What to expect from an Iyengar Yoga class:
Dubbed the "Michelangelo of Yoga" and named one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century by Time Magazine, Indian Yoga Master B.K.S. Iyengar (1918 - 2014), developed his unique, precision-based method over more than 75 years of teaching.
He is universally acknowledged to be the most influential yoga teacher in modern history, having pioneered the emphasis on correct form, the use of yoga props and yoga's therapeutic applications.
Today, the principles of of his method are often incorporated into the teaching of yoga under many names and into many other forms of exercise, therapy and movement.
B.K.S. Iyengar in Matseyendrasana - "Lord of the Fishes" .
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers (C.I.Y.T.)s are held to the most rigorous training requirements in the world, setting the standard for yoga instruction today. They are committed to preserving the legacy of B.K.S. Iyengar and passing on, undiluted, his teachings.
Learn more about Iyengar Yoga from the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States: IYNAUS.