What is Iyengar Yoga? The Iyengar method, created by B.K.S Iyengar, is based on the concept of giving primacy to the physical alignment of the body in the poses. This method of yoga is known for its use of props,… continue
B.K.S. Iyengar The creator of Iyengar Yoga, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar was born in 1918 into a large poor family in the village of Bellur in the Karnataka state in India. His mother gave birth to him during an influenza epidemic..
Practice The Iyengar method of Yoga is initially learned through the in-depth practice of asanas (posture) and pranayama (breath control). Mr. Iyengar has systematized over 200 classical yoga Asanas and 14 different… continue
What distinguishes Iyengar Yoga from other styles of yoga?
The most distinctive aspect of Iyengar yoga is that it involves very little vinyasa flow (fluid transition from one pose to the next in conjunction with breathing). Instead, poses are held for longer durations while the alignment is perfected…
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