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)
"When I practice I am a philosopher,
when I teach I am a scientist,
when I demonstrate I am an artist."
Welcome to the website of the Institute of Iyengar Yoga in Sussex (IIYS), set up in 1993 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.
NATIONAL IYENGAR YOGA DAY
On Saturday 16th January teachers across the country will be offering free classes and holding events to celebrate National Iyengar Yoga Day. It is an opportunity for people of all ages and fitness levels to discover the benefits of Iyengar Yoga.
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.
20 December 2015Brighton Natural Health Centre, 27 Regent St, Brighton
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IIYS Full Day Workshop in Brighton. Edgar Stringer.
20 February 2016Community Base (Main Hall, top floor), 113 Queen’s Road, Brighton
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