Zain Syed is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher at the Introductory level 1 and 2. Zain received his training in the Iyengar method through Heather Haxo Phillips at Adeline Yoga Studio in Berkeley, California. In addition, he has studied extensively with senior Iyengar yoga teachers Carrie Owerko, Lois Steinberg and Carolyn Belko. He is currently studying for the next certification level of Intermediate Junior 1 .
Since teaching his first class at the San Quentin Prison, Zain served as a devoted teacher of the Prison Yoga Project where he taught every week for over six years. He also taught at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco as well as YogaWorks in Marin.
Yogi Zain's demonstrations have inspired and engaged a broad spectrum of eager students, encouraging their practice, the Iyengar way. By creatively sharing his passion for Iyengar yoga on social media, Zain built a following online though his inspiring demo videos, which are shared and viewed by yoga communities around the world. He travels across the globe to teach workshops in different countries.