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Linda Bostrom   (408) 910-6525   linda.iyoga@gmail.com
has been a student of Iyengar yoga since 1979 and has been teaching since 1985. She has studied in India with the Iyengars and received her Iyengar certification in 1988. She is co-director of Iyengar Yoga South Bay.

Laurel Thomas Laulkar   (760) 613-6842  
turned to Yoga in 1995 seeking an alternative to surgery for her scoliosis. That success led her to Pune, India to train directly with B.K.S. Iyengar, and his daughter Geeta, for an intensive five-year study. Laurel is certified a Junior Intermediate II, by B.K.S. Iyengar since 2009. She has co-authored a forth-coming book, The Art of Alignment: An Iyengar Yoga Guide to Home Practice for Scoliosis, with Rita Lewis-Manos. Laurel is privileged to call Gloria Goldberg her mentor and continues to study with the Iyengars. She shares her joy of physical freedom, and infectious humor in her classes at Iyengar Yoga South Bay.

Liz Marple   (408) 921-2484   eamarple@yahoo.com
first studied Iyengar Yoga between 1976-1980. After a break of many years, she came to Iyengar Yoga South Bay in 1995, studying primarily with Linda Bostrom. She has been teaching yoga since 2000. Liz is a certified Iyengar teacher.

Rupa Narayanan   (408) 915-7921   yogarupa12@gmail.com
has been a student of Iyengar Yoga since the late 90's and started teaching in 2005. She was a student at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of Los Angeles from 1998 to 2012 (when she moved to the Bay Area). She is a graduate of their Teacher Training Program and was Introductory II certified in 2010. She attended the Iyengar Yoga National Conventions in 2001 and 2005. She has also served on the Board of the Iyengar Yoga Association of Southern California. She continues her studies with her senior teacher Manouso Manos.

Kim Scott   kims72536@yahoo.com
is a recent graduate of the Teacher Training program at the Iyengar Yoga Institute at San Francisco. She has been studying yoga at Iyengar Yoga South Bay for more than 10 years. She would like to make the benefits of yoga accessible to new students. Kim is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher.

Jito Yumibe   (408) 644-1368   jitoyumibe@sbcglobal.net
has been a practitioner of Iyengar yoga since the mid 70s and became a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher at the Introductory level in 1988. She is currently certified at the Senior level. She has studied numerous times with the Iyengar family since 1984 in India as well as at conventions in the US. She continues her studies in the US with Manouso Manos and is enrolled in the three year Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics course. Through teaching she seeks to share the many benefits she has gained through this lifelong practice and offers her teaching as gratitude for the light that the late BKS Iyengar brought to yoga.

Hands in namaste