Rod Stryker

Founder of ParaYoga


Rod Stryker is widely considered to be one of the pre-eminent yoga and meditation teachers in the United States. He is the founder of ParaYoga and has taught Tantra, Meditation, and Hatha Yoga for more than thirty years. He is one of the few Western teachers capable of articulating an authentic experienceone that has been practiced and handed down from teacher to student for literally thousands of years. Rod Stryker, the founder of ParaYoga, credits all of his accomplishments and the many gifts in his life to having been a disciple of two great masters. His first teacher, who he met at the age of 19, was Kavi Yogiraj Mani Finger. Today, Rod is a student of Pandit Rajmani Tigunait Ph.D. and a teacher in the lineage of the great Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas. In addition to being an accomplished Yogi, noted teacher, lecturer, and writer, Rod also is a master in the art of personalizing Yoga and meditation practices for individuals, known as Anava-Upaya-Yoga.