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About Aura Wellness Center

Aura Wellness Center (RYS 200 and RYS 500) is a family owned Yoga school, with a Master Yoga Teacher on staff. The Master Teacher, Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, has trained and continues to train over 2,000 Yoga teachers worldwide. Our staff has taught many students over the years at our site and off-site locations, such as: Fidelity Investments in Smithfield, RI and Marlboro, MA, Salvatore Mancini Center, Leon Mathieu Center, New Horizons, Children’s Friend, Justice Resources Institute, Golden Crest Nursing Centre, and more.

About the Yoga Teachers


Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Director of Yoga Teacher TrainingDr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, has been studying Yoga since 1963. He has been a certified Yoga teacher since 1987 and has been training Yoga students and Yoga teachers ever since. Paul became a Master Yoga teacher in 1995 after teaching Yoga for 5,000 hours.

Paul is a member of Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. He is a published author of courses, articles, and e-books concerning Yoga. He is an authorized and internationally recognized trainer of Yoga teachers and a Yoga teacher coaching consultant. He works with Yoga teachers and holistic health practitioners worldwide in developing their practices to their best potential.

Paul has trained Yoga teacher graduates in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. He is also an author of nine books and hundreds of articles about Yoga; his articles are published by many Yoga, self-help, martial arts, and wellness newsletters.

He is the Director of Yoga Teacher Training at Aura Wellness Center in Attleboro, MA. Below are some of his other accomplishments:

  • He has Multiple Black Belts and teaching certifications in both Yoga and Martial Arts.
  • Certified Pilates Instructor
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • In 2004, he was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
  • He has written over 1,000 articles about Yoga, Meditation, and Holistic Health.

Paul Jerard, EzineArticles.com Diamond Author

Marie Jerard, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, has been practicing Yoga since 1997 and teaching Yoga to the public since 2000. Since 1999, Marie has attended nine 200-hr Yoga teacher training courses, many more Yoga teacher intensives, and Yoga teacher workshops.

Marie teaches Restorative Yoga for students who want to hold postures, but is familiar with Kundalini Yoga training, as well. She is also a certified Pilates instructor and teaches Pilates at Aura.

Marie also teaches body sculpting by combining Yoga, with the Pilates method, for a more gentle approach to movement for total health.

You can contact Marie or Paul for an appointment, or a class, by email, phone, or in person.

Aura Wellness Center
21 Park Street, Suite 202
Attleboro, MA 02703
Tel: 508-222-0092
Email: info@aurawellnesscenter.com



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The Aura Teacher Training Course, is right for you  if you have yoga in your heart.  Paul has given us the opportunity to study under his guidance, with the right tools and with his sensibility and consideration for his students,  provide us with  everything we need. My gratitude goes to Paul and thanks to the Aura Teacher Training Centre, interactive forum one can keep themselves updated with useful information,  yoga questions and answers, with prompt advice to take into consideration, is a great asset.

June West
Certified Yoga Teacher