Who is Prashant S Iyengar?
Yoga expert Dr Prashant S. Iyengar is the son of Yogacharya Dr B.K.S. Iyengar. The Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (R.I.M.Y.I.) in Pune, where he serves as director, was given the first Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion and Development of Yoga in 2017.
Prashant Iyengar yoga journey
Learning yoga is incredibly intriguing because of his familiarity with the scriptures and ancient writings. He was exposed to yoga at a young age and became interested in it in his adolescence in the late 1960s. He is an expert in adharmic and yogic writings. He is a talented writer with numerous books to his credit. He communicates well because of his grasp of language and linguistic abilities. He adds a new viewpoint to the yoga philosophy based on his own experiences from his yoga practice while remaining firmly rooted in the scriptures.
Prashant Iyengar’s yoga teachings
He is skilled at fusing the philosophy of yogic texts with the practical applications of yoga so that his pupils can experience the yogic states with certainty. His whole attention is focused on educating people about yoga and exploring asana and pranayama since he doesn’t think it is his job to spread the word about yoga. He is a master violinist as well, and Lord Yehudi Menuhin gave him a duplicate of his Stradivarius violin since his performance moved him. He rarely leaves Pune.
Audio recordings of yoga sutras
He is a highly skilled yoga guru and has created audio recordings on various yoga sutras such as Anatomy and Physiology through the prism of yoga, Asanas and the Panchamabhutas, Chakras, Yoga and the new millennium, Pranayama, and Manus.
- Anatomy and Physiology through the Prism of Yoga
- Asanas and the Panchamabhutas
- Yoga and the new millennium
Prashant S Iyengar books
He has written a wide variety of books and texts on yoga. A few of his famous books are:
- Pranayama: A Classical and Traditional Approach
- Discourses on Yog
- A Manual of Humannics
- Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali: Philosophy, Religion, Culture, Ethos and Practice
- Chittavijñana of yogasanas
- Organology and Scientology in Yogashastra
- Yog and the New Millenium
- Alpha and Omega of Trikonasana
- Tuesdays with Prashant: Prashant Uvach
- Lyricized Yog Sutras
- Yogasana: An Adhyatmik Academy
- Fundamentals of Patañjali’s Philosophy
- Yogasana: The 18 Maha Kriyas of Yogasana
- Preliminaries of Pranayama
- Light on Vyasa Bhasya
- Invitation to Texts of Yog – Vol. I
- Classwork Book – Vol. I