Dubbed the "Michelangelo of Yoga" and cited as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century by Time Magazine, Indian Yoga Master B.K.S. Iyengar (1918 - 2014), developed his unique, precision-based method over more than 75 years of teaching.
B.K.S. Iyengar is universally acknowledged to be the most influential yoga teacher in modern history, having introduced the emphasis on correct form, the use of yoga props and pioneered yoga's therapeutic applications.
Today, the principles of of his method are incorporated into the teaching of many styles of yoga, exercise, therapy and movement.
Learn about the IYENGAR FAMILY LINEAGE.
B.K.S. Iyengar in Matseyendrasana - "Lord of the Fishes" .
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers (C.I.Y.T.)s are held to the most rigorous training requirements in the world, setting the gold standard for yoga instruction today. We are committed to preserving the legacy of B.K.S. Iyengar and passing on, undiluted, his teachings.
Learn more about Iyengar Yoga from the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States: IYNAUS.