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Beginners (Slower Pace)

The class is a slower paced beginner Iyengar yoga class. The student numbers will be kept small to cater to needs presented by students. It is highly suitable for persons with particular conditions that they feel will benefit from more attention. It is also suitable for older persons who feel that they might have difficult following the usual beginner classes.

About Mala

Mala has been practicing Iyengar yoga since 1988, and teaching since 2000. As part of her training Mala has trained with the Iyengar family namely Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar, as well as attended workshops and retreats with senior teachers including Ramanand Patel, Rodney Yee and Shandor Remete. Her main teacher and mentor is Peter Thomson, a founding member of the Australian BKS Iyengar Yoga Association. Mala is an ageing specialist / gerontologist by profession having spent more than three decades in the field of ageing and health at various levels. She recently set up her own consultancy and training agency on ageing - AGE MATTERS (
AGE MATTERS is dedicated to helping the development of ageing in Singapore and the region across policy, practise as well as research.
The spheres of yoga and ageing and health are deeply intertwined enabling Mala to deal effectively with many health and wellness issues that students might present.

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