What is Iyengar Yoga?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Yoga

A form of yoga known for its use of props, such as belts and blocks, as aids in performing asanas (postures). It is firmly based on the traditional eight limbs of yoga emphasizing the development of strength, stamina, flexibility and balance as well as concentration and meditation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 12 3
Improve flexibility/strength 4 2
Stiffness/Spasticity 4 3
Anxious mood 2 0
Balance problems 2 2
Fibromyalgia 2 1

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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Iyengar Yoga

Side effect Patients
Muscle pain 1
Muscle soreness 1
Muscle tension 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Iyengar Yoga

Dosage Patients
1 weekly 1
2 hr weekly 1
2.5 hr weekly 1
2 hr m,w,f 1
90 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Iyengar Yoga

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Reason Patients
Other 2
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Duration

Currently doing Iyengar Yoga

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped doing Iyengar Yoga

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 6
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 4
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 1
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