- trained with Brian Cooper of Union Yoga to gain a Union Yoga to gain an Astnaga vinyasa Teaching Diploma
- has completed the Yoga Alliance UK Teacher Training Course.
He worked under Shree K Patabi Jois of the Astanga Yoga Research Institute, Mysore India.During his studies with Union Yoga where much emphasis was placed on Pranayama (breath work), Philosophy and Anatomy and Physiology. He has practised now for over 42 years, trying varying different styles of Hatha and Raja Yoga, but strongly believes the Astanga Vinyasa tried and tested system “Really Works”. He is a great believer in Pattabhi Jois.
Martin is director of Teacher Training at Yoga Dharma UK and Yoga Dharma BG Bulgaria.