Iyengar Yoga uses asana (yoga postures) to develop awareness through movement and alignment of the physical body, and then evolves toward ever more subtle refinements and understanding. Students gradually learn safe yoga postures while enhancing their sense of physical and emotional well-being. Students are guided also in the practice of pranayama (breath regulation).
The curriculum is designed as a series of sequential programs that cover the theory and practice of the art, science and philosophy of yoga. The series of classes includes: