Eric Paskel, MA, MFCC, is founder and chief guru of Yoga Shelter, a yoga company he created in 2004. With six studios in Michigan and California, and more opening across the country, Paskel travels the world teaching yoga that rocks and awakens, and classes, lectures, retreats and trainings. Eric has taught tens of thousands of yoga classes and trained hundreds of people to teach yoga. He is a yoga teacher and licensed marriage family child therapist who has helped people get healthy and break addictions for more than 20 years. He is a presenter at yoga conferences, speaking on marketing, social media and relationships, and is the personal guru of many Hollywood celebrities. He began a life of introspection in 1986 when he committed to overcoming his own addictions and challenges. Eric has taught stress management courses for Chrysler Corporation and was the inspiration for Real Men Do Yoga. Eric lives in Los Angeles.
Learn more at yogashelter.com.
Saturday, January 19 — 1:30pm - 2:30pm Special Events
Funky Fusion Come laugh, sweat, and sing in this sweet and juicy slow flow combined with a hard-hitting power flow. In this funky fusion based on Eric's unique style, you'll be sure to leave saying, "I never thought a yoga class could be that way!"
Free and open to all.
Uplifting Kirtan with Eric Paskel of Yoga Shelter Eric Paskel
Saturday, January 19 — 5:30pm - 6:15pm Special Events
Sunday, January 20 — 8:00am - 10:00am Main Conference
- Session 4 Mixed Levels
This class will make you rethink what a yoga class can be like: refreshing, inspiring, awakening, heartfelt, loud, and lots of fun. Join us for a kick-your-asana kind of class, and some satsang to boot. This class is for anyone who isn't perfect, and wants to let it all hang out. Please bring lighters and wear your concert T's; no flash photography.
Asana with a splash of chanting and discussion.
Relationship Revelations Eric Paskel
- Course ID: M5PASK
Sunday, January 20 — 11:00am - 1:00pm Main Conference
- Session 5 Contemplative / Mixed Levels
Perfect relationship, according to the Vedas, is no relationship at all. The moment there is a "you" and "I" there is a sense of "otherness" and the moment there is otherness the relationship is spoiled. Come learn the four golden rules to perfecting your relationships. A pose can't help you stretch beyond your ignorance; only knowledge can. In this interactive lecture, there will be no place to hide.