Now's the time to try Iyengar Yoga at Houston Iyengar Yoga Studio. This studio runs 12 week sessions, and before each one, they host a free week so new students can try them out. If you're thinking of trying Iyengar yoga at Houston Iyengar Yoga Studio, you may attend one or more of the following free classes:
Athena Pappas, (CIYT, SR.1) will be coming to Houston for a workshop at Alcove Yoga January 20-22. Athena is well known for her extraordinary practice of asanas under long time guidance of teachers Manuso Manos and Patricia Walden.
Athena lives and teaches in San Francisco and is the current President of the Northern California Iyengar Yoga Asssociation. She has studied at RIMYI many times, in the regular and medical classes. Her knoweldge of asana is deep. Athena will classes on emotional well-being based on hip-openers.
Freedom in the hips and pelvis, will be the launching point for forward bends, backward extensions, and what ever else she thinks of.
We are incredibly excited to host her for her first offering in the Houston area.
Don't miss the early bird special. Register before January 6 and save $15. Regular price is $165; Early bird is $150, for 3 classes. You may register for all or one.
Rebecca Lerner is co-director of the Center for Well-Being in Lemont, Pennsylvania and an Intermediate Senior III Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. Rebecca has studied many times in India with the Iyengars. A devoted practitioner since the late ‘70’s, Rebecca is an IYNAUS assessor and conducts workshops nationally as well as teacher training programs. Rebecca is known for her ability to guide the students deeply into the poses in a fresh, insightful and meaningful way. She has a gentle yet dynamic teaching style that brings each student a heightened yogic experience. Share and enjoy the enthusiasm, inspiration and expertise found in Rebecca’s classes. For more information, go to the HIYS website.
Rajashree Tupe will be teaching classes at Alcove May 9-12
Monday, May 9th - Prenatal Yoga Class with Dinner
Tuesday, May 10th - Level 1-2, 11am-12:30pm
Tuesday, May 10th - Level 2-3, 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Thursday, May 12th - Level 2-3, 7:00pm-9:00 pm
Rajashree is a senior teacher at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune. She studied with the Iyengars for 20 years. She runs her own institute in Pune as well, called Shri Yog. She is recommended by Prashant Iyengar.
Registration will be available online. Please visit our website alcoveyoga.com.
This workshop is open to anyone. You do not need to be a regular student at Alcove Yoga. We will cover the following
An introduction to Sanskrit pronunciation as part of the yoga tradition
The Sanskrit Alphabet, and the five positions of the mouth
Sacred Chants from the Upanishads, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and the Bhagavad Gita
The meaning of OM or AUM in ancient texts, and how it is to be chanted
Understanding Asana through Sanskrit--the meanings of Sanskrit names of our postures, counting, and how to pronounce asana names correctly
Chanting for meditative absorption and prayer
Leslie Dillingham Freyberg began her Sanskrit studies with Vyaas Houston of the American Sanskrit Institute and is now a member of the faculty there. She continues her Sanskrit studies with Dr. Ram Karan Sharma. She is a
graduate of Sonia Nelson's Teacher Training Program in Vedic Chanting and recently completed a course in Vedic Chanting at the Sannidhi Krishnamacharya Yoga Center (founded by T.K.V. Desikachar) in Chennai, India. She teaches Sanskrit workshops independently, and also for Patricia Walden's Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training course. She is a practitioner and certified teacher of Iyengar Yoga. She has produced a chanting CD called Learning with Leslie and a booklet, Sacred Chants.