The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It's about using posture to understand and transform yourself.
Mary is a Senior Iyengar teacher certified at the Advanced level. She has been to India 17 times and has been practicing yoga since 1981. She is currently an assessor for the National Board for Iyengar Yoga Teacher Certification. She was one of the few people from around the world to attend the invitation only Back Bend intensive given directly by Mr. Iyengar. She also worked with Dr. Mary Schatz in India documenting the therapeutic yoga that Mr Iyengar is so famous for. She has served as president of her local association (IYASC).