KOFI BUSIA is one of the foremost teachers in the Iyengar tradition. One of Mr. Iyengar’s earliest students, he has been teaching for over 41 years, and has held his Advanced Certificate for over 40 years. He has taught all over the world, and some of the most senior and best known Iyengar yoga teachers all over the world have been his students. He started studying with BKS Iyengar while a student at Oxford University, becoming the youngest person to be certified at his level. Throughout the 1970s and up until the mid-1980s he studied regularly with BKS Iyengar at his Institute in Pune. As well as being a widely respected and renowned teacher, Kofi has translated the Yoga Sutras directly from the Sanskrit.
For more information about Kofi, please visit www.kofibusia.com.
Kevin Gardiner, a native New Yorker, began studying yoga in 1970 and has been teaching Iyengar yoga since 1982.He has had the good fortune to have studied with the Iyengar family in India on numerous occasions, some for extended periods of time.
He was a co-founder of the Iyengar Institute in NY. In the states, Mary Dunn was his guiding light and primary teacher since the early 80’s. In 2009, Kevin was honored to receive his Intermediate Senior I teacher Certificate from Guruji himself.
In 2006, he move to Budapest with his wife, Erika and they have a studio there, Amrita Yoga Center. Kevin has traveled extensively, teaching in North and South America, as well as many workshops in Ireland. Kevin’s teaching is highly detailed and textured, seamlessly incorporating many components of yoga philosophy and the sutras, while continuously challenging students to gain greater sensitivity and awareness in each asana. He has a tremendous practical understanding of the living anatomy of the human body, and a lighthearted and off-beat sense of humor.