23 Jul 2024
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Don't miss out—try your first class free!

How to participate ?

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Choose any one or more of the following balancing poses:

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Take a photo or video of yourself performing the pose(s).

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Post the photo or video on your social media account (Facebook or Instagram or TikTok)

 for 7 days from 15th june to 21st june, 2024 or make 7 posts within this period.

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Use the hashtags

#ChallengeOnBalancingAsanas, #IyengarYogaFestival2024, #bksiyogashalaKL.

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Tag BKS Iyengar Yogashala in your post to ensure your entry is counted.

Prizes & Giveaways

Grand Prize

Two Days workshop on Balancing Poses (Pincha Mayurasana focus) worth RM 500 Free + yoga merchandise (Yoga mat, t-shirt, bag, cap and towel)

1st Prize

One month of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (20 classes) + exclusive yoga merchandise (t-shirt, bag, cap, and towel)

2nd Prize

Two weeks of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (10 classes) + yoga merchandise (t-shirt, bag, and cap).

3rd Prize

 One week of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (5 classes) + yoga merchandise (t-shirt & towel).

10 Consolation Prize

Two free classes and a t-shirt

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Additional Rewards

All participants will receive a 20% discount voucher for classes or merchandise at BKS Iyengar Yogashala, valid for one month after the festival. - Top 10 entries will be featured on BKS Iyengar Yogashala’s official social media pages.

Terms and Conditions

  • The challenge is open to all individuals who follow BKS Iyengar Yogashala on social media.
  • Participants must be 18 years or older. If under 18, participants must have parental or guardian consent to enter.
  • To enter, participants must perform one or more of the specified balancing poses, take a photo or video, and post it on Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok.
  • The post must be public and include the hashtags #ChallengeOnBalancingAsanas, #IyengarYogaFestival2024, and #bksiyogashalaKL.
  • Participants must tag BKS Iyengar Yogashala in their post to ensure their entry is counted.
  • Entries must be posted between June 15 and June 21, 2024.
  • Entries will be judged based on the correctness of the pose, creativity of the post, and engagement (likes, comments) on social media.
  • A panel of Iyengar Yoga teachers at BKS Iyengar Yogashala will select the winners.
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  • worth RM 500 + free yoga merchandise (yoga mat, t-shirt, bag, cap, and towel).
  • First Prize: One month of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (20 classes) + exclusive yoga merchandise (t-shirt, bag, cap, and towel).
  • Second Prize: Two weeks of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (10 classes) + yoga merchandise (t-shirt, bag, and cap).
  • Third Prize: One week of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (5 classes) + yoga merchandise (t-shirt & towel).
  • 10 Consolation Prizes: Two free classes and a t-shirt.
  • All participants will receive a 20% discount voucher for classes or merchandise at BKS Iyengar Yogashala, valid for one month after the festival.
  • The top 10 entries will be featured on BKS Iyengar Yogashala’s official social media pages.
  • Winners will be announced on June 23, 2024, during the Iyengar Yoga Festival celebrations at BKS Iyengar Yogashala and on our social media platforms.
  • Winners will be notified via direct message on social media and must respond within 7 days to claim their prize.
  • By participating, entrants agree to these Terms and Conditions and to the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.
  • BKS Iyengar Yogashala reserves the right to disqualify any entry that does not comply with these Terms and Conditions or is deemed inappropriate or offensive.
  • By entering, participants grant BKS Iyengar Yogashala the right to use their photos/videos for promotional purposes without further compensation.
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  • BKS Iyengar Yogashala is not responsible for any injuries or accidents that may occur while performing the poses or participating in the challenge.
  • Participants agree to release and hold harmless BKS Iyengar Yogashala from any claims or damages arising from their participation in the challenge.

Personal information collected from participants will be used solely for the purpose of administering the challenge and will not be shared with third parties.

BKS Iyengar Yogashala reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the challenge in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond its control.

For any questions or concerns, please contact BKS Iyengar Yogashala at +6012 416 4115, +6012 320 4115, or email: namaste@bksiyengaryogashala.com

FAQ's

The Challenge on Balancing Asanas is a social media challenge where participants perform one or more balancing yoga poses, take a photo or video, and post it on their social media accounts. The challenge runs from June 15 to June 21, 2024, leading up to International Yoga Day on June 21 and the Iyengar Yoga Festival from June 21-23, 2024.

To participate, follow these steps:

   – Choose one or more of the specified balancing poses.

   – Take a photo or video of yourself performing the pose(s).

   – Post the photo or video on your social media account (Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok) daily for 7 days or make 7 posts within the challenge period.

   – Use the hashtags #ChallengeOnBalancingAsanas, #IyengarYogaFestival2024, and #bksiyogashalaKL.

   – Tag BKS Iyengar Yogashala in your post to ensure your entry is counted.

The balancing poses for the challenge are:

   – Vrksasana (Tree Pose)

   – Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

   – Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III Pose)

   – Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana (Revolved Half Moon Pose)

   – Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana (One-Legged Downward Dog)

   – Salamba Sirsasana (Supported Headstand)

   – Salabhasana (Locust Pose)

   – Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Supported Handstand)

   – Ardha Navasana (Half Boat Pose)

   – Paripurna Navasana (Full Boat Pose)

   – Salamba Sarvangasana (Supported Shoulder Stand)

The prizes for the challenge include:

Grand Prize: Two-day workshop on Balancing Poses (Pincha Mayurasana focus) worth RM 500 + free yoga merchandise (yoga mat, t-shirt, bag, cap, and towel).

First Prize: One month of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (20 classes) + exclusive yoga merchandise (t-shirt, bag, cap, and towel).

Second Prize: Two weeks of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (10 classes) + yoga merchandise (t-shirt, bag, and cap).

Third Prize: One week of free classes at BKS Iyengar Yogashala (5 classes) + yoga merchandise (t-shirt & towel).

10 Consolation Prizes: Two free classes and a t-shirt.

 

Yes, all participants will receive a 20% discount voucher for classes or merchandise at BKS Iyengar Yogashala, valid for one month after the festival. Additionally, the top 10 entries will be featured on BKS Iyengar Yogashala’s official social media pages.

Winners will be selected by a panel of Iyengar Yoga teachers at BKS Iyengar Yogashala. The selection criteria include the correctness of the pose, creativity of the post, and engagement (likes, comments) on social media.

Winners will be announced on June 23, 2024, during the Iyengar Yoga Festival celebrations at BKS Iyengar Yogashala and on our social media platforms.

Yes, ensure your social media profile is public during the challenge period so we can see your entry.

Absolutely! This challenge is open to all levels of yoga practitioners. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi, we encourage you to participate and have fun.

For any further questions, please contact BKS Iyengar Yogashala at +6012 416 4115, +6012 320 4115, or email: namaste@bksiyengaryogashala.com.

Additional FAQ's

 While it’s not mandatory to wear specific yoga attire, we recommend wearing comfortable clothing that allows for easy movement and clearly shows the alignment of your poses.

Yes, you can use yoga props or support to help you achieve and maintain the balancing poses. Iyengar Yoga emphasizes the use of props to ensure proper alignment and safety.

Yes, the poses should follow the Iyengar Yoga style to ensure proper alignment and technique. This helps maintain the challenge’s focus on Iyengar Yoga principles.

The minimum duration for your video should be 10 seconds to clearly show the pose, and the maximum duration can be up to 60 seconds. This allows enough time to showcase the pose and its alignment.

You can choose to post all 7 poses in one day or spread them out over the week. However, spreading them out daily may help increase engagement and visibility of your posts.

You can include friends in your posts. However, ensure that you are clearly visible and the main focus of the photo or video, as the challenge is individual-based.

Yes, the free classes and workshop are transferable. If you win and cannot attend, you can transfer them to someone else. Please write to us via email with the details of that person (name, IC, and email) so we can make the necessary arrangements.

No, the free classes cannot be converted into merchandise. The prizes are fixed and non-transferable between categories.

Yes, the free class prizes and discount vouchers are valid for one month after the Iyengar Yoga Festival. The merchandise prizes do not have an expiration date.

The exact dates for the Two-day workshop on Balancing Poses will be announced shortly after the festival. We will notify the winners and provide them with the schedule details.