B.K.S. Iyengar Turns 92 Today: Yoga and Your Health

B.K.S. Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar yoga, turned 92 years young today! With 92-year-old yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch in the spotlight and doing Peacock pose, I'm starting to think 92 is the new 52!

Iyengar suffered from malaria and malnutrition as a child and began practicing at age 15, using yoga as a tool to turn his health around. It definitely worked.

I love the idea of using yoga as a health tool, which Michael Taylor nailed in his post, "Yoga - a New Way of Old Health" :

Here's to yoga and health -- and a happy birthday to B.K.S. Iyengar. I'll leave you with one of my favorite Iyengar quotes: "Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open." Namaste to that!

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