IY(UK) Blog

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...

Virabhadrasana I article by Arti H Mehta

  The Autumn issue of Iyengar Yoga News is coming soon, full of news and features including a tribute to Geetaji and an interview with leading Pranayama teacher Navaz Kamdin.  Make sure your membership is up to date to get... Read More...

Chakras t-shirt design now available

    Now available to order online! You can now order our Chakras design - as seen at the 2019 Convention - on t-shirts and other products at our Redbubble store.   Available in a range of colours, sizes and... Read More...

Iyengar Yoga at Summer Festivals

Find IY (UK) teachers at festivals across the UK and Ireland this summer. For a full list of other Iyengar yoga events and workshops click here Glastonbury Festival 26 - 30 June, Somerset Teacher: Julian Lindars https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/areas/the-green-fields/the-healing-field/ World Yoga Festival... Read More...

The story of BKS Iyengar and violinist Yehudi Menuhin

  'The Yoga Teacher and the Violinist' Listen to the story of how BKS Iyengar and violinist Yehudi Menuhin helped bring yoga to the West on the BBC's Witness History programme https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csywv7   Read More...

Iyengar Yoga at Glastonbury Festival

Yoga at Glastonbury Festival by Julian Lindars Glastonbury Festival is known as one of the largest music festivals in Europe and is generally represented in the media as a weekend-long gathering of hedonistic excess. Beyond the vast crowded arenas and... Read More...

Happy International Day of Yoga

    Happy International Day of Yoga!  FIFTH INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA – JUNE 21, 2019   Geetaji provided us the ‘sequences’ of asanas and pranayama to be practiced for the first three yoga days and the world wide Iyengar... Read More...

Convention Photos

    Thanks to all who came to our Pranayama Convention last weekend, we hope you enjoyed Navaz's wonderful teaching. Look out for the next issue of Iyengar Yoga News in Autumn, when we'll be publishing an interview with Navaz... Read More...