ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.
BKS Iyengar

INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

Firstly it’s a style that is safe for everyone to practice, regardless of state of health or age.

Its teachers are all rigorously trained for at least three years before certification. Thereafter their accreditation can only be maintained by continuing practice and training.

Besides being an art and a philosophy, Iyengar Yoga is also a science – well proven for its therapeutic value in relieving a wide array of medical conditions.

It promotes the health and vibrancy of the whole human system – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

Iyengar Yoga

Firstly it’s a style that is safe for everyone to practice, regardless of state of health or age.

Its teachers are all rigorously trained for at least three years before certification. Thereafter their accreditation can only be maintained by continuing practice and training.

Besides being an art and a philosophy, Iyengar Yoga is also a science – well proven for its therapeutic value in relieving a wide array of medical conditions.

It promotes the health and vibrancy of the whole human system – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.

GOVERNANCE OF THE INSTITUTE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

The Institute is administered by a National Committee consisting of representatives from each of six regions in Southern Africa. Also governed by the National Committee is the Assessment Committee. The Assessment Committee is responsible for the training of our teachers to internationally recognised standards and for the ongoing training of existing teachers.

For contact details visit Find a Teacher on this website

National Committee
 
ChairpersonIna Gerber
Vice ChairMarianne Wiid
SecretaryGerda Genis
TreasurerStratford Canning
Assessment Committee Carla Rech: Chairperson
Jane Treffry-Goatley: Registrar
Regional Representatives
Eswatini Mo Marshak
Gauteng, Free State & Northern Cape Steve Wilder
Kwa-Zulu Natal Sonya Jardine
Western, Eastern & Southern Cape Marianne Wiid
Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Jenny Geddes
Zimbabwe: Harare Gail Dixon
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