This time of year can feel like a nourishing soup for the soul: As we celebrate the harvest season here in the Bay Area, the days of Diwali begin and then blend into Halloween with the Day of the Dead close behind. We are celebrating the season at Adeline Yoga with an ofrenda for BKS … [Read more...] about Fall Celebrations at Adeline Yoga: Our Ofrenda for BKS Iyengar
To get the benefits of the yoga practice, you have to do it nearly every day. The role of class is build your knowledge. It is the daily practice at home that gives time for building flexibility, strength and quiet inside. When you are new to yoga, it is a good idea to start practicing right … [Read more...] about Yoga Fundamentals
Mantras are a regular part of the Iyengar yoga practice. The Iyengar family opens every class and important event with an invocation, whether it be the Patanjali chant, the Guru chant or another mantra. Here are the ones that you might find at Adeline Yoga. Invocation to Patanjali By BKS … [Read more...] about Invocations and Mantras
Iyengar yoga is for ALL people. We are incredibly inspired by our teacher BKS Iyengar. At age 96, he still strides into the practice hall nearly every day. Mr. Iyengar and his daughter Geeta – who will turn age 70 this year – have taught us the positive benefits of practicing yoga at every … [Read more...] about Is Adeline Yoga only for young people?
Shared with the permission of blog author and Adeline Yoga Community member Marc Rumminger of http://www.marcsala.blogspot.com/ In his legendary “The Physiology of Taste“, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin writes “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” A recent survey of Iyengar … [Read more...] about Survey of Yoga Students Correlates Home Practice with Health and Happiness