Tag Archives: iyengar

Question of the Month: Your classes are too hard.

I understand this is not a question, but I have been told this a number of times and feel it is important feedback and should be addressed. My classes are ‘all levels’ classes ranging from beginner to advanced practitioners, including … Continue reading

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Iyengar Sequence for Headache due to Congestion

Supta Virasana (Reclined Hero’s pose) Lying over cross bolsters Uttanasana with head support (Standing forward bend) Adho Mukha Svanasana with head support (Downward-facing dog pose) Prasarita Padottanasana with head support (Wide legged standing forward bend) Viparita Dandasana on chair with head … Continue reading

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Photo blog – The Institute

     

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A passing thought

Sometimes, half way through a backbending class with Geeta, I think about pretending I’m menstruating. 😉

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Medical Class – Part I

Guruji made several rounds to each student adjusting and occasionally smacking students and teachers.  Each time he smacked someone I jumped. A senior teacher looked at me quizzically, wordlessly. A woman with scoliosis had two straps on her torso, one … Continue reading

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Note to Self: back bends and car rides

A 7:00AM backbending class with Prashant, after 18 hours in a car and on the roof of a jeep, is a brutal combination 😉

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Sirsasana

Do Sirsasana no support even if you die.    Geeta Iyengar

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