Still Having Fun at 71!

January 9 marks Manouso’s 71st birthday. I know I am not alone in wishing him a fabulous birthday and also wishing for his in-person adjustments at an in-person workshop. What a delight it would be to hear him bark instructions at me and bask in his personal attention to helping my upper back. Learn whatContinue reading “Still Having Fun at 71!”

Like Coming Home

Today’s live class with Manouso was like coming home. After a month of not teaching live, Manouso went back to the basics–just pure, sweet Iyengar yoga like he learned from his teacher, BKS Iyengar. So grateful for the Abode of Iyengar Yoga. Happy New Year!


From the homepage of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI) located in Pune, India. For years it was a requirement for CIYTS of a certain level to visit the institute. This trip required a LOT of TIME and MONEY. I made the trip four times.

Caveat Emptor Sankalpa Convention!

May 15 – 20, 2023 Town & Country Resort, San Diego, CA Presenter Cancellation—if Abhijata Iyengar is unable attend due to unforeseen circumstances:● IYNAUS will proceed with the convention, led by an alternative US-based presenter● All further ticket prices will be reduced by 20%● A partial refund of 20% will be issued for all ticketContinue reading “Caveat Emptor Sankalpa Convention!”

IYNAUS’ Investigation of Itself

 The investigation will not be limited to one person’s complaint.  It will include other allegations covering the time period from January 1, 1992 to the present.  In this regard, we want the Investigator to conduct a thorough investigation and to be able to consider any allegations concerning this period.  We thus want to assure thatContinue reading “IYNAUS’ Investigation of Itself”


Spend more than you make teaching Iyengar yoga on Iyengar Yoga continuing education hours! Get your 30 hours by simply paying to attend a class or workshop that you may or may not want to attend. Then don’t forget to log your attendance on your personal page on IYNAUS website before you renew your CIYTContinue reading “DON’T LOSE YOUR CIYT STATUS!”


Just to be clear, I am a devoted student of Manouso Manos. The intent of this blog is to shine light on the hypocrisy so that the truth might be known. The one and only time I asked a question of the current IYNAUS president (who was assisting in a workshop taught by Manouso Manos),Continue reading “Clarification”

Hell Hath No Fury Like An Iyengar (or former Iyengar)Yogi Scorned

I remember how brave I thought this guy was for showing his support for Manouso on facebook. I hesitated to share his post on my blog because I thought the yoga police would come after me. See his posts below.