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September 2023 Minutes

 

IMIYA BOARD MEETING

September 22, 2023

7:30 PM

ATTENDING

President: Joanne Pearson
Vice President: Rebecca Wallace (absent)
Secretary: Charlotte Hardwicke (absent)
Treasurer:  Cecilia Huisman
Scholarship: Mandy Coates (absent)
Membership: Kyoung Suk Kim (absent)
Communications:  Alyssa Sikora
Regional Rep: Avery Kapala (absent)

 

Minutes

BOARD

Recap: IMIYA Fall gathering was a success with 38-40 people attending. The focus was on the recently released syllabus:  Iyengar Guidelines for Seniors. The teachers included Leslie Bradley, Sawyer Ward, Sig Hartmann, Diane Goldstein, Peggy Berg, and Kate Warner. Potluck and raffle followed the class. The Raffle donors included Rick Sanders (Authentic Hardwood Props) and Amy Benneke (Jewelry designer). After the raffle, the IMIYA board introduced themselves and shared the purpose and goals of the board.

  1. SCHOLARSHIP – Mandy
    1. Scholarship App is done and will be out into Google docs. Needs to be made active on IMIYA Website by 10/1.
    2. Mandy will create a short video to post on social media.
  2. MEMBERSHIP – Suki
  3. TREASURER
    1. Cecilia away until November
  4. YOGA AND EQUITY
    1. Ideas:
      1. Inclusivity Statement
      2. Handout for teachers- Pronouns, card for mat if ok for adjustments.
      3. Free IMIYA Event
      4. Host a Senior teacher
      5. Donation towards social justice
  5. Website
  6. Outreach and Communication
    1. IMIYA could host a free class
    2. Volunteer in community
    3. Newsletter – Alyssa is working with Charlotte to send upcoming events to members.

 

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