Our Volunteers
Andiappan Yoga Community (AYC)
is what it is today because of our
volunteers. There are many ways
to get involved:
Teaching Volunteers
Teachers certified by the International Yoga Academy may volunteer as teachers for our ongoing projects. Invitations are sent by email. Project Leaders will provide new volunteers with information on each project and request volunteers to observe the project for 2-3 classes before beginning to teach.
Operations & Admin Volunteers
Our Operations & Admin Volunteers make all our projects and programmes possible. See our volunteer needs in this area:
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Content Creator
  • Fundraising Committee
If any of these positions interest you or if you have other skills to offer, please reach out to info@yogacommunity.org
Get Involved
Yoga teachers certified for 200 hours or more of yoga teacher training at the International Yoga Academy and Anahata Yoga studio may sign up to volunteer with AYC. We also welcome yoga teachers with other accreditations to get involved in our community - please reach out for more details to info@yogacommunity.org.
Andiappan Yoga Community Continuous Education Program
AYC is pleased to offer a number of courses to aid and support the development of yoga teachers across our community. The courses provide attendees with practical lessons in the ability to teach yoga and yoga therapy elements to yoga students at a beginner level. Anahata Studio yoga masters will conduct each of these courses. Please refer to the latest news and announcements on social media for these workshops.
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1. Class went by very quickly today. I hope the students enjoyed it
2. An elderly who is 75 year old join our class today, she is ego to learn. We did some poses for stretching & strengthen and end with pranayama. A beautiful practice with all AYC students.
3. 2 classes 8+6=14 Gentle yoga stretching and Humming Bee Breath helps seniors into states of deeper calm relaxation. Meditation with Singing bowl, seniors love it very much.
4. Assistance on bodies adjusting. All students were so focusing. They all enjoyed every movement in the class.
5. Deep stretching and hips opening to improve their strengthening balance and reducing stress. They said after they joined yoga class, they felt their bodies flexible than before.
6. Shared a grounding pranayama practice today. Hope that the students felt refreshed from the practice
7. I tried to teach poses for the participants to strengthen core muscles and balancing which are beneficial to seniors. I felt very happy after the class.
8. Quite loud today as there was an event going around us and we need to spread out more between the groups. But we all still enjoyed practicing together - a precious hour each week!
9. Students are satisfied with a big smiles after class. Always good to stretching out and twists.
10. Great class. Full of energy. Teresa mentioned her legs used to have cramping quite often before but not as often since she started regular yoga practice.
11. Such a happy thing to teach this group. Students are squeeze their time when their kids go to school.They ego to relax their mind and body.
12. Was very fun and happy class today:) I learnt a lot from our senior volunteer teachers. Thank you
13. Class was tailor made and therapeutic poses helps students to release the tension. Everyone carry a big smile after class
14. We had a beautiful practice under the sun and see breeze! We did full body warm up, and practiced some asanas focused on standing balance and seated twisting. One of the student who has a mild lower back pain said that she felt much better after the class which made my heart full filled with happiness..!
15. Hatha vinyasa style class - full body stretch and strength focus - finished with twisting poses focused on hip and lower back region. Great energy and enthusiasm from students!
16. Had a gentle class today as I was feeling quite sore and glad that the students enjoyed the stretching and restorative poses
17. Today's practice is a good mixture of core and twisting poses. Everyone feels energetic and relaxed after the class. Thank you Miss Vikki for the wonderful class.
18. Enjoyable class as always. We focus on core and twisting in our practice today. It is happy to see the efforts and improvements.
19. Good. Engage a lot core strengthening pose to build up body muscle and reduce lower back pain.
20. Gentle warm up followed by poses to stretch and strengthen hamstrings, core and back as well as loosen hip. Ended with relaxing pranayama.