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Friendship Yoga
1231 Gilbert Court
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-2674

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press-citizenFilling a yoga niche
Studio teaches Iyengar yoga, which often uses props

Press-Citizen, January 6, 2013

Stretch | When Yoga Hurts
The New York Times Blog, July 24, 2010

John Hopkins Medicine
Yoga Therapy
John Hopkins Medicine Health Alert, March 6, 2009

Getting fit, avoiding injury
People learn new ways to practice yoga safely
Iowa City Press-Citizen, January 7, 2008

 

 
Fall 2014 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains reflections on the passing of B.K.S. Iyengar, Iyengar yoga for athletes, suggestions for setting up a home yoga practice, an article on how a student incorporated yoga into a canoe trip, and more!

 
Spring 2013 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains reflections on teaching yoga by Nancy Footner, information on the forthcoming Prairiewoods Spring Retreat with Eddy Marks, and comments from students who participated in the last Prairiewoods Retreat with Eddy Marks.


 
Winter 2013 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From the Director... - by Nancy Footner
Friendship Yoga celebrates 20th anniversary

Unlocking Our Potential by Robin Ungar

Recent CNN Video Interviews with B.K.S. Iyengar

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Winter 2010-2011 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From the Director... - by Nancy Footner
Why are Iyengar Yoga teachers so demanding? So darn persnickety?

Film Screening: The Ultimate Freedom
The Ultimate Freedom, a filmed demonstration by B.K.S. Iyengar will be shown on Sunday, March 27, 3 - 4p.m. in Meeting Rm A at the Iowa City Public Library. Come and bring family and friends to view this amazing lecture and demonstration filmed in Ann Arbor Michigan in 1971.

Who Trained Your Teacher?
by John Schumacher, Senior Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher

Ageless Yoga: Priceless - by Judy Hendershot

Ten Years... - by Liz Smith

Forteen Years... - by Ellen Buchanan

Fifteen Years... - by Carol Howard

Every Millimeter of Movement Counts when the kinesthetic lines of grace are expressed - by Jane F. Bourgeois, D.C.

Or is that up? - by Theresa Biancheri

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Winter 2009-2010 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From the Director... - by Nancy Footner

Film Screening: Atma Darsana
Come join us for a showing of Atma Darsana (a film about BKS Iyengar) at the Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A on Sunday January 31st at 1pm. All are welcome to attend.

Trikonasana at the Top - by Steve Bender

Aspiring to Teach - by Jenn Bowen

Yoga and Fate - by Gerald Partridge

Checks and Balances - by Connie Roberts

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Winter 2008-2009 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From the Director... - by Nancy Footner
“On December 14, 2008 there will be an worldwide celebration of the 90th birthday of B.K.S. Iyengar..."

The Home (or Ho-hum) Practice - by Jen Dutton

Sirsasana, No Wall Necessary Thanks! - by Eve Adamson

My Home Practice - by Elyse Miller

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Winter 2007-2008 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From the Director... - by Nancy Footner
“In The Struggle Alone There Is Knowledge” - B.K.S. Iyengar

Standing Still - by Jen Dutton

Today Was A Great Day - by Jane Chalmers

Flash! Sutras Class In The Making! - More information

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Spring 2007 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From the Director... - by Nancy Footner

Here and Now - by Jen Dutton

Writer's Pose - by Amy Belk

Staying with What is Difficult - by Carol Tyx

The Next Generation - by Abbey Lawrence

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Fall-Winter 2006 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

Why Do We Practice Iyengar Yoga?
- by Nancy Footner

Approaching our first (Yoga) decade... together
- by Sue Lind & Lauren Lawrence

My Life With a Dog - by Jen Dutton

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Spring 2006 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From The Director: Yoga and Your Life
- by Nancy Footner

From the West Bank to the Eastside Yoga Studio
- by Sarah McDonald

The Cruelist Month - by Jen Dutton

A Quiet Space - by Hilary Buri

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Winter 2005 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

From The Director - (Notes on Yoga Intensive with Mr. Iyengar in Estes Park, Colorado) - by Nancy Footner

2005 Fall Retreat
- by Linzee McCray

Up-da Sirsasana- - by Jen Dutton

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Spring 2005 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

Chanting the Invocation - by Nancy Footner

A Brief Overview of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- by Nancy Footner

Triangles - by Jen Dutton

Remembering Theresa - by Nancy Footner

What is it like to attend a weekend Yoga Intensive?
- by Theresa Carbrey

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Winter 2004/5 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is now online and contains the following interesting and informative articles:

How I Spent My Summer Vacation - by Nancy Footner

(About) Facing the Camel - by Jen Dutton

First Person - by Ellen Buchanan

Maitri Yoga Education Fund - by Nancy Footner

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Spring 2004 Newsletter
This issue of the Friendship Yoga Newsletter is available online and contains the following articles:

Friendship Yoga is 11 years old! - by Nancy Footner

What makes an Iyengar Yoga teacher unique?

Healing from Injury with Yoga - by Theresa Carbrey

Experiencing Yoga Through Pregnancy - by Jen Dutton

A Single Stretch - by Steve Bender

How to Set up a Home Practice - by Nancy Footner

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  "...The teacher has to be able to not only stand on her head, but think on her feet, as well..."
John Schumacher, Senior Iyengar Teacher