BNS Iyengar: A master of pranayama

BNS Iyengar: A master of pranayama

Our guru this month is BNS Iyengar. When I last practiced in Mysore in 2008 and 2009 I practiced Ashtanga at KPJAYI under the tutelage of Sri K Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Jois and studied pranayama daily with BNS Iyengar. The pranayama I learnt with him was one of the...
Breath, Stillness, Movement and Modern Medicine

Breath, Stillness, Movement and Modern Medicine

We are lucky enough to have breath expert Tracy Elner as a student at Yoga West. Tracy and his colleague Dr Anthony Soyer deliver workshops and lectures on Breath, Stillness, Movement and Modern Medicine throughout London. Tracy agreed to share some of the findings of...
What is Prana Vinyasa yoga?

What is Prana Vinyasa yoga?

Hermione is bringing a one of a kind workshop to Yoga West. Join her to learn more about Prana Vinyasa,  based on the teaching by the very special Shiva Rea. Read on to find out more about this unique practice from Hermione and then join her on Sat 1 Jul, 13:15-15:15...
What is pranayama?

What is pranayama?

Pranayama is an in-depth science for expanding and channeling the life force, prana. "Pranayama" comes from two Sanskrit words: "prana", meaning the fundamental life force, and "yama" meaning to control. Pranayama is, therefore channeling or controlling the life force...