Yogacharya BKS Iyengar is the founder of Iyengar Yoga, although he himself would not call it Iyengar Yoga. He is considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world and has been practising and teaching yoga for more than 75 years. He has written many books on yoga practice and philosophy, and is best known for his books Light on Yoga, Light on Pranayama, and Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. He has also written several definitive yoga texts. Iyengar yoga classes are offered throughout the world, and it is believed that millions of students practice Iyengar Yoga.
In 2004, Iyengar was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine . (Source Wikipedia)
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