Jim Meyer has been playing piano for 20 years, and teaching for 3. He is currently finishing his Bachelor level of studies, graduating with a degree in Music, a degree in Philosophy, and a degree in Psychology this May. He is certified in piano pedagogy, with 2 years of formal training as a piano teacher. He is also a yoga instructor with over 20 years of experience. He combines his unique toolset of lifespan development, child psychology, and neuroscience together with his knowledge of breathing and relaxation to create a calm and focused piano teaching atmosphere. His research on the positive effects of music training on cognition will be published within the year.