Antoine Tinawi has been a direct disciple of world renowned spiritual master Sri Sri Ravi Shankar since 1993 with whom he has studied yoga in all its aspects (postures, breathing techniques, meditation, mantras and philosophy). He is one of the rare yoga teachers to be certified in 3 of the most honored lineages of yoga: Art of Living, Ashtanga and Sivananda. From 2008 to 2012, Antoine was the founder and director of the Montreal Art of Living Centre as well as the Canadian coordinator of Art of Living Yoga. Antoine is the co-owner of yoga studio Zen-Den in Ville Saint-Laurent and of Om West in Pointe-Claire, where he offers Yoga Alliance certified Teacher Training Programs. Antoine is a Yoga Alliance E-RYT500; the highest designation for yoga teachers and has served on their Schools and Studios Advisory Group. Antoine also has a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from McGill University, he is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 10 years of experience in the field. He is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMQ) trained in over a dozen techniques and a Certified Ayurvedic Therapist (ANQ).