Yoga Teacher / Meditation Facilitator / Somatic Movement Trainer
Paula Tursi is Founder and Director of Reflections Yoga and the internationally renowned Reflections Yoga Teacher Training Program. She has been working with alternative healing practices in New York City and further afield, internationally for over twenty years. Paula developed Reflections Yoga as a way to integrate what she found most inspiring in other practices with her own personal truth. She began her training at Integral Yoga, where she studied Hatha and restorative Yoga. She went on to work with esteemed teachers such as Angela Farmer and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in the art of asana and movement, breathwork and meditation. Paula has been voted one of the top ten meditation teachers in NYC.
Paula’s work focuses on the alignment of mind and body, understanding that we move not only from our muscles and joints, but also from the support of our inner body. Her philosophy and work is featured in Happy Gut Chapter 8: The Physical Gut: The Body-Gut Connection.
Paula holds a Masters degree in Psychology from Columbia University and a Masters degree in Education from Hunter College. She did her clinical post-graduate training at the Milton H. Erickson Society for Psychotherapy and Hypnosis. Paula conducts biannual Teacher’s Trainings in New York City and Latin America, teaches workshops nationwide, and in Europe. She teaches ongoing classes, holds corporate workshops and offers individual instruction in breath awareness, partner yoga, and yoga for body ailments.
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Anything with greens, like the Happy Gut “Go Green” smoothie.
FAVORITE WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
Cooking, hiking and resting with my family.