SMT. ABHIJATA SRIDHAR IYENGAR
SMT. Abhijata Sridhar Iyengar is the grand-daughter of Guruji BKS Iyengar. She started seriously studying yoga from the young age of 16 under the direct guidance of her maternal grandfather, Guruji BKS Iyengar, her aunt, SMT. Geeta S. Iyengar and uncle Shri Prashant Iyengar. She has a Master’s degree in Bioinformatics from University of Pune, and is now a full-time devoted student as well as a Senior Teacher at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI), – the cradle of Iyengar yoga – located in Pune, India.
Abhijata travelled with Guruji to Russia and China. She has accompanied SMT. Geeta S Iyengar to International Yoga Conventions in UK, Australia, Germany and USA and She has also taught independently at yoga conventions in France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, the UK and Israel.
Abhijata has now grown to be an articulate teacher, with great energy and clarity, and remarkably poised. She is commanding without arrogance. Her teachings combine precise asana instructions with straightforward yoga philosophy, and they are peppered with anecdotes of her grandfather.
SPECIAL YOGA SESSION WITH SMT. ABHIJATA SRIDHAR IYENGAR
1 May 16
Cocoon Studio hosted a special yoga session with SMT. Abhijata Sridhar Iyengar. She was passing by Singapore, on her way to the first Iyengar Yoga Convention of Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Although it was at short notice, over 60 students packed our studio for the impromptu event, bringing the Iyengar Yoga community from Singapore and Malaysia together.