“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open”

BKS Iyengar


1918, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar was born in the Bellur district of Karnataka. He faced difficulties in the early stages of life itself. B.K.S. Iyengar was born into a large poor family and immediately after his birth, he fell in the grips of an influenza epidemic that left him frail and unhealthy.

1934 he went to Mysore to live with his eldest sister and her husband, Sri T. Krishnamacharya, that soon became his teacher.It was in his school that Iyengar learnt the basic asana of Yoga, which led to a considerable improvement in his health.

1936, his Guru asked him to teach in Pune. Slowly and gradually, B.K.S. Iyengar gained recognition as a teacher.

1966 he published his first book “Light on Yoga” and went to become one of the international bestsellers.

1975, the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune was opened in memory of of his late wife.

2014, B.K.S. Iyengar passed away at the age of 95 years.

Both his eldest daughter Geeta Iyengar and his son Prashant Iyengar have become internationally known teachers in their own right as well as his grand daughter Abhijata Sridhar Iyengar.




  • Light on Yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar
  • The tree of Yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar
  • Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, B.K.S.Iyengar
  • Yoga: A Gem for Women, Geeta S. Iyengar
  • The Hero’s Contemplation, Christian Pisano






The methode is recognised for it’s thorough exploration of asanas as they relate to the physical, emotional and psychological aspects of each individual. The instructions are precise and methodical.

BKS Iyengar

According to Patanjali, man’s purpose on earth is to know himself at his deepest level, his very Self. He enumerated the different disciplines that must be mastered in order to reach this goal and named it “The eight-Fold Path”.


The classes are taught by the Iyengar tradition in accordance with Iyengar Yoga teaching standards and as regulated by the Iyengar Yoga association of France, l’AFYI.

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