Duart was initiated into Transcendental Meditation in 1971 and became a certified teacher of the T.M. technique in 1974, which he has taught in Victoria, B.C. and Montreal. For five years he was national manager for Canada of The Hunger Project, a global movement dedicated to ending hunger and starvation on the planet.
He has organized numerous conferences and workshops on Ayurvedic medicine, inviting well-known leaders in the field, such as Dr. Deepak Chopra, author of the best-selling, Quantum Healing and Perfect Health. He is also a professional Rebirther and Rebirthing Trainer, and occasionally co-leads a 30 hour seminar, Open Heart: Expansion in Relationships as well as programs in Leadership with his partner, Lyse LeBeau.
Duart has studied and taught the philosophy and practice of Yoga Vedanta for the past 30 years. He has developed a one-day workshop entitled, Deep Healing: Self-enquiry, Yoga and Transcendence which he leads regularly with Lyse. He also gives conferences on Self-enquiry and leads week-end retreats called, Rediscover the Adventure of Living.