Iyengar yoga is essentially therapeutic because of its emphasis on spinal alignment, precision and the fact that asanas (poses) are held for a period of time. Because students move carefully from poses to poses, generally after a demonstration by the teacher, Iyengar Yoga is a very safe practice for individual of every age or physical condition. It truly is yoga for everyone.
Highly trained teachers are able to adapt poses to allow students with various health conditions to practice safely.
Iyengar yoga is a safe and systematic progression of poses that touch on all the physiological systems as students master poses.
This Iyengar certification mark is indicative of a yoga instructor having successfully fulfilled the rigorous process of certification.