About the author

Judy Smith

Judy Smith was born and educated in South Africa. She began practising Iyengar yoga in 1970 and after having a family, trained as a teacher at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Maida Vale, London. She qualified in 1989. Judy has been teaching for almost 30 years and for the last 15 years has been involved in teaching remedial/therapeutic yoga at the Maida Vale Institute and privately at her home. Judy regularly visits the mother institute in Pune, India for a month at a time studying yoga with the Iyengar family. In 2004, she wrote Iyengar Yoga which is an introduction to Iyengar yoga and is used as a reference in the Iyengar teacher training course.