Yoga Centre Toronto

2428 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4P 2H4
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Iyengar yoga is yoga for health. It involves techniques for the well being of both body and mind. At YCT the primary focus is on the disciplines of the postures or asanas and the breath. These are taught under the guidance of certified teachers. One works at one's own level with the postures. Postures are introduced gradually and systematically and eventually include standing poses, inversions, forward bends, backbends, and twists as well as positions for both quiet reflection and complete relaxation.

Properly understood and co-ordinated with the breath, these Asanas help to exercise, strengthen, balance, and cleanse every system of the body-musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, immune, digestive, nervous and respiratory. In so doing, they also calm and centre the mind.

While Yoga Asana evolved to prepare the mind for meditation, it is also ideal for counteracting the stresses of daily life. Further, the exercises may be adapted for all ages and levels of fitness. Iyengar Yoga, in particular, lends itself to the special needs resulting from injury, illness and chronic diseases.

Iyengar yoga is a precise, systematic method of Yoga as developed by Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar of Pune, India. The primary focus is on concentrated movements to fine tune the body and to increase mobility, stability, strength and alignment. The intense concentration, which such close observation requires, draws the attention inward, quieting and integrating mind and body.

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