Amber Paul is the founder of Yoga for Actors, a system that teaches performers of all types how to overcome audition and performance anxiety through the freeing practice of yoga. Amber’s style of teaching embraces the individual, acknowledges the moment, and encourages joyful expression.
As owner of a thriving private yoga practice based in New York, Amber works with clients ranging from opera singers to corporate executives. She is a Yoga Alliance certified E-RYT 500 vinyasa yoga instructor and specializes in teaching meditation for the modern practitioner.
Amber is currently a professor of yoga at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a guest lecturer in the graduate program at Fordham University. She is also on faculty at Three Sisters Yoga, where she certifies new instructors at both the 200 and 300-hour level. In addition to being the resident yoga instructor at Broadway Dance Center, she has taught yoga and meditation at the Chopra Center, Sonic Yoga, Yoga Collective NYC, Club H Fitness, Reflections Yoga, and for many corporate clients including Brooks Brothers and the law firm of Skadden/Arp. Her specialty workshops include Yoga for Auditions, Meditation for the Modern Practitioner, Yoga for Runners, and the Business of Yoga: A Spiritual Exploration.
Amber believes that yoga is for everyone and has worked extensively to integrate its practices within the daily life of her community. One of her special gifts as an instructor is introducing yoga and meditation to first-time practitioners. She taught the inaugural Yoga for Absolute Beginners Workshop at Broadway Dance Center and also volunteered her services for the Dress for Success Annual Diversity Career Fair.
As a service to her community, Amber currently teaches a donation-based guided meditation class every Friday at Reflections Yoga in Midtown Manhattan.