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Florence
Mar 9, 2021

Susan Elena is incredibly skilled at planning her sessions with precise intentions; leading us students toward continuous growth in our spiritual and asana practice. Susan Elena's carefully designed sequential instructions and diligent corrective feedback generate positive results in her students. This past Sunday I came to understand Virabhadrasana in a whole new light through the use of straps and Gomukasana arms.   Felt great...

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Devki

Devki Desai began her study of Iyengar Yoga in Mumbai at the age of 19 under the direct guidance of Sri BKS Iyengar. In 1988, marriage brought her to Pune. As a result, she was given the opportunity to further deepen her studies at RIMYI. She is a direct disciple of Guruji, Geetaji and Prashantji.

For the last twenty years, she has been teaching at the mother institute.  Her teaching journey began with women and children at the behest of Guruji. She accompanied Geetaji in 2003 to South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia for national conventions. In 2009, she was blessed to accompany Guruji to Russia. Devki annually travels internationally to teach workshops. She has taught in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Russia, France and Indonesia.

Her students often comment on her ability to beautifully incorporate the philosophy of Patanjali, the precision and discipline of the Iyengar practice with youthful energy. As a Senior teacher at RIMYI, she currently instructs pranayama,  Intermediate level 2 and the Sunday children's classes. In addition, she substitute teaches Advanced-level classes, as well as assists in the therapeutic classes.


Saturday
8:30
 
10:30
AM International Yoga Day Celebration with Devki Desai

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Featured review

Featured review
5 5 5 5 5
Florence
Mar 9, 2021

Susan Elena is incredibly skilled at planning her sessions with precise intentions; leading us students toward continuous growth in our spiritual and asana practice. Susan Elena's carefully designed sequential instructions and diligent corrective feedback generate positive results in her students. This past Sunday I came to understand Virabhadrasana in a whole new light through the use of straps and Gomukasana arms.   Felt great...