Rod Stryker

As the founder of ParaYoga, Rod Stryker is renowned for his depth of knowledge, practical wisdom, and unique ability to transmit the deepest teachings to modern audiences.

Stryker has taught for more than thirty years, training teachers and leading corporate seminars, yoga retreats and workshops throughout the world. Acclaimed as a leading voice for the ancient traditions, accomplished yogi, teacher, lecturer and writer, Stryker is widely considered to be one of the preeminent yoga and meditation teachers in the United States.

Called to teach early in his studies, Rod Stryker taught his first class in 1980 and his first teacher training in 1989. After nearly two decades of studentship, Rod became the only American disciple of Kavi Yogiraj Mani Finger and Yogiraj Alan Finger to be given the title Yogiraj??master of Yoga. Since 1999, Rod has been a student of Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. and a lineage holder in the tradition of Sri Vidya.

After decades of study, intensive practice and apprenticeship with internationally-renowned Yoga masters, Rod founded ParaYoga?. Today, Rod Stryker has taught for more than 35 years, dedicating his life to improving lives through his lectures, writing, creativity, leadership, service and family life. His down-to-earth approach is informed by his mastery of the sublime teachings.

    Videos

    PM Peak Performance Video
    4.421055
    Episode 2
    PM Peak PerformanceAM & PM Peak Performance
    Episode 2
    , 34 minutes
    Rod Stryker designed this Yoga to help you to tap into your own power of relaxation to heal and release stress so you can easily achieve your peak performance.
    Available worldwide
    AM Peak Performance Video
    3.90625
    Episode 1
    AM Peak Performance (2005)AM & PM Peak Performance
    Episode 1
    , 29 minutes
    Yoga instructor Rod Stryker designed Peak Performance Yoga as a program to help you reach your full potential by increasing your vitality and empowering your chances for success in everything you do.
    Available worldwide
    Cultivating the Moon: Deep Stillness and Healing Power Video
    4.95238
    Cultivating the Moon: Deep Stillness and Healing Power (December 2012)
    93 minutes
    Activation of the lunar force invokes the power of steadiness, immovable resolve, and the qualities of self-knowing. In this practice with Rod Stryker, we’ll stalk the inner moon and invoke its nurturing and sublime ...
    Available worldwide
    Shakti Vinyasa the Power of Mudra Video
    4.944445
    Shakti Vinyasa the Power of Mudra (January 2013)
    87 minutes
    With Rod Stryker, experience this internally challenging, powerful, and sacred modality in the flow of a progressive sequence. Mudra is the culmination of the physical practice of Tantric hatha yoga. The most energetically ...
    Available worldwide
    Deep Meditation Video
    4
    Episode 2
    Deep Meditation (2002)Peak Performance Yoga
    Episode 2
    , 32 minutes
    Rod Stryker guides you through a simple yoga practice with larger dynamic movements that loosen and strengthen your larger muscles to help improve the alignment of your spine. This simple practice can help to increase your ...
    Available worldwide
    Beginners Modification with Ingrid Video
    4.6
    Episode 3
    Beginners Modification with Ingrid (2002)Peak Performance Yoga
    Episode 3
    , 55 minutes
    Rod Stryker guides Ingrid through a simple beginners modified yoga practice to help you most out of life and achieve your full potential.
    Available worldwide
    Bandha and the Energetics of Practice Video
    4.7
    Bandha and the Energetics of Practice (August 2012)
    88 minutes
    In this Rod Stryker class from Wanderlust Colorado, learn the keys to bandha theory and practice in asana, pranayama and beyond. Our emphasis is on taking your practice, wherever it currently is, to the next level. Bandha ...
    Available worldwide
    Yoga and Ayurveda: The Vital Essences Video
    4.916665
    Yoga and Ayurveda: The Vital Essences (May 2013)
    94 minutes
    This talk at Wanderlust Colorado with Rod Stryker will discuss the three vital essences (prana, tejas, and ojas) provide guiding principles that allow us to approach Yoga as alchemy. These subtle forces are a basis to heal as ...
    Available worldwide
    Peak Performance Yoga Video
    3.727275
    Episode 1
    Peak Performance YogaPeak Performance Yoga
    Episode 1
    , 23 minutes
    Rod Stryker guides you through a simple yoga practice to help you most out of life and achieve your full potential. He demonstrates a simple yoga practice with movements intended to improve quality of breath to help you to ...
    Available worldwide
    Tantra Yoga Spanda Vinyasa and Asana Practice Video
    4.90476
    Tantra Yoga Spanda Vinyasa and Asana Practice (October 2012)
    92 minutes
    In this yoga class with Rod Stryker, you will be led through a sequence of asanas (with an emphasis on twists), pranayama, and meditation –– practices that awaken your connection to eternal creative energy and the inner ...
    Available worldwide

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