Iyengar Yoga with Anna Delury - Rancho La Puerta
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Iyengar Yoga with Anna Delury

Week of March 9, 2024

Deepening Practice
“Yoga does not just change the way we see things. It transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S.Iyengar

Iyengar Yoga is known for its precision of timing, sequencing and physical alignment. These principles help bring one to a dynamic awareness in action that allow one to move from fundamental asana to more complex.

  • 1 year of yoga practice recommended.

Healthy Back
“Yoga is symmetry”  B.K.S. Iyengar

Learn how to apply various yoga asana(poses) to achieve maximum benefits to help alleviate and relieve stress and strain in your lower back as well as improving muscle strength to avoid future issues.

Healthy Knees
Healthy knees are essential for trouble free mobility in the world. They are largest joints in the body, comprised of a complex system designed to both move and bear the weight of a person. Both their structure and modern stresses expose them to a variety of possible strains. By studying their structure and functions, we are can avoid injury altogether or recover from a pre-existing one. In this class, Anna will lead you towards a greater understanding of how to apply the principles of Iyengar Yoga in your asana practice for great ease and freedom.

Let’s Have Some FUN!!
“It is through your body that you realize you are a spark of divinity” BKS iyengar

While we often come to yoga with goals of healing an injury or getting fit or finding serenity, being light hearted and joyous is also a marvelous benefit of practice. Come find out how Iyengar Yoga can bring exuberance and delight into your practice and life.

  • Good for all levels of practice

Iyengar Yoga for Perimenopause
“The feeling of exhilaration and peace of mind is not difficult to attain during menopause. However, we need to have faith, determination and devote time.”  Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar

Perimenopause is a natural stage of life like puberty. It is a process that ultimately leads to the cessation of menstruation (known officially as menopause after one year). It may occur gradually over time without an abrupt change or it may happen quite suddenly. Iyengar Yoga can be of the tools used to provide support for the challenges that can arise, bringing relief and reflection

These classes will address a variety of symptoms including:

  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Remedies for hot flashes
  • Breast health
  • Pelvic health
  • Fatigue and insomnia
  • Mood swings and depression
  • Bone density
  • High blood pressure and heart palpitations

Women of all ages are welcome to attend this workshop to gain greater compassion for these transition years and an understanding of their inherent wisdom.


Anna Delury is one of Southern California’s Senior Iyengar Yoga teachers and a founder of IYILA.  Since 1982, she has travelled regularly to Pune, India to study directly with B.K.S. Iyengar and the Iyengar family, most recently in August 2023. In 1988, she received a BSc. in Kinesiology from UCLA. Known for her insight and wry sense of humor, Anna brings a practical application of yoga philosophy into each class she teaches, as she helps guide students to a deeper understanding and awareness of what lies within them.