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Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

Happy 93rd Birthday B.K.S. Iyengar, ‘Light on Yoga’ Giveaway. Happy 93rd Birthday to Sri B. K. S. Iyengar! Also known as the ‘Lion of Pune’ and the man with the snazziestly bushy eyebrows this side of the rope wall. Born in 1918, the 11th of 13 children, Iyengar grew up battling multiple diseases


A very happy modern YogaDork birthday to the “father of modern yoga” T. Krishnamacharya! Not only did Sri T. Krishnamacharya aid in the revival of hatha yoga with his own teachings, he was the guru for many of the most influential teachers we still look to for wisdom today: BKS Iyengar, Sri K Pattabhi Jois, [...]


Speaking of overly briefness, here’s a 5-minute video on the story of modern Hatha yoga. Sure it’s not the most in-depth chronicling, nor the most thrilling recount (especially when it gets all A Current Affair reenactment) but we kind of dig these historical pop in your back pocket nuggets. Can you guess who the guru [...]


Something new is something old is something new again. Apparently this is part of the 1938 film featuring Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, BKS Iyengar and others practicing yoga with grace and splendor. Behold… [via NY Acro Yoga Queen Mary Aranas] ps. if you haven’t spent at least 2 lunch hours huddled round your screen marveling at [...]