Nancy Crum Stechert began practicing yoga in 1976 and made her first trip to India to study with the Iyengars in 1983. She now holds a Senior Intermediate level certificate in the Iyengar method. Nancy founded the Colorado School of Yoga in 1987, the International Yoga Center of Tokyo in 1993, and has taught at the Iyengar Centers in San Francisco and New York. She has served as an assessor for the Iyengar certification process, as President of the Intermountain Iyengar Yoga Association, and as Treasurer of the national Iyengar Association. Nancy conducts teacher-training classes in Denver and in Hotchkiss, Colorado, where she lives with her husband and two children and teaches at her own studio, Yoga Tree.
Melody Madonna began practicing yoga in 1990, became a certified Iyengar instructor after studying with the Iyengars in 2003, and often studies with other senior teachers. Living with osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, Melody is adept at helping students deal with similar conditions. In addition to teaching at her Harmony Hill Yoga studio in Indian Hills, Colorado, she serves as Regional Representative for the Intermountain Iyengar Yoga Association and is Founding Director of Yoga Fiesta, through which she organizes and teaches yoga workshops in México.
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Indian Hills, CO 80454-0266