Mark Moliterno, MM, RYT, CYT, Creator/Founder of YogaVoice® Bio
Mark is a professional operatic singer, voice instructor, yoga teacher, and a Comprehensive Yoga Therapist. He holds the BM and MM degrees in Voice and Opera from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where his mentor was the famous vocal pedagogue, Richard Miller. He subsequently continued his formal musical studies at Rutgers University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Musical Study in Aldeburgh, England, and the Hochschüle für Musik, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. Mark was introduced to Yoga in 1985, while “living the life” as an active, professional performing artist (singing Opera and Oratorio), when he met and studied with Larry Payne, PhD in Los Angeles. Mark has studied viniyoga, Classical yoga, and Ashtanga yoga and has maintained a consistent practice for over 28 years. He became a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500) and Comprehensive Yoga Therapist (CYT) through the YogaLife Institute of Pennsylvania. His Yoga mentors are Larry Payne, PhD and Robert Butera, PhD.
Mark is a member of the voice faculty at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and maintains a private voice and Yoga Therapy studio in the New York/NJ area. Mark is the creator/founder of YogaVoice®, a practice combining yoga and singing/chanting for vocal wellness and personal development. He is co-author of The Musician’s Breath and the author and instructor of The Musician’s Breath Yoga DVD. His work was featured in an article in Yoga Journal Magazine (May 2014) under the title, “How to be Fearless: Overcome Public Speaking Jitters with Chants and Asanas” (http://www.yogajournal.com/lifestyle/3253). This is Mark’s second visit to Yoga of Sausalito. www.theyogavoice.com