B.K.S. Iyengar, vintage yoga circa 1938

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This is a film made by McPetruk in 1938 showing and shows Iyengar demonstrating yoga. Here we see a young Iyengar doing advanced poses that constitute the advanced A & B astanga series. This is obviously well before Iyengar dropped the vinyasa aspect from his practice and rebranded it as “Iyengar Yoga”, putting greater emphasis on alignment.

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Five Essential Yoga Poses for Cyclists

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By Ali Watts People often ask me how I can have a big day out on the bike and back it up day after day. For me, I know yoga plays a massive role. The more I ride the tighter I feel. Without a passive stretch afterwards it would be hard to get back on the bike. BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR …

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Costa Rican Yoga Retreats and Adventures

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Costa Rica – people you are completely spoilt for choice in this beautiful pocket of our wonderful world. Something for everyone, but all served up with some jungle love. Here are some of our faves. Take a hike, kid Adventure town with this yoga, trail running and hiking in the rainforest retreat. You’ll want to come to this with some …

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New Year Yoga & Meditation Retreats

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If this isn’t your year to Party like it’s 1999, we’re coming to the rescue to start 2015 in a holistic way. We’re talking yoga, meditation and detox, all over the globe. Check out our picks, hints, suggestions and ideas for wonderful New Year getaways. A Meditation and Alexander Technique retreat in rural France The retreat takes place in a traditional …

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Yoga & Surfing retreats & holidays

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Get your wax ready and your yoga mat rolled in preparation for hitting the road with our LETSGLO round up of Surfing & Yoga retreats and holidays across the globe. From beginner to established yogi and surfer, there’s something here for everyone. When in doubt, paddle out. 7 Days in Portugal Yoga and Surf for a week on the Algarve …

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Yoga, Dance, Music & Movement. The global selection.

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From straight up dance to dance/yoga fusion, there are some fascinating new classes, styles, retreats and workshops emerging around the world. Our selection below. The New Year Festival A five-day event in Delhi over the new year, this event features dance teachers in the fields of Biodanza, 5 Rhythms, Contact Improvisation, Tantra Dance, Chakra Dance, Dance Space and Dance Meditation. …

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