Category Archives: iyengar yoga

The Virtue of Yoga, The Yoga of Virtue

When you ask people why they started doing yoga, a few common responses emerge. Most often, students simply want to feel better. The body feels stiff or achy, weak or imbalanced. Some people have injuries or ailments and have heard … Continue reading

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Celebration and Integration

The final week of my time here has begun. The last span of days has been so full of learning it is difficult to sum it up. The classes have been fantastic. Deep insights into inversions with Sunita, one of … Continue reading

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Obstacles and New Beginnings

Monday August 15 was Indian Independence Day and a holiday from classes at the institute. It felt good to have a day off for rest and integration right in the middle¬†of the month. My flat mate and I took the … Continue reading

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Practice

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali contain many sutras on the subject of practice. At the halfway point in my month of study, I am reminded of sutra I:21. The goal is near for those who are supremely vigorous and intense … Continue reading

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