A yoga practice based on classical Hatha Yoga, as developed by BKS Iyengar, with emphasis on precision and alignment in postures. The course is hard working physical yoga practice and usually includes a short period of relaxation at the end of the class.
What will you learn on this course?
Iyengar Yoga is a yoga practice based on classical Hatha Yoga, as developed by BKS Iyengar, with emphasis on precision and alignment in postures. 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+. It is suitable for beginners with no previous experience and those who have some experience and wish to revisit their practice before moving on to the Improvers level.
If you suffer from a medical condition, we recommend that you take advice from your doctor before doing this type of physical exercise. All students should inform the tutor of any ongoing health problems.
Do you need to bring anything?
You must bring your own non-stick yoga mat and a cotton yoga blanket. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows free movement.
Other props such as yoga blocks and belts are provided.
Are there any additional costs?
A non-stick yoga mat (approx. £17) and a cotton yoga blanket (approx. £20) must be provided at your own expense. You may wish to purchase additional props to aid your practice at home. Please contact us for more info.
Who teaches this course?