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Yoga Family Album

An intimate look into the lives of some of yoga's greatest masters.

by lauren ladoceour

THERE'S INDRA DEVI POSING with her boyfriend around the time ofthe First World War. Then, T. K.V Desikachar cuddling up with his granddaughter and a newspaper. B. K. S. Iyengar in sunglasses, trousers, and a crisp white shirt atop St. Peter's Basilica in 1966. Pattabhi Jois preparing flowers for his daily ritual in Mysore. And T. Krishnamacharya waiting for a train in Pune.

The images in the coffee-table book Masters in Focus offer a captivating and sweet behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of some of modern yoga's greatest masters. Kausthub Desikachar—the son of T. K.V Desikachar and the grandson of contemporary yoga's founding father, Krishnamacharya— compiled the photos as a tribute to his grandfather. And by mixing archival material with many of his own pictures, he has created a kind of intimate yoga family album.

Of course, Krishnamacharya had many students, but Kausthub pictures only these four, because, as he writes in his book, Iyengar, Devi, Jois, and T. K.V. were foremost among the master's protégés: "They stand out among

B. K. S Iyengar, pictured here in Pune, India, is one of the teachers featured in Masters in Focus.

Students practice to empty their minds and bodies of tension, says Cyndi Lee of the OM Yoga Center in New York, and playing the right music can help by keeping the meditation moving. Singing along is strongly encouraged and can help stimulate the breath, says Lee. Try doing standing poses when Santana plays. If you're looking to practice inversions, press Pause for silent concentration, and then crank the stereo back up with heart-opening covers by Rufus Wainwright and Shelby Lynne for your backbends.

kelley lugea SURYA NAMASKAR by Drala CORRINA, CORRINA by Bob Dylan TULONG by The Beyman Bros. SAMBA PA TI by Santana

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