Eric has been studying yoga and meditation for over ten years, training with teachers from various traditions. His studies began during as an undergrad where he spent two years at Odiyan Monastery in Northern California studying Buddhist philosophy and meditation. In 2011 Eric completed his B.A. in Philosophy with a Certificate in Buddhist Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Shortly afterward Eric began his yoga teacher training with Triyoga Boston, earning a 200hr Yoga Alliance registration, and in 2013 traveled to Nepal to study at the Himalayan International Yoga Academy and Research Center where he completed a 500hr teacher training in traditional Hatha Yoga. Eric is currently working towards a 500hr Therapeutic Yoga Certificate and has also been accepted to the New England School of Acupuncture where he will be working towards a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Eric’s yoga classes draw upon his diverse background, integrating various healing modalities with the practice of yoga. He provides a calm and inviting atmosphere where students can learn to focus their awareness inward and explore the benefits of yoga.