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Laura Baker

Laura A. Baker has been practicing Iyengar Yoga since 2004, and is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) at the Introductory II level. She has traveled twice to Pune, India to study with the Iyengars, and to B.K.S. Iyengar’s birthplace in Bellur, India to study with Manouso Manos. She has studied with CIYTs Marla Apt, Gloria Goldberg, Keri Lee, Koren Paalman, and Nancy Sandercock, as well as senior teacher Manouso Manos in Los Angeles. In addition, she is a Psychology Professor at the University of Southern California (USC), where she is also a member of the residential faculty.  She incorporates Yoga and Mindfulness programs into the USC residence halls, and serves on the Mindful USC Steering Committee.

Follow Laura on Twitter and Instagram: @laurabakerphd 

July 2021

Introduction to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Iyengar Yoga

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

Yoga Philosophy classes - Summer 2021: Introduction to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Iyengar Yoga Course description:  Provides an introduction to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and how to approach their study. Will include an overview of the four padas (chapters), creating a sacred space to study, and suggested commentaries for in-depth study. The eight-limbed path of yoga will be discussed, and how this forms the basis of Iyengar Yoga. The meaning and importance of alignment in yoga, as well as guna theory as…

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