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NORMA COLÓN
CERTIFIED IYENGAR YOGA INSTRUCTOR

212.288.8221
norma@yoganorma.com
Yoganorma.com



Founder and President, Yorkville Yoga 1989 (originally incorporated as Yoga Fit)

A Manhattan based company offering classic Hatha Yoga instruction in the tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar. Specializing in: group classes • private instruction • Prenatal Yoga • Yoga for special populations • public speaking—workshops and demonstrations on Yoga and Stress Reduction.

EXPERIENCE

Design and teach classes of 10 to 30 beginning and intermediate yoga students. Accommodate personal needs and provide individual attention using tactile aid and corrective instruction in classical Iyengar Yoga tradition.

2014 - Present        P.E. Studio
2013                       Rented Space on Upper East Side
2003 - 2013           Monqi fitness/MGym
1999 - Present        Iyengar Yoga Institute of NY, Substitute Teacher
1998 - 2003           Hunter College Continuing Education & Rented Space
2000 - 2002           Yoga with ASL for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Adults
1998 - 1999           Multiple Sclerosis Society NYC Chapter
1996 - 1998           Classic Body Fitness
1993 - 2006           Bally Sports Clubs
1993 - 1995           Manhattan Body
1980 - 1998           Marymount Manhattan College and Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
1978 - 1982           Serenity Yoga and Alan Bateman

Corporate Classes
2002                      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Integrative Medicine
1996 - 1997          1100 Architects • 1994 - 1996 NBC Television • 1994 - 1996 Indo-U.S. Sub Com.
1992 - 1993          Tribeca Film Center • 1993 - 1995 McCann-Erickson • 1991 - 1994 New York Hospital

EDUCATION

Hunter College: Human Movement Major

Certification

Introductory level II Iyengar Yoga Instructor

YOGA STUDY

Iyengar Yoga, 1987-present
The Hard and the Soft—Ashtanga Yoga—Beryl Bender Berch, 1982-1984 & 1986
American Yoga—Eric Bealer, Finas Jung Studio, 1984-1986
Yoga with Ideokinesis—Penny Shaw, Ph.D., Hunter College, 1982
Serenity Yoga, then Alan Bateman, 1977-1983

Previous Certification

1989        World Yoga Center
1987        Sivananda Yoga
1981        Alan Bateman
1978        Serenity Yoga Center

RELATED WORKSHOPS

Bartenief Fundamental and Introduction to Laban Analysis, LIMS
Ideokenesis Workshops, André Bernard, New York University
Awareness Through Movement, Moshe Feldenkrais

MEMBERSHIPS

Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York and Iyengar Yoga National Association of US
Freelancers Union