Carrie Owerko

IMG_7685Carrie Owerko has been teaching yoga and exploring the relationship between body, breath and mind for several years. She holds a Senior Intermediate Iyengar teaching credential and continues her studies with the Iyengar family by traveling to India on a regular basis,   as well as by continuous and in-depth studies with her yoga teacher, Patricia Walden.

Over the years she has performed in and co-choreographed many yoga demonstrations, including Live: Light on Life, presented at City Center in NYC during BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life US National Book Tour in 2005. (From Carrie’s website)

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Exploring Iyengar Yoga Principles (AdhoMukha Svanasana)

Exploring Iyengar Yoga Principles 2- (Adho Mukha Virasana)

Exploring Iyengar Yoga Principles 3- (Utkatasana)

Exploring Iyengar Yoga Principles 4- (Adho Mukha Vrksasana) Handstand

Exploring Iyengar Yoga Principles 5- (Marichyasana 1 – Bakasana)


Conversation with Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher Carrie Owerko


Series Mobility in Stability:  Urdhva Prasarita Padasana “Raised Stretched-Out Foot Pose”

 Paripurna Navasana (“Full Boat Pose”) and Ardha Navasana (Half Boat Pose) 

Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose)

Mayurasana (Peacock Pose)

Uttana Padasana (Raised Legs Pose)


Is Iyengar Yoga “furniture yoga”? a conversation with Carrie Owerko


Series on Balance to improve you Warrior 3

Chatush Padasana (Four-Footed Pose) variation

Balance On One Leg

Preparation for Virabhadrasana 3 (Warrior 3 )

Lunge Forward

Virabhadrasana 3 (Warrior 3 )


More work on balance

Foundation for Sitting

Balance work with a block

Anantasana (Vishnu’s Couch Pose)

Vasisthasana (Sage Vasistha’s Pose)

Vrksasana (Tree Pose)

Anantasana (Vishnu’s Couch Pose) with vrksasana & final pose

From Vrksasana (Tree Pose) to Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

From Vrksasana (Tree pose) to Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III pose)

Supta Padangusthasana (Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose) to Anantasana (Vishnu’s Couch Pose)


Interviews with Carrie Owerko

Working on Balance

The Yoga of Now

From Anxiety To Flow

Stability And Mobility