Our 200 hrs of certified yoga teacher training course based on Hatha/Ashtanga yoga covers few concepts of iyengar yoga.
Iyenger yoga is all about performance in posture and breath control. In involves a system of asanas that can help in unite your mind, body and soul. It emphasizes on physical alignments and body postures. Iyenger Yoga training helps you in gaining strength and flexibility. It is different in styles, technique and timing from other yoga styles.
Yoga is about uniting soul with the universal spirit. Iyenger yoga teacher training improves your approach towards health level, fitness and emotional challenges in life. Based on the eight limbs of yoga as described in Patanjali’s yoga sutras, Iyenger yoga consists of more than 200 postures and 14 types of pranayams ranging on basis of its complexities. It ensures that a student goes from less to high complex postures. The Iyenger yoga training has a disciplined system that enables the students to perform asanas with minimized risk of injury and strain. Quite often, props, like blocks and belts, are used to ensure students can practice the postures with correct alignment and safely develop their yoga practice gradually.
Iyengar yoga includes more than 200 postures and 14 types of pranayama (with variations of many of them) ranging from the basic to advanced. This helps in ensuring that students progress gradually by moving from simple poses to more complex ones.
It is often said that Iyengar totally differs from the other styles of yoga in three aspects: technique (precision of the body alignment and the performance), sequence (the sequences in which asanas and breathing exercises are practiced) and timing (time spent in each pose or pranayama).
It is rightly said that ‘yoga’ means union which means that the union of the soul with universal spirit is the true meaning of ‘yoga’. You must be wandering -What is unique about Iyengar Yoga? Actually, with this innovative approach people of different ages are able to improve the levels of health and fitness and are able to face the physical, mental and emotional challenges in life boldly.