Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar
December 14 1918 – August 20 2014
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The 7am Level 1 Labor Day Class with Shiv will be held. All other classes are cancelled for Labor Day and will resume as usual afterwards.
We are Pittsburgh’s only officially certified Iyengar Yoga studio. All of our teachers have extensive training in the Iyengar method, and each continues to improve her practice and her teaching skills. We work as a team, with a systematic approach, to help our students progress through the many practices of yoga regardless of their fitness level, age or limitations.
Our classes run in 12-week sessions with a short break between quarters. You may begin at any time. It is not necessary to start at the beginning of a quarter although, for level 1 classes, it is advisable. Just choose a class from the schedule page and either pre-register online or pay at class time. No need to call ahead. Just show up a few minutes early to fill out our New Student Registration form.View our Class Schedule & Register
Courtney Sage is a myomassologist and licensed massage therapist. She completed her education in massage therapy at Irene’s Institute for Myomassology in Southfield, Michigan. Her concentration involves relaxation massage, deep tissue work, and hot stone massage. Being a myomassologist, she integrates many different modalities, such as trigger point therapy, myofascial release, aromatherapy, and reiki, which […]
Director Sara Azarius Eichmiller is Western Pennsylvania’s most experienced teacher of Iyengar Yoga. She has been teaching yoga as her sole occupation for 19 years and developed Pittsburgh’s Iyengar studio to cultivate a community of teachers and students dedicated to this approach to yoga. Sara’s credits include Yoga Coordinator at the River’s Club fitness facility, […]
Christina Sible has been studying and teaching Iyengar method yoga for 12 years. She is a Certified Intermediate Junior 1 Iyengar teacher. Her primary teachers include Sara Azarius, Lois Steinberg, Dean Learner, and Manouso Manos. She has also studied with Geeta Iyengar and a number of senior Iyengar teachers at the 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2013 […]
Stephanie Rago began her study of yoga over 20 years ago and has been teaching full-time for 10 years at a number of Pittsburgh facilities including Yoga On Centre, The Rivers Club, CMU and Duquesne University. She knew from the start that yoga would be a lifetime practice for her. Stephanie is a Certified Iyengar […]
Diane Lassman turned seriously to yoga nine years ago after suffering with chronic low back pain for years. As her back pain disappeared her commitment to yoga deepened. Diane brings her talents as a former educator and nurse to her teaching. She has been sharing her warm and generous spirit with her students at Yoga On […]
Kit began practicing yoga ten years ago and allowed herself to experiment with several styles and teachers before settling into the Iyengar method. She has been a focused and determined student at Yoga On Centre since 2005. She successfully completed her first Intro 1 Iyengar teaching assessment and continues her dedicated studies toward completing her second […]
Margie began her practice of yoga nine years ago while working as a criminal defense attorney. As a dedicated student of meditation, she was drawn to ashtanga and “power yoga” practices for their meditative dimensions and athletic movement. When she left the legal profession nearly five years ago, Margie pursued yoga at a deeper level. She […]
Michelle brings great joy to her practice. She began yoga in 2001 and completed a 400 hour, year long, training with Sara Azarius. Michelle is an advanced iRest Yoga Nidra teacher and has also completed training with “Warriors at Ease: Bringing the power of mind-body healing with yoga to military communities”. She has also attained […]
Nadya Krol has over 10 years experience in yoga. She has MA in Art History and started her yoga learning path while working as an art history teacher. As such, she understands many learning challenges her yoga students may experience. Nadya joined Sara Azarius’ studio when she retired and moved to US. She soon found […]