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Iyengar Yoga Certified Teacher

Our Classes

All current courses are timetabled in the class schedule and please visit our events page to view forthcoming courses and events. Price listings for our events and classes can be found here.

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Clothing Wear clothes that do not restrict your movement in any way. Most people wear shorts or leggings and a T-shirt. Yoga is practised in bare feet.

Equipment Iyengar Yoga Birmingham provides all the necessary yoga equipment. Regarding mats: They are provided for beginning students however, it is recommended that once you have established a practice that you obtain your own personal mat. We can provide you with details of how to obtain a mat.

Eating It is best to practice yoga on an empty stomach. If at all possible leave 3-4 hours after eating a main meal or 2 hours after a light snack.

If you are suffering from any minor ailment (a headache etc.) or if you are menstruating or pregnant, please inform the teacher before starting the class so they can advise you accordingly.

It is essential that the following medical conditions be reported to the teacher beforehand:

Heart disease or any heart problem, epilepsy including Petit Mal, cancer or benign tumours, diabetes, Meniere’s disease, detached retina, AIDS, MS (multiple sclerosis) or any recent operation.

All information will be treated with the strictest of confidence and is only required to ensure your safety.

Schedule and Events

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The deadline for booking any class is 8am on the day of your chosen class.

Please declare any medical conditions with your teacher prior to booking any class.

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Schedule and Events

Price List from September 2021

Beginner Level and Mixed Ability Classes
£10 Live or Online (Online with Jayne’s classes only)

Pre-book only

2 hour Classes
£12 Live or Online (Online with Jayne only)

Pre-book only

Medical Classes
£120 for 6 wk course In studio only

Pre-book only.

Teachers Advanced Class
£15 Live or Online

Pre-book only

Foundation Course
£60 for 6 weeks or £45 for 1 hour class

Pre-book only

Private Tuition in person or online
£50 per hour

pre-book only

Schedule and Events


Foundation Course with Clare Preston Friday evenings

  • Start Date: 20/05/2022
  • End Date: 24/06/2022
  • Start Time: 5:15 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:15 pm
  • Cost: £45 for 6 week course

A six-week introduction to the basics of Iyengar yoga ideal for complete beginners and suitable for all ages and conditions. Starts 20th May on Fridays at 5.15pm for 1 hour, doors open at 5pm. Pre-booking only for whole course. The cost is £45. All equipment is provided, though you are welcome to bring your own if you wish. Please contact; clarepreston@virginmedia.com
for payment details and to ask any questions.

20th Anniversary of IYIOB - Social Gathering and Talks

  • Start Date: 09/07/2022
  • End Date: 09/07/2022
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 4:30 pm
  • Cost: Free Event

Come along to a social gathering to meet students/teachers past and present and have tea and cake with us and hear some inspiring stories. There will also be a talk about practice and you will have a chance to contribute and ask questions. We look forward to hearing from you with your memories of practising Iyengar Yoga at our Institute. A loose timetable is as follows:

1-2pm Socialising, tea and cake

2-3pm Students & Teachers share their stories/personal journeys.

3pm More tea!

3.30-4.30pm Jayne & Andrew will give a talk about self-practice and answer your burning questions.

4.30pm Close

No Need to Book – Just Turn Up anytime!

The Art of Teaching Iyengar Yoga plus Anatomy training

  • Start Date: 01/07/2022
  • End Date: 03/07/2022
  • Start Time: 12:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 4:30 pm
  • Cost: £150

A weekend of learning for teachers and trainees around the new level 1 syllabus. In the first session each day we will focus on how to teach the asanas and also how to adapt for simple health issues. Trainee teachers will also get an opportunity to teach. These sessions will be led by Advanced level Iyengar teacher Jayne Orton. The second session of each day will be led and taught by Roy Russell. Roy also has a teaching qualification in Iyengar Yoga (2007) and BSc(Hons)Sports Science degree. His combined academic knowledge and teaching experience has given him a deep understanding of the benefits that can be gained through the practice of Yoga. These sessions will look at the anatomy of asana through the muscular and skeletal system and include knowledge of how injury occurs. Bookings for the whole weekend only.
Friday 12-5pm
Saturday: 12.30pm-6.30pm
Sunday: 12.30-4.30pm

There will be breaks during each day with snacks & drinks available.

To book please get in touch & send payment to:

Jayne Orton Yoga Account
Sort Code 20-77-62
Account no: 80010456


  • Start Date: 04/08/2022
  • End Date: 08/08/2022
  • Start Time: 3:30 pm
  • Finish Time: 3:00 pm
  • Cost: £165

This is a 5 day in studio face to face Intensive for Iyengar yoga students and Teachers. The intensive will include Asanas, Pranayama, Philosophy study and Q&A session and dealing with theraputic problems. Light snacks and drinks are included.

The timetable is :

Thursday 4th August
3.30-5pm Introduction Plus Restorative & Pranayama class
6.30-8.30pm Asana class

Friday 5th August
9.30am – 12 noon Asana Class
12noon Snacks & tea
1-3pm Restorative & Pranayama Class
Saturday 6th August
9.30-12 noon Asanas
12 noon Snacks & Tea
1-3pm Pranayama and philosophy study
Sunday 7th August
9.30am – 12 noon Asanas
12 noon Indian snacks
1-3pm Q&A Session and Pranayama
Monday 8th August
9.30am – 12 noon Asanas
12 noon snacks
1-3pm Therapy issues including asana practice

To book a place please send full payment to:-

Mrs J Orton Yoga
Sort code 20-77-62
Account no. 80010456

booking closes 31st July.

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