Ever since he suffered a life-threatening accident at age 7, Ignacio Filippini has lived with orthopedic challenges. It took him until his 20s, but he finally found relief in Bikram yoga, a simple, yet challenging exercise technique that helped him ease his chronic pain while boosting his physical and mental fitness. Ignacio began studying with senior instructors who taught him not only the basics of teaching yoga, but the intricacies of working with those of all ages, backgrounds, and mental and physical abilities. To develop his ability to help women ease the pain and stress of pregnancy, he also trained with Rajashree Choudhury, a yoga expert who has created a modified form of Bikram yoga for mothers-to-be. In addition, Ignacio founded and currently manages the official Rajashree Pregnancy Yoga Facebook page.