of the Innerlight Center for Yoga and Meditation in Middletown RI and later founded Eyes of the World Yoga Center in Providence RI. He has led 32 Yoga Teacher Training Certifications. He has been growing and using medicinal mushrooms for a few decades.