Yoga Mind

Settle Down All of You! As Geetaji Iyengar used to say at the beginning of her yoga classes with her.  Geetaji would often speak of how most humans are easily agitated. It is easy for many of us to fall into negative thinking patterns and struggle with difficult emotions like envy, greediness, sorrow, and anger. …

Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day today’s pose will be Vrksasana known as tree pose. This yoga posture can be done using the wall for hand support or done in the middle of the room. Using the wall as a prop shows us a practitioners how props can be our friends. Tree pose can reveal to …

Earth Day

Today is April 22, 2024 and a day to cherish and celebrate our home Mother Home. Bring the Earth element into your practice by noticing which parts of your body contact the ground. The Earth can bring stability structure and it can also lead to inertia. In yoga practice we do many poses sitting and …

Solar Eclipse

Let the solar eclipse happening April 8th, 2024 inspire your yoga practice. In Light on Yoga Sutras by B.K.S. Iyengar there are two yoga sutras on the sun and moon. Sutra III.28 ” By samyama on the moon, the yogi will know the position and system of the stars.” and Sutra III.27 ” By samyama …

Late Fall

Late Fall is a wonderful time of year to gear up for winter using Iyengar Yoga. After all the snow could fly at any moment. The daylight is shortening and the nights are becoming longer. Plus the cold temps are driving us all indoors. Using your Iyengar Yoga Practice is a fantastic way to stay …

fall

As we move deeper into the fall, the changing temps and daylight show their effect on the landscape. Nature is always changing, Iyengar Yoga helps us to accept these evolving natural patterns gracefully. Some folks love autumn others are mourning summer while there are those who  are eagerly awaiting snowfall. Wherever you are at with …

Yoga Month

September is yoga month according to the Department of Health and Wellness since 2008. Usually one may think of going back to school and the changing of the seasons from late summer to early fall.  It is also time to recognize your yogic activities and efforts. Make time for Iyengar yoga everyday whether it is …