About This Center
The Center For Yoga of Seattle is one of the premier yoga schools in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1980, it's focus is Iyengar Yoga as taught in the tradition of BKS Iyengar.
The Center offers a full range of yoga courses, workshops and trainings. It is destination yoga center for students from around the world interested in yoga teacher training and study.
One year teacher training courses are held on weekends, or on Weekday Evenings.
4 Week Immersion teacher trainings are held in March, June, July, and September each year.
The Center For Yoga of Seattle is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School. Graduates of it's trainings can join and be listed as YA-200 hour teachers.
Richard Schachtel the founder and director is a personal student of BKS Iyengar and Geeta Iyengar having trained with them regularly in India for over 30 years. Richard is the Seattle areas only Authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer and is one of only 60 Assessors for the BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of the USA for certifying teachers in the Iyengar Tradition.