IYAGNY Practice Corner – April 2018

As part of our celebration of Guruji’s centennial, we continue with the IYAGNY Practice Corner. Each month a series of asanas (poses) will be featured and accompanied by short videos containing basic instructions.

April Philosophy: Brahmacharya

This month we are continuing our celebration of B.K.S. Iyengar’s Centennial with a new IYAGNY Philosophy Highlight. This April, the theme is Brahmacharya or Continence.

IYAGNY Practice Corner March 2018

As part of our celebration of Guruji’s centennial, we have launched the IYAGNY Practice Corner, an online resource center to help enhance your practice.

March Philosophy: Asteya

We continue our celebration through our monthly philosophical insights. The theme for March is Asteya or Non-Stealing.

Why Study Iyengar Yoga?

Iyengar Yoga is a powerful and sophisticated discipline which can be practiced in all stages of life. The benefits are far-reaching and will assist the practitioner in every aspect of daily living.

January Interview with James Murphy

The first in a year-long series of celebrations of the centenary of the birth of B.K.S. Iyengar took place Dec. 17-22 in Pune, when thousands of practitioners gathered for an intensive taught by Guruji’s son, Prashant S. Iyengar. Senior Teacher James Murphy shares his observations from the experience.

Skillful Sequencing – Part 3

LEVEL THREE intensifies the standing poses, twists, forward bends, and back bends, and students hold inversions for longer periods. Not just about doing difficult poses or physical tricks, this stage incorporates a profound intelligence and transformative method integrating the body with the mind, senses, and breath to create equanimity

Skillful Sequencing – Part Two

LEVEL TWO builds upon the standing poses and adds more revolved poses and twists, forward bends, inversions, and the beginnings of back bends. Students also begin learning seated pranayama.