Brad Hay is an Ayurvedic Specialist and a leading Senior Yoga & Meditation Teacher in the Himalayan Masters Lineage. Brad is renowned for his laid back, down to earth yet charismatic attitude as he manages to make yoga's ancient, powerful, and mystical traditions feel light, relatable, and easy to understand for the modern student, practitioner, or teacher. With a professional teaching career stretching over 22 years and having practiced related techniques for over 35 years, his broad experience and knowledge shows up in both his demeanour and teaching.
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 was invited into the Yoga tradition in his mid-twenties while recovering from addiction and searching for meaningful methods of overcoming his inner obstacles and 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.
After being mentored for a number of years by an anonymous Raja Yogi, Brad began teaching basic Hatha Yoga classes and privates in 1999. In 2003 he completed Yoga Arts world-renowned 9 months full-time Hatha Yoga training in Byron Bay Australia with the country’s leading senior teachers.
Native to Australia Brad also spent 18 years living in the USA where he studied under a number of the worlds leading teachers and schools in order to receive the highest education and experience possible in the ancient arts.
In 2007 Brad met Rod Stryker, founder of ParaYoga and began a 15 year long, dedicated and extensive studentship and collaboration with ParaYoga. Brad became one of the organisations leading, senior teachers and one of only 6 Senior certified Level 3 ParaYoga Teachers in the world. While exceptionally grateful for his education and experience with Rod and ParaYoga, Brad resigned from the organisation in 2021 and is now 100% focused his own school, Inner Revolution.
Additionally, Brad is a Nationally Certified Ayurvedic Specialist and a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association in the USA. He completed his studies in 2011 through one of the leading and most recognised Ayurvedic Schools in the West, The California College of Ayurveda. He has owned and directed two private Ayurvedic Practices in the USA and has also been house Ayurvedic Practitioner at renowned centre in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and now back home in Australia.
Brad leads Tantra Yoga & Ayurveda workshops, intensives, and retreats around the world. He is now based back in the Byron Bay Shire, NSW Australia with his wife Mia and daughter Ayla.
Brad is exceptionally passionate and dedicated to sharing this work with others for the powerful transformation, gifts and guidance that it can bring.