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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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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