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...
Yoga Practice For Women

Yoga Practice For Women

Women have monthly and lifetime cycles that you must consider as you practice yoga. Certain poses and pranayamas are contraindicated during menstruation, others are helpful; post-menstruation one can structure one’s practice to bring energy during the whole...
Props for your home practice

Props for your home practice

In Iyengar yoga we use props to help the body learn actions within a pose. BKS Iyengar says props are not to be used indiscriminately or without need, as doing so makes one dull. Instead, use props to learn. If you are interested in having a set of props for your...
How to  Choose a Yoga Mat

How to Choose a Yoga Mat

There are a million mats on the market and what one person likes, another person hates. You’re just going to have to try out some mats to find one that works for you. That said, here is what to look for in a yoga mat: Choosing a Yoga Mat Characteristics to consider...
Learn About Iyengar Yoga

Learn About Iyengar Yoga

Called the “Michelangelo of yoga” and named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, B.K.S. Iyengar is universally acknowledged as the world’s foremost yoga teacher. He brought yoga to the west with his pioneering teaching in the 60s and 70s, the beginning...