A Senior Australian Iyengar teacher, Simon’s long-term experience of 35 years of practicing and teaching this art has enabled him to train many yoga teachers to a high standard, and has offered yoga students a new leaf on life. The birthplace of Iyengar Yoga in India has become Simon’s second home, and his close devotion to, and the contact he had with, BKS Iyengar offers his students a rich balanced approach, also offering them a firsthand experience.
Simon is the Founding Director of two schools: SKYS St.Kilda Iyengar Yoga in Melbourne School, founded in 1989; and Yoga Gurukul Retreat Centre, Tweed Valley, Northern NSW, founded in 2005.
Simon runs annual teacher training programs and has taught extensively within Australia and Internationally, giving many residential and retreats throughout Asia, Europe and the USA.
He started teaching In the USA in the early 90’s, in such places as Atlanta, Florida, and in North and South Carolina, including in such cities as Seattle, Asheville, Knoxville, Greenville, Philadelphia, and the like.
Simon served for many years in the BKS Iyengar Association as it was still growing to become what it is now.
Simon was fortunate to attend Guruji’s 75th Birthday teachings in Panchagani where Guruji truly inspired him to go as deeply as possible into the art and science of yoga. He subsequently attended both of Guruji’s Pranayama Intensives; and has attended most other Iyengar Intensives since.
Simon is a passionate and caring teacher. He has the knowledge and ability to encourage students of all levels to work to their optimum, helping them on their yogic path.
He is passionate about regenerative agriculture, food security, and creating spaces for human immersion into the wellness of nature and the intelligence of the breathing form.
Simon dropped into non duality in 2018.
Websites: www.skys.com.au and https://yogamarrocco.com/