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7 May, JHB: Geeta Iyengar in South Africa

May 1, 2011

The BKS Institute of South Africa proudly announces the visit to South Africa of Dr. Geeta S Iyengar, the eldest daughter of the founder of the Iyengar system of yoga, Guru Yogacharya.  Geeta is visiting South Africa to conduct a five-day convention in May 2011.

The BKS Iyengar Institute of Southern Africa is delighted to be able to offer yoga practitioners, of all methods of study, an opportunity to learn from an esteemed Yoga teacher Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar, who is visiting our country to conduct an open lecture on the 6 May and five day workshop from the 7-11 May 2011.

The lecture is open to the public and will be held at the Linder Auditorium at the Johannesburg College of Education. The cost to attend is R 100 per person; and registration for this and the rest of the convention is available on the Convention website.

The open day scheduled for the 7 May will consist of Iyengar yoga practice presented by Dr. Geeta Iyengar. She will introduce this system of yoga to the students of yoga at every level of practice. Yoga students who have been practicing yoga for one year, no matter which system, and are interested in furthering their education in yoga are invited to attend. The venue is at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. For those who have studied Iyengar Yoga for some time, the day will provide an entry point for the following four day workshop, held at the Examination Hall, Johannesburg College of Education, Parktown.

Accommodation is available nearby both venues.

About Dr. Geeta Iyengar

Dr. Geeta Iyengar is a Doctor of Ayurveda and an exponent of Yoga in her own right. Together with her father, the world renowned Guru Yogacharya, Sri BKS Iyengar and her brother Prashant S Iyengar, Geeta is a director of the Ramanani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India.

In recent years, Geeta has travelled the world, generously sharing her vast knowledge of Iyengar yoga. Geeta was last in South Africa in 2003 where she conducted a successful workshop. In 2011, we are honoured to have Geeta visit our shores again.

To register visit, where all information relating to this convention is available, including information on qualifications to attend. Or find application forms with regional Iyengar teachers.

Space is limited and students are encouraged to book soon to guarantee a space.

The BKS Iyengar Yoga Institute of South Africa looks forward to welcoming you!


For further information contact:

The Registrar: Jenny Morris Tel: 011 788 5021

Chairperson of the Central Committee: Denise Rundle 011 467 2106

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