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Dawn of Wisdom

For our last day with Abhijata, she covered the process and particulars of Pranayama practice (regulation of the breath) – why we do it, when to start it, and how…

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Building Discrimination with Warrior I

Day 3 of Abhijata’s celebration was a study of Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I). It reminded me of the approach Prashant Iyengar takes with his book, Alpha and Omega of Trikonasana.…

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Time and Tenacity

On our second day of celebration with Abhijata Iyengar, she reminded us that as Iyengar Yoga practitioners we follow a “typical practice cycle” through time – whether it be a…

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Happy 103!

December 14th is BKS Iyengar’s birthday and he would have been 103 this year! His daughter, Geeta Iyengar, and part of the great legacy of teaching in this method, was…

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You Find Out!

December 7th is the Birthday of Geeta Iyengar, BKS Iyengar’s daughter. After her passing two years ago, today she would have been 76. Geeta was a strong and impressionable teacher…

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Energy : The Storehouse and the Flow

We had our last class of the Fall Sangha with Abhijata Iyengar this morning and it was a great culmination of the sessions. As I mentioned before, the last time…

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Body and Mind are One

The last two days with Abhijata were chock full of goodness, with the running theme of the relationship of the body and the mind and building our holistic intelligence of…

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No Substitute to Sweat

Day two with Abhi continued our study of the gunas (energetic properties of Nature) within the “architecture” of asanas – and a lot of great standing asanas at that. She…

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Yoga Party!

Today was the first morning of our Autumn Sangha with Abhijata Iyengar. I hope that some of you have decided to join the “party” as she decided to call it…

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The Panorama of Props

The last day during our webinar with Abhijata Iyengar culminated in the theme of developing more sensitive perception through the varied uses and purposes of props. We began class with…