NatarajaSince 1987, Eastern Sun Yoga Studio has provided instruction in classical yoga, adhering to the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. The approach is vigorous and precise and focuses on the balance between strength and flexibility. Practice develops body awareness, balance and concentration, while improving physical and mental well-being.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Early asana class Sat, Feb 7

The asana class on Saturday Feb 7 has been rescheduled. New time:   8:00  – 9:30 am


Teacher Training, Skills and Practice 2015

Five Sundays 9 am – 4:30 pm on the following dates:
Dec. 7, Feb. 15, April 26, June 14

Practice and training for new and experienced teachers for refinement of teaching skills, understanding of poses and personal growth through asana, pranayama, and the yoga sutras. Classes include personal assignments and class discussions.

Contact Lou for more information

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

A Weekend Workshop with Edwin Bryant

Hold the dates on your 2015 calendar for this workshop!

This is an marvelous opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali from the distinguished Rutgers University professor, Edwin Bryant.  Edwin is the most delightful guide to help us explore these amazing texts, and is also a long-time yoga practitioner.

He received his Ph.D. in Indic Languages and Cultures from Colombia University and taught Hinduism at Harvard University for 3 years. This is sure to be a fun and enriching weekend.

Location: Eastern Sun Yoga studio

Full Workshop: $160
or individual classes:
Friday $45
Saturday $90 (both classes), or $45 per class
Sunday    $50

Friday evening, Feb 6, 2015, 6 – 8:30 pm
Saturday, Feb 7, 2015, 10 -12:30, and 3:30 – 6:00 pm
Sunday, Feb 8, 2015, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

To register send a check to Lou Hoyt
154 N. Goodlett St.
Memphis, Tn. 38117
or call 901-767-6093

Learn more about Edwin from his website http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~edbryant/


Insight Meditation Classes with John Greer

Learn Insight Meditation with John Greer

Sundays Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015

4:00 to 6:30 pm
John will teach a 6 week course on Insight Meditation. This is a course designed primarily for those who are just beginning to meditate, but it will be helpful for those with more experience who want to learn more about this form of meditation. During each class there will periods of instruction, as well as meditation practice in group setting.

For more information or to register, email John at jgreer@memphis.edu

Apprenticeship Program

A new Apprenticeship Program for students and teachers interested in teaching Iyengar Yoga will begin in the fall.
This one year training includes:

  • mentoring of a small group of Iyengar students through class attendance
  • observation and assistance in classes
  • practice of verbal and hands on adjustments
  • reading and writing, assignments
  • apprenticeship meetings with Lou
  • attendance of Sunday teacher training classes

Contact Lou for more information.

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