Yoga literally means union – a coming together of mind, body and spirit. Yoga is also is an art, a science and a philosophy. With the growing popularity of yoga studios, many people look to yoga for physical exercise and health, but with continued practice, many soon discover that yoga transcends the physical stage. In The Yoga Sutras, the sage Patanjali wrote of eight steps towards spiritual fulfillment. The side effects of a yoga practice can reduce stress, regulate the systems of the body and offer one a profound sense of well being.
Iyengar Yoga is based on the teaching of living yoga legend Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar. Iyengar Yoga, one of the most widely-practiced forms of yoga in the world today, emphasizes correct alignment of all parts of the body within each yoga pose.
It is through this attention to precision that one builds strength and stamina – balance and flexibility – and a new sense of well being.
By achieving meditation in action, students learn to exist fully and vibrantly in the present moment.
As long as one is willing, no one is too old or too stiff, too fat or thin or tired. Iyengar Yoga can guide students of all ages and physical conditions to a yoga experience that’s profound, intelligent and transformative.
Using deep-seated knowledge of the
Sequences of poses are devised which build skill and understanding, as students progress from posture to posture, class to class and year to year.
Students begin with standing poses. Then, other postures are added, including forward bends and back bends, twists, inversions and restorative poses.
Students learn to rest and relax profoundly, completely releasing the body while drawing the mind towards the peace within. In