About the Author
B.K.S. Iyengar was born in India in 1918 and has been teaching yoga since the age of 17. He has been one of the world's leading teachers of yoga for 70 years and is internationally recognized as a leading authority of hatha yoga. His own style of teaching, "Iyengar Yoga", is followed by certified teachers across the world. Through his work, Iyengar has established the relevance of yoga to the treatment and cure of many illnesses, and has received a Doctorate from the United Nations Charter for Peace. At the age of 87, Iyengar still practises and teaches yoga, as well as travelling the world teaching and lecturing. His bestselling title B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: Path to Holistic Health has been translated into 18 languages and he is the author of 15 other books.