Iyengar Yoga is the most widely practiced form of Yoga in the world.
Attending these classes will help you experience
more flexibility and develop your core strength, de-stress your life,
and give you skills to relax both your body and mind enabling you to
enjoy greater wellbeing.
In practice Iyengar yoga focuses particularly on three
Correct body alignment allows the body to develop
harmoniously in an anatomically correct way so that the student
suffers no injury or pain when practising correctly. As all bodies are
different and people have different weaknesses and strengths.we also use props to help the body into the
correct positions required. Props are objects like wooden blocks,
chairs, blankets and belts that help adjust or support in
the different postures so that one can work in a range of motion that
is safe and effective.
The practice of
Iyengar yoga is know for it's therapeutic benefits and will often result in eliminating aches and pains, improve
posture etc. but Iyengar Yoga can also be used to treat many ailments,
including extremely serious medical conditions, under the supervision
of a suitably experienced teacher.
The other two key aspects in the Iyengar system are correct sequencing in which there
is a powerful cumulative effect achieved by practicing poses in
particular sequences. Also postures are held
for considerable lengths of time to let the effects of the poses
penetrate deeper within the individual.