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Paul Penners
Yoga & Meditation Teacher

Paul Penners was born and raised in the Netherlands-Europe. After a successful career in the corporate world, Paul decided to follow his true love and teach yoga.

In the Netherlands, Paul completed a 4-year Yoga-teacher training at "de Blikopener" in Tilburg with Hans 't Hart. During that time he also completed the "Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training" at the Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Neuville aux Bois-France. This is a classic form of Hatha yoga developed by Swami Sivananda from Rishikesh-India.

During a trip to India in 2004 Paul spent two weeks training with Yogrishi Vishveketu. In Encinitas, he attended a 10 day teacher training and seminar with Tom & Trisha Kelly. Summer 2022 Paul completed the Yoga Nidra Teacher Training @ the California College of Ayurveda, and the Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Bernie Clark. Summer 2023 Paul attended an Advanced Anatomy training in Vancouver, BC with Bernie Clark.

Paul has also attended several personal growth Seminars with the "Insight Seminars" and "Source Seminars" in California.

He continues to regularly attend Yoga and Meditation workshops, classes & conferences as well as Kirtan concerts with a wide variety of teachers. Some of the most inspiring teachers are Max Strom, Godfrey Devereux, Yogrishi Vishvketu and Eckhart Tolle.

Along with Hatha Yoga, Paul has been practicing "Kriya Yoga Meditation" since 1993 with Self Realization Fellowship, the organization founded by Paramahansa Yogananda.


Paul Loves to share his enthusiasm for Yoga & Meditation with his students, and as a musician, he loves to lead Kirtan Chanting.

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