, E-RYT 500, is a certified yoga instructor who has gained a reputation for excellent and inspiring workshops and teacher trainings. He discovered his love for yoga in 1993 while earning a Masters Degree in Biomedical Engineering. Martin's understanding of the body is extensive and he has a special gift of taking complex subject matter and making it accessible, clear and applicable for the modern day yogi. His anatomy and therapy trainings are in great demand worldwide. Martin has also studied closely with his philosophy mentor, Professor Douglas Brooks, one of the world's foremost scholars of Hindu Tantrism and the esoteric traditions of the Goddess. He has transitioned from a successful 20-year career as an engineer in the space industry to teaching and sharing his passion for yoga full-time. He is the co-author of the successful book, Hatha Yoga Illustrated
and is co-writing (along with Ellen Saltonstall and Jordan Kirk) Yoga Anatomy: The Biomechanics of a Healthy Yoga Practice
. He is approved by the National Certification Board for
Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Martin instills excellence in all of his practice and teaching of yoga. Martin lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife and son.