YOUR TEACHERS - Paul Benedict
Las Vegas-based Yoga and Meditation Instructor
Paul practices and teaches various schools of hatha, rāja, vinyasa, and tantra yoga, with an emphasis on prānayāma (breath work) and meditation. Paul began practicing yoga in 2001 through the discovery of rāja yoga and learning meditation, and through his involvement with the Theosophical Society. Paul gives presentations and classes on eastern philosophy, spiritual growth, and the Ancient Wisdom teachings in Las Vegas and nationally, and is a staff teacher on multiple 200 & 300 hr. training programs. In 2012 he co-wrote the book Ancient Wisdom for a New Age: A Practical Guide for Spiritual Growth. Writing has begun on his second book, which is a commentary on The Yoga Sūtras.
Paul’s physical yoga journey began in 2008 through Anusara and Bikram yogas. Paul holds multiple teaching certifications in ParaYoga, SmartFlow Yoga, the Himalayan Institute, and ZFlow Power Yoga. He’s also studied Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with Tim Miller.
Paul is a proponent of applying these Ancient Wisdom teachings in his yoga instruction and his real estate business. Paul also writes and records music for guitar and loves hiking, travel, and exploring innovations in science and technology.