Iyengar Yoga emphasizes precise, detailed alignment, hands-on guidance, the use of props as aids, and teachers with extensive, on-going training.
Regular practice requires discipline, faith, tenacity, and perseverance.
~ B.K.S. Iyengar
Within our fully equipped studio, students can access an authentic version of Iyengar's systematic and comprehensive approach to hatha yoga. Each student has an opportunity to work at one's own level, progressing gradually as the body allows. Specific needs related to injuries or physical limitations are carefully accommodated. Our internationally certified yoga teachers have extensive on-going training, and offer precise, hands on guidance, and use of props as aids.
Meet our Internationally Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers
Jane has been practicing Iyengar yoga since 2000 when she started in a foundations class at Healing Arts Centre. She continues to train at Yoga Centre Toronto under the guidance of Senior Iyengar yoga teacher Marlene Mawhinney. Jane is Internationally certified at Intermediate Junior 1 level. 'I am fascinated by Iyengar yoga because of the dynamic challenges that keep both my personal practice and my desire to teach fresh and exciting.'
Mieko Nakamura has studied Iyengar yoga since 1979. She is a certified Iyengar instructor with 25 years teaching experience. Currently, she teaches classes at her studio and private lessons throughout Toronto. Mieko continues her training with Senior Iyengar yoga teachers. Touched by the profound and gentle effects of yoga, she has traveled to India, on several occasions, for advanced studies and training with B.K.S. Iyengar, Geeta, and Prashant.
Jacqueline Casey has a background in modern dance and has studied many different types of yoga, including Vini, Ashtanga and Hatha yoga. Since 2008, Jacqui has been an enthusiastic student of Iyengar yoga. In 2013, she began the Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training program at the Yoga Center Toronto with teacher, Marlene Mawhinney. Jacqui has also been in workshops with Zubin Zarthoshtimanesh and Raya Uma Datta. Jacqueline Casey is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher who continues to enrich her practice and teaching skills under the supervision of Marlene Mawhinney.