If you’re serious about your practice or your teaching, then buy, beg or borrow these DVDs.
LA Yoga,March/April 06From the first few minutes of Iyengar’s appearance, it is evident that a master is at work.Biography of B.K.S. Iyengar: Mr. Iyengar is widely recognized as one of the premier yogis and responsible for introducing yoga to the West. He is one of the foremost teachers of yoga in the world and has been practicing and teaching for over 70 years. The Iyengar style of yoga is probably the most widely practiced form of yoga in the world today. Mr. Iyengar is now 86 years old and still remains unsurpassed in his practice and teaching. He has been called “the Michelangelo of Yoga” and the “king of yogis.” Largely because of his dedication to his own yoga practice and his unwavering commitment to share this ancient art with everyone, millions of students now follow his method with Iyengar yoga centers all over the world. He has written many books on the art and science of yoga practice and its philosophy.Product DescriptionYoga Journal Presents: Iyengar Intensive at Estes Park 5 DVD setLive and uncut, over 25 hours of B.K.S Iyengar’s latest teaching from the Yoga Journal 2005 Estes Park Conference. An essential DVD for all Iyengar students and teachers!
In September 2005, Sri B.K.S. Iyengar participated in a much-heralded intensive dedicated to his teaching, held as part of Yoga Journal’s Estes Park Conference. Along with some of Mr. Iyengar’s senior teachers, he provided those assembled with his latest teachings in asana and pranayama. He also made himself accessible to his students through a variety of talks and question and answer sessions.
The five DVD set, incorporating 25 hours of content, captures each session of this important event. It displays Mr. Iyengar’s passion, vitality, and mastery of yoga. Blending humor and wisdom, Mr. Iyengar’s presence was even more astounding given his 86 years of age. It was possibly his last visit to the United States, and one that can be thoroughly savored and continually revisited in this DVD format.
Mr. Iyengar’s teaching and presence is incorporated in every session of this DVD, including:
Three asana classes (580 minutes)
The pranayama classes (282 minutes)
Q&A session with Mr. Iyengar (150 minutes)
Mr. Iyengar’s Conference Keynote (62 minutes)
Conversation with Mr. Iyengar (92 minutes)
Master classes with master teachers Manouso Manos and Patricia Walden, which include Mr. Iyengar (257 minutes)
Performance by The Yoga Troup (40 minutes)