Yogakshema, Delhi NCR’s only accredited Iyengar Yoga Center, was inaugurated by Padmabhushan Yogacharya BKS Iyengar on April 25, 2008 in the presence of Former Vice President of Indian Republic Mr. Bhairon Singh Shekhawt, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Indian Republic Mr. L K Advani, Former HRD & Science & Technology Minister Mr. Murli Manohar Joshi amongst other dignitaries. The building is aesthetically designed and unique in structure based on Japanese architechure and Egyption Golden proportions.
This state of the art Yoga Center is fully equipped with all the props and accessories used in Iyengar Yoga. There are two yoga halls with wooden floors, the larger of the two at ground level and the second one, in the basement which was inaugurated by Yogacharya Iyengar in 2011. The main hall has full-size windows which allow natural light to filter in and a view of the zen-inspired landscape outside.
There are separate changing rooms for men and women which include shower facilities, closets to hang clothes and lockers for valuables.
The Center houses a library of books on yoga and its ancillary subjects. There is a quiet sit-down reading space alongside the library as well as a small cafeteria which serves nutritious snacks after class.
The Heritage store in the basement offers various yoga related items for sale such as T-shirts and tights made of organic fabric, props, CDs, and videos.