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July 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

IMIYA BOARD PHONE MEETING        Sunday July 12, 2020 ATTENDING  President: Josh Warren  Marketing: Dana Hanizeski Vice-President: Brad Denning Regional Rep: Paige Noon Secretary: Sage Harrington Treasurer: Darren Christensen Membership Chair: Mandy Coates Letter re:Racism sent to IYNAUS Randy said IYNAUS would accept IMIYA’s funds from Power of Unity event to be applied to a racism […]

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Group calls for IYNAUS to address implicit racism

On June 11, Kris Manjapra (Ph.D., CIYT), sent a letter to IYNAUS: “In Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives, We Call for the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States to Acknowledge and Make Reparations for Its Anti-Black Racism.” Follow the above link to read the letter in full. —Sage, IMIYA Secretary

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Scholarships offered

The Board has recently made funds available for Class Pack scholarships. Please read more on our Scholarships page. -Sage, Secretary of IMIYA

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A Geetaji Remembrance, Gems of Wisdom Study Group Information, a Continued Conversation with Prashant Iyengar, and Yoga Workshops in the IMIYA Region

If you don’t know about Prashant I’d like to say his gift is clear. He is a walking, talking anthology of ancient wisdom with a wonderfully witty sense of humor. He is our in-house philosopher. Understanding his teaching precepts takes time. His way of transmitting classical yoga seeps into you drop by drop. At first […]

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Yoga as Absorption, not Concentration: A Continued Conversation with Prashant Iyengar

We have been sharing Alexandra Carilli’s 2018 conversation with Prashant Iyengar. Please enjoy the following installment. If you don’t know about Prashant I’d like to say his gift is clear. He is a walking, talking anthology of ancient wisdom with a wonderfully witty sense of humor. He is our in-house philosopher. Understanding his teaching precepts […]

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Continued conversation with Prashant Iyengar

Issue Sixty Four | November 2019 “As a fire blazes brightly when the covering of ash over it is scattered by the wind, the divine fire within the body shines in all its majesty when the ashes of desire are scattered by the practice of pranayama.” –Geeta Iyengar COMMUNITY “If you don’t know about Prashant […]

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The impact of Faeq Biria’s teachings

Issue Sixty Three | October 2019 “As a fire blazes brightly when the covering of ash over it is scattered by the wind, the divine fire within the body shines in all its majesty when the ashes of desire are scattered by the practice of pranayama.” –Geeta Iyengar COMMUNITY “I am so grateful to have […]

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Prashant Iyengar on how to become a more balanced sadaka

Issue Sixty Two | September 2019 “As a fire blazes brightly when the covering of ash over it is scattered by the wind, the divine fire within the body shines in all its majesty when the ashes of desire are scattered by the practice of pranayama.” –Geeta Iyengar COMMUNITY “If you don’t know about Prashant […]

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Prashant Iyengar on the difference between “doing yoga” and “practicing yog”

Issue Sixty One | August 2019 “As a fire blazes brightly when the covering of ash over it is scattered by the wind, the divine fire within the body shines in all its majesty when the ashes of desire are scattered by the practice of pranayama.” –Geeta Iyengar COMMUNITY “If you don’t know about Prashant […]