Teaching Iyengar Yoga Since

February, 1980

london, england

About Sheila Haswell

Sheila was first sent a copy of B.K.S. Iyengar’s Light on Yoga as an 18 year old university student. The rest is history. Sheila has dedicated her entire life to the study and teaching of Iyengar yoga, and she does so internationally. Her skills were honed at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India on many occasions since the 1990’s as well as taking classes with BKS Iyengar and Geeta Iyengar in Europe and the USA. Here at Vidya Institute International, Sheila masterfully guides students through the implementation of scripture & philosophical teachings of the gurus into their asana & pranayama practices.


Sheila Haswell, CIYT-Advanced Level 2, C-IAYT has practiced Iyengar Yoga for over 45 years, qualifying to teach in 1980 and a Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher since 2000. She currently runs Iyengar Yoga Shala in High Wycombe, United Kingdom, where she teaches beginners and expert practitioners alike.

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