founder, director & senior teacher at:
YOGA JIVANA; An Iyengar Yoga Institute -
Sue Scott has extensive knowledge of the body gained from her background in classical & modern dance in Australia and Europe that informs her practice at a deep level. Following a spinal injury, Sue returned to Melbourne and was introduced to the healing qualities of Iyengar Yoga. Sue then trained with Peter Scott & began teaching yoga in 1992 at Rathdowne Yoga Room. Sue periodically enjoys travelling interstate & overseas to teach yoga & train yoga teachers, while her main focus is teaching at and running Yoga Jivana here in Melbourne.
To study with her teachers Mr BKS Iyengar (Guruji), his daughter Geeta Iyengar, and granddaughter Abhijata Iyengar, Sue visits the Iyengar Yoga Institute- RIMYI in Pune, India regularly.
Fully qualified directly from BKS Iyengar, Sue is a Senior Intermediate 1 Iyengar Yoga teacher and Teacher Trainer.
Sue’s interest is to promote a deeper understanding of how to support & nurture a holistic and disciplined yoga practice while incorporating the fundamentals of yogic philosophy. Sue’s teaching style, while welcoming & encouraging to all emphasizes a rigorous & challenging approach to the practice of yoga asana & pranayama. Sue is known for her clarity in teaching the intricacies of yoga practice and teaching.