B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Centre
Mentorship is the new Teacher Training
Prerequisites: 3 years minimum of continuous and regular -2 to 3 X per week practice of Iyengar yoga with an Iyengar certified teacher.
The Mentorship is an immersion to learn
seriously the asanas, the use of the props, deepen the practice, learn to help and place students, to demonstrate asanas, teach and prepare final assessment.
It involves to attend 2 to 3 classes per week, workshops, intensives, philosophy classes, retreats and national Iyengar yoga conventions.
The Mentorship is demanding and requires time and perseverance: it covers anatomy, physiology, Indian civilization and philosophy, education skills - the art to teach -, and deepened practice. An assessment in front of a jury, constituted by Junior & Senior teachers and validated bythe BIYAB Examination and Assessment Committee, concludes the third year.
The diploma is certified by the RIMYI (Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune-India) and agreed by the BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of Belgium -BIYAB-. The teachers wishing to use the name Iyengar, now registered as a mark or logo, rent annually its use from the BIYAB.