Iyengar Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga that emphasizes precision and alignment in the performance of yoga postures (asanas) and breath control (pranayama). It was developed by B.K.S. Iyengar, who is considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world.
Iyengar Yoga is known for the use of props such as blankets, blocks, straps, chair and bolsters to help practioners achieve proper alignment and deepen their practice. It is suitable for intermediate level and is particularly known for its therapeutic benefits for people with injuries or chronic health conditions.
It is also known for its focus on the use of the breath and the development of concentration and mental clarity.