The material body has a practical reality that is accessible. It is here and now, and we can do something with it. However, we must not forget that the innermost part of our being is also trying to help us. It wants to come out to the surface and express itself.’

BKS Iyengar - Guru, master, founder, “Guruji.” Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar is best known as B.K.S. Iyengar, and he is undoubtedly the best-recognized and most influential yoga teacher in the world.

Born 14th December 1918, Iyengar lived 95 years to the full before passing away in August 2014. Iyengar founded the style of yoga known as Iyengar Yoga which now benefits millions of yogis around the globe.