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Sample class and Iyengar yoga teacher training and apprenticeship open house

Sep 30, 2014 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm

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This is your chance to experience a sample yoga teacher training class in the tradition of BKS Iyengar taught by one of his closest northwest students. Teacher Training courses are commonplace in the Seattle area. These trainings are the only ones focusing on Iyengar Yoga. Know the Difference! Richard Schachtel is one of the most experienced yoga teacher trainers in the northwestern united states. For those simply interested in trying Iyengar Yoga and not interested in teacher training, you can find out more about the trial Iyengar yoga classes offered by the Center for yoga of Seattle on its website.

About Iyengar yoga: Iyengar Yoga is considered by many to be the Gold Standard of yoga Systems. It is named after BKS Iyengar, author of many books including, Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, Light on The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and Light on Life. Iyengar Yoga is know for it’s immaculate attention to detail and alignment, it’s methodical and systematic approach to learning and development of awareness. Iyengar Yoga teachers are trained to develop skills to reach a wide range of students, including those with common physical problems. It is a dynamic and thorough approach to yoga. In 2004 Time Magazine listed BKS Iyengar as one of the 100 most influential persons on the planet.

About the teacher: Richard Schachtel is the Seattle area’s only authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer and has studied regularly with the Iyengar Yoga family in India for over 30 years. He is the Founder and Director of The Center For Yoga of Seattle. Richard has been training yoga teachers for 27 years. He has taught workshops around the US, Australia, and has given a teacher training course in Goa, India.

Event schedule:

  • 6:15pm – 7:45pm sample yoga teacher training class and Q&A about the teacher training program
  • 7:45pm – 8:45pm open house for the yoga apprenticeship program


During this open house, you will have the chance to learn more and ask questions about the upcoming teacher training programs offered at the center for yoga of Seattle as well as the apprenticeship program (Richard takes a limited number of apprentices who learn to become assistant teachers and later teachers themselves).

Please RSVP by email or phone if you are planning to attend the open house. Please leave your email and phone number. Wear yoga clothes. Please arrive a little early. Plan on doing yoga.


Sep 30, 2014
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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Center for Yoga of Seattle
(206) 526-9642


Center for Yoga of Seattle
2261 NE 65th St.
Seattle, 98115 United States
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(206) 526-9642
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