Iyengar Yoga

iyengar yoga near meIyengar Yoga is based on the teachings of BKS Iyengar (1918 – 2014), a world-renowned yoga master who touched the lives of millions through his brilliant and innovative work.  He devoted his life to the teaching and practice of yoga and developed a system steeped in the ancient tradition of Yoga.  Mr. Iyengar is widely regarded as the most influential teacher in terms of shaping the way yoga is taught in the West today.  He is the author of many books, including the classic Light on Yoga, which has been the source book for generations of yoga enthusiasts.


What is Iyengar Yoga?

A refined, in-depth system of yoga that emphasizes safety, optimal body alignment, and attention to detail.

Iyengar yoga can be taken on as a practice by anyone, at any point in life.  Postures are adjusted to meet the conditions and needs of each student utilizing props such as belts, blocks, and blankets.  They enable beginning students, the elderly, or those with physical limitations to perform the asanas correctly, minimizing the risk of injury or strain.

Strength, coordination, flexibility, and an increased sense of well-being are some of the benefits of the Iyengar method.  The practice will often result in eliminating aches and pains as well as improving posture.  It can be used therapeutically to aid in healing many kinds of injuries, both physical and emotional.  With continued practice, your abilities, along with your health and vitality will develop over time.


Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher symbolAbout Iyengar Yoga near Beacon NY

The rigor of the Iyengar Certification System is unmatched in the field of Yoga.  It is also the only yoga system with a recognizable instructor’s qualification.  The Iyengar Yoga Certification Mark is your guarantee of a yoga experience which is safe, suitable for individual physical conditions, and beneficial for both body and mind.

To learn more about B.K.S. Iyengar and Iyengar Yoga please visit IYNAUS.org