"It is through your body that you realise you are a spark of divinity."

~ BKS Iyengar ~

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IYASCUS is one of the 11 regional organizations associated with IYNAUS (Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States).

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How to Practice Yoga, Part I by Holly Walck Kostura

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in Sequence, Teachers | Comments Off on How to Practice Yoga, Part I by Holly Walck Kostura

  “Alignment is enlightenment.” -B.K.S. Iyengar   For over ten years now I have been teaching Iyengar Yoga, the method of Hatha Yoga developed by world-renowned Yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar. Guruji, as he is affectionately known to his pupils, was known for his majestic demonstrations of Yoga asanas (postures) but his true brilliance was in how he wove the philosophy of Yoga into his teaching, bringing it to the forefront and raising the profile of Hatha Yoga in India and throughout the world.   Classically, Hatha Yoga, regardless of tradition, uses postures,...

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Featured Sequence: Hanumanasana with George Purvis

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Sequence | Comments Off on Featured Sequence: Hanumanasana with George Purvis

Notes and Photos Taken By Gretchen House on January 31, 2015 at BKS Iyengar Yoga Studio of Dallas 01 Groin Release Pull the knee down toward the chest as you press the knee away (knee resists the pull). This is to help soften and deepen the groin.   02 Supta Padangusthasana Left foot is positioned so that heel is away from wall and ball of foot presses into wall. This is to help keep the hamstring down toward the floor. Don’t dig the right heel. Press the right ball of the foot toward the ceiling for the most effective hamstring stretch. Hold this pose to prepare the...

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