Claudia MacDonald first discovered yoga at the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Montreal, Quebec in 1970. In 1976 she became a student of Maureen Carruthers with whom she completed her apprenticeship as a teacher in the early 1980s. Claudia has studied with the Iyengars both in India and at several North American yoga conferences, as well as with many international senior teachers. She has taught Iyengar yoga for the past 27 years and has developed a thriving and highly respected yoga program in the Grandview-Woodlands and Yaletown areas. Claudia also teaches workshops, trains new teachers, and is active on the board of the local B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association.