Eric Paskel

Eric is known for his rock ’n roll personality in the normally quiet world of yoga. He is an international yoga teacher, marriage-family and child counselor, and motivational speaker. He has been a teacher of teachers for over sixteen years, presenting at Yoga Journal Conferences, Kripalu, Bhakti Yoga Fest, Wanderlust, and the Telluride Yoga Festival. Eric has also taken his brand of yoga around the globe, conducting workshops in Russia, Mexico, Costa Rica, India, and Belize.

Eric is one of Gaiam TV’s featured teachers. Yoga Journal’s 14-day program is named after his signature class, Yoga Rocks. He has contributed articles for MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal, and Mantra Magazine. Articles on Eric can be found in magazines such as People, Shape, Fitness, Mantra, LA Yoga, First for Women, In Touch, and Origin.

Eric is a brand ambassador for Ahnu Shoes, Breathe in Detroit, Violet Love, Vega, Spiritual Gangster, and Belatees.

Already known as a trendsetter in the yoga world, Eric has added record breaker to his list of accomplishments. Using Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions as his backdrop, he hosted the event, Yoga Rocks Ford Field, breaking the record for the largest indoor yoga class. He also led the longest yoga chain in Estes Park, Colorado at a Yoga Journal Conference in 2012.

Yoga Shelter, a family of eight yoga studios launched in 2004, was founded by Eric. Yoga Rocks, Yoga Rocks Bootcamp, and Vindalini were some of his signature classes. His latest creation is Electric Soul Yoga.

Workshops: Yoga Rocks the 90s and Yin on the Rocks.

Website: Eric Paskel

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