“Encinitas is lucky to have such an amazing yoga studio as Iyengar Yoga North County. Carolyn Belko is a fabulous instructor with an incredible amount of experience and knowledge. This studio has something for everyone, whether you are a beginner or advanced, you will be happy you decided to continue your practice here.” Rachael A. – Sept 19, 2011
“I am relatively new to Iyengar yoga, with less than four years of practice. Coming to Iyengar Yoga Center of North County has enriched my practice greatly. It’s not just the excellent instruction by Carolyn and others, but the peaceful, serene setting that enhances my asana practice, coming closer to meditation in action. The Center offers readings from the Yoga Sutras, stories of BKS Iyengar’s teachings, opportunities for personal spiritual growth, and a sense of community.
“As I aspire to teach in the future, my experiences, lessons and guidance both on and off the mat have been invaluable. Classes are challenging and stimulating my own growth as a practitioner. It is truly a Center for learning about the Iyengar method and how to integrate yoga throughout your life.” – Christina M. – April 26, 2011
“I started here in 2008 and it has saved my life. Carolyn is a godsend – one of the best Iyengar teachers in the country. Love her rhythm and flow. In fact the other teachers are excellent too. I highly recommend trying this studio.” – Patti P. – Jan 14, 2011
“Carolyn is a top notch teacher as well as a phenomenal trainer. Her Senior level skills in instruction and practice are inspiring. All teachers at her studio live up to high standards. Excellent studio!” Brooke – Mar 1, 2011
“I drive all the way from downtown to go to Cynthia’s class! The studio is beautiful, the teachers are skilled, the atmosphere is friendly…a gem of a yoga studio in a peaceful setting in the Encinitas backcountry.” Susan – Feb 13, 2011
“Great place to do yoga! Excellent instructions, great teachers, really beautiful studio, and variety of classes. Love the Therapeutics and Restorative classes! Carolyn ROCKS!” – Elle H. – Jan 13, 2011
“A Welcome Refreshing Change. In this day and age of commercialism and watered down goods and services it is a refreshing change to see a place teach Yoga in its pure unadulterated form as taught by one of the legendary Yoga masters of our time B.K.S. Iyengar. Carolyn has reached an advanced level which can only come about from decades of practice. This is evident in the way she teaches. She can sense where you are and where you need to go next. She is adept at picking up incorrect technique and making adjustments. You must have traveled the path before you can teach like this.
There are classes here for everyone from the beginner to the hard core advanced practitioner. If you have any ailments, alternative poses will be given. There is also a Therapeutics class for those needing to rehabilitate from an ailment. I can attest to the effectiveness of the Therapeutics class because I recently used it to cure a whiplash injury. It was amazing and a really great learning experience to feel the injury go in reverse. The other instructors at the studio are also well trained and I have learned a lot from them as well.” Anonymous – Jan 7, 2011
“This is the best Iyengar Yoga place in southern California. I moved here from Brazil, have practiced all over the world, and I really can tell you that Carolyn is one of the best teachers I have ever met. She has a great way of teaching, extremely knowledgeable, sharp, she has a way of communicating with your body that is truly a rare find! Her therapy class is incredible and the studio is just beautiful and peaceful, not to mention her well trained team of teachers and great yoga community.” Bela – Dec 28, 2010
“Teachers are well trained and knowledgeable. Incredible therapy classes, personalized for each person. Really a great find in North County! Location is a little tucked away, but well worth finding! Lots of convenient parking.” Anonymous (Google Places) – Dec 8, 2010
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