About Iyengar
"Teaching is a difficult art but it is the best service you can do for humanity." - B.K.S. Iyengar

Indian Yoga Master Shri B.K.S. Iyengar (14 December 1918 – 20 August 2014) is widely recognized as the most influential yoga teacher in the modern world, and whose mastery of asana and pranayama were beyond compare. He was the author of several books, including the seminal Light on Yoganow an acknowledged classic. During 75 years of teaching he perfected his method of practice and instruction which makes yoga safe and accessible for all body types and levels of fitness, excluding no one.
The Iyengar Method is based on finely detailed, precise alignment. Poses are held and explored in depth rather than done quickly and superficially. Props and specialized modifications enable the practitioner to achieve the correct posture and avoid injury. Regular practice builds strength, stamina and flexibility, improves posture and can relieve many chronic aches and pains. 

B.K.S. Iyengar introduced the emphasis on correct form in yoga,. He pioneered the use of yoga props and yoga's therapeutic applications.  Today, the principles of his the Iyengar method are incorporated into many kinds of yoga, physical therapy and movement. Among numerous international awards and accolades, B.K.S. Iyengar was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.


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