Aileen Epstein-Ignadiou, an internationally certified Iyengar Yoga teacher since 1983, has traveled to India on numerous occasions to study with the Iyengar family. Aileen has taught classes and workshops in Tel Aviv, London, Los Angeles, Utah, and Las Vegas, including for the College (CSN) and the University (UNLV). Mother of three children, Aileen studied with the Iyengars while pregnant, and used her unique knowledge and training to develop the pre-natal/post natal program for the prestigious B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Institute in Los Angeles. Having suffered from upper respiratory illness for many years, Aileen enjoys using yoga as a way to help people overcome and prevent health problems. Since moving to Las Vegas in1992, she founded the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association of Southern Nevada, recently renamed the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association of the Southwest, as it now includes Arizona. Qualified to train teachers, Aileen mentors students who would like to eventually become teachers.