Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Free Day of Iyengar Yoga December 10, 2016

The Austin Iyengar Yoga  Community     is  pleased to announce   Free Day of Iyengar Yoga  in Honor of BKS Iyengar’s Birthday.   Yoga  studios across the world are participating in this event. Here are our local offerings.  

Austin Yoga   Tree 
Friday  December  9   6:00 PM - 7:15 PM   Pablo

 Austin Yoga  Institute.
Saturday  December 10  8:00-10:00   Upma  

Clear  Spring Studio.     
Saturday December 10   1:30-3:30     
 All  Levels  Backbends  with  Devon, Anne,  Sam, and Patti. 

Come join in the fun and celebrate the living legacy of B.K.S. Iyengar.  

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Only Four Weeks Until Laurie is Here!

Grow Your Practice: The Roots and Wings of Iyengar Yoga

A Weekend Workshop with


January 20-22, 2017

Laurie Blakeney (pictured here with Shri B. K. S. Iyengar) has an Advanced Level Teaching Certificate granted to her by B.K.S. Iyengar. She began her Iyengar yoga studies in 1971, and has studied annually in Pune India at the Iyengar Institute since 1983.  Laurie has served our national Iyengar Yoga community by being on the IYNAUS Board, chair of the Certification Committee, Curriculum co-chair of 4 national conventions among other committee service. 

 She brings to her class a uniquely personal and direct style of teaching, challenging students while helping them to enjoy exploring their potential. She loves to include artistic and philosophical considerations while staying true to the precision we know to be a cornerstone of the Iyengar method. She is also Anne’s mentor in the assessment process. 

Schedule:                                                                 Price:

  Friday 6:30 - 8:30pm           
  Saturday 9:30am - Noon      
  Saturday 2:30 - 5:00 pm      
  Sunday 9:30am - Noon      
 2 Hour  Class  $50.00
 2.5 Hour Classes  $60.00
 Whole Workshop discount $210.00

 Contact  Anne  at  Anne_Marie_Schultz@baylor.edu  or   Devon at    Devond108@gmail.com to enroll.

Send Checks to Clear Spring Studio  605 A Copeland St 78704   
Cash and Credit Cards are accepted at the studio.   

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Devon is leading Friday. Nuggets from Jawahar.


Urdhva hastasana

Rope work, various, for the shoulders and thoracic

Adho mukha svanasana

Adho  mukha vrksasana

            AMVrks with the strong external rotation, as in Jr.III

Arch uttanasana, to full pose, feet together



Parivrtta trikonasana


Parivrtta parsvakonasana

Parsvottanasana I and/or II

Lolasana (or Tolasana, as possible)

Adho mukha svanasana

Adho mukha vrksasana

Pincha mayurasana and variations

Sirsasana I     and       Sirsasana variations, as possible


Chair backbends for the thoracic and pelvis

Urdhva dhanurasana

Dwi pada viparita dandasana

Cool down uttanasana, Parsva uttanasana

Bharadvajasana I

Upavistha konasana, all parts, including Parivrtta

Bharadvajasana II

Sarvangasana I, II, etc.