Jason Aviles is CEO of FLYOGI LLC, Executive Director of Wilmington Placemakers Inc., Program Director of Wilmington Green Box and Co-Founder of Artist Ave Station. Jason graduated from consciousness-based institution, Maharishi University of Management (MUM), where he developed an original interdisciplinary course of study in Youth Development and Social Change. While attending MUM, Jason was introduced to Yoga and lost over 60 pounds. After experiencing the profound impact Yoga had on his health and lifestyle, Jason obtained his Yoga instructor certification and began sharing the knowledge of Yoga and his personal life experiences growing up in the Bronx to improve the lives of others. Currently, Jason has lost a total of 110 pounds.
Jason, named one of Delaware’s top 40 under 40 individuals, has spent the last two years sharing Yoga with Wilmington, Delaware through FLYOGI, his Yoga company offering Yoga classes and outreach to schools, community spaces, and corporate workplaces. He has also lead several social impact ventures in Wilmington to support the arts and culture under his NPO, Wilmington Placemakers Inc., including programs like Artist Avenue Station and Wilmington Green Box. Before teaching Yoga, Jason spent over 7 years teaching and working with youth in New York and Delaware.