IY(UK) Blog

IY(UK) Statement on Diversity and Inclusivity

IY(UK) statement on diversity and inclusivity "I am sure that after me, my family, my pupils, their children, and the next generation will carry the message of yoga to every nook and corner of the globe, so that all may... Read More...

Prashantji’s Talk: International Yoga Day – Our Responsibilities

A talk by Prashantji titled 'International Yoga Day - Our Responsibilities' has been released on Facebook. Click here to watch A series of recent talks by Prashantji on Yoga Education are available on our YouTube channel. Read More...

International Day of Yoga – Video Blogging Contest

For International Day of Yoga on 21 June, the Government of India has announced a video blogging contest open to yoga students around the world. You're invited to submit a 3-4 minute video on social media and there are awards... Read More...

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...