Category: iyengar

Month of Yin

The last month I have practiced Yin yoga at home, after Bernie Clarks book. It has been a joy to experience how things losen up, and how improvements are made. I also attended an Iyengar workshop with Glenn Ceresoli. It was a wonderful experience to have 5 days with him.

Jayne Orton @ Yoga Yoga

A three day workshop with Jayne Orton was extraordinary. She has 40 years of experience in Iyengar Yoga and has thought for 35 years. She has studied with the Iyengars in Pune, India. The workshop started with standing asanas on friday, hips/knees on saturday and backbends today. All her instructions

Philosophy – Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga

Today was a 2 hour class on philosophy with Bodil Mauritzen. We went through Patanjali´s 8 yoga sutras, looked at Iyengar´s interpretation and Ravi Ravindra´s. Here is a short summary from Bodil´s hand out. Iyengar says practice is the steadfast effort to still the fluctuations of the mind. He Further

Workshop Hips: Bodil Mauritzen @ Yoga Yoga

Last evening was a 2 1/2 hour hip, Iyengar, workshop with Bodil Mauritzen. We did standing- and «on our backs» asanas. It i important to keep the legs straight, so that you activate the leg in the hipsocket. Further it is important to access each yogaclass as it is your

Easter Iyengar workshop – Selma Hetland @ Yoga Yoga

For the first time I enrolled in an easter workshop at my Iyengar studio, 2 1/2 hours for three days. The focus is to go a bit beyond the regular classes, so in order to attend I had to do 3 sessions a week with the teacher, Selma Hetland, the

Workshop 4 hour class: Janna Brattli @ Yoga Yoga

I just had the privilege to attend Janna Brattli`s 4 hour class in Iyengar. It was a first for me, so I was excited. Time just flew by and I could have done 4 more. Janna teaches in Oslo, mandalayoga.no, and is the highest certified Iyengar instructor in Norway. For

Two studios

I am for three months going to try and see how it works with two studios, as you know I do Jivamukti, now I add an Iyengar studio. It is wonderful for my body and mind to two both practices, as they are so different they compliment each other. There

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