In a series of three workshops this fall, Michael will share insights and inspiration from a month spent studying at the Ramanani Iyengar Institute in Pune, India. RIMYI was founded by B.K.S. Iyengar and is currently directed by Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar, his children. The September workshop will focus on standing poses and inversions. All the workshops will also explore the relationships between an asana practice and the other limbs of yoga, as well as the therapeutic aspects of the practice.
Michael Lucey is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher at the Senior Intermediate 1 level. He stumbled into an Iyengar yoga class in England in 1982, while he was a student at Oxford University. From his very first class has been fascinated by the many ways yoga can transform your relation to your body, mind, and breath. Michael completed the Advanced Studies Program at The Yoga Room in 1993. He continues his own training with a number of senior teachers across the country. He also studies regularly in Pune with the Iyengar family, his recent trip being his tenth. Michael served as President of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States from 2014-2017. He is also a professor of Comparative Literature and French at the University of California, Berkeley.
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