Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver

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Thursday 11/27/2014  9:30-11:00am

Lisa will teach this All Levles class with gratitude for the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar.  All other Thursday classes will be cancelled in observance of the holiday.




Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver offers:

  • Traditional hatha yoga taught in the Iyengar tradition, thanks to the guiding light of BKS Iyengar
  • Ways to use yoga to relieve physical ailments and stress
  • Well trained instructors committed to providing a positive yoga experience, with well honed observation and correction skills to help create an optimal pose, including the use of props to assist learning and advance accurate alignment
  • No Glitz, No Glamor,  It's all about the yoga!!
8:00am - 10:00am Level 2 & Pranayama
A level 2 class ending with Pranayama (breath work).
Gary Reitze
Gary Reitze began practicing Iyengar Yoga in 1986 to rehabilitate from a number of injuries including five shoulder surgeries. Soon he became fascinated with and dedicated to the spiritual path of Yoga and wanted to share his passion with others. He began teaching in 1990 and has taught regularly since. Gary has studied with BKS Iyengar in India on three occasions, and continues his study with senior teachers. He has taken over 600 hours of teacher training, is a master teacher with over 10,000 hours of teaching experience, possesses extensive knowledge of therapeutics, and is an intermediate certified teacher.

Gary’s style of teaching is precise and detailed, incorporating a passion for the physical postures and helping his students reduce pain so they can engage in the activities they love. He is devoted to the spiritual path of yoga and also studies Ayurveda, the ancient system of medicine from India. Gary has a love of nature, climbs peaks in the summer and skis in the winter.

9:00am - 11:00am Level 3
Intermediate poses introduced to complement the firm foundation created through the understanding of the basic poses. Minimum 2 years of Iyengar yoga practice recommended.
Jonathan Dickstein
Jonathan Dickstein recently relocated to Boulder from Philadelphia where he had been practicing yoga since 2003 and teaching since 2006. He has studied extensively in the Iyengar Yoga method under senior teachers Faeq Biria and Patricia Walden. Since 2009, Jonathan has studied Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy under the tutelage of renowned scholar Dr. Ram Karan Sharma. He was certified at the Intro II level in October 2012.

Jonathan is dedicated to honoring the Yoga tradition as taught by Sage Patanjali and BKS Iyengar. Indebted to this lineage for his own physical, intellectual, and spiritual development, Jonathan strives to transmit these sacred teachings as clearly and joyfully as possible.

10:15am - 11:45am Level 1
For continuing beginning students. Provides the foundation for the study of Iyengar Yoga.
Emma Addison
Emma Addison has been practicing yoga and therapeutic massage with a variety of techniques for over 40 years. She began the practice/study of Ashtanga yoga (Patanjalli's yoga) with theTranscendental Meditation
technique/Maharishi Mash Yoga in '72  which led her to Iyengar Yoga in '82. She have been to India
6 times to study and celebrate with the Iyengar family.  She practices and studies Ayurved in the Shaka Vanisya tradition with Vaidya RK Mishra
and had a complete healing of her internal health under his tutelage. At present, Emma offers an overall healing session that includes gentle to medium massage pressure and marma point therapy and teaches a varitey of asana classes.
12:00pm - 1:30pm Basics Sunday November 2 - December 7, 2014
For students new to yoga. Six week series of introductory classes. Please call 720-570-9642 to register.
4:30pm - 5:45pm FREE Community Class
FREE All Levels Class taught by rotating teachers at IYCD. Donations accepted. Proceeds will be given to various non-profit organizations.

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"This art can be practiced by young or old, weak or strong, firm or infirm, irrespective of gender and under any climatic conditions. However, the practice must be done according to the requirements of the individual, the circumstances and temperament."
-- BKS Iyengar