45 Years Yoga Experience

Martin has a life time of yoga experience behind him beginning his yoga journey 45 years ago. Martin trained with the worlds leading teachers including Brian Cooper and Patabi Jois. Martin is a Union Yoga Certified Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and  completed a Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Course, along with periods in Mysore and workshops with leading teachers over many decades.

Martin has unrivalled experience with over four decades of practicing and studying asana, pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy. He began practicing various systems of Hatha yoga, then became established in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga 25 years ago. This lead to training with Brian Cooper and lengthy periods in Mysore under Shree K Patabi Jois.

This has lead to Martin developing his own distinctive style that encompasses the various systems. This unique method has a proven track record with nearly 20 years of running teacher courses in the UK and Europe.

Martin is director of Teacher Training at Yoga Dharma UK and Yoga Dharma BG Bulgaria.

Martin Thompson Publications: Pocket Yoga Teacher