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10:42 PM

Standing Poses - Home Practice 

Standing poses are also known as Utthita Sthiti in Sanskrit and are considered the foundation of Iyengar Yoga Standing poses tone the legs and back muscles and prepare us for other poses that deal with forward-bending or back-bending movements.  They are also great for lifting our energy and building stamina. Read More

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6:16 PM

Spotlight on: Salamba Sarvangasana

Spotlight on: Salamba Sarvangasana Salamba – with support, Sarva –all or whole, Anga – limb or body, Asana – pose Before there was a Mother of Dragons there was the ‘Mother of Asanas’, better known as Salamba Sarvangasana (or supported shoulder stand). BKS Iyengar describes this pose as on of the most essential in yoga. In Light on Yoga he says “just as a mother strives for harmony and happiness in the home, this asana (pose) strives for harmony and happiness in the human system.” Read More

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5:13 PM

Yoga for Emotional Stability

The physical health benefits of yoga, like increased strength, flexibility and balance have long been known and accepted. However, in recent years scientists and researchers have also begun looking at the affect that yoga can have on our mental and emotional health.   Read More

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5:29 PM

Spotlight on: Salamba Sirsasana

Known as ‘King of all Asanas’, Salamba Sirsasana (or supported headstand) is an advanced yoga pose that is described by BKS Iyengar as one of the most important poses. Read More

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