Jun 25

IYNAUS & Yoga Alliance RYT Core Curriculum Teacher Training

  • Casey Health

This is a one-of-a-kind Teacher Training that COMBINES the core curriculum for IYNAUS  and Yoga Alliance. Top-notch instructors you know join Casey Health. Casey Health is an integrative primary care medical practice featuring traditional and non-allopathic treatment modalities, including yoga and yoga therapy. This unique Teacher Training will provide the core curriculum you need to prepare for IYNAUS Introductory Level Certification and become 200-Hour RYT certified through Yoga Alliance.

Early Bird Deadline: December 1, 2016


John Schumacher, Trainer: Advanced Iyengar certification. John is the founder and director of Unity Woods Yoga Center, Washington, DC and an internationally recognized expert in Iyengar yoga
Kathleen Pringle, Trainer: Intermediate Senior Iyengar Certification. Kathleen is the Director of Stillwater Yoga Studio in Atlanta, GA where she has taught students and yoga teachers since 1983
Lisa Walford, Lead Trainer: E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher and Intermediate Senior Iyengar certification. Lisa has taught yoga in Los Angeles since 1982. She continues her studies annually with the Iyengars, in Pune, India
Marla Apt, Trainer: Intermediate Senior Iyengar certification. Marla has been teaching in Los Angeles, and around the world, over the last 20 years

Four Weekends:          Thurs.-Sun., Jan. 26-29, March 23-26, May 18-21, June 22-25, 2017

Regular Deadline:        January 6, 2017      

Website:                         caseyhealth.org/teacher-training

Phone:                            301.355.2030

Jul 16

Aretha Blevins: Junior Intermediate I, II Workshop

  • 12 South Yoga

Aretha Blevins is a Junior Intermediate III certified teacher and the director of the Iyengar Yoga Center of Nashville for over a decade. Aretha has assisted both Patricia's Introductory Teacher Training as well as Jan Campbell's teacher training program. Aretha is a dedicated student of the Iyengar method and has been teaching since 2003 and practicing since 1996.

Jun 25

Victoria Austin: Exploring How Yoga Builds Awareness of Mind & Body

  • One Center Yoga

Shosan Victoria Austin has been practicing and teaching both yoga and Zen Buddhism for decades. She currently holds a Senior Intermediate certification in Iyengar yoga and serves as an assessor of the next generation of Iyengar yoga teachers. Victoria has done personal study with B.K.S. Iyengar, and continues her studies with the Iyengar family in India and with Manouso Manos in the U.S.

Victoria AustinEntrusted as a Dharma heir in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, an international priest of the Soto School, she teaches Zen Buddhism at San Francisco Zen Center.

Victoria believes in teaching only what she personally understands and has practiced for a long time. She brings a tested sense of yoga as a meditative awareness practice, which is especially suitable for building emotional stability in students who wish to practice with their individual obstacles, therapeutic issues, and life situations. She further explains: “My teaching goals include transmitting Zen Buddhism as a yogic path and Yoga as a path of awareness.”

Jul 23

IYASE-Sponsored Workshop on Common Conditions: Yoga to Alleviate Anxiety and Depression, with Juliana Fair, ISI

  • Unity Woods Center at Arlington

Interested in learning how yoga can help manage anxiety and/or depression? Come to this workshop, Yoga to Alleviate Anxiety & Depression, with one of our Region's engaging senior teachers, Juliana Fair.

Yoga is one of the three gifts attributed to Patanjali: grammar for clarity of speech; ayurveda for health of the body; and yoga to still the fluctuations of the mind. Although yoga also provides physical health benefits, the primary purpose of yoga is to create, as Guruji said, systematic intelligence. This systematic intelligence helps create equanimity.

Come learn how asana benefits us in alleviating anxiety and depression.

All levels with 2+ years of continuous practice.

Phone Number: (703) 297-2224

Email Address: continuinged@iyase.org

9:00 am09:00

John Schumacher Teacher Training: Seeing & Adjusting Your Students

  • Unity Woods

John studied with B.K.S. Iyengar for 33 years and was awarded an advanced teaching certificate by him. John's clear, precise style and his engaging sense of humor have made him one of America's leading teachers. Yoga Journal referred to him as "one of 25 originals shaping yoga in America. He has taught thousands of students and trained hundreds of teachers over his 43 years of teaching and continues to give classes throughout the world.

May 14

Manouso Manos Weekend Workshop

  • 1551 Southeast Palm Court Stuart, FL, 34994 United States

Join us for a weekend with Manouso Manos. Manouso holds one of the highest Iyengar Yoga Certifications in the United States. His knowledge of the human body and use of yoga asana make his workshops engaging for all students. He has the ability to explain yoga philosophy in terms everyone understands.

All classes are All Levels

Friday 6-8pm
Saturday 9am-1pm
Sunday 9am-12pm

Phone: (772) 341-6573

May 7

Mary Obendorfer & Eddy Marks Weekend Workshop

  • One Center Yoga

Mary is a Senior Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and a current assessor for the National Board of Iyengar Yoga Teacher Certification. She teaches internationally and across the US, conducting teacher trainings, workshops, and yoga vacations.

Eddy is a Senior level certified Iyengar teacher, has been to India 15 times and has practiced yoga for since 1976. He has also taught at the Yoga Journal & Asia Yoga conferences. He is currently an assessor for the National Board for Iyengar Yoga Teacher Certification. He has a degree from UCLA in Kinesiology (the study of human movement) and teaches anatomy & physiology for yoga practitioners.

3-6 Months previous yoga training required.

Phone: (828) 225-1904

Email Address: info@onecenteryoga.com

Apr 30

Teacher Training - The Art of Staging Asanas: How to Teach Asanas Step By Step One in a Series of Teacher Trainings


John is an Advanced Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) who studied with B.K.S. Iyengar for 33 years. He is the founder and Director of Unity Woods Yoga Center, which has offered Iyengar Yoga instruction in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area since 1979. John has conducted teacher trainings across the country and taught workshops for students of all levels world wide. His clear, systematic approach and engaging sense of humor help students to move past their perceived limits and expand their experience of themselves on many levels.

Apr 23

A Weekend With Dean Lerner

  • Iyengar Yoga Center of Raleigh

Dean Lerner, M.S.: co-director of the Center and advanced Jr Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor, has been practicing Yoga since the mid-1970's, teaching since 1980 and in the State College area since 1985. He has studied with Shri B.K. S. Iyengar on numerous occasions both in the USA and in India. Dean also teaches workshops nationally and abroad.

Weekend Includes the following:

Fri night, 6-8 pm–Special treat of seated variations that open the legs and hips in different ways

Sat am, 9:30 am-12:30 pm-standing poses/inversions

Sat pm, 3-5 pm-restorative/pranayama

Sun am, 9:30 am-12:30 pm-backbends/arm balances


Apr 23

Yoga Intensive With Sri. H.S. Arun

  • Studio OM

Learn innovative methods of teaching asana with Sri. H.S. Arun.  Open to all whom have attended 3 months of yoga classes. Sri. H.S. Arun takes a personal interest in each and every yoga student to guide them and help them achieve their potential in every asana.


Phone Number: (601) 209-6325

Email Address: nicholebakeryoga@gmail.com

Apr 9

A Weekend with Lois Steinberg

  • Unity Woods Yoga Center

Lois has an Advanced teaching certificate from B.K.S. Iyengar and a PhD. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Illinois She is well known for her knowledge of therapeutics and serves as Chief of Medical Research on the board of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the US. 

Apr 9

Elise Miller Weekend Workshop: Yoga for Scoliosis Part One

  • One Center Yoga

Elise Browning Miller, M.A. in Therapeutic Recreation from UNC-CH, is a Certified Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher who has been teaching yoga throughout the US and internationally for over 30 years. A founding director of California Yoga Center in Mountain View, CA, Elise has successfully used yoga to minimize the effects of her own scoliosis. She has published numerous articles on scoliosis and other yoga related subjects in Yoga Journal and other national magazines. Elise has studied on numerous occasions with the Iyengars in India and specializes in Scoliosis, lower/upper back problems and sports related injuries. She recently launched her new book “Yoga for Scoliosis – A Path for Students & Teachers”, and has produced her own DVD and booklets, "Yoga for Scoliosis", "Yoga for Back Care" and her "Yoga: Anytime, Anywhere book". Her joyous personality and ease of communication endear her to students with a teaching style that is down-to-earth, precise and nurturing.


Mar 26

Julie Gudmestad Workshop: Muscle Imbalances & Yoga Solutions for Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders

  • Sunrise Yoga

Julie Gudmestad, P.T., has been active in Portland, Oregon, as a yoga teacher and licensed physical therapist for over 30 years. She has integrated Western medical knowledge with yoga training into a unique teaching style, and has taught many workshops throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. She is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and is the former author of the Yoga Journal column “Anatomy of a Yogi.” 

Mar 19

Rebecca Lerner Intensive - Getting Ready For Spring

  • Susquehanna Yoga & Meditation Center

Please join us at the Susquehanna Yoga & Meditation Center for this exciting intensive Rebecca is a Certified Senior Iyengar teacher who is known for her excellent understanding of how to get students deeper into poses. She is also known for her teacher training prep course held with Dean Lerner in Lamont PA each year. Rebecca is known nationally and internationally as a compassionate and precise teacher.

Brief Workshop Description: Friday- Twists and Standing poses
Saturday- Standing and forward bends
Sunday- Inversions and backbends

Phone: 410.308.9950

Email: syogastudio@gmail.com


6:45 pm18:45

John Schumacher Discussion: Satya - Truth in the Post-Truth Alternative Facts Era

  • Unity Woods Yoga Center

John is an Advanced Junior I Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor (CIYT) who studied directly with B.K.S. Iyengar for 33 years. He has studied Yoga philosophy extensively, written numerous articles, given many speeches, and conducted numerous discussions exploring the nature of yoga and the experiences and concepts underlying it.

All Levels: Everyone regardless of yoga experience, political persuasion, immigration status, race, or gender is invited


Explore the meaning of Truth
Consider the importance of truth
Share ideas and experiences with other

4:15 pm16:15

John Schumacher: Pranayama VI - Deepen and Refine

  • Unity Woods Yoga Center

ohn is a Advanced I Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) who studied directly with B.K.S. Iyengar for 33 years. His CD Pranayama: Preparations and Beginnings was reviewed by contributing editor Richard Rosen who said "This CD is must for any complete yoga library."

2:30 pm14:30

John Schumacher: Pranayama V

  • Unity Woods Yoga Center

Refinement of your practice of seated pranayamas, including kumbhaka and digital pranayama.

Level: One year of Iyengar Yoga pranayama study and practice. Experience with seated pranayama.


Deepen pranayama practice

Refine digital practice

Explore kumbhaka techniques

Phone Number: (301) 656-8992

Email Address: johnschu@unitywoods.com


12:45 pm12:45

John Schumacher: Advanced Arm Balances

  • Unity Woods Yoga Center

John is a Junior Advanced Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) who spent 33 years studying with B.K.S. Iyengar. His arm balance demonstration at the IYNAUS convention continues to draw rave reviews and can be viewed on YouTube. John is known for his clarity, systematic approach, and sense of humor in his teaching.

Mar 12

IYASE Teacher Training with Kathleen Pringle: Introductory & Intermediate Junior Level 1

  • Stillwater Yoga

If you are preparing for assessment at the Introductory level or Intermediate Junior I level, don't miss the opportunity to learn from one of the southeast's most senior instructors. As a seasoned Assessor, she can also offer important feedback.   

Prerequisites:  Be a CIYT or... 
1. Read the IYNAUS Certification Manual, and
2. Intend to complete the Introductory Assessment on or before December 31, 2019, and
3. Hold 5-minute sirsasana (against the wall or free-standing)

Friday 5-8
Saturday 9- 12, 1:30-5
Sunday 9-1

Registration Fee
$275 for registrations received on or before February 12, 2017.
$315 for registrations received on or after February 13, 2017.

To Register go to:  http://iyase-teachertraining-march17.eventzilla.net

Phone Number: (703) 297-2224

Email Address: continuinged@iyase.org




Mar 5

Tricia Amheiser: Neck & Shoulders: Part 2 - Further Investigation

  • Iyengar Yoga St. Petersburg

Tricia has been practicing yoga since the mid-nineties, began her practice of Iyengar Yoga in 2002and became a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher (CIYT) in 2010 in the UK.After establishing her home in the USA, she has continued the vigorous process of of training and assessment, achieving Intermediate Junior in 2014, and has recently passed the her next level of certification in August 2016.

Tricia is the director and owner of the new, fully equipped Iyengar Yoga Studio - "Iyengar Yoga St. Petersburg" in Florida. Tricia has studied at the Institute in Pune, and also in Bangalore where renown Iyengar yoga teacher and dutiful student of the Iyengars, Arun Bhat has his yoga school.

Feb 19

Manouso Manos Weekend Workshop Boca Raton, Florida

  • Florida Atlantic University


All Iyengar Students with at least one year of continuous training are welcome to join us for a weekend with Manouso Manos. Manouso is one of the most capable and experienced of the Senior Iyengar Yoga Instructors. He holds one of only two Advanced Senior certificates granted worldwide by B.K.S. Iyengar. He began his studies in 1976. Methodical in his teaching, Manouso lays a solid foundation and progressively refines each of the asanas. His sense of humor and sensitivity shines throws as his dynamic and challenging teaching styles moves his students beyond their perceived limits.


Phone:  561-699-4811

Email: jo@iycpb.com




Feb 5

Tallahassee Weekend Intensive with Colleen Gallagher

  • Namaste Yoga

Open to all who have studied yoga continuously for at least one year. Colleen is the only Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher in Florida. She studies regularly with the Iyengars in India, as well as with Patricia Walden and Manouso Manos. Colleen has a patient, encouraging teaching style, combining a hard work ethic with a sense of fun and lightness.

The more intermediate asanas can seem daunting and impossible to accomplish. Deepen your understanding of the basic poses and the more intermediate poses will suddenly seem accessible and fun.

Phone Number: (850) 284-7286

Email Address: juliadehoff@yahoo.com


Jan 29

Sanskrit Immersion Course with Leslie Freyberg

  • Yoga Institute of Broward

In this All Levels course, we will learn the entire Sanskrit alphabet in the original Devanagari Script. As the learning unfolds, participants will discover the beauty of their own voice through chanting every letter. Leslie Freyberg is a unique teacher. Her method of clear explanation followed by listen and repeat makes Sanskrit chanting simple to learn, in person or using one of her audio recordings.

As a member of the faculty of the American Sanskrit Institute, Leslie travels nationwide under its auspices to teach the foundation of the Sanskrit language, an indispensable component for the serious study of yoga. Leslie is a certified Iyengar teacher. She teaches the Iyengar method of āsana and prāṇāyāma as well as Sanskrit and Vedic chanting in her hometown of Redding and in Ridgefield, CT. She serves on the faculties of Patricia Walden’s Iyengar teacher training, the Iyengar Yoga Institute in New York City, and at the Yoga Shala of Georgetown, CT.

Jan 22

Randy Just: Teacher Training & General Asana/Pranayama for Community

  • Audubon Yoga

Audubon Yoga hosts a weekend of training with Randy Just. Enjoy dynamic and fun asana classes for students of all levels, along with well-rounded teacher training sessions for Teachers-in-Training and those pursuing Junior Intermediate I, II or III certification. Audubon Yoga offers a supportive and welcoming Iyengar yoga community of aspiring and experienced teachers in the Iyengar tradition.

Phone:  504.914.3999

Email:   becky@audubonyoga.com

Jan 22

Mary Reilly General Workshop/Teacher Training

This general workshop will include teacher training sessions on Friday and Sunday afternoon.
IYASE members receive discount registration.

Mary Reilly is a Senior Intermediate teacher who has studied directly with the Iyengars in India for many years. She has served twice on the IYNAUS board of directors and once as the certification chair. Her class incorporate the philosophy of yoga in an accessible and illuminating way. Poses are built from a strong foundation with stages iterated along the way. The workshop promises to help teachers-in-training with certification planning,
practitioners with inspiration for home practice, and overall to provide greater freedom and clarity.

For more information go to the website, call, or email studio owner, Phyllis Rollins directly.

8th Street Studio 

704 996-7460



Workshop Level:  All levels, Teachers-in-Training, Certified Teachers


3:00 pm15:00

An Afternoon with John Schumacher

  • 601 North Congress Avenue United States



Deepen you practice with a sequence of poses to strengthen and stabilize.

John has been teaching for over forty years, studied with Mr. Iyengar for 33 years, and is an Advanced CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher). He founded Unity Woods Yoga Center which has served the Washington, DC since 1979. His clarity and sense of humor have made one of the country's leading yoga teachers.  Contact for accurate details and information:  contact@SchumacherYoga.com

Dec 4

Mary Reilly Workshop, "The Power of Presence"

  • Yoga Institute of Broward

Mary is well known for her devoted study of Iyengar Yoga and for her encouraging teaching style. Mary’s teaching lets her love of yoga shine through with enthusiasm as well as clarity and precision. Her goal is to help students unlock potential, overcome obstacles and learn ways to continue doing so in their own practice.  Please visit the website for a full description of weekend workshop.


Phone Number: (954) 452-4424

Email Address: ruthann@yogabroward.com


10:00 am10:00

Debra Johnson, Intermediate Junior 3 Instructor, Savannah Workshop

  • Savannah Yoga Barre

Debra Johnson has practiced Iyengar Yoga for over 19 years. She has traveled to India to study at the Iyengar institute on 8 different occasions, most recently in summer 2016. She is an Intermediate Junior 3 level instructor in the Iyengar certification system. Originally from the Midwest, in 2015 Debra moved to the Low Country. She founded Iyengar Yoga Charleston (www.IyengarYogaCharleston) in 2016 where she welcomes students of all backgrounds and experience levels.

Nov 13

Cindy Dollar All Levels Yoga Workshop

  • Sunrise Yoga

Sunrise Yoga Studio in Clemmons, NC hosts Cindy Dollar for an All Levels Yoga Workshop. Cindy Dollar, One Center Yoga's owner is knowledgeable, approachable, and fun. She creates a safe and respectful environment to guide and encourage students to explore their potential—on and off the mat. 

"As a yoga instructor and practitioner, I'm happy to see students coming to class to explore asana. Yet, yoga is much more than exercise: the deeper benefits arise when students bring those qualities of humility, focus, flexibility, and right effort off of the mat into the rest of their lives. In the meantime, the body becomes stronger, more flexible, and more balanced."
For more information visit Sunrise Yoga or email the studio with any questions.
Oct 30

Rebecca Lerner Workshop

  • Iyengar Center of Yoga Raleigh

Workshop with Rebecca Lerner
(October 28–30, 2016)
All Levels Weekend Workshop with Rebecca Lerner
Iyengar Yoga Center of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
(919) 609-2456
Email: Graham Williams at graham@iyengarRaleigh.com

Oct 23

John Schumacher Teacher Training: Coping with Common Problems


We will take a look at some of the most common problems you will encounter in teaching a general yoga class and learn a variety of methods for dealing with them. There will be optional early morning practices and afternoon practice teaching. To register or for more info contact www.unitywoods.com or call (301) 656-8992.

Oct 23

Bobby Clennell General Workshop & Teacher Training

  • Community Yoga

Workshop & Training with Bobby Clennell
(October 21-23)
Workshop Description: General Workshop and Teacher Training session with Bobby Clennell. More information posted on the website for theme and times. Early Bird Discount if registered and paid prior to September 21.
Community Yoga, Amelia Island, FL
(904) 613-6345
Email: iyengarlisa@gmail.com