The teaching of yoga in the Iyengar method requires commitment to practice and to theory, as you begin to learn how to translate your knowledge to others in a class setting. The Marrickville Yoga Centre regularly runs a Teacher Training Course with students studying towards and completing Certification as Iyengar Yoga Teachers. The course takes place […]
“The conjunction of effort, concentration and balance in asana forces us to live intensely in the present moment, a rare experience in modern life.” -B.K.S. Iyengar pose variations sequencing
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‘Yoga illuminates your life. If you practise sincerely, with seriousness and honesty, its light will spread to all aspects of your life.’ – BKS Iyengar At Marrickville Yoga Centre we’re lucky to be in one of the most vibrant and diverse communities in inner Sydney. This means we’re often welcoming new students and farewelling those […]
Summer is on the way and a brand new line of Pune-style bloomers have just landed at Marrickville Yoga Centre. They are a distinctive Iyengar-style short so popular with men and women at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in India. Bloomers are a practical, comfortable, and affordable option for yoga practice especially in the […]
Friends of Marrickville Yoga August Newsletter The Olympics are wrapping up but this month we get to hear from our very own Olympian – regular student Judy. Don’t miss her magnificent photos! Johanna catches up with us about her yoga practice and shares a few of her incredible paintings with us – what a treat. […]
MARRICKVILLE YOGA MAY NEWSLETTER “By drawing our senses of perception inward, we are able to experience the control, silence, and quietness of the mind.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life
At Marrickville Yoga Centre we run two backbend practices per week. Maintaining a regular backbend practice has a hugely beneficial impact on other asanas as through the practice of backbends the body develops enormous strength and resilience.
#1 They make us feel good Yep, they sure do. Backbends are some of the most uplifting asanas, creating a more positive sense of self. There is something about the head being down and the chest being open that changes the physical body and alters the mental perspective. As we go around in daily life so much […]