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Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of Iyengar yoga 🧘‍♀️ at YogaMatters, LLC, where you will be under the expert guidance of Cathie Ryder, CIYT, E-RYT (500) 🙏, a highly experienced and dedicated Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher 🧘‍♂️. With an impressive background that spans over four decades of teaching 📚, Cathie brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her classes, emphasizing the utmost importance of safety 🛑 and precise alignment in each posture 

*2021 Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers (CIYT) are educated in the method of yoga set forth by B.K.S. Iyengar. They have passed a thorough standardized assessment and maintain ongoing education, practice, and commitment to the Iyengar method.

To be granted a certification credential, teachers must pass an assessment of standards in three categories: a demonstrated practice of asanas and pranayamas, a written exam, and demonstrated teaching skills.


* 2013-15 Two year Introductory Teacher Training Program in the Lineage of BKS Iyengar W/Patricia Walden

* Continue to study with Patricia Walden, The senior-most teachers of the Iyengar method in the United States.

* Member of The Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS)

* 2010 Rhoda Island Iyengar Convention

* 2014 Iyengar Intensive, Pune, India with Geeta Iyengar

* 2016 Iyengar Intensive, Florida with Abhijata Iyengar

* 2020 The Power of Unity, Abhijata Iyengar (Online)

* 2020 IYNAUS Autumn Sangha, Abhijata Iyengar (Online)

* Studying several time with Edwin Byrant (American Indologist. Currently, he is professor of religions of India at Rutgers University. He published seven books and authored a number of articles on Vedic history, yoga, and the Krishna)

* Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500® )

* 2002, Founder and operator of YOGAMATTERS,LLC

* 2006, Founder and operator of YOGAMATTERS Teacher Training School (RYS 200, RYS 300,)

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