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