Home practice is the cornerstone of the Iyengar Yoga Method. Daily the body/mind needs to be focused to see and discover how we can train in the correct actions of the poses to bring freedom and alignment. Here is a list of props, and books I recommend!
Bolsters provide firm, but comfortable support and increase stretching during restorative poses.
Mexican Yoga Blankets
B.K.S Iyengar specifically traveled to Mexico with the sole purpose of acquiring blankets, which he admired as being the best for practicing yoga for their strength and durability.
3′, 6′ and 12′ Pune Belts
Named after Pune, India where B.K.S Iyengar developed the strap.
Blocks support your body to help you achieve different poses and increases your reach and flexibility.
Need more height? Try The Original Superblock.
Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Pantajali wrote this collection of Yoga wisdom over 2,000 years ago. They are among the oldest and most revered yoga teachings. B.K.S. Iyengar’s commentary and translation on ancient yoga sutras has been described as the “bible” of yoga.
Yoga in Action: Preliminary Course Book
Written by Geeta S. Iyengar, B.K.S. Iyengar’s oldest daughter, Yoga In Action is the primary asanas and pranayama based off the teachings at Ramanani Iyengar Memorial Institute.