Category Archives: Yoga

Sunrise in Iyengar Yoga, December in Pune, India

Whenever I watch a sunset I know that the same light will rise upon awakening friends somewhere else in the world, and a new day will begin. Over the last few years my community of Iyengar yoga has watched several … Continue reading

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Maty Ezraty, A Life of Integrity

When I process deep emotions I either shut down or go manic. When I shut down it is because I am not ready to voyage into the abyss of my story. But when I go manic, I usually produce something. … Continue reading

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Summer sabbatical – thoughts on life and practice

The page has turned once more and, as I enter the fall season, my thoughts center around my summer sabbatical. I took three months away from teaching, away from my yoga community, and entered a quiet life alongside an estuary … Continue reading

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Workshop on Iyengar Yoga Convention Highlights: Sat. 4/27 at IYILA

Convention Highlights: Exploring the Path of Practice Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Register online Join me at IYILA in Los Angeles for a taste of the remarkable feast of inspiration and knowledge that came through Abhijta … Continue reading

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Taittiriya Upanishad, Why Study the Wisdom Writings?

Pancha-Kośa: The Five Sheaths in Theory & Practice Sat. Mar. 9 & 16 11:30 AM – 2:45 PM All levels – Register online Why do you practice Yoga? Really! Ask yourself. I know, it is like asking yourself, why do I … Continue reading

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Pancha-Kośa: The Five Sheaths in Theory & Practice

2 Saturdays March 9 & 16 11:30 AM – 2:45 PM All levels Register online Sat, March 9  $75 – $85 after Mar  1 Sat, March 16  $75 – $85 after Mar  1 Both sessions  $140 – $170 after Mar  … Continue reading

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Pranayama is the Hub of Yoga

This amazing embodiment! This chariot that carries us through life! The body, the breath, the brain. How intimately connected, one cannot effect any part without impacting the whole. Pranayama Course at IYILA, 3 weeks beginning in November. Tuesdays and Thursdays … Continue reading

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Facets of brilliant teaching, the Iyengar family

Yoga is a deeply personal experience. Guruji went to the depths of his practice to extract the essence of what it is to be human. He used his body to discover the step ladder that can take us from suffering … Continue reading

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Light on Yoga, Practice Sequences from the Back of the Book

Saturday, May 26, 11:30 – 1:30 at IYILA Practice together a dynamic and challenging sequence. Published when B.K.S. Iyengar was in his 40s, the sequences in the back of Light on Yoga show how he practiced earlier in life. The … Continue reading

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Light on Life: Discourse at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in honor of the B.K.S. Centennial

Fours Sessions of Inspiration on Life and Using the Process of Yoga to Live Fully: Apr. 7 – May 5 at IYILA. In this riveting and insightful book Shree B.K.S. Iyengar explains fundamental principals of Yoga in an accessible way … Continue reading

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