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Crystal Clarity abhijataiyengar iyengaryoga iynausspringsadhana Apr 15, 2021

It's Spring again and this means we, as a community have the opportunity to study with Abhijata Iyengar, the grandaughter of BKS Iyengar Thanks to Zoom I'm going to share with you the points of her teaching that hit home. (all quotes are not exact and are from memory and my notes)


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Introducing Gulnaaz Dashti- at the feet of the Guru geetaiyengar gulnaazdashti healingthroughyoga iyengaryoga Apr 05, 2021

I was going to write a different email this week but I just have to share with you the interview of Gulnaaz Dashti, my teacher. 

If you want to know more about Iyengar yoga from the perspective of someone who has been immersed in it right at the feet of BKS Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar and...

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Holy Land hindus iyengaryoga vrindivan worshippers yoga Dec 08, 2020
 

Vrindivan is the holiest place in India for Hindus and Krishna worshippers. It is the birthplace of Krishna and the site of many temples and holy places. For Hindus, this is a dream land to visit and those that are born in Vrindivan are vrajawasy and considered very special

 

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Spoken straight to the heart. devkidesai india iyengar iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020
 

At the last minute, Devki Desai taught our ladies class. Before I can even start to describe what we did I have to describe what I felt because what we did is ultimately just a tool that led me on a journey.

I felt transformed and transmuted to another place. A place that I...

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The Pink Clock assignment coordinator iyengaryoga vipassana yoga Dec 08, 2020

A Vipassana retreat experience.

 

 
 

 

The coordinator handed me my room assignment. 7A. That meant there was 7B and 7C. The woman I had shared a ride with to the retreat had gotten room 38. No A B or C. It was her first time too. So, why did I have to share? I snuck...

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Why did I choose and why do I continue study Iyengar yoga? colleagues iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020

 

I, unlike many of my colleagues had a winding road to get to Iyengar yoga. My mother started yoga to help her with a debilitating back problem. Now, I wish I could say my mother and I practiced and she took me to her classes but as a teenager, I pretty much avoided anything...

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It's got a hold on me..... healingthroughyoga healthyhabits iyengar iyengaryoga pantanjali yoga yogainspiration Dec 08, 2020
 
 

 

Pantanjali tells us in the yoga sutras that the practice of yoga helps us overcome the suffering that is yet to come (2.16 heyam duhkum anagatam) and that the cause of this suffering is from an identification with that which is ephemeral, impure and painful rather than...

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Que es el causa de sufremiento adventure iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020

Patanjali nos dice en los Yoga Sutras que la practica del yoga nos ayuda a superar el sufrimientosufrimiento que esta por venir (2.16 heyam duhkum anagatam) y que la causa de este sufrimiento es por nuestra identificación con aquello que es efímero, impuro y doloroso en lugar de con...

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IDLY- the food of gods. deeelicious india iyengaryoga yoga Dec 08, 2020

Woke up to the sound of my favorite bird. Who knows the name of this bird?? At 3:30am. Yep, think I nodded off last night at 9 after a DEEELicious meal (this is a reference to my friend Aaron) at Asha dining hall. There is no snuggling back down as my bed is pretty much like sleeping on concrete....

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Unleash your anger! iyengaryoga pune yoga yogainspiration Dec 08, 2020
 
 

Today begins the 9 day festival, Navatari which celebrates Durga, the mother goddess. Each day a different color is worn.

 

"Durga, also identified as Adi Parashakti, Devī, Shakti, Bhavani, Parvati, Amba, Yogmaya and by numerous other names, is a principal and popular...

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Musings of Prashant with little comment iyengaryoga prashant yoga Dec 08, 2020

Musings from Prashant.

Very few comments, Just things that struck me. Granted, classes this week are three hours long and my ability to remember everything is near impossible. I even fell asleep in Supta Padanghustasana 1. How is that possible!!!

 

Without reflection it is just a...

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