Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver

Transformative yoga for the whole person


"...I highly recommend Lisa for before you try and get pregnant to prepare your body and during your pregnancy. Lisa is a expert at all things fertility and you will be so glad you joined up for her course and I suspect your future little baby will be very happy to:) ..."

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Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver offers:

  • Traditional hatha yoga taught in the Iyengar tradition, thanks to the guiding light of BKS Iyengar
  • Ways to use yoga to relieve physical ailments and stress
  • Well trained instructors committed to providing a positive yoga experience, with well honed observation and correction skills to help create an optimal pose, including the use of props to assist learning and advance accurate alignment
  • No Glitz, No Glamor,  It's all about the yoga!!



8:00am - 10:00am Level 2 & Pranayama
A level 2 class ending with Pranayama (breath work).
Gary Reitze
Gary Reitze began practicing Iyengar Yoga in 1986 to rehabilitate from a number of injuries including five shoulder surgeries. Soon he became fascinated with and dedicated to the spiritual path of Yoga and wanted to share his passion with others. He began teaching in 1990 and has taught regularly since. Gary has studied with BKS Iyengar in India on three occasions, and continues his study with senior teachers. He has taken over 600 hours of teacher training, is a master teacher with over 10,000 hours of teaching experience, possesses extensive knowledge of therapeutics, and is an intermediate certified teacher.

Gary’s style of teaching is precise and detailed, incorporating a passion for the physical postures and helping his students reduce pain so they can engage in the activities they love. He is devoted to the spiritual path of yoga and also studies Ayurveda, the ancient system of medicine from India. Gary has a love of nature, climbs peaks in the summer and skis in the winter.

9:00am - 11:00am Level 3
Intermediate poses introduced to complement the firm foundation created through the understanding of the basic poses. Minimum 2 years of Iyengar yoga practice recommended.
Angie Woyar
Angie Woyar is an Intermediate Junior I certified Iyengar yoga teacher in Denver, CO. She has been a student of yoga for 17 years and has studied Iyengar Yoga in Denver for 12 years. She studies yearly with Devki Desai, Patricia Walden, Manouso Manos, Dean Lerner. She also finds it important to attend classes taught by her fellow teachers at her current home base, The Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver and in Boulder at Yoga Shala. She took her first trip to Pune, India in 2013 and a second in August of 2016 to deepen her practice and understanding of the Iyengar method from the source.

Angie’s teaching is a combination of compassion, precision, and a light-heartedness intended to make every person interested in deepening there understanding of yoga more attainable. Her intention of every session is to bridge the gap between perfection of asana and also finding contentment with where we are at, helping Yoga practitioners understand there limits and there limitlessness! With the proper use of yoga props, she teaches an age range of 20-93. She not only finds inspiration from her students and her practice, but also her love of music, animals, reading, outdoors, and cooking to be therapeutic as well.

10:15am - 11:45am Level 1
For continuing beginning students. Provides the foundation for the study of Iyengar Yoga.
Emma Addison
Emma Addison has been practicing yoga and therapeutic massage with a variety of techniques for over 40 years. She began the practice/study of Ashtanga yoga (Patanjalli's yoga) with theTranscendental Meditation
technique/Maharishi Mash Yoga in '72  which led her to Iyengar Yoga in '82. She have been to India
6 times to study and celebrate with the Iyengar family.  She practices and studies Ayurved in the Shaka Vanisya tradition with Vaidya RK Mishra
and had a complete healing of her internal health under his tutelage. At present, Emma offers an overall healing session that includes gentle to medium massage pressure and marma point therapy and teaches a varitey of asana classes.
12:00pm - 1:30pm Sunday Basics October 8- November 12, 2017
For those new to Iyengar Yoga. To pre-register for a six class series call us at 720-570-9642. We recommend students complete a basic series to begin Level 1 classes.
Mandy Coates
4:30pm - 5:45pm Community Class
Karma Yoga.  Do something good for yourself and for others.  Donations based class.  Proceeds will be given to various non-profit organizations.
Signe Hartmann
I have always been an active person. I grew up cross country skiing and running. Then in college I rowed for the University of Wisconsin and then for the U.S. Women's Lightweight team. When I came to Colorado I was excited to find the mountains and yoga. Iyengar yoga gave me an opportunity to move inward and become more meditative, reflective and spiritual in my movement. I love teaching Iyengar yoga and helping others learn more about their body and the union between their own body, mind, and spirit.

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"This art can be practiced by young or old, weak or strong, firm or infirm, irrespective of gender and under any climatic conditions. However, the practice must be done according to the requirements of the individual, the circumstances and temperament."
-- BKS Iyengar