Iyengar Yoga Classes with Radhika Ponda
At East West Yoga Studio in La Jolla
Take advantage of the only evening Iyengar Yoga group class in La Jolla with certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist Radhika Ponda.
Class size is limited to semi private with only 3-5 students per class, offering more personalized and tailored instruction for each individual student. Great for students who prefer smaller groups, or who want to learn new ways to fine tune and deepen their practice.
Starting date: Wednesday September 5, 2018
Class Type: Iyengar Yoga Level 1
Time: 5:30 – 6:45 pm
Location: East West Yoga Studio, 7460 Girard Avenue, #14, La Jolla
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Fees: drop-in: $30; 4 class pack: $100; class packs have to be used within 60 days of purchase. Preregistration required.
- Introduction to the Iyengar method and the basics of yoga
- A full range of poses will be covered, with emphasis placed on learning the standing poses to help create a strong foundation for the rest of your practice
- Deep relaxation and pranayama (yoga breathing exercises) introduced
About Radhika Ponda
Radhika was born and raised in India where yoga was an integral part her of life growing up. Prior to teaching yoga she was a management consultant at one of the top consulting firms in the United States. However, the stresses of the fast paced corporate environment negatively impacted her well being, so she turned to practicing yoga as therapy to help restore herself to optimum health. Grateful for her recovery, Radhika was inspired to find a way to spread the word and bring the benefits of yoga therapeutics to the greater community. Radhika’s vision came true in 2017 when she was able to leave her corporate job for good and found YogaSun, more info at www. yogasun.org.
Radhika has been certified to teach yoga since 2013. She is an experienced teacher who continues to study to help improve her own practice, teaching knowledge and skills. Most recently she has trained with internationally recognized Senior Iyengar Yoga teachers Faeq Biria, Birjoo Metha and Carolyn Belko, along with assisting local Iyengar Yoga teacher Ann West in her healthy back therapy classes at Prana Yoga in La Jolla. Radhika is greatly inspired by yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar and follows his method of teaching yoga, which emphasizes correct alignment and use of props to help assist all levels of students achieve the poses.
Radhika is also one of the select Yoga Therapists certified to practice by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). She is currently attending her second yoga teacher training under the tutelage of Senior Iyengar Yoga instructor, Carolyn Belko, at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of Encintas and hopes to become a fully certified Iyengar Yoga instructor in the fall of 2019.
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