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Free Introduction to Iyengar Yoga with Richard Schachtel

Oct 11, 2019 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm

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Free Teacher Training Sample Class Q & A and Info Session Follows

Iyengar Yoga is one of the most sophisticated methods of yoga yet most accessible. It is one of the most respected methods of yoga available.

This intro class is for those who would like to have some experience of Iyengar Yoga with an experienced teacher.

You will get some feel for what this method of yoga is like and why it may be appealing to you. The room is not heated above normal temperatures.

Pre-Registration Required to come to this event for Free. This is only free for those Pre-registered.

We are limiting the class to only 15 students.

For those that need a Slower class see our Friday Night Slower class at 6:30pm-8pm which can be dropped into for $23.

**THE FEE FOR Dropping in with without a confirmed online reservation is $23, Online registration required.

Practiced by over 10 million people worldwide Iyengar Yoga has influenced how yoga is practiced and taught worldwide.

Some of the hallmarks of Iyengar Yoga are:

-Attention to detail and precision in how yoga poses are taught and practiced

-Emphasis  on Standing Poses to Prepare students for more poses of other categories

-Careful Sequencing so that no injury or imbalance is created

-Uses of Props to make yoga more available, more exacting and more interesting

-Longer stays in the poses for more experienced students

Iyengar yoga is named for the legendary yoga teacher BKS Iyengar, author of many books on yoga including, Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, Light on The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and Light on Life.

Dates & Time:
Thursday, Apr 25th, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Friday, Apr 26th, 2019 from 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Friday, May 17th, 2019 from 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Friday, May 30th, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Friday, May 31st, 2019 from 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Friday, Jun 07th, 2019 from 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Friday, Oct 11th, 2019 from 11:15 AM12:45 PM
Thursday, Oct 17th, 2019 from 6:00 PM7:30 PM

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early. Free  street parking available


About the instructor:  Richard Schachtel

Richard Schachtel



Richard Schachtel has been training in Iyengar Yoga for over 40 years which emphasis developing a practice with a high degree of precision of alignment. He founded The Center For Yoga in 1980 and is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and an authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer. He has made 22 yoga study trips to India to personally train with the Iyengar Family most recently in December 2017. Richard is the Seattle Area’s most Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher. Richard has been training teachers in Seattle since 1986 and has influenced several generations of yoga teachers. There are over 125 recent graduates of this program which is offered also on the weekends, and in 4-week immersions.





Oct 11, 2019
11:15 am - 12:45 pm
Free if Pre-Registered
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