Who's B.K.S Iyengar
Internationally acknowledged as the modern master of yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar (1918-2014) is universally honored for the depth of his understanding and teaching of the art, science and philosophy of yoga. He is the author of Light on Yoga, the most authoritative modern yoga text, Light on Pranayama, Light on the Yoga Sutras, Tree of Yoga, Light on Life and other exceptional reference works.
B.K.S. Iyengar is acknowledged as yoga’s most proficient and knowledgeable practitioner—an inspiration to countless students and yoga practitioners around the globe.
During more than seventy years of teaching, he developed the innovative and inspired method of yoga, which is taught under his name. Iyengar Yoga is not only one of the world’s most widely practiced methods of yoga; its principles are now incorporated into the teaching of yoga under many names as well as into many other forms of exercise, therapy and movement.
Mr. Iyengar is also a pioneer in the therapeutic applications of yoga to the treatment of many medical conditions and physical problems.
Medical professionals and research in many disciplines and countries have recognized the efficacy of his method. His revolutionary use of yoga props allows students of all ages and abilities to work to their fullest potential while overcoming limitations. It is perhaps his greatest achievement that B.K.S. Iyengar has made yoga accessible to and relevant for everyone.
Profound, intelligent and transformative, Iyengar Yoga is a complete approach to life that provides practical tools to create and maintain bodily health and vitality, mental clarity, emotional serenity, and spiritual well-being. Developed by yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar during his more than 75 years of teaching, Iyengar Yoga is grounded in the ancient Indian tradition and philosophy of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
Our classes are taught by rigorously-trained, dedicated teachers who focus on strength and stamina, flexibility and balance, concentration and meditation.
What Iyengar Yoga offers
A safe and systematic progression of study to develop each student’s skills and abilities, within each class and from class to class.
Certified teachers, highly-qualified and rigorously-trained, with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching.
Ahighly-developed teaching methodology including clear demonstration of the postures, precise use of language and specific instructions to develop students’ understanding and intelligent action in practice.
Sequencing of the postures that helps students develop strength and flexibility, stamina and concentration, and correct body alignment.
Individual correction and adjustment of students, when necessary.
The use of props such as blankets, blocks, belts and chairs to deepen learning and adjust postures to individual needs.