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What makes Iyengar Yoga so wonderful? A chit-chat with Ruchi and Inbal

January 30, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What makes Iyengar Yoga so wonderful?

Join Ruchi Murlidhar and Inbal Meron for a community chit chat

Monday, January 30th from 7:30 – 8:30 pm pst on zoom

People who practice Iyengar Yoga love it so much?  But why?  What are the hallmarks of Iyengar Yoga and why would anyone want to practice it?


Join us to learn more about Iyengar Yoga?  Got a question for the teachers?  Just want to hang out?  Our monthly community chit-chats are a time to get together less formally.

The yoga tradition offers us so much wisdom.  Even within Iyengar Yoga there is a universe of interesting topics to discuss.  Over a brief-one hour session we will take a deeper dive into one specific topic that we love.


Our monthly community chit-chats are a time to get together less formally.  For many years, we would gather at the Iyengar Institute in Pune to chit-chat with Geeta Iyengar, Sunita Iyengar and now Abhijata and other RIMYI teachers.  We treasure these times together and look forward to bringing this tradition to Adeline Yoga.  Its a fun time to engage in stimulating conversation around important topics that relate to Vedic tradition and Iyengar Yoga practice specifically.

The purpose of our monthly gathers are to:

  • Excite and inspire aspiring and current yoga students everywhere
  • Give students access to our outstanding faculty, allowing them to get to know their teachers in new ways
  • Expose students to facets of Iyengar Yoga that they might know know about
  • Give teachers an opportunity to talk about topics they love

Throughout 2023, we will host a monthly chit-chat on the last Monday of the month, 7:30 pm pst on zoom.  The format will vary between a presentation, Q&A and group discussion. Breakout groups and other creative uses of zoom may happen!

Coming up:

  • February – The Breath Part 1: How is it that we actually breathe?
  • March – The Breath Part 2: What is the connection between breath and prana? What is pranayama and how does it work
  • April – How the Yoga Sutras can help you




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About your group facilitators for January:

Inbal Meron (she/her) has been teaching yoga since 2011. She believes that yoga truly is for everyone and loves a simple and deep practice. Her mission is to make these practices accessible and enjoyable to all. Inbal has over 500 hours of training in Israel and in SF. She is a graduate of the Sadhana Studies program and preparing to become an Iyengar Yoga Teacher.

In addition to teaching yoga and managing Adeline Yoga, Inbal is a professional tarot reader and a certified Reiki master.




Ruchi Murlidhar Iyengar Yoga Teacher

Ruchi Murlidhar (she/her) is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and a certified Yoga Therapist (c-IAYT).  She is graduate of the Advanced Studies/Teacher Training program of the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco. Ruchi began learning yoga in elementary school in India and tried various forms of yoga before focusing on Iyengar Yoga. She studies regularly with her mentor Elise Miller along with other senior teachers Lois Steinberg, Jito Yumibe and Victoria Austin who is also her pranayama teacher. She has also been fortunate to study in India at RIMYI with Geeta Iyengar. Ruchi completed the Yoga Vidya program with Heather Haxo Phillips and has a regular chanting practice. She is often found experimenting in the kitchen and enjoys California sunshine while hiking/biking with her two boys. She loves to volunteer at her kids school and in her community. Her vibrant personality and sense of humor make her classes playful and accessible for students of all ages.



January 30, 2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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