YOGA Magazine September 2021
18 BACKGROUND TO IYENGAR YOGA
Demonstrating grounded form of yoga, B.K.S Iyengar has come a long way to becoming one of the important figures in the yoga world.
22 LEADERS IN IYENGAR YOGA
A legacy left behind by B.K.S Iyengar, the family continues teaching yoga to eager learners. Learn about the stories of some senior leaders in their own motivational words.
28 WHY IYENGAR YOGA?
Get a detailed insight about Iyengar Yoga, its benefits and what it has to offer in its distinct practice.
32 BECOMING AN IYENGAR YOGA TEACHER
Find out what it takes to become an Iyengar Yoga teacher and information about this unique method and related organisations.
36 IYENGAR YOGA CENTRES
List of Iyengar member groups and affiliated centres.
12 MINDFULNESS WILL CALM YOU; RESILIENCE WILL ARM YOU
Dr. Audrey Tang shows how applying the principles of resilience can benefit in high performance and leadership.
38 YOUNG ADULTS AND YOGA: REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS ON MANAGING MENTAL DISTRESS
Find how yoga helps youth and adults reap significant improvement in mental health and other behavioural issues.
42 FEEL FABULOUS IN YOUR FIFTIES AND BEYOND
Angela Whimpenny reveals how she became a yoga teacher at 52 and shares five insights into feeling
46 USING YOGA TO MANAGE ANXIETY AND HYPERMOBILITY
Yoga helps in relieving pains, stiffness and anxiety resulting in better flexibility and mobility.
52 CELL LEVEL MEDITATION
Bring awareness to your embodied experience together with the breath by practising Barry’s method which can take you beyond visualisation.
56 CREATIVE PROBLEM- SOLVING WITH YOGA AND MEDITATION
Master your creativity via yoga and meditation which connects your conscious and unconscious vision
and expands your mind.
YOGA POSE, SEQUENCE & MASTERCLASS
88 ANATOMY OF A POSE: TWISTED LIZARD POSE (PARIVRTTA UTTHAN PRISTHASANA)
Twisted Lizard pose comes with benefits, including calming your mind and reducing stress.
62 NITRIC OXIDE - ANCIENT ANTI-VIRAL SECRETS FROM PRANAYAMA
Directing how to produce your own doses of nitric oxide, some of the breathing pranayama techniques are listed to manufacture this potent anti-viral.
08 AN INTERVIEW WITH SADHGURU: YOGI, MYSTIC, AND NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR
A highly influential yogi, mystic and visionary shares further insight.
70 AYURVEDA EXPLAINED
Understand how the yoga-related ancient science - Ayurveda, used together with yoga, can bring outstanding health beenfits.
74 AYURVEDA THE SCIENCE OF LIFE
Learn more about Ayurveda, how it works and why it’s called the “Science of life”.
50 YOGA SUTRAS
Our continuing study.
16 WHEN YOGA WAS DIFFERENT?
Deborah Padgett poetically expresses how the setting made a big difference in her yoga practice.
78 ASK YOGI MAHARAJ DR MALIK
96 VEDIC ASTROLOGY
60 BACK TO NORMAL AS LOCKDOWN LIFTS OR HAS YOUR PERSPECTIVE CHANGED?
Jude Polack’s observation on keeping love connections strong.
95 YOGA INSTRUCTORS HAVE EMBRACED HYBRID APPROACH TO TEACHING
90 NEW BOOKS, ACCESSORIES AND PRODUCTS
86 NATURAL FOODS ARE MORE EFFECTIVE THAN SUPPLEMENTS
Rob Hobson, a celebrity nutritionist, specifies five healthy lifestyle tips for optimum nutrition.
44 SUGAR ADDICT? TRY THIS BREATHING TECHNIQUE TO SOOTHE CRAVINGS
Grasp some simple breathing techniques to calm down your sugar cravings.
66 KEITH’S ESSENTIAL YOGA TRAVEL TIPS
Learn about Keith’s three simple yoga techniques and breathing exercises and be prepared for your next holiday.
80 YOUR NEXT DREAM YOGA RETREAT LOCATION: PALMAÏA – THE HOUSE OF AÏA
Melt away the stress and disconnection caused due to COVID-19, and plan your trip to the Yoga Retreat Location, Palmaïa – the House of AïA.