Nancy Hayes has a BA Degree, Art Education from East Carolina University. She has studied yoga since 1973 and started teaching in Hampton, VA in 1976. She taught in Tehran, Iran and Ramstein, Germany when residing in those locations and has taught in the Wilmington, NC area since 1983. She earned certification with Ruth Bender, Avon, CT in 1986. She is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) at the E-500 hr level. In 1984 Nancy attended her first Iyengar Yoga course taught by Sam Dwarkis, author of Extension and Bobbi Goldin, director of The Iyengar Institute of Miami. Nancy’s focus turned to Iyengar Yoga and she has trained extensively with senior Iyengar Yoga teachers throughout the country. In 2009 she earned certification from Duke Integrative Medicine, Durham, NC, “Teaching Yoga to Seniors”. Nancy was one of the founding teachers of the Wilmington Yoga Center and has been one of the presenters in WYC teacher training program. She continues her study of yoga through her personal practice, yoga workshops and is constantly learning from her students.