This book contains practical yoga instruction and words of wisdom for health, happiness and a better world, from BKS Iyengar. Through the writings, experiences and philosophy of the world's greatest yoga guru and teacher, BKS Iyengar, discover what yoga can do for your health, happiness and whole life. This blend of wisdom both ancient and modern and practical advice and guidance, provides a holistic, all-embracing way to bring health, happiness and harmony to the way you live. BKS Iyengar passes on the lessons of his own life journey, and shares the physical and spiritual rewards you can gain from an uplifting series of beautifully presented asanas, breathing exercises and meditations. This is yoga for your contentment, for joy, for true inner peace, and for life.
BKS Iyengar was born in India in 1918 and has been teaching yoga for 60 years. Today there are 180 Iyengar Yoga Institutes in 40 countries. Iyengar has received many prestigious awards, including Doctor of Science from the United Nations Charter of Peace, Man of the Year in Yoga Education from the American Biographical Institute and the Purna Swasthya Award from the World Federation of Societies of Holistic Medicine. At the age of 90, Iyengar still practices yoga, as well as travelling the world teaching and lecturing. This bestselling title BKS Iyengar Yoga: Path to Holistic Health has been translated into 18 languages and he is the author of 16 other books.