Susan has been practicing since 1986 and is a Certified Iyengar Teacher at the Intermediate Junior I level. She has completed more than 1000 hours of Iyengar Continuing Education. Her teachers include Suzie Muchnick & Joan White. Susan studied with Dr. Geeta Iyengar and Mr. Prashant Iyengar at the Ramamani Memorial Institute in Pune, India in June, 2008. Click here to read about her trip. Susan recently participated as an instructor and co-author of a pilot study of Iyengar yoga for Aromatase Inhibitor-associated Joint Pain in Women recovering from breast cancer, conducted at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.
Susan brings a passion and enthusiasm to her teaching that encourages students to develop their skills and enhance their understanding of the benefits of yoga. "Your yoga mat is your laboratory for observing who you are in the moment, without judgment or distraction."
Susan moved to Sarasota from Sonoma County, CA in 2003. She lives with her husband Barry (Aikido practitioner and teacher), 18 year old son Elliot, and a variety of pets. Susan is also a research psychologist and Professor at Walden University.