Old 70’s video of B K S Iyengar yoga asana practice

In this video, Iyengar, who descendants, students, and admirers fondly called “Guruji,” demonstrates and expresses his purest intentions in the form of asana, with nothing but the floor, space, gravity, and himself as tools.

Many of us weren’t around or into yoga early enough to witness how Guruji himself practiced, so this barebones, unembellished rendering of long, single takes of the yoga guru during his moving meditation is both a privilege and delight to see

Courtesy of www.doyouyoga.com

 

 

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Free Yoga Classes – 20 Year Celebrations

As part of the 20th anniversary celebrations, Joy and the team at North Shore Iyengar Yoga are offering Free Yoga Classes for all levels across an entire week. Classes will be suitable for beginners through to more advanced students, it is a chance to experience yoga for the first time or practice with other yoga enthusiasts.

Please indicate below the Free Class you would like to attend and we will confirm subject to availability.

Any further questions contact Joy – 021 ...

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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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