is a senior-level Iyengar yoga teacher who leads workshops and teacher trainings throughout the U.S. and abroad. Marla has studied with BKS Iyengar and his family in India for more than 20 years and has been involved with medical research on yoga at UCLA.
Developing a compassionate relationship to your body and mind can greatly enhance emotional resiliency and well-being. Based on Iyengar yoga as taught by B.K.S. Iyengar and the Mindful Self-Compassion program developed by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff, this workshop offers practical skills for increasing self-compassion and positive life habits. Teachers Marla Apt and Beth Sternlieb will share essential tools for learning to treat yourself in a kind, compassionate way whenever you suffer, fail, or feel inadequate.