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Iyengar Yoga Sequence for Colds

During the winter months, when the immune system is compromised, we recommend a restorative and recuperative practice to do at home. Coming to class with an infectious cold will make you feel worse as strong poses like standing poses, backbends and twists can increase your symptoms. It is the

We suggest the following sequence specifically provided by BKS Iyengar in The Path to Holistic Health. We hope you will feel inspired to try a self-practice at home, even if you are not ill, to support your immune system. If you have a cold, try it. It works!

Blankets, belts and bolsters to support your practice are available for sale at IYMV reception. You can also find Iyengar yoga equipment at Yogamatters. Or, you can be creative with equipment and use your own blankets and cushions at home.