Iyengar Yoga is named after B.K.S. Iyengar, whose teaching emphasises alignment and precision in the practice of the yogasanas (postures) and pranayama (yogic breathing). Widely regarded as the world’s leading authority on yoga he practised and taught for over seventy years.
BKS Iyengar (1918 - 2014)
"Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice the brighter the flame."
Welcome to the website of the Institute of Iyengar Yoga in Sussex (IIYS), set up in 1992 to further the teachings of Yogacharya BKS Iyengar in Sussex. BKS Iyengar was the founder and guru of what has come to be known as "Iyengar Yoga". He is widely recognised as one of the greatest yogi's of the modern age and had a huge influence in shaping the practice of yoga in the west and worldwide.
NEXT IIYS EVENT:
17th September, Yoga Day with Alaric Newcombe, Senior Teacher from London.
Academy of Creative Training, Eastbourne, BN21 4RQ
See "Events" for full details and an application form.
The Institute of Iyengar Yoga in Sussex (IIYS) is an organisation of Sussex based teachers and students who study the Iyengar way of practising Yoga. It was established in 1993, and currently has about 100 members, including teachers in East and West Sussex.