What Is Iyengar Yoga?

There are over 40 styles of yoga and there so many different studios with as many different styles. However, the real question is about Iyengar Yoga. What is Iyengar Yoga? This article will help you get a summary of the aspects and benefit of this is a form of yoga. You will also see the outcomes and progression opportunities available through this style.


A Brief Overview of Iyengar Yoga

Created by Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja (B.K.S.) Iyengar and released in his book, ‘Light on Yoga’, this is one of the major styles of yoga. Iyengar Yoga is a form of Hatha yoga, with a dedicated focus on detail, precision and alignment. It also hones your posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama) to build your strength, mobility and stability. With over 200 yoga poses and 14 variations in Pranayama, you will develop your technique step-by-step. Iyengar yoga also uses a lot of props to execute poses and build up your technique of new ones. Iyengar yoga is a great style to learn to get stability in your body and life.

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”
B.K.S. Iyengar

The Real Hamilton Yoga

Since 1996, Hamilton Yoga, formally Novocastrian School of Yoga, has been providing high quality yoga classes for their clients. The founder, David Morley, has set out to provide the school the most experienced teachers as well as option for their students. When Amanda Hood joined the team, David and Amanda decided to rebrand to Hamilton Yoga, the studio offering Iyengar Yoga. With this being a major rebrand and unique yoga teachings, the studio have grown from strength to strength. Hamilton Yoga is more than a few classes. It has an entire rooster of classes for all ages, skill levels and abilities. There is a class or intensive for you.

Know what it feels like to use Iyengar Yoga techniques in your day to day. Learn from the best to perform precise and strong moves. Contact Hamilton Yoga today to book in your first class with Newcastle’s leading Iyengar instructors.