• September 2017 @iYoga

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    “The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself.” ~ B.K.S Iyengar

    We hope you have all had a lovely summer. We have a full and busy month ahead of us so read further for details on: 

    ~ Timetable changes

    ~ Intro2Yoga ~  September Start Dates 

    ~ Stretch @ Weekend Workshops

    ~ Therapy Class

    ~ Intermediate teacher training

    ~ Teachers Class

    ~ Melanie in India

    ~  Non-yoga classes & therapies @ iYoga

    ~ Rental opportunities at iYOGA

     

     

    Autumn/Winter Timetable:

    We are putting the final touches to our new Autumn/Winter timetable, and will launch it later in the month.  All changes will be on the website so be sure to check it out.

     

    Intro2Yoga ~ September Start Dates 

    Specially designed for those completely new to yoga or returning after a long break, these introductory terms cover yoga basics to introduce you to the full suite of introductory yoga asana (poses). Sign up for 5 weeks and your card is valid for 8 weeks so if  you miss a week in the course you can validly make it up at the end.

    Email info@iyoga.ie to enroll.

    There may be some space in on-going classes but we recommend you start at term start if at all possible.

    Next course starts on  

     Wed Sept 13th @8pm
    other start dates are:
     Mon Sept 25th @ 6:30

    Stretch @ Weekend Workshops
    We’ve wonderful workshops every Saturday ~ great value yoga with the very best of local & iYOGA teachers ~ the workshops are open to all , so start your w/e off well and join us at iYOGA.
    Saturday Time: 10:30am – 12:30 pm. Cost: €20 (€18 unwaged) ;
    The iYOGA Combi card covers ~ Weekend Workshops.

     Full details and booking available under www.iyoga.ie/workshops.php

    Sat 2nd  September  General level workshop with Janice Dack

    Sat 9th   September Back to basics workshop with Olwen Golden

    Sat 16th September General level workshop with Denise Lundberg

    Sat 30th September General level workshop with Lisa Joyce  

     

     

    Therapy Class @ iYoga

    Our therapy class will resume 0n Tuesday September 19th at 10:30am – 12pm. If you’d like to join in the Autumn please let us know.

    The therapy class is for those who have their doctors consent and recommendation to 
    work with yoga for an on-going medical condition. Based on techniques developed by BKS Iyengar and his daughter in India at their therapy classes, an individual programme will be devised for each student depending on her/his medical history.  Advance booking essential: therapy@iyoga.ie

    Focus on Junior and Senior Intermediate Sylabii with Eileen Cameron Sun Oct 8th

    This day offers a unique view of asana and pranayama work at junior intermediate level. Open to All Iyengar teachers.

    Eileen Cameron holds the Senior Intermediate Level 3 Certificate and has been a student of Iyengar yoga since the mid 90’s (for over 25 years). She qualified as a teacher in 2000,   attained Senior Level 3 in 2014 and as such is one of Irelands most Senior Iyengar Teachers. She has studied with the Iyengar family in Pune four times and with many internationally renowned teachers.  Iyengar Yoga has sustained her throughout this time and she continues to study and practice this wonderful art. Eileen was the driving force behind the establishment of and is a founder member of the Dublin Iyengar Yoga Institute. She also leads the Iyengar Introductory teacher training programme with Margaret Cashman at iYOGA.

     

    Format has slightly changed:

     

    Time : 9:00am – 1:00pm: will be focusing on the Junior Intermediate

    1:30 pm – 4:30pm: will be focusing Senior Intermediate

     

    All welcome to attend both.

    Cost: € 35 / €65 for both

    To register please contact iYOGA :

    Email: info@iyoga.ie                 Phone: 01 882 8858

     

     

    Melanie in India

    This month we will welcome back our roving reporter in India, Mel where she has spent the last month studying with the Iyengar’s in Pune. She has sent us a few words and some photo’s she took at a celebration of Guruji’s 3rd Punyatithi which is the anniversary of his death.

    ” Abijahta presented an Iyengar class with her stories of being taught by Guruji. It was a living testimony of the great visionary man & teacher that he was for her.

    She told the story of her coming to practice after a sleepless night with her first baby & thinking she would practice restful supine poses starting with supta baddha konasana. However when Guruji saw her he straight away had her practise rope backbends & inversions to wake her up.

    Another time when she had graduated from college with high honours she was in ardha chandrasana & he came to her & hitting her back foot he  said you need your brain to be here too ! She gave many other insights that brought his presence to all of us in the room.

    It was a great privilege to be here at the RIMYI with the Iyengar family for this wonderful memorial to Guruji. To see & feel his teachings being passed on through all his students.

    As Prashant has told us “yoga is for life & not away from it” We were all served a delicious Chewda afterwards. The monsoon was very heavy but I felt like singing & dancing in the rain ! “

    abijahta

     

     

    Non-Yoga classes at iYoga

    We are always trying to improve your experience at the studio and one way to do this is by offering a variety of non- yoga classes and therapies/treatments.

    For info on  Classes ….

    Sound Mediation Classes , contact Astrid :: soundmeditation@yahoo.com ;

    Tai Chi , contact Magda :: magdulec@gmail.com ;

    & for Therapies  ….

    Massage , contact Michael :: mkingmassage@gmail.com

    Amatsu , contact Svetlana :: analtevs@gmail.com

    Homeopathy , contact Ursula :: ursulalynch@gmail.com

    + Keep an eye on our website for new classes being added over the next few months, and if you or a friend run a class and would like to join us drop us an email!

     

    Rental opportunities at iYoga

    Did you know, we rent out our studio and therapy room for various events. Full details of our prices can be found at

    http://iyoga.ie/about-us/facilities-2/

     

    So lots to look forward to :)

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