Travis began studying and practicing Vipassana meditation at Wat Bah Nanachat, Thailand in 1997.
He started his hatha yoga practice in 2004, has studied and practiced the Hermetic tradition with groups in the US and solo since 2005, and has studied directly under Turkish and Indonesian Sufi teachers. He holds a BA in Religious Studies and in Cross Cultural Communication. 
He has lived in Indonesia since 2007 and is now a certified teacher of Markandeya yoga in Ubud.