12 Inspiring Quotes From B.K.S. Iyengar

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Yoga Guru And Legend B.K.S. Iyengar Has Passed Away

Guru, master, founder, “Guruji.” Whatever accolade you admonish, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar is best known as B.K.S. Iyengar, and he is undoubtedly the best-recognized and most influential yoga teacher in the world.
Born 14th December 1918, Iyengar lived 95 years to the full before passing away in August 2014. Iyengar founded the style of yoga known as Iyengar Yoga which now benefits millions of yogis around the globe.

“My Body Is My ...

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Yoga Workshop – 23 May – Using Ropes in Iyengar

Explore working with ropes in your yoga practice.

This Iyengar Yoga Workshop will focus on using ropes as a supportive prop to aid in your asana practice.

Suitable for all levels of students, and ideal for less flexible or those with injuries, you will learn some great techniques to include in your regular practice.

Date : Saturday 23rd May

Time : 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Cost : $50

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Yoga Workshop – March 28 – Working with Chairs

Explore working with a Chair in your practice.

This Iyengar Yoga Workshop will focus on using a chair as a supportive prop to aid in your asana practice.

Suitable for all levels of students, and ideal for less flexible or those with injuries, you will learn some great techniques to include in your regular practice.

Date : Saturday 28th March

Time : 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Cost : $50

There are limited spaces available so please contact Joy to register interest.

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B.K.S Iyengar passes and his legacy continues

Mr Iyengar was a very ordinary man whom achieved extraordinary things in his life time. He changed so many peoples lives (including my own) with this technique we now know as “Iyengar Yoga”. The unique way that it is taught stands out above any other style of yoga with precision, alignment & sequencing. In itself a therapeutic way to address the body , mind & soul of the practitioner through working into the very depth of the muscular, skeletal & ...

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New to Yoga?

Why Iyengar Yoga may be right for you

North Shore Yoga classes are based on Iyengar yoga, which Is a dynamic form of Hatha yoga. The intention of Iyengar Yoga is to improve & maintain the quality of our lives.
It is a powerful antidote in addressing the stresses of modern day life, yoga is a practical philosophy that aims at uniting the body, mind & spirit for health & fulfillment.

A fit and supple body can be developed through the practice ...

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BKS Iyengar demonstration 1977

This is a beautiful, if scratchy video of BKS Iyengar, made when he was at his prime in 1977 when he was only 59!
Go to 12 minutes into the video where Iyengar is practicing with a small advanced class. An incredible Vinyasa with transitions from Ardho Mukha Svanasana straight to Bakasana.
Then there is that individual practice of balancing poses from Sirsasana II which is still taught in Calgary by Norman Sjoman. who studied with Iyengar in the 1960’s ...

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10 Qualities of An Amazing Yoga Teacher

 

Article Courtesy of : September 12, 2013

 

An amazing yoga teacher can have a massive impact! They can uplift and inspire us, they can help us to relax and rejuvenate, they can even help us push through mental barriers we didn’t know we had.

While there is no quintessential yoga teacher image, there are definitely some qualities that the super awesome teachers all have. Check these out.

1. They ...

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