Shanti Peace

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All thoughts, actions have a rippling effect. Thanks to the great minds of physics, the western world agrees with this ancient eastern concept. Yogis, through practice, filter the body, mind, consciousness to come to states of peace. Traditionally they offer these positive vibrations back out ... [Read On...]

Yoga Enthusiasts Worldwide Honor Mr. Iyengar’s 93rd Birthday by Helping Bellur Villagers

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Mr. Iyengar will celebrate his 93rd birthday on Dec. 14, and his students around the world will be sending him congratulations and best wishes. A very special way to honor him is by supporting the charitable trust he established to shine a light on and to improve the lives of people in his home ... [Read On...]

Teacher Profile: Pat McLoughlin

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The methodical, analytical science of approaching asana practice that is the foundation of Mr. Iyengar’s system first drew Pat McLoughlin to serious study of yoga. A teacher’s grace and inspiring confidence that Pat could go beyond what she felt were her personal boundaries opened her eyes to a path ... [Read On...]

Yoga Helps Teens Manage Mood

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Have a teen sitting around gaming or texting all weekend? Wishing you could find something cool to captivate their attention? Or a young athlete looking to enhance their performance, focus, and energy? Are your kids asking for a workout that's easy to learn, requires little equipment, and soothes ... [Read On...]

Indian Dance Performance to Benefit Bellur Trust

Mark your calendars for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and join us at Iyengar Yoga North County for an evening of classical Odissi Indian dance benefiting the Bellur Trust. World-renowned dancers Shalini and Laboni Patnaik – “The Patnaik Sisters” will perform. Admission  is $20; children 12 and under, ... [Read On...]

It’s Such a Small World

[Rio Institute Puja blessing]    From left: Nando Correa, Katia Dacosta, Faeq Biria, Antonio Tigre, Mariana Fortes

It’s always a pleasure to recognize connections in our vast but ultimately  very small world. Iyengar Yoga of North County celebrates two connections with the recently opened Iyengar Yoga Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Faeq Biria, director of the Iyengar Yoga Centre of Paris, and the ... [Read On...]