What is Iyengar Yoga

Sage Patanjali’s treatise on Yoga consists of just 196 terse aphorisms compiled in the 5th century B.C. Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar has made it possible for ordinary human beings to experience the wisdom of the yoga sutras. He finds the meaning of the sutras by practical search and regular practice. Iyengar Yoga has shown and taught how all the eight aspects of ashtanga yoga are integrated. His style of teaching yoga which is now being followed by certified teachers has been called as “Iyengar Yoga”.

What are the unique features of “Iyengar Yoga”?

  • Iyengar Yoga can be practiced by all.
  • The emphasis is given to precision and alignment in all postures.
  • The use of props designed by Dr. B.K.S. Iyengar himself such as wooden gadgets, belts, ropes help the practitioner to achieve perfection in all the postures without diluting its classical effect and without getting any injury.
  • The aspect of “sequencing”. An “Iyengar Yoga” practitioner is aware of the sequence in which different groups of asanas have to be performed and the timing of the asanas.

  • Which Yoga is right for you?

    The Yoga which is classical, yet user friendly - Iyengar Yoga

    After 60 years of his sadhna, Dr. B.K.S. Iyengar known as Modern Patanjali has deciphered the code of Patanjali Yoga Sutra’s in such a scientific way that it becomes a part of your life without any disturbance.