Yoga - Iyengar Style Description
Iyengar yoga consists of a series of postures or poses known as asanas which are aimed at achieving physical and mental control and relaxation. Iyengar promotes physical self-awareness, emphasizing proper structural alignment with static poses that involve meticulous attention to detail. In addition, Iyengar yoga helps improve flexibility, increase muscular tone and improve circulation. This yoga style is an excellent method of stress reduction and muscle relaxation as well as a valuable rehabilitative and therapeutic tool. Beginners should seek out qualified instruction.
Yoga - Iyengar Style Warnings
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Yoga - Iyengar Style Sport-specific applications
Yoga - Iyengar Style Equipment required
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Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: This technique involves utilization of every major muscle group in the body
Approximately 0.016 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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