Adjusted Reality

Yoga for Athletes with Former NFL Player DJ Townsel

January 05, 2022 Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Season 2 Episode 10
Adjusted Reality
Yoga for Athletes with Former NFL Player DJ Townsel
Show Notes

Tune in as we speak with former NFL player, DJ Townsel about yoga for athletes and the impact it can have on performance, recovery and overall mental, physical and emotional health.

Derrick, or "DJ" Townsel, a former NFL athlete, is now an Orlando-based personal trainer, health coach, and yoga instructor.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Derrick was extremely athletic throughout his childhood and adolescence. His God-given talent compelled with all of his hard work and tenacity propelled him to a full scholarship playing football at Murray State University as a 4-year starter, and then on to the NFL with the Houston Texans from 2010-2011. Following his time with the Houston Texans, 2 other NFL organizations and 2 other professional leagues (AFL and CFL), Derrick found his passion helping others realize their physical and mental potential through personal training.

 Inspired by amazing individuals on Instagram, Derrick began practicing yoga in 2012. Not entirely comfortable practicing in public at the time, Derrick became a self-taught yogi in the middle of his living room and is now a sought-after 200-Hour Certified Yoga Instructor, Acrobatic Yoga Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer, and Level 2 WCO Calisthenics Instructor in Central Florida.

In the Adjusted Reality podcast, well-known athletes, celebrities, actors, chiropractors, influencers in the wellness industry, and other podcasters will talk with host Dr. Sherry McAllister, president, F4CP, about their experiences with health and wellness. 

As a special gift for listening today visit f4cp.org/health to get a copy of our mind, body, spirit eBook which focuses on many ways to optimize your health and the ones you love without the use of drugs or surgery. 

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