Cyd has been practicing yoga since the womb with her mother, yoga teacher Mary Paffard. She has been teaching since 2008 and completed her 500 hour teacher training in 2009. She has taught to every age group, from toddlers to teens to seniors in wide range of settings, from activist camps, to day care centers, to after-school programs, to studios, to Indian beaches.
Cyd had the good fortune to study Ayurveda under Dr. Lad and Dr. Claudia Welch at Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico and at Dr. Lad's clinic in Pune, India. In 2012, Cyd apprenticed at the Herb Pharm in Oregon, to study medicinal plants and medicine making. She stayed on as a farmer and teacher, teaching yoga and Ayuredic cooking as part of the internship program.
She is now living in Anderson Valley, cultivating her own herb garden and teaching classes in yoga and Ayurveda. 707-367-1831.