James Hasemer is a Senior Intermediate 3 certified Iyengar yoga teacher, teacher trainer and teacher assessor. He has run the Central Yoga School since 1998. Prior to that he undertook a traditional yoga apprenticeship with a strong and inspiring teacher after starting Iyengar yoga classes back in the late 1980s. Apart from occasional visits to the Iyengar Yoga Institute (RIYMI) in Pune, India, he has worked mostly on his own for the past 20 years, gaining insight through his disciplined daily practice and adherence to the Iyengar method.
Lorenzo discovered Iyengar yoga in 2013 when he started practicing at central yoga school and has been passionate about it since then.
He has been teaching at the school since 2016 and attained full teacher certification in 2017.
His youthful energy, enthusiasm and devotion for the subject are strongly felt in his classes.
After his first visit to the Iyengar yoga institute in Pune, he visits India yearly to further improve his teaching and understanding of the practice.
Over the last few years, beside developing a personal interest in yoga therapy, he has made yoga teaching his main focus and occupation in life.
Kathy is a passionate yogi having practised Iyengar yoga at Central Yoga School since 2002. She began teacher training in 2012, and attained her certification in 2017.
Kathy has a firm yet empathetic approach to teaching, whilst bringing a youthful enthusiasm to the practice. She has spent time studying Iyengar yoga with the Chanchanis in India and continually looks to learn from her students and teachers.
Kathy holds a bachelor of Health/Science in Complementary Medicine and is a qualified Herbalist and Nutritionist with a keen interest in all things wellness.
Kathy is currently on maternity leave.
Andrew has been practising at Central Yoga School since 2013, attaining teacher certification in 2018. He enjoys that with yoga you only ever reap what you sow, and that the benefits of practise are hard-earned but yours to enjoy.
He simply finds that he’s a better person when practising yoga, and finds the opportunity to learn more motivating and humbling.
Kathryn is a certified Iyengar teacher who has been practising yoga for the past 20 years. She is a registered nurse who has spent a number of years as a volunteer in remote villages in India.
Christine D’Aran is a Junior Intermediate level Iyengar Yoga teacher. She has been practising over 20 years and teaching for 16 years. Various career paths led to the challenge of diverse interests being met by Iyengar yoga. With an agile teaching style, her students appreciate and greatly benefit from the knowledge and experience she brings to her classes.