Mark has been a passionate athlete all his life, discovering yoga in 2001. Previously he had been certified as a YMCA cycling instructor, Pilates instructor, and an AFAA yoga instructor, teaching part time for the YMCA for 6 years. He completed his 200 hour training with the Give Back Yoga Foundation's teacher training program, The Hard & The Soft, with Beryl Bender Birch and Sheila, here at Heartsong Yoga in 2014. Mark's yoga practice and yoga teaching help to provide perspective and balance with his full time career as an engineer. As a yoga teacher at Heartsong, he enjoys sharing the calm focus and serenity that yoga practice brings to his life with his students.