Austin – Yoga
Austin is an experienced yoga teacher, who came to yoga in an attempt to avoid surgery for a painful lower back condition. The outcome was transformational and he no longer required an operation. Impressed with the results of a daily yoga practice and the life-changing effect it had, Austin turned his back on the music business deciding to become a teacher to share the benefits of yoga with others.
Prior to teaching yoga Austin moved to London from his native Scotland to work as a musician, before having a successful career in the music business as a recording engineer and music producer. Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Sting, Hans Zimmer and Michael Nyman are some of the many artists he’s worked with.
He completed an ‘It’s Yoga’ – San Francisco, Ashtanga & Rocket Vinyasa 200hour teacher training course before continuing in their Advanced ‘Rocket’ Vinyasa training with ‘The Yoga People’. Then adding a further Anusara based 500-hour Advanced Teacher Training with Suzanne Slocum-Gori, Noah Mace, Nico Luce and Dr Genieve Burley. Austin also completed the Tapasya Hot Yoga teacher training at Triyoga with Kristin Campbell. He also holds certification in Yin Yoga from Bernie Clark. Then complete further yin trainings with Sebastian Pucelle, Murielle Burellier and with Norman Blair. In all completing over 200 hours training in yin and meditation.
As well as teaching classes and giving private one-to-one instruction, Austin has tutored on Yoga Alliance US certified teacher-training courses in London and Goa. Currently he runs he own Yin Teacher Training Courses biannually in London.