YMCA of the Rockies
Estes Park, Colorado
SEP 27-OCT 4, 2015
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Yoga Conference

Marla Apt is a senior-level Iyengar Yoga teacher based in Los Angeles who was highlighted by Yoga Journal as one of twenty-one young yoga teachers helping to shape the future of yoga. Marla visited India for the first time while doing research for a degree in Buddhist philosophy and has since returned numerous times to study with B. K. S. Iyengar and his family and for a year of study in Pune, India. Marla leads workshops and teacher trainings around the world and is a contributing writer for Yoga Journal and other magazines internationally. She has been involved with medical research studies at UCLA on yoga for depression, anxiety, and IBS, and she created the first yoga-therapy content to be incorporated into the curriculum of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is pursuing her interest in making the healing benefits of yoga available to communities in need as founding board member of the nonprofit organization Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics. Learn more at