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 goes through Sunday, February 24.
New Introductory Series for New Students
4-class introductions to Iyengar Yoga for new students begin on the following dates:
✥Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 pm
✥Wednesday, February 27, 9:00 am
✥Wednesday, February 28, 5:15 pm
✥Thursday, February 29, 7:30 pm
✥Saturday, March 2, 9:30 am
Introductory series take place only during the first four classes of the session.
Make ups classes can be done only within the four-week session.
Open to new students who have never attended a class at Green Tara Yoga.
We recommend that you arrive early to allow time for parking. We do not recommend parking at Dave’s Market as you could be towed. 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
February 11 – 17
Email reservation requested
One free class for new, local students on the following dates:
Monday, February 11
• 12:00-1:30 pm
Tuesday, February 12
• 9:30-11:00 am, 7:00-8:30 pm
Wednesday, February 13
• 9:00-10:30 am, 5:15-6:45 pm
Thursday, February 14
• 5:45-7:15 pm, 7:30-9:00 pm
Saturday, February 16
• 9:30-11:00 am
•11:30 am- 12:30 pm (Gentle Chair Yoga)
Sunday, February 17
• 10:00 – 11:30am
Restorative Yoga with Colleen Clark
February 16, March 23, April 20
Learning the Ropes 2 with Karen Allgire
Backbends with Karen Allgire
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 three 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 has made four trips to India to study at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India. She is thrilled to be returning to India in August of 2019. Visit Karen’s Yoga Blog to read about her trips. To view photographs of these visits 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.