Iyengar Yoga Preparation for Headstand (Sirsasana)

Iyengar Yoga Preparation for Headstand (Sirsasana)

Iyengar yoga has an array of preparatory poses that will help you to build a strong foundation when learning how to do sirsasana (headstand). Before progressing to the stage of actually standing on your head, it is important that you have acquired the strength...
Iyengar Yoga Chair Backbends

Iyengar Yoga Chair Backbends

This post demonstrates how to use a chair to learn dwi pada viparita dandasana and eka pada vipartita dandasana. These two poses illustrate common techniques and approaches used in the Iyengar method. Chair backbends are supported poses that allow you to practice both...
How To Do Sirsasana (Headstand) Step By Step

How To Do Sirsasana (Headstand) Step By Step

Salamba Sirsasana (headstand) is one of the main asanas that form the nucleus of an Iyengar Yoga practice. B.K.S. Iyengar describes it in his book “Light On Yoga” as being “the king of all yoga poses”. Headstand, or one of its variations is...
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