Iyengar Yoga is the style of yoga developed by B.K.S. Iyengar of Pune, India. It places an emphasis on precise alignment in yoga postures to maximize the benefits of the poses and on the use of props to meet individual needs. This style incorporates unique methods of accessing the body's intelligence. It also relies on developed therapeutic and restorative practices for various ailments. These include back problems, headaches, fatigue, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
Benefits of Yoga
Practicing yoga improves overall health and well-being. Benefits include:
BKS Iyengar is the founder and master of Iyengar Yoga. To better understand his style of yoga, one can learn about his story, institute, books, quotations and more.
One of the greatest things about Iyengar's practice is its many practices and variations that accomodate all types of students. Learn more about types of poses, the purposes they serve, and access a gallery to see them in practice.
Iyengar Yoga instructors are held to the highest standards. Teaching requires intense study, deep understanding of the body, and a detailed comprehension BKS Iyengar's methods and teachings. As a result, all instructors have experienced years of learning and practice. These standards ensure that students are provided with a with high-quality and proven experience.
Iyengar Yoga has a rich history and it provides students with a yoga experience unique from any other. It has therapeutic benefits, offers the highest level of accommodation to individual needs, and more.