Paul’s approach to yoga is of paramount importance when teaching yoga to students of all shapes and sizes, as well as with varying levels of physical fitness. He breaks yoga down to its fundamentals and
His four-decade-long journey with the study and practice of yoga began in 1979 with a reading of The Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda. That same year, Paul started his studies of anatomy with Dr. Garry Parker.
In 1982, he moved to Los Angeles where he continued his study and began his yoga teaching career. In 1988, he discovered the teachings of Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama and became an active student. Paul continued his studies at UCLA, taking even more courses in anatomy and kinesiology.
Paul earned an M.A. from St. John’s College, Santa Fe in summer 2000 and an Honorary Ph.D. in 2005 from the California Institute for Human Science for his efforts to clarify the latest theories on fascia and its relevance to the practice of hatha yoga. He enjoys reading science and esoteric literature, trying to find connections between the two.
Paul and his wife Suzee now spend their time as administrators and teachers of the Yin Yoga Teacher’s Training program both in the USA and abroad.