Iyengar Yoga as Therapy

Which health problems can be treated with Yoga?   Therapeutic Yoga provides relief from chronic health problems. Guruji’s innovations with props has made yoga the answer for all kinds of medical problems.   Some of the chronic ailments for which people have benefited from Yoga Practice are: Skeleto-muscular Disorders : Arthritis of the knee, shoulder,…

YOGA FOR HEALTHY KNEES

Knees are an important weight bearing joint which supports the weight of the body , provides stability and maintains agility. Dancers and athletes should be aware of how to take care of the knees because they subject their knees to extreme stress on a constant basis. This regular pounding and beating that the knees undergo…

Beyond the Body

Figure this out… It is difficult for many to hear it; hearing it many do not comprehend it; it s almost impossible to find someone to teach it; as also one who knows it. It is the highest reach of desire; the support of the universe; the final fruit of meditation; the limit of fearlessness;…

What exactly is Yoga?

Is it a mere stretching exercise? Is it something that primarily enables you to bend down and touch your toes? Is it a class where highly acrobatic people fold themselves into pretzel shapes? Is it an ancient Hindu spiritual practice? Would it then have some religious overtones? Is it simply a form of physical fitness…