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Lillah Schwartz

Lillah Schwartz, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, Iyengar Trained, Author Known by appreciative students as ”the queen of alignment,” Lillah shares the wisdom of 30+ years studying with yoga experts like BKS Iyengar, Aadil Palkhivala, Eric Small, and Matthew Sanford with students across the US to guide them toward pain releif and self-discovery. Lillah ran Lighten Up Yoga studio in Asheville, NC, from 1981-2013. Based on her personal experience with back pain, she became a trailblazer in the therapeutic application of yoga, and was a featured presenter at the IAYT national conference June 2018. Along with decades of teaching yoga back care classes and training teachers, Lillah has a background in massage and cranial-sacral therapy, and extensive training in functional anatomy and physiology. Through her three endorsed and nationally distributed therapeutic yoga DVDs and her 2016 book, Healing Our Backs with Yoga, Lillah offers the science and spirit of yoga to thousands who have become pain-free from her alignment-based, heartfelt instruction.