What is Iyengar Yoga?

The yoga of physical exercise comes under the heading of “hatha” yoga. Yoga masters have developed many styles of hatha yoga.

Iyengar yoga students named Iyengar yoga after Shri B.K.S. Iyengar of Pune, India.

Iyengar yoga is a vigorous approach that emphasizes a balance between strength, flexibility and endurance.

Iyengar Yoga utilizes precision in movement and attention to subtle aspects of posture and breath to develop self-awareness.

Iyengar Yoga is accessible to everyone regardless of age, ability, or physical limitations.

The intensity of Iyengar yoga comes from the mental attention required practicing the poses.

The Iyengar method is rich in it’s diversity of postures and has many therapeutic applications.

December Schedule changes

Tuesday 5.30-6.45pm level 1 class will be taught by Susan Tveekrem.

Thursday 6-7pm Weekly restorative class with Cher.

Teacher substitutes and class cancellations

The 10.30am Friday class with Susan is cancelled beginning December 2016.

Check here, or Facebook, or at 845 876 6129, for details on class cancellations.

Upcoming workshops and events

Sunday December 11th: Benefit class in honor of BKS Iyengar’s birthday. 2-4pm.  Suggested Donation $20.

Sunday December 18th: Special Winter Solstice class with Cher de Rossiter.  2-4pm. $20.

Visit our events page to sign up for these workshops.

Coming up in 2017

Sunday January 8th: Connect to Your Core with Jess.

Sunday February 26th: A journey to Hanumanasana with Jess.

Sunday March 19th: A day with Genny Kapuler.

Sunday April 30th: A workshop with Tori Milner.

Sunday June 4th:  Rajashree Tuppee from Pune India.

Save the Date: Manouso Manos July 14-16th.

Save the Date: Peter Scott November 11-12th.

Further Reading:

Read a 13 page article on lower back pain

Read this article by Patricia Walden and Jarvis Chen on Kriya Yoga

Read about inversion and the eyes