Iyengar yoga is interested in perseverance. In yoga asanas, we find ourselves in a state of discomfort and the question is put to us: what are we going to do about it? Pain is an inescapable aspect of life and yoga teaches us to develop skills to bear pain and go through it, rather than […]
What is Iyengar Yoga?
Iyengar yoga is interested in integration. Although we work with certain parts of the body in certain asanas, the Iyengar method teaches us that all asanas originate in the core of one’s being. Mr Iyengar says “Practice asanas by creating space in the muscles and even the bones of your body. Practice asanas by creating […]
What is Iyengar yoga? How does Iyengar yoga differ from other types of yoga? Over the next little while we’ll be exploring these questions via our Blog in a Blog Series called “What is Iyengar Yoga” In each post we’ll take one key idea or concept that Iyengar yoga is interested in and explore what […]