What is Iyengar Yoga?

"Words cannot convey the value of yoga. It has to be experienced."

B.K.S. Iyengar

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Private classes are available for $75 per hour. Contact the Studio for more information.

Yoga for Scoliosis
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Kirtan ~ Celebrating Krishna's Birth

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6 Week Summer Restorative Yoga

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4 Week Iyengar yoga basics- September

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4 Week Iyengar Yoga Basics- October

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Semi-Private Beginner's Hatha Yoga

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Iyengar Yoga

 

Yoga is for everyone. No one is too old or too stiff, too fat or thin or tired. A Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher can guide students of all ages and physical conditions to an experience of yoga, which is safe, accessible and rewarding.

Certified Iyengar Yoga instructors are held to an unusually rigorous standard. Only after years of training and evaluation do they become certified. Iyengar Yoga teachers modify the classic asanas (yoga postures) for individual students with the use of props -- such as blocks, blankets and belts. Props allow for a deeper penetration into the posture, as well as a longer stay.

Iyengar Yoga teachers use their deep-seated knowledge of the asanas to individualize corrections for each student. Students know they are observed and, if necessary, adjusted. Clear demonstrations of the posture. A well-developed eye. Specific teaching points which awaken the body’s intelligence -- these are the marks of an Iyengar Yoga teacher.

Students of Iyengar Yoga begin with elementary postures, with an emphasis on the standing asanas (postures). In time, other postures are added, including forward bends and back bends, twists, inversions and restorative poses.Salamba Sarvangasana (Shoulder Balance) is introduced as soon as students are ready because of its many therapeutic benefits. Each class ends with Savasana, corpse pose or deep relaxation. Students learn to rest in a profound way, completely releasing the body while drawing the mind towards the peace within.

As the student progresses, Pranayama (the control of the breath) is introduced.

Teachers devise sequences of poses, which build skill and understanding, from posture to posture, and from class to class. Students are encouraged to develop their own home practice; without one, the study of yoga is incomplete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming events Workshops

6 WEEK SUMMER RESTORATIVE

Tuesdays, Aug 6 - Sept 10, 2019

6:00-7:30p
w/Lisa

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KIRTAN CELEBRATION!

(Krishna Janmashtami)

Friday, August 23, 2019

7:00p, $10 love offering
w/Sawyer Ward & Natalie Parks

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4 WEEK IYENGAR YOGA BASICS

(September)

Mondays, Sept 9-30, 2019

6:00-7:30p

w/Katie

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4 WEEK IYENGAR YOGA BASICS

(October)

Mondays, Oct 7-28, 2019

6:00-7:30p

w/Lisa

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SEMI-PRIVATE HATHA YOGA

Tuesdays

6:00-7:00a

w/Tiffany

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Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers (CIYT) have a minimum of 1,000 hours training. Our Iyengar Yoga Teachers far exceed the minimum hours required! Thank you for choosing us!

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Wheat Ridge Center Building
5810 West 38th Avenue, Suite 3 (upstairs)
Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80212
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