Miguel Chen

Miguel Chen

Miguel Chen is the bass player for long-running punk rock band Teenage Bottlerocket. He is a meditation practitioner, a yoga instructor, and the owner of Blossom Yoga Studio in Laramie, Wyoming. In addition to appearing in countless Teenage Bottlerocket press pieces, Miguel has been featured by Lion’s Roar, PunkNews, Full Contact Enlightenment, LionsRoar.com, Modern Vinyl, Chris Grosso’s MindPod podcast, and more.

Recent Articles

A Conversation with Traditional Chinese Medicine Chef Zoey Xinyi Gong

Zoey Xinyi Gong talks to Karen Jensen about her relationship to Buddhism and how it informs her work as a dietician and Traditional Chinese Medicine chef. Plus, two recipes from “The Five Elements Cookbook.”

Not Enlightened Yet?

Author and musician Miguel Chen comforts a practitioner who doesn’t seem to be getting any closer to enlightenment.

Ram Dass: To Love & Serve

Sara Davidson remembers the American spiritual icon Ram Dass.


How to Get Lost — and Found — in Music

Playing shows, writing songs, recording albums, and most of all, listening to music—it’s all a huge part of my life. I think a lot of this came from my mom. She seemed to always be singing, or playing piano or percussion, or dancing. From an early age, because of her, I saw just how much…