Sharon Carter, Intermediate Junior 1 certified Iyengar teacher, began practicing yoga in 1997 to remedy chronic back and neck pain due to postural misalignment and sports related injuries. After considerable improvement, she realized that the key to health and well being lay in the regular practice of yoga. Since 1999, Sharon devoted countless hours studying with senior teachers to learn the methods of B.K.S. Iyengar and to share this knowledge with the yoga community. She is grateful to her main teachers Lois Steinberg and Chris Saudek as well as Patricia Walden, Manuso Manos, John Schumacher, Laurie Blakeney and Kathleen Wright. Sharon has an M.B.A. In Management, is married and a mom to 3 grown kids.
Sharon Carter instructs the following:
This class is ideal for students new to yoga or new to the Iyengar method, as well as experienced students that want to establish strong, healthy alignment. You will learn basic movement principles so that you can perform standing poses, twists,inversions, light backbends and forward bends with intelligence and ease. If you ever found yourself wondering "what am I supposed to be doing in this pose" this class is for you. You will receive plenty of assistance and correction. This class is actively paced and progressively sequenced.
This class is ideal for students new to yoga or new to the Iyengar method. Learn the fundamental yoga postures that you can practice for many years to come. You will learn basic movement principles so that you can perform standing poses, twists, simple inversions, light backbends and forward bends with intelligence and ease. Iyengar yoga emphasizes detail, precision and alignment to minimize the risk of injury or strain, making the postures accessible to all.