IY(UK) Blog

Yogis Unite for NHS: over £33K raised!

  The 'Yogis Unite for NHS' event that took place via Zoom over the weekend of 23 and 24 May has so far raised over £33,000 for NHS Charities Together.  A huge thanks to Uday Bhosale and his wife Sonali... Read More...

Develop Your Home Practice – Brenda Booth

How to Develop Your Home Practice As teachers we try to encourage our students to develop a home practice, and if you’re new to practising yoga at home, we hope these tips from Senior Iyengar yoga teacher Brenda Booth will... Read More...

The Circle – a film about yoga and addiction

  IY(UK) teacher Philippa Frisby has just released her award-winning documentary film The Circle, about the transformational power of yoga in treating drug addiction in the street children of Mumbai.  It is a disturbing, moving and ultimately uplifting tale of... Read More...

Bellur Trust & COVID-19

The Bellur Trust Supports Workers During the COVID-19 Crisis The Bellur Trust (the charity founded by B.K.S. Iyengar for the village of his birth in India) have sent us this update about the situation in Bellur: Due to the pandemic... Read More...

Hanuman Jayanti: Lesson on Iyengar Yoga with Prashantji

  On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, Prashantji has recorded lessons on Yoga as per the tradition of Yogacharya BKS Iyengar    Read More...

Respiratory System Sequence

A new respiratory sequence has been shared with us by Lois Steinberg, please practice within your capabilities. (This post is visible for teacher members only) Read More...

Seven day practice memo

With many people spending a lot more time at home at the moment, we thought we'd share this seven-day practice memo, kindly shared by Manchester and District Iyengar Yoga. Please make sure you read the notes before starting your home... Read More...

Building Immunity: Article and Sequence from RIMYI

  Building Immunity: Article and Sequence from RIMYI 'Guruji Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar was born during the 1918 influenza pandemic and even his mother was not spared the infection during her pregnancy. This had led to a very sickly childhood for... Read More...

National Iyengar Yoga Day, 18/1/20

    National Iyengar Yoga Day in the UK and Ireland will be on Saturday 18 January 2020. Don't miss this fantastic chance to discover Iyengar yoga in your area! Certified Iyengar yoga teachers will be organising free taster classes, demonstrations... Read More...

Assessment Volunteers Needed

Assessment Volunteers Needed! Intermediate Junior Assessments in October Intermediate Senior Assessments in November   The venues would welcome volunteer “students” to be taught by candidates during the teaching part of the assessments. Please contact the venues direct (contact details below)... Read More...