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Sirsasana with a Simhasana Bench

  I go for this variation of Sirsasana with the Simhasana bench to stabilize my upper back and shoulders, which I find gives me more access to back bends and forward folds. - Kara Thorsen, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher

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Paschimottanasana with a Simhasana Bench

  The practice of Paschimottanasana with the Simhasana bench provides a resistance in the legs and gives me something to pull against, which facilitates a full spinal extension. – Kara Thorsen, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher  

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Student Spotlight: Shelly Smith

  What is your name and where do you study Iyengar Yoga? My name is Shelly Smith.  I study Iyengar Yoga at Calgary Iyengar Yoga. How long have you been practicing Iyengar yoga? I have practised Iyengar yoga for 2…

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Letter from RIMYI re Manouso Manos’ decertification

Below, please find a letter from Prashant & Abhijata Iyengar. --------- Dear National Iyengar Yoga Associations: Several of you have asked questions about the status of Manouso Manos. Earlier this year, the U.S. completed an investigation that concluded that Mr.…

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