Author Archives: Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver

Yoga isn’t one size fits all

“Yoga: Yoking, uniting, joining, contacting, union, association, connection, deep meditation, concentration, contemplation on supreme union of body, mind and soul, union with God.” From Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by BKS Iyengar When one speaks of yoga, what … Continue reading

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Yoga Retreats, Transformations and Community

  You may have wondered if it’s really worth the time, money and effort to attend a weeklong yoga retreat. If you know the teacher, or they are highly recommended, then the answer is definitely! You will learn so much … Continue reading

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Integrity means One

Excerpt from BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life pages 58-59 “If we ever find ourselves apart from or superior to others, purer or more elevated by yoga, we can be sure that we are becalmed or even drifting back into a … Continue reading

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Seated and Supine

You may have noticed a recently-added class at IYCD called “seated and supine” and wondered what it is.  In her Tuesday 8:30 a.m. class — and to a lesser degree in her Wednesday noon and Thursday 4:15 p.m. classes — … Continue reading

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Perfection

  “Let the goal be to reach Perfection, but be content with a little progress toward perfection everyday.” B.K.S. Iyengar How many times have you practiced the same asana over and over, but have yet to perfect the pose? Will … Continue reading

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Transitions

Someone once told me that life is the continual practice of learning to let go. As time passes and life experiences change and mold the perception I have, I agree more and more with that statement. Sometimes the level of … Continue reading

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Coming Home- A workshop with Devki Desai

The Denver and Boulder Iyengar yoga communities were fortunate to host guest teacher Devki Desai in May. Devki traveled to us from the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI) in Pune, the home of Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar, Mr. … Continue reading

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