Welcome to IYANE

The Iyengar Yoga Association of New England (IYANE) is a non-profit educational and charitable corporation incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts whose purpose is to disseminate and promote the art, science, and philosophy of Yoga according to the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar throughout the six state region of New England in the United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2013

  • President: Jarvis Chen
  • Vice-President: Patricia Walden
  • Treasurer: Karen Bump
  • Clerk/Secretary: Mary Wixted
  • Membership Chair: Kathleen Swanson

COMMITTEES

Community Service

  • Mary Wixted, Chair

Events

  • Kathleen Swanson, Chair

Finance/Scholarships

  • Karen Bump, Chair

Newsletter

  • Greg Anton, Chair
  • Robyn Katz, Newsletter Designer
  • Eliza Childs, Copy Editor

Website

  • Diana Shannon, Chair
  • Janice Vien

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is open to any person willing to study, teach, disseminate and promote the art, science, and philosophy of Yoga according to the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. Membership is not restricted only to those residing in the six New England states.

DUES

  • $60 for calendar year, January 1 to December 31.
  • $30 goes to IYNAUS for membership in national association.

BENEFITS

  • Membership in IYANE also includes membership in the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS).
  • Newsletter: receive both IYNAUS and IYANE newsletters
  • Discounts for IYANE sponsored events, workshops, classes, etc.
  • Create and foster a sense of community amongst the practitioners and teachers of Iyengar Yoga in New England

HOW TO JOIN

  • To join IYANE, download the Membership Application Form.
  • Mail the completed form along with your check to: IYANE, c/o Kathleen Swanson, 2 Foster Center Road, Foster, RI 02825
  • You can choose to pay securely online via PayPal by selecting a membership option and clicking the “Pay Now” button below.

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FIND A TEACHER

Looking for a yoga teacher in New England? A full listing can be found here.

IYANE Scholarship Program

Information and the application for a $1,000 scholarship for study at RIMYI in Pune, India, is now available online. Completed applications for study in 2014 must be received by October 1, 2013.

IYANE Newsletter

Latest Issue of the IYANE newsletter is available.

The IYANE newsletter will no longer appear in its entirety on the Web site. In order to receive the printed copy in the mail you must be a member. Here are a few pages of the most recent edition.

Teachings from the Source

IYANE Co-Sponsored Event:

IYANE is pleased to welcome back Roger Cole to Cambridge for this intensive Anatomy and Physiology Weekend! Roger Cole, PhD is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and accomplished scientist with specialities in the science of relaxation, sleep, and circadian rhythms. A frequent contributor to Yoga Journal’s Anatomy Column, he teaches workshops on yoga anatomy, yoga physiology, and restorative yoga across the US and abroad.

Weekend Workshop with Roger Cole

  • Friday, June 27, 2014.
  • 1:00 – 4:00 pm : Inversions: Physiology and Practice
  • 5:30 – 8:30 pm : Restorative Yoga Part 1: Physiology & Practice
  • Saturday, June 28, 2014.
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm : The Art of Balance
  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm : Restorative Yoga Part 2: Additional Physiology, Technique & Practice
  • Sunday, June 29, 2014.
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm : Neurophysiology of Yoga Breathing
  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm : Breathing: Anatomy, General Physiology & Practice
  • $350 for full weekend ($330 IYANE members).
  • Individual sessions: $60 ($57 for IYANE members)
  • Workshop meets at Cambridge Masonic Hall, 1950 Massachusetts Avenue, in Porter Square, Cambridge.
  • For more information and to register, please email iyane.workshops@gmail.com or visit yoganow.net

IYANE-Affiliated Events:

Iyengar Yoga Convergence, Portland, ME

Portland Yoga Studio is graciously extending a 10% discount to IYANE members. Five teachers representing five New England States: Kim Peralta (ME), Rebecca Weisman (VT), Janice Vien (NH), Jarvis Chen (MA), Linda DiCarlo (RI). All levels welcome!

  • April 25 – 27, 2014.
  • Friday 5:30 – 7:30pm, Kim Peralta: Becoming Grounded from the Feet and Legs: Standing Poses
  • Saturday 9:00 – 11:30am, Rebecca Weisman: Bringing Stability from the Legs to find Mobility in the Spine: Twists
  • Saturday 3:00 – 5:30pm, Janice Vien: Cultivating Compassion; Chest Openers to Backbending
  • Sunday, 9:30 – 12:00pm, Jarvis Chen: Outer Form, Inner Space: Aligning the Diaphragms
  • Sunday, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Linda DiCarlo: ‘In’dependence in Asana: the breath, adjustments and perseverance as a pathway to Self
  • Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress Street., Portland, ME
  • For more information visit www.portlandyoga.com or call 207-807-3807

MARCH EVENTS

Preparing for the Introductory Syllabus Part 3 of 3 with Janice Vien

  • March 22-23, 2014
  • The Yoga Connection, Grantham, NH
  • For more information, click here www.yogaconnection.us

Intermediate Junior I, II, III Teacher Training with Patricia Walden

  • March 29 – 30, 2014
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information, email info@downunderyoga.com or call 617-244-9642

APRIL EVENTS

Explore Beyond Your Knows Frontiers: Developing Purity and Sensitivity in Asana with Greg Anton

  • Friday, April 11, 2014. 5:30 – 7:30 pm, $50
  • Saturday, April 12, 2014. 9:00am – 12:00pm, $60
  • Sunday, April 13, 2014. 9:00am – 12:00pm, $60
  • Entire workshop: $150
  • Ancient Healing Arts, Lebanon, NH
  • For more info: email Jill or visit ahayoga.com to register

Spring Cleaning: Cleansing Body & Mind through Twists with Peentz Dubble

  • Sunday, April 13, 2014. 12:30 – 3:00pm, $40
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information, email info@downunderyoga.com or call 617-244-9642

Philosophy Discussion with Peentz Dubble

  • Sunday, April 13, 2014. 7:00 pm, FREE
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information, email info@downunderyoga.com or call 617-244-9642

Gather At The River: Advanced Women’s Retreat with Patricia Walden

  • Friday, April 25 – Thursday, May 1, 2014.
  • St. Josephs Abbey, St. Benedict, LA
  • For more information email Sharon@greatwhiteheron.net or call 504-331-0177

Action, Reflection and Surrender in Forward Extension with Peentz Dubble

  • Friday, April 25, 2014. 7:00 – 9:30pm
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information email Sharon@greatwhiteheron.net or call 504-331-0177

MAY EVENTS

A Mother’s Day Workshop with Peentz Dubble

  • Sunday, May 11, 2014. 12:30 – 3:00pm, $40
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information, email info@downunderyoga.com or call 617-244-9642

Philosophy Discussion with Peentz Dubble

  • Sunday, May 11, 2014. 7:00 pm, FREE
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information, email info@downunderyoga.com or call 617-244-9642

A Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Sunday, May 18, 2014. 3:15 – 6:15pm, $45
  • Down Under Yoga, 306 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA
  • For more information, email info@downunderyoga.com or call 617-244-9642

The Flowering of the Back Body with Peentz Dubble

  • Sunday, May 18, 2014. 2:00 – 5:00pm
  • Ancient Healing Arts, Lebanon, NH
  • For more information, email jill@ahayoga.com

A Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Friday, May 30 – Sunday, June 1, 2014.
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • For more information, visit www.yoganow.net.

JUNE EVENTS

A Workshop with Nancy Turnquist

  • Sunday, June 1, 2014.
  • All levels 1:00 – 3:00pm; Master Class 3:30 – 4:30pm
  • Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress Street, Portland, ME
  • For more information visit www.portlandyoga.com or call 207-807-3807

A Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Saturday, June 7 – Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net

A Leaf, A Flower, Fruit, or Water: Practicing With Devotion with Jarvis Chen

  • Sunday, June 8, 2014
  • Mad River Yoga, Moretown, VT
  • 10am – 12:30pm asana class, $50
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm philosophy, restorative & pranayama, $40
  • Cost for both classes: $75
  • For more information: call 802-496-3085, emmail maryflemming@riseup.net or visit madriveryoga.com

A Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Thursday, June 19 – Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
  • Rapolano, Italy
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net

Teachings from India with Peentz Dubble

  • Sunday, June 22, 2014. 1:00 – 4:00 pm, $45 prepay/$55 day of workshop
  • Iyengar Yoga Center of Vermont, 294 N. Winooski Ave, Burlington, VT
  • For more information, email rebecca@iycvt.com or visit www.IYCVT.com

A Workshop with Manouso Manos

JULY EVENTS

The New Joy of Teaching. Integrity & Integration:
How to Teach Iyengar Yoga from the Core of Your Being
with Patricia Walden and Joan White

  • Tuesday, July 8 – Friday, July 11, 2014.
  • St. Mary’s Church, 8 Inman Street in Central Square, Cambridge, MA, $550
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net

Windhorse Yoga Retreat with Peentz Dubble

A Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Sunday, July 20 – Friday, July 25; 2014.
  • Blue Lake Ranch, Hesperus, CO
  • For more information email Kathy@4cornersyoga.com or call 970-259-4794.
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net

Windhorse Yoga Retreat with Peentz Dubble

Windhorse Yoga Retreat with Peentz Dubble

AUGUST EVENTS

A Beginning/Intermediate Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Saturday, August 2, 2014. $125
  • 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Petersham, MA
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net

Windhorse Yoga Retreat with Peentz Dubble

An Intermediate Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Saturday, August 9, 2014. $125
  • 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Petersham, MA
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net

An Intermediate Workshop with Patricia Walden

  • Sunday, August 10, 2014. $125
*10:00am – 6:00pm

Deepen Your Understanding of Asana and Pranayama: An Intermediate Yoga Retreat with Patricia Walden

  • Sunday, August 17 – Friday, August 22, 2014.
  • The Barbara C Harris Center, Greenfield, NH
  • Visit www.carolepetrillo.com/YIGS for various fees and accommodation options.

Three Mile Island Yoga Retreat with Carol Faulkner

  • Monday, August 25 – Friday, August 29, 2014.
  • Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
  • For more information & reservations email carolfaulkner@comcast.net or call 617-492-5246

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Three Mile Island Yoga Retreat with Carol Faulkner

  • Monday, September 1 – Friday September 5, 2014.
  • Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
  • For more information & reservations email carolfaulkner@comcast.net or call 617-492-5246

OCTOBER EVENTS

Backbend Intensive for Advanced Practitioners with Patricia Walden

  • Wednesday, October 8 – Saturday, October 11, 2014.
  • B.K.S Iyengar Yoga Center of Dallas, Dallas TX
  • For more info, visit www.yoganow.net