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Reflections from India with Michael Lucey and Heather Haxo Phillips
January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday, January 12th
Join Michael Lucey and Heather Haxo Phillips for a talk and Q&A on their recent trip to Pune, India.
Michael and Heather just spent two weeks in India with the Iyengar Family. They will offer highlights from the recent 10 day Asana and Pranayama intensive and the Celebrations on 100 Years Centenary honoring BKS Iyengar. Pune India is home of the Iyengar Yoga Institute (RIMYI), our mother ship. Come hear about what is happening with Iyengar Yoga in India and around the world. Bring your questions too!
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About the speakers
Heather Haxo Phillips is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor at the Junior Intermediate III level, among the highest certified Iyengar teachers in the East Bay. She is Director of Adeline Yoga and has been teaching for nearly 15 years. Her additional certifications include: Certified Yoga Therapist (c-IAYT), Relax and Renew restorative yoga teacher and Yoga Alliance E-500 level instructor. She has specialized yoga therapy training which includes scoliosis, musculoskeletal injuries and pain management. One of her specialties is women’s health including pregnancy and menstruation. In addition to the being the director and lead instructor of the Adeline Sadhana Studies program, Heather assists senior teacher Carolyn Belko in her teacher education program in San Diego. Heather deepens her own practice by studying regularly with senior teachers including Carolyn Belko, Lois Steinberg and the Iyengar family in Pune. Heather is past President of the Board of Directors for the Iyengar Yoga Association of Northern California and an active volunteer for the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States. Heather is currently a member of the Yoga Alliance Standards Review Process – Integrity in Yoga Advisory Working Group. She is also Vice-President of the Lorin Merchants Association (LBA).
Michael Lucey is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher at the Senior Intermediate 1 level. He holds the highest level of Iyengar Yoga certification in the East Bay. Michael stumbled into an Iyengar yoga class in England in 1982, while he was a student at Oxford University. From his very first class he has been fascinated by the many ways yoga can transform your relation to your body, mind, and breath. He has been fortunate to study with many senior teachers from around the United States and Europe. He has also made 11 trips to Pune, India to study directly with the Iyengar family at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute. His most recent trip was in December 2018. Michael is also a professor of Comparative Literature and French at the University of California, Berkeley, and served as President of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States from 2014-2017. Visit Michael’s blog at assortedpracticalities.blogspot.com .