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Iyengar

From Drug Addiction To Yoga King Of LA: Get To Know Vinnie Marino

Vinnie Marino is one of the most popular yoga teachers in Los Angeles, known for making his students sweat to the tune of a rockin' playlist , all in...

Andrea Rice
September 26 2014

B.K.S. Iyengar Dead At 95

Yoga legend B.K.S. Iyengar passed away today at age 95. In remembrance, here are 10 of our favorite quotes from the man who inspired so many yogis...

August 20 2014

5 Ways You're Doing Savasana All Wrong

Forget about endless Chaturanga. Savasana might just be the most challenging pose for many type-A yogis. Even B.K.S.

Edward Vilga
July 30 2014

The Yoga Therapist Will See You Now

Dr. Loren Fishman is Medical Director at Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in New York City, on the staff at Columbia University College...

Eva Norlyk Smith
August 21 2012

How Do You Practice Yoga with the Heart?

I am really excited to be back in Mysore for a number of reasons. But the first and last is to PRACTICE. There aren't enough words to describe the...

Heather Morton
July 9 2012

10 Life Changing Tips Inspired By B.K.S. Iyengar

Here are ten of my favorite life changing tips, inspired by quotes from the legendary yogi, B.K.S. Iyengar: 1. Breathe as if you're divine.

Robert Piper
June 29 2012

Yoga as a Sport & The Olympic Games

"A thought is an arrow shot at the truth; it can hit a point, but not cover the whole target. But the archer is too well satisfied with his...

Marina Chetner
June 29 2012

15 Reasons Why You Should Try Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga uses various props to allow people to stay in poses for a long time, without any discomfort, stress, strain, injury risk and pain....

Nayla Naoufal
June 27 2012

Why We Should All Remain Yoga Beginners

I am often asked what it takes to be a yoga teacher. What is sufficient training and how do you know when you are ready to teach. These are the right...

Heather Morton
June 1 2012

Eyes Wide Open – The Path of Discernment

I was nineteen years old and in my sophomore year of college in Ann Arbor, Michigan, when I finally learned there was such a thing as a spiritual...

Mariana Caplan
May 17 2012

Should Every Yogi Keep a Journal?

Is it important to keep a yoga journal ? Have you ever heard of keeping one? I myself did not even connect the two until I had been practicing yoga...

Morgan Turley
May 16 2012

The Battle with Self-Doubt in Yoga

There comes a point in the journey of yoga when the questions of 'why' am I practicing and 'if' the postures of yoga are worthwhile surface...

Heather Morton
May 3 2012

20 Life Changing Books on My Shelf

I’ve been a fervent reader since high school and have collected the opinions and perspectives of a variety of authors and experts over the years. I...

Gigi Yogini
May 3 2012

The 8-Fold Path: Who Cares?

During my post-graduate work a professor bluntly asked me, "Who cares about the eight-fold path of yoga anyway?" As rude as this may sound...

Heather Morton
April 9 2012

B.K.S. Iyengar Turns 93 Today: 9 Awesome Quotes

B.K.S. Iyengar turns 93 today! Here are nine of my favorite quotes from the legendary yogi: 1.

Jason Wachob
December 15 2011

7 Great B.K.S. Iyengar Quotes

At 92-years-young , B.K.S. Iyengar is a yoga icon to say the least. Here are seven of my favorite quotes from the legendary yogi: 1.

Jason Wachob
February 18 2011

B.K.S. Iyengar Stars in PETA Ad

92-year-old yogi, B.K.S. Iyengar , is in a new PETA ad, "Energize Your Mind, Body, and Spirit. Go Vegetarian." Iyengar credits his...

January 28 2011

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...

Jason Wachob
December 15 2010

BKS Iyengar on Health

"Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the...

March 18 2010