NEWS & EVENTS
We invite you to experience the many benefits of Iyengar Yoga, including physical health and vitality, mental clarity, and emotional serenity. You may begin classes at any time. The current session runs through Saturday, February 24. Classes do not meet on Saturday, March 3 due to the Laurie Blakeney workshop.
Parking may temporarily be difficult due to a popular new restaurant in our building. We recommend that you arrive early to allow time for parking. We do not recommend parking at Dave’s Market. You may find a space in the lot directly behind the building. Other options include:
– The upper lot accessible by a ramp at the back of the main lot
– Metered spots on Fairmount Boulevard
– Free parking on Grandview, the street adjacent to Dave’s Market
– The metered lot behind Firestone Tires on Cedar Road
– The public garage behind Starbucks on Cedar Road
One Free Class for New Students
February 12 – 17
Email reservation requested
One free class for new, local students on the following dates:
Monday, February 12
• 12:00-1:30 pm
Tuesday, February 13
• 9:30-11:00 am, 7:00-8:30 pm
Wednesday, February 14
• 9:00-10:30 am, 5:15-6:45 pm
Thursday, February 15
• 5:45-7:15 pm, 7:30-9:00 pm
Saturday, February 17
• 9:30-11:00 am, 11:30 am-12:30 pm (Gentle Chair Yoga)
Gentle Chair Yoga with Colleen Clark
January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 10, 17
Restorative Yoga with Colleen Clark
Easy Neck and Shoulders with Karen Allgire
Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Advanced Instructor Laurie Blakeney
March 2 – 4
For detailed information about these workshops and more, view the Yoga Workshops section.
Film on the Life of BKS Iyengar
Sadhaka is a feature documentary about the life and teaching of BKS Iyengar. Three years of filming has been completed; funds are now needed to finish the film. Whether you wish to donate or not, take 20 minutes to view the excerpt. It is beautiful and moving. Proceeds from sales and screenings will go to BKS Iyengar’s foundation for Bellur Village schools and hospital.
Apprentice Program with Karen Allgire
Intermediate Junior III Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) Karen Allgire offers an apprentice program for those interested in deepening their study of yoga. Apprentices must have two years of Iyengar Yoga study and be able to make a yearlong commitment to the program. For prerequisites, requirements, costs and other details, contact Karen.
Karen Allgire Featured in Heights Observer
Karen was recently interviewed for the Heights Observer. Read the article to learn about Karen’s trips to India and her reflections on the practice and teaching of Iyengar yoga.
Karen Allgire Studies Iyengar Yoga in India
Karen spent the month of August, 2010 studying at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India. Visit Karen’s Yoga Blog to read about her trip. To view photographs of this and her previous trips go to Karen’s India Photos.
Iyengar Yoga for Relief of Chronic Back Pain
Parade Magazine, October 11, 2009
A recent study funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that Iyengar Yoga may help reduce chronic lower back pain and its associated depression better than conventional medicine. Read the full article.
Open Practice Time
Open Practice Time is an opportunity for you to use the studio and its equipment, including the new yoga rope wall, for self-directed practice. The schedule for open practice time is Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. The cost is $5.