Meryl Urson has been practising Iyengar yoga since 1996 and has been teaching since 2003. Outside of Yoga, her academic qualifications include a BA Psych. Hons (UNISA), and an H. Dip. Ed. (Wits). She is also a qualified therapeutic aromatherapist, Reiki practitioner and reflexologist. Over the years, she has taught high school English, has had two works of fiction published and written freelance for magazines.
She has travelled widely, her wanderings having taken her twice to India to study at the Iyengar Institute in Pune.
Meryl lives in Fresnaye, Cape Town with her husband and three grown children. Aside from her family and yoga, her great loves are humor, vegetarian food, books, nature and good friends.