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A most southerly Salamba Sirsasana

Asana in nature! Didi Hall of Toronto ON went to the bottom of the world do Salamba Sirsasana at the South Pole. Didi tells us... The red jacket supported my head so I wouldn’t sink, but there is a head…

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Rope Sirsasana

I love traction action by surrendering to gravity. I often do rope Sirsasana after an intense backbending session. I also do it as preparation for Pranayama... I love the way it gives access to ‘Uddiyana mannerisms’ in the abdomen. –…

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Sirsasana using two benches

  I like this variation of Sirsasana because the setup supports my shoulders rather than putting weight on my neck. The effect of gravity also helps to release any tension around my neck. - Drew Perry, Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher…

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Student Spotlight: Joanna Caplan

    What is your name and where do you study Iyengar Yoga? My name is Joanna Caplan and I study Iyengar Yoga in Toronto at Studio Po! How long have you been practicing Iyengar yoga? I have been practicing…

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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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