Gerda is an experienced Iyengar Yoga teacher from a family of yoga teachers. She was immersed in the yoga world from an early age, beginning her journey at age 5, and attending her first class when she was 10 years old. She has studied at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Institute in India, attending classes with BKS Iyengar, Prashant Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar, Abhijata Iyengar, and other renowned teachers. She continues to train and attend regular classes and workshops with senior teachers.
Gerda has been teaching for more than 12 years & holds an intermediate junior level 2 certificate. She caught COVID-19 in March 2020 and has had long-COVID for 2 years (now recovering). She initiated setting up a long-COVID Iyengar Yoga study looking at the benefits of restorative yoga and how it can be helpful for long-COVID sufferers.
Gerda's classes are fun & enjoyable, and she prides herself on giving her students individual attention. Iyengar yoga is for anyone and everyone. It’s the world’s most widely practised form of yoga. throughout your practice. You can expect these sessions to include technique and sequencing, progressing safely and methodically through a series of yoga postures. Gerda will provide clear demonstration and explanation, individual correction and verbal adjustments when necessary.
Gerda has been really popular in recent years and will be teaching Thursday from 6.30-7.30pm and also a class for kids age 7 + on Saturday 2.30pm-3.30pm.