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Heavenly Trees and Celestial Dogs

Day two with Prashant Iyengar brought us to understanding the journey “from dogma to pragmatism”, from just points and actions to study and exploration. Yesterday he urged us to look…

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3 Sides of a Coin

We are entering into another month of weekends with Prashant Iyengar, the son of BKS Iyengar and the consummate “philosopher” within our method. And, though I thought I would try…

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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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Breath-asana

For our last meeting with Prashant Iyengar this month, he took us on the journey of the breath. Where to even begin is the question, as he left us with…

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Spinning Brains

Today’s class with Prashant Iyengar reminded me again why I find him so intriguing. Yes he is a philosopher, so it can sometimes feel like he is talking over your…

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Portals for the Mind

As he mentioned on Saturday, posture is important as a foundation of the practice of yoga, but to end there is detrimental. Postures have to become portals of discovery, playing…

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Posture – What is it For?

This past weekend with Prashant Iyengar continued with a clarification that he is not anti-posture. As I mentioned before, class with Prashant is not something that we expect as students…

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STAY !

Zoom Yoga has brought many opportunities to study with our Iyengar Yoga teachers in India. Along with Prashant and Abhi’s special classes, I have been taking a weekly class with…