Laurie Blakeney in Grand Rapids, Michigan

September 24, 2017

Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids

Iyengar Yoga Study Day with Advanced Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, Laurie Blakeney.

9:30am - 12pm  Āsana class
(for experienced students, level 2+)  Early Bird (before August 31st) $50 (after, $60)

2pm - 4pm Teacher Training
(for Iyengar yoga teachers & Iyengar yoga students) Early Bird (before August 31st) $50 (after, $60)

Full Day Early Bird (before August 31st) $100 (after, $120)

ONLINE REGISTRATION (or register at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids)

LAURIE BLAKENEY,  (pictured here with Shri B. K. S. Iyengar) has an Advanced Level Teaching Certificate granted to her by B.K.S. Iyengar. She began her Iyengar yoga studies in 1971, and has studied annually in Pune India at the Iyengar Institute since 1983.  She has a BA in comparative religions, and a not so long ago career as a piano tuner/technician.  Laurie has served our national Iyengar Yoga community by being on the IYNAUS Board, chair of the Certification Committee, Curriculum co-chair of 4 national conventions among other committee service.  She was the past the Board President of the IYAMW, and has served as Conference Chair for From the Heartland Regional Conference in Chicago, Sept. 2011, as well as earlier national events.  She brings to her class a uniquely personal and direct style of teaching, challenging students while helping them to enjoy exploring their potential. She loves to include artistic and philosophical considerations while staying true to the precision we know to be a cornerstone of the Iyengar method.

Iyengar Yoga is based on the teachings of Shri B.K.S. Iyengar, the revered Yoga master. Author of the seminal Light on the Yoga, Light on Pranayama, Light on Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Light on Life. B.K.S. lyengar’s religious devotion to the complete subject of yoga popularized yoga throughout the world as thousands now practice and teach his method. Laurie continues her studies annually under the direction of his daughter Dr. Geeta lyengar and his son Prashant Iyengar at the Ramamani lyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India.


Experienced Iyengar yoga students, Level 2 & up, Serious students and IYCT for afternoon teacher training



Registration instructions:

Please register in advance. Early bird pricing valid through August 31, 2017.


Jennifer Beaumont

Posted: Aug 1, 2017