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Ruth Willetts

Iyengar Yoga School Ku-Ring-Gai

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Iyengar Yoga emphasises precision and alignment in the postures (asanas) to develop concentration and create awareness between mind and body.

Iyengar Yoga School Ku-Ring-Gai

Servicing area

Lindfield, Roseville, Chatswood and Willoughby, New South Wales

Focus areas

Flexibility Coordination Posture Relaxation Stress management Well-being



All classes are now in Lindfield at 15 Treatts Road (entry driveway just west of train line)

Monday 10:00 - 11:30am
Monday 7:30 - 9.00pm
Wednesday 7:30 - 9pm


Thursday 6:45 - 8pm


Bookings Essential

Please call me on 0400 135 537 to confirm your place before attending class.


10 week term - $220 (missed classes may be made up within the term)
5 classes within term - $115

Casual Class - $25
Concession/additional classes within the same week - $20

Who are your teachers?

Iyengar Yoga teachers are professionals, rigorously trained and assessed in accordance with international standards. Training takes several years and once qualified, teachers must have ongoing education to remain accredited.

Ruth Willetts
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Ruth has been teaching yoga for over 35 years and has been certified to teach Iyengar Yoga since 1982. She has studied with Mr. Iyengar and his family in India and elsewhere on numerous occasions and is a qualified teacher trainer and assessor.

Franziska Thiele
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Franziska has been practicing Iyengar Yoga for over 10 years and also teaches elswhere on the North Shore.

Penny Morse
Penny Morse has been practicing Iyengar Yoga for over 25 years and has been teaching at the school for many years.


What is Iyengar Yoga?

Iyengar Yoga was developed by Yogacharya BKS Iyengar and is based in classical yoga tradition. A lifelong devoted practitioner, Mr Iyengar, is considered to be the world’s foremost exponent of this ancient art, science and philosophy.

How is Iyengar Yoga different from many other styles of Yoga?

  • In Iyengar Yoga classes the strong emphasis on precision and alignment in the postures enables correct positioning of the skeletal and organic body and the proper functioning of the breath.

  • Iyengar Yoga is methodical and systematic both in the introduction of new postures and in the sequencing of postures within the class.

  • Iyengar Yoga offers a balance of dynamic and strengthening postures, passive and restorative ones, breathing and relaxation.

  • In Iyengar Yoga classes the postures are sometimes held for longer periods to improve awareness and increase stamina.

  • In Iyengar Yoga classes teachers not only demonstrate the poses but also correct the students verbally and at times physically

  • In Iyengar Yoga classes the use of props enables stiff, injured, or older students
    to do postures which would otherwise be difficult or impossible

  • In Iyengar Yoga classes many individual physical problems and injuries are catered for within the class. Everyone does not necessarily do all the same postures.

Who can practise Iyengar Yoga?

You can practice Iyengar Yoga at any age, and do not have to be fit or flexible before you start.
Yoga postures can be modified to suit your needs, regardless of most physical restrictions and/or health problems.

What are some of the benefits of Iyengar Yoga?

If practised regularly, you can

  • increase your flexibility, agility and coordination
  • tone, firm and strengthen your muscles
  • improve your posture
  • increase your stamina and endurance
  • balance the functioning of your organs and glands
  • relieve your back, neck, and other health problems
  • enhance your performance in sport and other physical activities
  • improve your concentration and mental clarity
  • reduce stress and learn relaxation
  • create a feeling of confidence and wellbeing?

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