Our Instructors 

Martha Richardson

Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) Introductory 2  (2016)

Martha Richardson came to yoga after a 15 year career as a ballet dancer. In 2010 she began classes at The Yoga Studio of Little Rock. After attending a workshop with Iyengar teacher Lou Hoyt, Martha has dedicated herself to the Iyengar method of yoga. In addition to Lou Hoyt, she has studied with certified Iyengar teachers including Roger Cole, Dean Lerner, Patricia Walden, Jawahar Bangera, Victoria Austin, Brian Hogencamp, Stephanie Quirk and Lois Steinberg. In May of 2016, Martha attended the Iyengar Yoga Convention in Boca Raton Florida to study with Abhijata Sridhar Iyengar, the Grandaughter of BKS Iyengar. Martha studies regularly with  Senior level Iyengar teacher Randy Just of the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Studio of Dallas. She teaches all levels of yoga at The Iyengar Yoga Studio of Little Rock.

Joy Wasson

Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) Intermediate Junior 1 (2017)

Joy Wasson has studied Iyengar yoga since 1999. Working to expand her knowledge of this method, she has studied with numerous certified Iyengar teachers including Anne Avant, Lou Hoyt, Lois Steinberg and Randy Just. Joy began teacher training with Lou Hoyt in 2013 and expanded her training with Randy Just in 2014. Joy has a particular interest in prenatal yoga and children's yoga. She has taught at Our Village Montessori and teaches both Level 1/2, 2/3 classes at The Iyengar Yoga Studio of Little Rock. 


Sharon Wilkes

Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) Intermediate Junior 2 (2019)

Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IYAT) 2017


Sharon began studying Iyengar yoga in 2002 at Cedar Rock Yoga in Conway, Arkansas with Anne Avant. She has studied with Randy Just, Lou Hoyt, Peentz Dubble, Lois Steinberg and other senior Iyengar instructors. Sharon is a devoted student and teacher and her sincere love of Iyengar yoga comes through in her teaching. 


LeeAnn Woodrum

Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) Introductory 2 (2017)

In 2013, LeeAnn began studying with Certified Iyengar teacher Lou Hoyt, whom she credits for giving her the courage to teach. LeeAnn continues her studies with Senior level Iyengar teacher Randy Just of the B.K.S Iyengar Yoga Studio of Dallas and recently passed her Intermediate level certification.

Howison Hollenberg

Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) 2013

"After 30+ years in Atlanta, I'm glad to be back in my home town! I've been a student of Iyengar yoga for 22 years and a CIYT since 2013, thanks in large part to the Iyengar community and my teacher, Kathleen Pringle of Stillwater Yoga. I look forward to continuing my study and practice of yoga in the vibrant and welcoming community of the the Iyengar Yoga Studio of Little Rock! 

David Monteith

Teacher In Training 

David began regularly practicing Iyengar yoga in 2014 at the age of 45. The methodical approach to the poses appealed to him. In addition to still taking classes at the Iyengar Yoga Studio of Little Rock, he has begun the training necassary to become a CIYT under the mentorship of Randy Just, Senior level CIYT and director of BKS Iyengar Yoga Studio of Dallas.