The benefits may be grouped into four categories: physical, emotional, mental and intellectual benefits. The physical benefits consist of making the body free of disease, making it light and strong so that it can be a suitable vehicle on the path to freedom. Through yoga the body is made to absorb and retain prana, which extends the life span.
Once through this level, the individual is able to see in simple and the subtlest levels of multidimensional area, and to quit of his content system into them and to negotiate in them, accustoming himself to their seductively, actual softness and cleanliness.
it reduces pain among people with osteoarthritis of the knee. Iyengar yoga may ease pain. (2) improve function, and lift depression among adults with chronic low back pain.(3) Iyengar yoga may benefit survivors of breast cancer.