Home Sequencing and Practice Guide

Home Sequencing and Practice Guide

Students often say that they “don’t know what to practice” at home. Yet practicing on one’s own is a key component of yoga. To help, you can download and practice with this home sequencing and practice guide. Practicing by yourself and...
About Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training

About Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training

Iyengar Yoga Teacher training is a rigorous process. One is required to practice in the Iyengar tradition and take Iyengar Yoga classes regularly for at least 3 years before beginning to study to become a teacher. Iyengar Yoga Teacher training is primarily completed...
Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga

Why Do Restorative Yoga? I’m a Type AAA personality. Used to be, when I was all wired up, I’d do a hard workout to tame that energy. I’d feel good while working out and for about 30-60 minutes after. Then I’d feel all wired up again. Then,...
Best Yoga Poses for Menstrual Flow

Best Yoga Poses for Menstrual Flow

Many women ask if they can do yoga when they’re menstruating. The Answer is yes! Here is a sequence you can practice when menstruating. This is based on Geeta Iyengar’s instruction in her book Yoga: A Gem for Women. Practice the poses in the order shown....
Svasana – Corpse Pose

Svasana – Corpse Pose

Svasana is the last pose to do in each yoga practice. Svasana gives the body an opportunity to integrate the work done during practice and the mind a chance to rest. One receives the most benefit from Svasana when one sets up and comes out of the pose...
Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasan

Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasan

Also known as –2-footed Inverted Staff Pose, Using 2 Chairs. This supported version of Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana (2-footed inverted staff pose) on 2 chairs can be simultaneously calming to the brain and energizing for the body. This version is appropriate to do...
Trikonasana, Triangle Pose

Trikonasana, Triangle Pose

Trikonasana, Triangle Pose, is an exhilarating pose when done properly. Use the 3 keys of: 1) length in the side bodies, 2) equal weight across the pose, and 3) drawing the thigh bones into the hip sockets to get the...