Where are you from and how long have you been in boston? I'm originally from Lowell MA, aka Mill City, home of the late, great, beat poet, Jack Kerouac. I went to high school just outside of Boston in the nineties so Harvard Square and Newbury Street were my adolescent stomping grounds. It wasn't until 2008 that i called the Boston area my home. 8 years later it really feels like home! Read More

Feach-a Teach-a: Elizabeth Heller

Where are you from and how long have you been in Boston? I was born in California and lived in Illinois, Louisiana, Florida, and Georgia growing up! What was your first yoga class like? Heaven! I felt so calm and energized at the same time! Read More


Where are you from and how long have you been in Boston? I am from Westlake Village California - I've been in Boston for going on 11 years. What was your first yoga class like? I started yoga at home with videotapes - I did it that way for a long time. Read More

Yogi of The Month : Paul Jurascheck

Paul Jurascheck
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CFO for Central Boston Elder Services which provides home care services for over 7,000 senior citizens in the center of the City.

Fun fact?
Lastname comes from the JURA mountains in Poland

Favorite yoga pose?
Warrior 2

When not on your matt, where can you be found?
I can be found prayer-walking, visiting and shepherding people, especially family.

How long have you been practicing and what's your latest yoga breakthrough?
I began yoga briefly for just a few months several years ago and had to stop due to an injury. Began again in May at CCY, about 4 1/2 months now.  My latest breakthrough- staying focused on breathing through most of my yoga classes

How has yoga impacted my life?
1. Helped me become attentive to the voice of my body, bringing wholeness
2. Breathing has been a major factor in transforming my inner being and daily living by helping me learn to be present and creating space for Life to be infused with each breath
3. It opened the door to become part of the huggable CCY community

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