Devon Dederich (Jr. Intermediate)
Devon holds a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in geography from the University of New Mexico, and is nationally certified to teach in the Iyengar tradition. Devon began formal practice of Iyengar Yoga in 1978, and since then has studied with senior-level Iyengar teachers both here and abroad, as well as with Mr. Iyengar, his son Prashant and his daughter Geeta in Pune. She has taught since 1980 in New Mexico, Africa, and Texas.
Devon is also a student of Zen, and for the last several years has been studying the historical and practical relationship between Yoga Mind and Buddha Mind. Devon's philosophy in practice and teaching is that steady attention and compassionate action bring understanding and wisdom. In turn, that wisdom brings freedom of body, mind and spirit. She also likes art and craftwork.
Charly is a Certified Anusara Yoga Instructor who has studied with John Friend for the past 14 years. With 20 years of teaching experience, Charly brings a deep understanding of how the physical practice of Yoga can connect to one's heart and have the power to transform lives. Charly also offers Senior Yoga classes, workshops, private and therapeutic sessions. For more information visit his website.
Anne Schultz (Jr. Intermediate)
Anne Schultz is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. She has practiced yoga since 1994 and has taught yoga since 1997.
She currently studies locally with Devon Dederich in Austin. Anne-Marie regularly attends workshops and teacher training sessions with senior instructors in the Iyengar tradition. She studies most closely with Eddy Marks, Mary Obendorfer, Laurie Blakeney and George Purvis. She recently spent a month studying at the Iyengar Institute in Pune, India.
Anne is also a professor of Philosophy at Baylor University in Waco.
Sheryl Abrams (Introductory)
Sheryl Abrams is originally from Austin, but has spent the last 10 years living in the Midwest. She tolerated the cold weather but perhaps the best result from enduring subzero winters were the years she studied with some of the top Iyengar teachers in the U.S. They included Chris Saudek, Lois Steinberg, Kristin Chirhart, Lee Sverkerson, Dean Lerner, Laurie Blakeney and Kathleen Wright. In 2005, Sheryl had the opportunity to study under BKS Iyengar during his Light on Life tour and with Geeta in 2007 during her Las Vegas visit. Sheryl is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor working towards her Junior 1 certification.
Leann Billups (Introductory)
Leanne is a longtime student of Yoga, and now beginning to share her understanding and experience with all.
Melissa Hagen (Introductory)
Melissa is an Iyengar certified instructor at the Introductory level. She is also a musician.
Samantha has long experience practicing and teaching massage therapy and has long practiced yoga. She is also a musician.