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Abhijata Iyengar - IYNAUS 2019

A Pedagogy of Abuse: The Trouble with Abhijata Iyengar’s Address

“Problems cannot be solved with the same mindset that created them.”~ Albert EinsteinShe seems like a genuinely sincere woman and I wish her well in her new leadership role at the helm of the Iyengar yoga lineage.  Her speech at the recent IYNAUS convention in Dallas, Texas, which has been touted as a “Light on […]

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Title Image Manouso Manos Decertified

The Case of Manos: When Women Become Permissible Collateral Damage

Yesterday, IYNAUS (Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States) made an announcement to its members that Manouso Manos would be decertified as an Iyengar teacher and that his membership within that organization would be permanently revoked.  Prashant Iyengar (son of B.K.S. Iyengar) and Abhijata Iyengar (granddaughter to same) have informed Manouso that he must […]

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Perimenopause and Menopause

In Ayurvedic philosophy preparing fresh food daily is considered the best practice for ensuring preservation of both maximum nutrients and maximum prana, or life force.

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Baba Hari Dass

Between the crushing heartbreak of these last few months that is Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh, the ongoing unraveling of sexual abuse allegations by Anne Tapsell West (and others) against senior Iyengar teacher Manouso Manos, and the continued tenacity of Karen Rain in refusing to let the sexual assaults of Pattabhi Jois be swept under the carpet, something else has brought about a strange confluence of memories, gratitude, and sadness.

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