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IYENGAR® Yoga can be practice by everyone.
The emphasis of the method falls on mental intesity during the practice of postures (asanas), regulation of breathing (Pranayama) and the internalitazion of the senses (Pratyahara), as a mean of transforming of consciousness.
The use of supports designed by B.K.S. Iyengar, such as wooden devices, belts and ropes, help to the practicioner and allow broader movements, deeper actions, correct alignments as well as increase the time of spent in postures (asanas).
The secuenzing aspect, which allows to the practicioner to know the correct order and time of permanence in asana and pranayama.
Physical alignment. When practice correctly, it is a instrument of mental anchoring in the differents actions and movements. This proccess is long and the froit of this practice will lead to the practicioner to the other members of Patañjali´s AsthangaYoga such as meditation (Dhyana) and absorption (Samadhi). As the teacher gives details, the practicioner enters the postures not only physically, but also with the mind and intelligence, directing the students to create an acttitude of conscious awareness. B.K.S. Iyengar calls it meditation in action.