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Yoga for Women’s Health with Cynthia Bates

May 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“Yoga frees one from life’s sorrows and from the diseases and fluctuations of the mind. It gives serenity and composure, an inward unity amidst the diverse struggles of life. It is the art of knowing oneself and knowing the eternal truth.”

– Geeta Iyengar, Yoga: A Gem for Women

A woman’s life goes through three distinct transformations in not just her body but her identity and self. The first one comes with menstruation, the second with having children and the last with the cessation of menstruation or menopause. When women ignore the needs of their physical and emotional body it can lead to illness and disease. Thanks to the generosity and genius of B.K.S. Iyengar’s daughter, Geeta Iyengar, we have a blueprint for how to use yoga as a practice to live our lives more deeply, more fully as a woman. Join Cynthia for an experiential practice of yoga through the stages of a woman’s life.

This stand-alone workshop is part of the Sadhana Studies program. It is appropriate for the eager student, aspiring yoga teachers and current yoga professionals.



$110 per person



About the Instructor:

Cynthia Bates is a seasoned Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) at the Intermediate Junior II level. Her goal as a teacher of yoga is singular, to inspire transformational experiences that lead to positive life change. For Cynthia, injury, illness and trauma can all be used as a skillful means for spiritual practice. She is a devoted student of Manouso Manos, Victoria Austin, B.K.S. Iyengar and the Iyengar family with whom she had the honor of studying with in India in 2010, 2012 and 2014. She furthers her education by assisting Manouso Manos weekly in public classes and participating in specialized yoga therapeutics training with Manouso Manos and Lois Steinberg.

Read more about Cynthia at


May 20, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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