Resources

Scholarship

Garden of Yoga is overjoyed to announce the start of a scholarship fund! If you are a regular Garden of Yoga student, in need of temporary financial assistance, consider applying for a scholarship. Assistance is available for group class cards and workshops.

This fund is made possible through generous donations from our Yoga Community. Please consider a contribution. Any amount helps.

Scholarship information and application form.

Studio Rental

Contact Kathleen Wright to rent our space for workshops and classes.

Teachers

BKS Iyengar – yoga master, teacher, author and inspiration for our practice of yoga asana and pranayama

Ramanand Patel – has trained many of the Senior Iyengar teachers in the United States and abroad. He is a master practitioner and teacher of yoga. Kathleen is proud to be his student since 1982.

Janet MacLeod – senior Iyengar Yoga teacher from San Francisco, California; a member of the Bhavana Institute teaching faculty.  Janet visits Garden of Yoga twice a year to lead weekend workshops.

Lois Steinberg – the senior certified Iyengar Yoga teacher in our region (Midwest).  She maintains the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Institute of Champaign-Urbana in Urbana, Illinois. Lois offers various workshops at her facility during the year, notably a week-long summer intensive the first week of August.

Namaste Yoga Center  – Kathleen Wright has partnered with Namaste Yoga at Trailhead Healing Arts Center in Springfield, Illinois to provide Advanced Yoga Studies and Teacher Training.

Organizations

Bhavana Institute for Yoga and Ayurveda – our education affiliate that coordinates our advanced studies program.

Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS) – the national umbrella organization in the United States that supports Iyengar Yoga and the national teacher certification process.

Iyengar Yoga Assocation of the Midwest (IYAMW) – the regional association of IYNAUS.  The Association sponsors an annual fall retreat featuring senior teachers from the Midwest region.  An opportunity to meet fellow Iyengar yogis from throughout the area.

Arsha Vidya Gurukulum (AVG), Saylorsburg, PA – Arsha Vidya means ‘knowledge of the rishis, the ancient sages to whom the earliest sacred Hindu texts were revealed through states of higher conciousness.  AVG is a center in eastern Pennsylvania dedicated to the teaching of Vedanta (Indian philosophy), Sanskrit, and Yoga.  It was founded in 1986 by Pujya Swami Dayananda.

The Meditation Center; Minneapolis, MN – The center offers training in Raja Yoga, an integrated, scientific, experiential approach to improving a person’s ability to skillfully use mind and body in everyday life. The Meditation Center serves as a resource of the Himalayan Tradition, which was established in the West by H.H. Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas.