February 16, 2015

Geetaji’s 70th

India December 2014. I’ve travelled to celebrations at RMIYI since Guruji’s 80th birthday in 1989. That was my first trip to India and I loved the country, ‘the motherland’ some call it, there’s a depth of spirit in India that leaves me satisfied. This trip had the feeling of farewell about it. Guruji wasn’t there, he had died the previous August and people were still in mourning. Yet it was the biggest yoga gathering I had ever experienced. More than […]
January 25, 2015

The benefits of Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar yoga makes you become aware of your body, inside and out. Starting with your posture – Learning how to stand, the first standing pose is Tadasana, the mountain pose, to stand evenly on 2 feet, spine is naturally long, correcting round drooping shoulders. Iyengar yoga strengthens and tones the muscles, and because we work with such precision and alignment it helps strong sporty bodies, injuries, illnesses and bad habits of “life”. There are different poses that help internally ie […]
January 25, 2015

BKS Iyengar

  In August 2014 Guruji passed away at his home in Pune, aged 95 years. “I always tell people, live happily and die majestically” “My ending should be your beginning.”  B.K.S.IYENGAR  14. Dec.1918 – 20.Aug.2014 The article below is taken from the website of the Australian Iyengar Yoga Association <http://www.iyengaryoga.asn.au> Yogacharya (master teacher) BKS Iyengar is recognized as one of the world’s foremost exponents of yoga. He became known in the West through his classic text Light on Yoga, first […]