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About Iyengar Yoga for Beginners (Summer)

A yoga practice based on classical Hatha Yoga, as developed by BKS Iyengar, with emphasis on precision and alignment in postures.

What will you learn on this course?

Iyengar Yoga places emphasis on precision and alignment. Basic standing, seated, and back bending postures (asanas) will be taught, as well as some recuperative poses. Inverted postures are introduced as and when the student is ready. Props (foam blocks, bricks and belts) are provided and used to make postures more accessible to students.

The course is hard working physical yoga practice and usually includes a short period of relaxation at the end of the class. Generally, students progress at their own rate with support from the tutor.

With regular practice, the benefits of Iyengar Yoga to body and mind are many, including increased suppleness, strength and stamina, as well as improved concentration and general well-being.

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to students of all levels, including beginners with no previous experience and those who have some experience and wish to revisit their practice before moving on to the improvers level.

This course may be accessible for people with disabilities. The room is wheelchair accessible. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific accessibility needs.

You should avoid having a meal during the 2 hours before the class. All students should inform the tutor of any ongoing health problems.

Do you need to bring anything?

Please wear comfortable clothes that allow free movement. You must bring your own yoga mat and a blanket or extra layer of clothing to keep you warm during meditation.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?

Elisabeth Moreton

Dates and times

  • April – July