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!

Props

Bolsters

Bolsters provide firm, but comfortable support and increase stretching during restorative poses.

https://www.yogaaccessories.com/supportive-rectangular-cotton-yoga-bolster.html


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.

https://www.yogaaccessories.com/handmade-extra-heavy-mexican-yoga-blanket.html


3′, 6′ and 12′ Pune Belts

Named after Pune, India where B.K.S Iyengar developed the strap.

https://iynaus.org/store/props


Blocks

Blocks support your body to help you achieve different poses and increases your reach and flexibility.

https://www.gaiam.com/products/05-52292

Need more height? Try The Original Superblock.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Yoga-Direct-The-Original-Superblock-Blue/267236899


Book Recommendations

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.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/139352.Light_on_the_Yoga_S_tras_of_Pata_jali


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.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1671507.Preliminary_Course_For_Beginners_