"The practice of yoga helps anyone to gain good health, mental peace, emotional equanimity and intellectual clarity. With a healthy body, clear mind and pure emotions, the practitioner can learn to excel in his chosen career."
- Light on Yoga
By BKS Oyengar
BKS Iyengar (1918-2014) is acknowledged as one of the most influential teachers of yoga in the last century and is considered the father of modern yoga.
In the 1970’s he brought yoga to the west generating the beginning of today’s explosive growth in yoga. His book ‘Light on Yoga’ has been in continuous print since 1966. It has been the resource book for generations of yoga students. His development of the use of yoga props: blankets, belts, ropes, blocks etc, allow students of all levels of health and fitness to benefit from the practice of yoga.