Patrick OConnell

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Certified UM Trainer/Teacher
E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor

Patrick is a meditation teacher and yoga instructor based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. His passion lies with making the path to inner awareness understandable and rewarding for everyone no matter where they are starting from. His background in engineering and science led him to explore the inner realm with an open but skeptical mind. What he found over the past 17 years of meditation and study has totally changed his life and the way he sees the world. He is retired from industry and besides teaching meditation and yoga he is a research assistant at the Human Health and Performance Lab at the Carnegie Mellon University where he is helping conduct studies on breath and meditation. Patrick holds a master’s degree in Engineering Mechanics. He is a Yoga Alliance ERYT-500 certified yoga instructor, a certified Ayurvedic Health Councilor and has recently finished the Unified Mindfulness Compass training.