A few weeks ago I was fortunate to travel to Calgary to take part in a teaching intensive and workshop with Jawahar Bangera. It was my first workshop with this esteemed teacher. Many times I had tried to work it into my schedule as he has been to Calgary, Kelowna, Victoria and Vancouver quite a few times. I am glad I was finally able to go.
The intensive began early, but flights from Saskatoon are even earlier! So, we were the first to arrive at the facility and have a bit of time to freshen up!
It was great to see many familiar faces from attending other workshops, AGM's and teaching assessments and to meet many new people too. Calgary, like so many places I go, has a wonderful yoga community and made us feel very welcome.
A bit of a bio I found about Jawahar:
Jawahar Bangera has been BKS Iyengar's pupil since 1969, and was one of the first pupils from Mumbai tasked by Guruji to teach yoga. Jawahar has accompanied Guruji on countless teaching tours around the world and has conducted a large number of yoga workshops himself in various countries. He is one of the key drivers of the Light on Yoga Research Trust and is one of its trustees. The trust was formed more than 30 years ago and is active in promoting the learning and practice of Yoga in the Iyengar method.
I don't usually take photos at workshops, but I did find a few online with Jawahar.
The first one below is obviously from many years ago.