Mary Reilly Workshops and Teacher Training

October 2 – 4, 2020

Yoga Workshops October 2 & 3

Friday, October 2 @ 5 – 8 pm — Nerve Tonic — $75
Asanas and pranayama promote involution, increasing our sensitivity to body, mind, and breath. In turn physically, mentally and meditatively our bodies layers are given access to health. Profoundly quieting, this class turns to our one pointed mind and cultivates self awareness.

Saturday, October 3 @ 9 – 11:30 am — Mining for Light — $65 Standing poses create a base of stability and mobility for exploring the many facets of backbends. Practice to inspire courage, alleviate depression, and elevate the consciousness of mind and spine!

Saturday, October 3 @ 2:30 – 5 pm — Search for Balance — $65 Creating vitality and stability in standing and forward bend asanas. Experience the earth, activate energies through Apana vayu, become more grounded.

Where: Yoga Tree of Evanston 607 Lake Street (enter north side Chicago ave courtyard 2nd floor) Room 205

Cost for ALL 3 Classes $185 ($170 for IYAMW Members)

Yoga Tree recommends preregistration and prepayment for all workshops

Checks are no longer made out to Lake St Church – they are made out to Yoga Circle – NOT Yoga Tree – give to your instructor or mail to: Lake Street Church YOGA, 607 Lake Street Evanston, IL 60201

Registered unless notified. Refunds minus $30 processing fee – no refunds after March 10.

Please include attendance details with payment:
Friday PM _______ Sat AM ______ Sat PM _______


Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training 2020 With Senior Teacher Mary Reilly

IYNAUS Teacher Ed for Intermediate & Introductory

Yoga Tree is committed to providing quality instruction by the very best in the Midwest. We are delighted to announce Mary’s sixth Yoga Teacher Trainings in Chicago and Evanston IL.

Intermediate Teacher Training

– All CIYT’s welcome – Bring Yoga in Action Intermediate Course by Geeta Iyengar and Light on the Yoga Sutras by BKS Iyengar.

When: Friday, October 2 @ 9 am – 2 pm Where: Yoga Tree of Evanston Room 205 in Lake Street Church 607 Lake Street Evanston, IL

Friday’s focus will be preparation of skills
1. Refinements and aspects of integration based on observation
2. Development in adept linking and integration to evoke meditative focus in the classroom Introductory CIYT teachers are welcome to attend and may find this training helpful, informative and inspiring.

Introductory Teacher Training

Students of three years of Iyengar Yoga welcome

When: Sunday, October 4 @ 8:30 – 2 pm
Where: Logan Square Chicago – details to be announced

Sunday’s training focuses on
1. Teaching asanas from the foundation.
2. Teaching with clarity, and understanding how the actions of the asanas give vitality and stability to practitioners.
3. How to introduce philosophy to beginners in a meaningful way.

This Module is for:
1. Those interested in teaching in the Iyengar Tradition (Certification not required)
2. Introductory Certified Iyengar teachers who want to hone their teaching skills.
3. Iyengar certified teachers preparing for certification.

Bring Preliminary Course Manual and Yoga in Action Intermediate Course by Geeta Iyengar

What is the Cost:
Friday Intermediate Training $135 ($120 if paid by Sept 1)
Sunday Introductory Training $145 ($130 if paid by Sept 1)
Note: Refunds granted minus $30 processing fee til Sept 1. No refunds after Oct 1.

Registration Form/Flyer

Mary Reilly began her studies of Iyengar Yoga in 1978 in Ann Arbor after graduating from the University of Michigan. She was among the early group of practitioners in the Midwest to be certified to teach and was personally granted an Intermediate Senior 2 credential by B.K.S. Iyengar in 2012. Mary has directed North Woods Yoga, the Northern Michigan Studio since 1986, served as Chair of Certification for the IYNAUS from 2009 to 2013, and studies regularly at RIMYI in Pune India, most recently in November of 2018. Mary’s enthusiasm, clarity and precision shine through her teaching; she aims to help students overcome obstacles to achieve their full potential.

The Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States — IYNAUS — disseminates the teachings of BKS. Iyengar and his family ( the official website. It is your source for news and information about the Iyengar Yoga method, whether you’re a newcomer, an established student or a teacher. IYNAUS membership is open to all, Join today and support our work to disseminate and promote Iyengar Yoga.