Iyengar Yoga may be the most popular style of Hatha Yoga in the U.S. today due to the great skill and teaching genius of B.K.S. Iyengar of Poona, India. Until his death in the summer of 2014, he taught thousands of students from the world over, focusing on precise attention to alignment in every pose. Basic to his system are the standing poses, often held longer than they are in other styles of Yoga. Props such as blocks, belts, blankets and chairs are often used in Iyengar-style classes to give the body support. An Iyengar yoga class may be slow, soft and meditative if it is billed as “restorative”, or it may be extremely challenging and physically demanding if it is billed as “hard work”.
Want learn more about Iyengar yoga? See the helpful links below.
More information about Iyengar's life and work may be found at: www.bksiyengaryoga.com.
More information about Iyengar Yoga in the United States may be found on the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States website.
More information about Iyengar Yoga in Texas and surrounding states may be found on the Iyengar Yoga Association of the South Central United States website.