Susan Smith Knoblauch
Susan is a certified Yoga instructor (RYT500) and certified Relax and Renew restorative yoga teacher. She has been practicing yoga since 1995, trained for 22 years in the Iyengar tradition (a form of hatha yoga based on the primacy of physical alignment of the body in the poses using props (blankets, blocks, straps, pillows, chairs, bolsters, etc.) to assist the student attain proper alignment . She has modified the Iyengar approach using the principles of Viniyoga training (since 2012) to adapt the various means and methods of practice to the unique condition, needs and interests of each individual - giving each practitioner the tools to customize the process of self-discovery and personal transformation .
Susan has been teaching since 2004. She teaches Hatha, Hatha Flow, Restorative styles of yoga, and pranayama (breath work). Her main teachers include Anne Wutchiett ,and other senior Iyengar teachers at Unity Woods and Maryam Ovissi at Beloved Yoga.
I am dedicated to guiding you in your discovery of your body-mind-spirit connection through alignment, breath, movement, and meditation. I think of myself as more of your guide than your teacher to adapt the many tools of yoga to your interests, unique condition and therapeutic needs - giving you the tools to customize your journey on the yoga path toward self-discovery and personal transformation.