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Iyengar Yoga

Based on the teachings of the yogi B.K.S Iyengar, this style of practice is most concerned with bodily alignment. In yoga, the word alignment is used to describe the precise way in which your body should be positioned in each pose in order to obtain the maximum benefits of the pose and avoid injury. Iyengar practice usually emphasizes holding poses over long periods versus moving quickly from one pose to the next (flow). Also, Iyengar practice encourages the use of props, such as yoga blankets, blocks and straps in order to bring the body into alignment.

Iyengar Yoga Articles & Resources:

  • B.K.S. Iyengar's Official Site - Go to the source, Iyengar himself. This site includes Iyengar's biography and philosophies. All his books and videos are featured, as well as information on classes at his Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India. You can also find a list of Iyengar teachers throughout the world here.
  • Light on Life - Information about Iyengar's most recent book
  • Iyengar Yoga Resources - A great reference for the Iyengar enthusiast, this site has links to Iyengar institutes, workshops, and teacher training programs all over the world.
  • Iyengar FAQs - Frequently asked questions specific to Iyengar practice are answered by the Iyengar institute of New York.
  • Three Articles on Iyengar Yoga - Respected teachers Gabriella Giubilaro and Patricia Walden each write about how Iyengar yoga has impacted their lives and practices. Also an interview with B.K.S. Iyengar himself.
  • Tools for Yoga - Since 1979, Tools for Yoga has been the source for Iyengar style yoga props. A great place to order yoga supplies.



 

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