Most recently, Abria has been teaching yoga around the world. He began his practice at 16 years old as the captain of the football team in high school. Over the past 17 years, Abria has lived throughout the United States, Italy, Holland, France, Mexico, Nepal, and Thailand, teaching Bikram yoga, as well as a heated vinyasa classes and Synergy (Acro Yoga), which emphasizes and was created more for the therapeutic practice which connects people through communication and playfulness.
As a TEDx speaker Abria's passion dovetails with this year's TEDxYouth@NIST theme of 'VOICES' as he desires for each young person to listen to their inner voice, connect with their passion and share thier ideas with the world. Abria brings a wealth of knowledge of public speaking and has worked with schools and youth groups all around the world to enable kids to make changes within their world!