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, December 16. Classes do not meet on Saturday November 4 due to the Dean Lerner Workshop. On Wednesday, November 22, daytime classes will meet as usual, but the 5:15 pm and 7:00 pm classes are cancelled due to Thanksgiving.

Karen Allgire Studies Yoga for Scoliosis with Elise Miller
Karen is delighted to have the opportunity to continue her Yoga for Scoliosis studies with senior Iyengar teacher Elise Miller. Karen will be on retreat with Elise in Mexico the week of November 13. All Karen’s classes will meet as usual. Schedule of Substitute Teachers.

Parking may temporarily be difficult due to a popular new restaurant in our building and to a streetscape project for our business district. 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

Class poseOne Free Class for New Students
December 11 – 16
Email reservation requested
One free class for new, local students on the following dates:

Monday, December 11
• 12:00-1:30 pm
Tuesday, December 12
• 9:30-11:00 am, 7:00-8:30 pm
Wednesday, December 13
• 9:00-10:30 am, 5:15-6:45 pm
Thursday, December 14
• 5:45-7:15 pm, 7:30-9:00 pm
Saturday, December 16
• 9:30-11:00 am

Reserve your spot!


Gentle Chair Yoga with Colleen Clark
October 21, 28, November 11, 18, December 2, 9

Restorative Yoga with Colleen Clark
October 28

Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Dean Lerner
November 3 – 5

Yoga for Digestion with Karen Allgire
November 24

Introduction to Pranayama with Julie Tamarkin
December 2

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.