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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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Regional Conference Buzz: Setting our Sights on 2017

Posted by on Jun 30, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Regional Conference Buzz: Setting our Sights on 2017

IYNAUS has been looking for a region to host the next regional conference. Several people from the Heartland (Midwest) Conference have been contacting teachers in our region to see if we would like to host the 2014 regional conference.  After the emails were sent around, a core group of interested people in Austin met to discuss the possibility. They were sent reports from the New England and Heartland conferences for further investigation.  After serious consideration and discussion, the group including some Board members, decided that our region was not yet in a position go forward with a...

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Elections for New Board of Directors and Other Volunteer Positions

Posted by on Jun 30, 2012 in Events, IYASCUS | Comments Off on Elections for New Board of Directors and Other Volunteer Positions

According to our by-laws, we need to hold elections every 2 years. Board members may serve 2 consecutive 2-year terms, but after that, they need to step down and take a break. Anne-Marie Schultz and Karen Phillips have been serving at least that long and need to step down. If you are interested in the matters of IYASCUS and would like to serve on the Board, be thinking about upcoming elections. We’ll be doing them through an email survey before the year ends.  We’ll keep you posted and have more to say about this in August. We’re also very much in need of volunteers. In...

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