Where the Art of Yoga is Our Passion
 (206) 526-9642 2261 NE 65th St., Seattle, WA 98115 Richard Schachtel, Director  



Current class schedule

B.K.S. Iyengar
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Semi-Unlimited class pass
$99 for Brand New Students
$135 for current students



7:00-8:30am, Lev 1
Tue-Fri, Oct 6-30

$160 if registered by 10am 10/5
$224 Value
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Once-a-Week Courses
2 months $100

New Students to Center Only


Trial Iyengar Yoga Classes
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The Center for Yoga of Seattle is a Nationally and Internationally recognized BKS Iyengar Yoga Study Center founded in 1980. Richard Schachtel, the Center's Founder and Director, operates one of only 39 authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training Programs in the United States and Richard is the only authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer in the Seattle area. He is also one of approximately 60 Assessors for certifying Iyengar Yoga Teachers for the BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of the United States.

Questions? Like to speak to a live person?

Call us during office hours at (206) 526-9642
You can also email us at info [at] yogaseattle [dot] com

We serve in 3 distinct ways:

  • As a local Seattle area yoga center where students can receive quality methodical instruction in the Art of Yoga.

  • As a Regional Center where Northwest yoga students can gain inspiration and knowledge through Iyengar Yoga Workshops and Teacher Trainings.

  • As a National and International Yoga Teacher Training Center where students and teachers can obtain professional ongoing yoga teacher education.

    Teacher Training and In Depth Studies OPEN HOUSE
    200 Hour, 300 Hour, & 500 Hour Programs
    Saturday Oct 17, 2015, 10:45am-12:15pm
    Q&A, Information Session and Sample class

    With Richard Schachtel, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher & Authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer

    Click here for more information and to register online

    RSVP by email or telephone, please include your telephone number

    Please read the information (following the link) carefully as it contains important information about the schedule that day and who may participate in the sample class.

    Come join our Fall workshops!

    Lower Back Relief - Sat 10/3
    Flexibility in Forward Bends - Sat 10/3
    Learning Shoulderstand and Shoulderstand variations - 10/17
    Yoga for the Hip Joint - 10/18

    Click here for more details on our Workshops

    NEW Take the 200 Hour Training in
    4 Six Day Modules

    Start in:
    March 2016

    Take only one week in March, June, July or Sept.
    Finish 7-10 Months later

    Click here to learn more about this option

    200 hour Program of 45 Wednesday Evenings
    Starts Feb 3, 2016

    with Richard Schachtel

    Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training
    $1499 special rate through Mon Oct 5 at 10pm PDT.
    Regular Fee: $3100;

    Click here for more information.
    Register here

    300 Hour Advanced Yoga
    Teacher Training Program

    This course is for those who have graduated from a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (that has been approved by Yoga Alliance). If you want to become a RYT-500, this training may be for you.

    The Weekend program will meet for 14 two day weekends over 18 months- Starts Oct 10.

    You do not need to have any background in Iyengar Yoga to enroll in these trainings.

    The Fee for the course is $4500.

    We have an early registration rate of only $3000 if paid by Oct 5, 10pm PDT!
    Click here for a printable poster

    Register here

    NEW- 4th Annual
    Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training in Seattle
    With Richard Schachtel

    March 7-April 2, 2016

    $999 special rate through Oct 5, 2015.

    Click here to see the poster.
    Register online

    NEW- 2016-2017
    ONE YEAR WEEKEND ONLY Teacher Training & In-Depth Practitioner Studies Program

    200 Hour Program Meets on Saturdays 1-7pm and a few Sundays
    Starts April 16, 2016

    with Richard Schachtel

    Super Early Registration Fee: $999 through 10pm 10/5;
    Regular fee: $2900

    Click here to see the poster.
    Register online

    4th Annual
    May 31 - June 26, 2016

    $999 special rate through Oct 5, 2015.

    Click here for a printable poster
    Register here

    10th Annual 4-Week Summer Immersion
    Yoga Teacher Training
    July 6-31, 2016

    $999 special rate through Oct 5, 2015.

    Click here for a printable poster
    Register here

    There will be no classes on this Sunday 10/4. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


  • © The Center for Yoga of Seattle, 2015