October 2012

Guruji’s Genius Turns a Common Brick into an Essential Yoga Prop

Setubandha Sarvangasana with 2 bricks

Contributed by Christine Thompson Yoga bricks, (often called blocks by Americans), are another important tool in the Iyengar Yoga practice repertoire.  Most of the bricks used at Iyengar Yoga Center of North County in Encinitas are made of wood. This sturdy Earth-element provides solid support to ... [Read On...]

‘Yoga Unveiled’ Film Screening Oct 14 in Encinitas

Yoga Unveiled Movie

The film documentary 'Yoga Unveiled' will be shown in Encinitas at the La Paloma Theatre on Sunday, Oct 14th at 3:30pm. The director Gita Desai will be in attendance and hold a discussion with the audience.  Guruji is featured prominently in the film, as well as prominent yoga scholars, teachers and ... [Read On...]

Student Spotlight: Embracing a New Reality


Contributed by Christine Thompson It takes courage to step away from a successful engineering career to pursue a different path. But Iyengar Yoga Center of North County student Shabbir has done just that. He credits Iyengar Yoga with opening the eyes of his heart to more deeply explore a ... [Read On...]

CSA Organics Drop Off at the Center Starts in November

The Commons - Cabbage Field

We're starting a program in November to have seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables delivered for pickup at the Center. We've got 10 people signed up for this program so far - are there any more of you out there who would like to participate? Local organic growers will deliver boxes of ... [Read On...]

Pranayama Classes start Oct 11th

BKS Iyengar

Pranayama, popularly known as the regulation of the breath, will be held in place of the Thursday night Level 1 classes between Oct 11th and Nov 1st. Get started in Pranayama or deepen your practice. This month-long class is limited to 4 weeks, starting Oct 11th and ending Nov 1st ~ Thursdays ... [Read On...]