Laurie Blakeney, director of the Ann Arbor School of Yoga, has an Advanced Level Teaching Certificate granted to her by B.K.S. Iyengar. She began her Iyengar yoga studies in 1971, and has studied annually in Pune India at the Iyengar Institute since 1983.  She has a BA in comparative religions, and a not so long ago career as a piano tuner/technician.  Laurie has served our national Iyengar Yoga community by being on the IYNAUS Board, chair of the Certification Committee, Curriculum co-chair of 4 national conventions among other committee service.  She currently is the Board President of the IYAMW, and served as Conference Chair for From the Heartland Regional Conference in Chicago, Sept. 2011. She brings to her class a uniquely personal and direct style of teaching, challenging students while helping them to enjoy exploring their potential. She loves to include artistic and philosophical considerations while staying true to the precision we know to be a cornerstone of the Iyengar method.  We welcome her once again to Austin for a full weekend of classes.


Friday Feb. 8, 6-8:30pm  All Levels                       $50 /$45 for IYASCUS members
Saturday, Feb. 9, 9:30-noon, All Levels           $50 /$45 for IYASCUS members

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2:30-5:00pm, All Levels           $50 /$45 for IYASCUS members

Sunday, Feb. 10, 9:30-noon, All Levels           $50 /$45 for IYASCUS members

Important Notes

Iyengar teachers and those interested in becoming one would benefit from all classes in the workshop.  Laurie is a long-time teacher trainer and assessor. All members of our regional Iyengar Yoga Association ( receive a 10% discount.

Location and Parking

Clear Spring Studio, 605 A Copeland St., 78704.  Turn onto Copeland St. directly opposite the bleachers for the Austin School for the Deaf on S. First St.  Park only in the interior parking lot in front of the studio proper.  Arrive early and please make an effort to carpool. We expect more students than our lot can handle, so be prepared. 

Information and Enrollment

Contact Devon Dederich or Anne Schultz for more information and enrollment.  For Devon: 

email For Anne:  email, or phone 512.468.2808. Make checks out to Clear Spring Studio. Send 605 A Copeland St., Austin, TX  78704. Credit cards accepted as well (at the studio only).

Laurie with BKS Iyengar

Laurie with BKS Iyengar

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