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Deep Study Saturday

  • Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids 327 Division Avenue South Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 United States (map)

Deep Study Saturday with Jennifer Beaumont

 Jennifer Beaumont, an Intermediate Jr. III Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, has studied and practiced yoga in the Iyengar lineage for two decades, beginning in her teen years.  Jennifer’s teacher, Manouso Manos, is a devoted student of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, who granted him the highest level Iyengar teaching certificate in the world.   Jennifer studied with the Iyengar family and was blessed by practicing near B.K.S. Iyengar for two months at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India.  She experiences the practice of yoga in the tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar as a creative art that deeply transforms the practitioner. Her teaching inspires students to overcome obstacles through the insights gained in consistent study and realized through the power of practice.   Jennifer Beaumont currently serves the West Michigan community as the director of Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids,  www.iycgr.com , and as a mentoring teacher in the Iyengar system of teaching certification.  

Jennifer Beaumont, an Intermediate Jr. III Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, has studied and practiced yoga in the Iyengar lineage for two decades, beginning in her teen years.  Jennifer’s teacher, Manouso Manos, is a devoted student of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar, who granted him the highest level Iyengar teaching certificate in the world. 

Jennifer studied with the Iyengar family and was blessed by practicing near B.K.S. Iyengar for two months at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India.

She experiences the practice of yoga in the tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar as a creative art that deeply transforms the practitioner. Her teaching inspires students to overcome obstacles through the insights gained in consistent study and realized through the power of practice. 

Jennifer Beaumont currently serves the West Michigan community as the director of Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids, www.iycgr.com, and as a mentoring teacher in the Iyengar system of teaching certification.  

Asana Workshop:

10:30am - 1:00pm
level: experienced yoga students, $30 in advance / $35 day of

lunch break 1 - 2pm

the art of teaching mentoring group

2pm - 3:15pm

If you wish to help others through the healing power of yoga, you have to put yourself at the service of the art and through experience gain understanding.
— Yogacharya Sri B.K.S. Iyengar

Explore Iyengar teaching methodology in a supportive small group setting. Teacher trainees welcome to observe or assist the early 9am asana class as well. Please bring a copy of the Iyengar Yoga Teacher Certification Manual if you have one (not required)
level: minimum 2 years Iyengar yoga study, Jennifer's permission, space very limited for mentoring, must have prior approval.  $25 in advance / $35 day of

yoga philosophy study 3:30pm - 4:00pm

What is Yoga?  Reading can be from the introduction to Light on Yoga or Light on Life by B.K.S. Iyengar or Light on Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by B.K.S. Iyengar, or the Bhagavad Gita.   Bring a passage to share to answer the questions "What is Yoga?" Or just come and listen.

"You have a right to your actions,
but never to your actions' fruits.
act for the action's sake.
And do not be attached to inaction.

Self possessed, resolute, act
without any thought of results,
open to success or failure.
This equanimity is yoga."

Bhagavad Gita, slokas 2.47-48.

Level: open to all students of yoga, donations optional

pranayama class 4:15 - 5:30pm

Study, Control & Regulation of the Energies of the body, the 4th Limb of Yoga. Helps with quieting and stabilizing the mind & emotions, developing concentration, and understanding about the power and patterns of the breath, the diaphragm, and relaxation of the nerves. 

level: level II & up, 6 months Iyengar yoga study minimum, $15 in advance / $20 day of

Full Day, Registration & Payment in Advance: $70 / $85 day of

Asana & Pranayama Registration & Payment in Advance: $45 / $55 day of

 

 

Earlier Event: October 14
"Balance & Equanimity" Deep Study Saturday
Later Event: December 16
the Art of Relaxation in Asana