Brad Hay is a world class senior Level 3 ParaYoga and Meditation Teacher with a professional teaching career stretching over 20 years. He is renowned for his laid back, down to earth attitude as he manages to make yoga’s ancient and mystical traditions feel light, accessible and easy to understand in the modern lifestyle.
Brad offers a unique blend of both extensive Tantric Hatha Yoga knowledge and Ayurveda to give depth and effective guidance for the modern Yoga practitioner. He is a teacher’s teacher and leads trainings and intensives in Australia and Internationally that combine these ancient systems making them accessible and practical without diluting the traditional teachings.
Always being a seeker, Brad found yoga in his mid-twenties while recovering from addiction and searching for meaningful methods of creating peace and stability within. With his general approach to life being all or nothing, he delved into his Yogic studies and experienced first-hand it’s transformational power. He is passionate and dedicated to sharing this work with others for the gifts and guidance that it can bring when one commits.
He began teaching Hatha Yoga in 1999 and in 2003 completed Yoga Arts world-renowned 9 month full-time training in Byron Bay with some of the country’s leading teachers.
In 2007 Brad met his current mentor of 14 years, Master Teacher, Yogarupa Rod Stryker, founder of ParaYoga. Rod is considered to be one of the world’s leading authorities of the Tantra Yoga Tradition & has officially initiated Brad into the 6000 year old lineage of Sri Vidya. Brad completed ParaYoga’s Master Training Program and is one of ParaYoga’s leading senior level 3 teachers.
Additionally, Brad is a Nationally Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association in the USA. He completed his studies in 2012 through one of the US’s leading and most recognized Schools, The California College of Ayurveda.
Brad leads Tantra Yoga & Ayurveda workshops, intensives, and retreats around the world and has recently relocated with his family back to his home country, Australia after 18 years in the USA. Brad is currently the only ParaYoga Certified Teacher in Australia and one of only 7 Level 3 ParaYoga teachers in the world to be officially authorized to certify students in 4 ParaYoga Master Trainings.
“Brad is an exceptional Yogi, one who is helping to brighten the light of Yoga in the world today. A powerful being, he embodies the best of what Yoga has to offer…….the benefits of years of deep practice, a broad and rich understanding of the ancient teachings and a wonderfully accessible and joyous presence.”
Yogarupa Rod Stryker