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The Bhagavad Gita – Summer Book Club is Here!

Summer Book Club at The Yoga Place begins in June! Read along with us in this classic yoga text, “The Bhagavad” Gita, to connect more deeply to your practice of yoga in life and beyond!

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Awakening the Consciousness

On March 15th , Chris Saudek presented a yoga class as a benefit to members of IYNAUS (IyengarYoga Association of the United States). It was part of Coast to Coast…

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The Relevance of a “Guru”

Remembering the relevance of a “guru” on the Birthday of BKS Iyengar.

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Iyengar and Vinyasa

Join us for our next 4-week Special Series – “Iyengar and Vinyasa”. We will explore the reasons and depth of sequential posture within yoga practice and discover why the flow of asanas really matters.

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Celebration of Knowledge and Tradition

December is full of celebrations and remembrances within the Iyengar Yoga tradition. The spread of yoga and the amount of knowledge we have about yoga in current times and in the West can easily be tied to BKS Iyengar and his family’s teaching of the subject.

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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…