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About the teachers

 

This is the Iyengar Yoga certification mark. Only fully qualified and insured Iyengar Yoga teachers who maintain their teaching practice at the highest level can display this logo and teach Iyengar Yoga. Trademark used with the permission of Mr Iyengar.

Each of our teachers have been qualified for over twenty years and are very experienced; they are all insured members of the UK Iyengar Teachers Association and also have membership of either one of the Scottish Institutes for Iyengar Yoga. 

 

 

Fiona Sarjeant
Fiona Sarjeant
Fiona began her practice of Iyengar Yoga in 1985 attending classes in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Inverness. She holds both the Introductory level (1995) and Junior Intermediate level 3 (2003) teaching certificates of the UK Iyengar Teachers Association (IYA UK). She was fortunate enough to study with the Iyengar family in Pune, India in 2005 and regularly attends workshops with senior teachers. She has a particular interest in the benefits of yoga for pregnancy and also the therapeutic role it can play for a variety of health conditions.
Donna Youngson
Donna Youngson
Donna started Iyengar yoga in 1987, studying under the guidance of Ailsa Peck in Inverness and the Edinburgh Iyengar Yoga Centre.  Donna gained her Introductory Level Certificate in 1995 and has been teaching ever since. She has studied over the years with many Iyengar teachers but in July 2005 spent one month in Pune, India studying at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Institute which was a life changing experience. Her passion for yoga compliments her work as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist by enhancing an understanding of the mind and body connection.
Fiona Garner
Fiona Garner
Fiona qualified as an Introductory Level teacher in 1995 having undertaken training with Anke van Beveren in Aberdeen and the Edinburgh Iyengar Yoga Centre. She ran classes in Orkney prior to moving to Inverness a few years ago.
The teachers above are based in and around Inverness.  For Iyengar teachers elsewhere in the Highlands please go to the classes page.