Bio & Training
Mark Tanaka is a Healer, Educator and Pioneer in the field of inner transformation. He helps individuals take control of their bodies and minds so they can become the best and truest version of themselves and create the inner foundation for success in life. Mark is well studied in Eastern body/mind training methods and philosophy and integrates this with cutting edge psychology and coaching. He teaches and practices a holistic approach to life transformation and entrepreneurship with an emphasis on creating life success through dialing your inner game. Mark helps his clients identify the unconscious coping strategies and defense mechanisms held in their bodies and minds and how to effectively release them so they can end the endless loop of self-sabotage.
Mark is a well respected teacher of yoga, qigong (chee - gong), meditation and energy medicine in Silicone Valley and the Bay Area, and is a faculty member at Luminous Awareness Institute School of Energy Medicine.
Mark has been teaching yoga and healing arts classes and workshops in Silicon Valley since 2000, serving a wide range of demographics and is known for his personable style of teaching. He is sought out by yoga practitioners who want more than a workout but a spiritual and transformative experience through the practice. Mark Teaches a unique style of yoga that focuses on liberating the life energy (prana) in the body through a combination of yoga, qigong, elements of martial arts and meditation. The practices is centered around the spiritual growth of the practitioner and the development of one's consciousness towards a more liberated state. Mark is well known for his ability to distill complex and esoteric ancient wisdom in to practical and applicable teachings for the modern spiritual seeker.
Mark's extensive experience and study in the Energetic Healing Arts puts him in a very special position to teach the subtle, healing and transformative mechanics of Yoga, Meditation, Qigong and Energy Healing. Mark was blessed with mystical and awakening experiences earlier on in his life that provided him with spontaneous access and gifts in the healing arts and yoga. After 15 years of studying with a variety of teachers, he went on to train for 4 years at the Luminous Awareness Institute of Energy Medicine and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member. Mark takes his understanding of how to heal and transform the deeper psychological and emotional patterning and wounding we all carry in our energy body into all of his classes and workshops.
At this point in his teaching career Mark is committed to the spiritual awakening, healing and creative awakening of his students and clients. He believes that our individual awakening contributes to betterment of our planet. The goal is to support each individual in their unique healing and transformation process that leads to the flowering of one's own unique creative expression in life.