India is a long-awaited journey for many avid yoga practitioners wanting to explore Sanskrit roots, experience contemporary yoga teachings, and find a deeper connection to the 8-limbed yoga philosophy, including the physical practice of asanas. India is also full of surprises.
This week YOGO has invited our yogini friend and author Dana Damara to help us honor the life of B.K.S. Iyengar by sharing some observations on his teachings. Iyengar was a beloved teacher who developed Iyengar yoga, focusing on precision, detail and alignment. He passed away this week at the age of 95.
Over time, the repetitive motions of running can create injuries and pain in joints like ankles, knees, hips, and shoulders. Ouch! As a runner, adding a yoga program to your regular exercise routine is super easy, feels awesome, and can improve your overall performance.
Early yogis struck lovely poses - and also fought fierce battles. An exhibit in Washington shows the complex dimensions of yogi life.
Do you like your yoga hot or powerful? Maybe you practise in the nude or spend a fortune on the latest Lycra. Are you a follower of BKS Iyengar, or do you prefer Vinyasa or Ashtanga yoga?