Yazdan is a natural born leader who spent his adult life learning and practicing spirituality, healing and volunteering, and enjoys sharing the love for the manifestations of life and wisdom. He was introduced to Transcendental Meditation by his father as a young child. At the age of 17, he left Iran for India where he learned Sudarshan Kriya as taught by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and started his regular Yoga practice with master Akshar in Bangalore. Yazdan left India after five years for Turkey and studied Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation with David Cornwell in Cihangir Yoga. He started practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa Krama with Ken the Rolfer in Istanbul and continued his practice with Mark Darby, Shankara Darby and Ron Reid in Toronto and Vijay Amar in Goa. He studied Yoga philosophy with Dr. Ganesh Rao and learned Ayurvedic Abhyanga from Dr. Shashirekha in India. Yazdan studied Tranquility and Health for Earth approach as well as Eastern Philosophy and Mythology with his teacher Dr. Mohammad Ahyaee. He continues his volunteer work with the Companions of Ariya Institute in the field of sustainable conservation of "Biocultural Diversity" and with Bhante Debongshi (Buddhananda Bhikkhu) at Dhammanjali Meditation Centre. He practiced and served at many Vipassana Meditation courses as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin in India, Nepal, Iran and Canada. Yazdan studied Osteopathic Manual therapy with Dr. Shahin Pourgol at National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto. He has great interest in Cranial-Sacral and Myofascial bodywork and has benefited from the insightful guidance of Pamela Crosson-fournier in Toronto and Bodhi (Erik Emanuel Fenz) in Goa. Yazdan was initiated to Iranian Tanbur by Master Aliakbar Moradi and is currently studying with his student, Soroush Mosavati in Toronto. He is learning Sitar and North Indian classical music from Christopher Dicran Hal and continuing his education in the field of Botanical Medicine through National University of Medical Sciences.