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Please support the annual Iyengar NYC Yogathon

The Yogathon is an annual fundraising event to support the Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York (IYAGNY). Each year, our Association Teachers and students come together to celebrate the heart of Iyengar Yoga: the practice, the lineage, and our community. For more than 30 years, IYAGNY has been providing inspiration and a refuge to study the… Continue reading Please support the annual Iyengar NYC Yogathon

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Hitting your mark in sun salutations

I was watching a group of beginning yoga students struggling with sun salutations. It wasn't my class. The students looked stressed and perplexed as the teacher told them to do things that clearly were physically impossible for them to do. The teacher kept going, ignoring the obvious fact that no one in the class could… Continue reading Hitting your mark in sun salutations

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How age is an advantage in yoga

While popular imagery makes it seem like yoga is for the young, fast and agile; mastering yoga takes the kind of calm, deliberate attention shown by mature adults. Older people often excel at yoga because it requires a steady, disciplined approach to make progress. The person who has managed to master a career, mentor others… Continue reading How age is an advantage in yoga