About Antoine David
Before teaching iyengar yoga classes, Antoine practiced and taught Martial Arts in both the Ministry of Defence and the University of Southampton.
Antoine moved to the practice of yoga in 2003 two years after receiving his 4th degree black belt in traditional Japanese martial art under Hatsumi Seinsi.
Beginning his practice in Iyengar Yoga in the UK with Anne Richardson and Taria Smith, Antoine continued in Strasbourg with Sandrine Lecourt, and in Paris with Philippe Mar.
He completed his Iyengar Teacher training with yoga master Sricharan Faeq Biria and his wife Corinne Biria, director of the Iyengar Yoga Centre of Paris, becoming a certified Iyengar Teacher Level 2 in 2007 and Level 3 in 2011.
Antoine followed the classes of Faeq and Corinne in the Paris Iyengar centre and was assistant professor to both the Therapeutic classes and group classes. Antoine opened Yoga classes in 2005 in Barbizon and then moved to Australia in July 2008.
Antoine has taken part in numerous intensives and Yoga National and international conventions (Paris 1999, London 2002, Blacon 2003, Blacon 2004, Victoria 2004, Paris 2005, Paris 2006, Blacon 2005, Toulouse 2006, Blacon 2006, Anger 2006, Blacon 2007, Anger 2007, New Zealand 2009, Maroochydore 2009, Blacon 2012, Blacon 2015).
He continues his ongoing training in addition to the teaching of Iyengar yoga classes by attending Alan Goode Professional Development at the Iyengar Institute in Canberra and attending Blacon yoga intensive with yoga master Sricharan Faeq Biria and his wife Corinne Biria.
While Antoine has been a yoga teacher full time while living in France, Antoine holds a PhD in Active Control of Vibration and works for States of Queensland’s Environment’s department giving his technical advice for major’s project and interacting with other states departments.