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About Lewes Yoga

Classes with Sallie

I am an Iyengar Yoga practitioner and teacher living and teaching in Lewes. This site will help you to find a yoga class that is right for you. It will provide you with information about local Iyengar yoga classes.

I hold a senior teaching certificate awarded by Iyengar Yoga (UK). Only qualified teachers may use the registered trade mark of B.K.S. Iyengar. To learn more about Iyengar yoga certification please follow the link to Iyengar Yoga (UK).

I teach daytime and evening classes for different levels, from total beginner to experienced practitioners and teachers. As a senior teacher I am qualified and insured to teach pregnancy and therapy yoga.

More about Sallie Sullivan

I have a strong commitment to the thousand year old school of yoga that BKS Iyengar inherited, reinvented and brought to fruition. My aim is to transmit his teaching and to fire students with enthusiasm for the subject.

I began to ‘do’ yoga in Lewes in 1973, and luckily took classes with Jenny Deadman who inspired me to train in the Iyengar method. I passed the introductory certificate in 1986 and have since added the junior and senior intermediate certificates to my yoga CV.

As well as attending courses in the west with Mr Iyengar, his daughter Geeta and other noted Indian teachers, I have made more than a dozen visits to the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, south India. I completed a three year yoga therapy training in the UK with Stephanie Quirk from RIMYI. I have assisted in the Remedial Yoga classes at RIMYI which entitles me to register as a Yoga Therapist with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. This is an official body recognised by the UK government. I serve on the IY(UK) committee of moderators who oversee yoga teaching assessments.

I studied Sanskrit and yoga philosophy for a year in London with Professor Krishna S Arjunwadkar. Indian philosophy is essentially practical and is to be experienced, not just thought about. The challenge is to bring it into one's practice, and even more to express it while teaching.

Please feel free to contact Sallie by phone or email about Lewes Yoga, her yoga classes or individual therapeutic programmes, also available from Sallie.