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 500 hour Advanced Level training with Beryl Bender Birch's The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute, with Sheila, here at Heartsong Yoga in 2019. 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.