Renowned 12-month part-time Hatha Yoga diploma, nationally recognized by Yoga Australia, is now in its 14th year of training passionate teachers in classical hatha yoga.
Manly, NSWContact Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Diploma 2019
Mark O'Brien has practiced Yoga for over 15 years, and been teaching since 1996. Born in England, he moved to Australia and left a successful career in advertising to follow his heart by opening Qi Natural Therapies & Yoga in Sydney. He has since become one of Sydney 's in-demand teachers.
He holds Senior Membership status and is on the National Executive of the "Yoga Teachers' Association of Australia" Mark had a strong meditation practice before graduating from the Heart of Yoga teacher-training in 1999 with Karen Schaeffer and Mark Breadner, (based on the approach of TKV Desikachar.)
He has since trained with many respected Yoga teachers including further in-depth study with both TKV Desikachar and his son Kausthub Desikachar . Mark continues to study elements of Tantra and Hatha yoga. His current teacher over several years is the inspiring Donna Farhi.
With a diploma in Remedial Massage and a background in meditation and somatic therapy, he remains in awe of the joyful way that skillful physical movement and attention to the breath can dramatically improve our moods, energy, health and outlook on the physical world. Flexibility -or lack of it- is of little importance in this approach which is open to anyone who can breath and sincerely wants to improve their life.