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Come along and be inspired!

Iyengar Yoga Birmingham offers a friendly, dynamic and welcoming environment that provides excellent tuition in Iyengar Yoga for those who are new to yoga, existing students and teachers.

We aim to inspire and encourage students to excel in their practice of yoga through sharing our enthusiasm and dedication, as well as offering a unique space for the yoga community.

Iyengar Yoga Birmingham’s colourful, fully-equipped and dedicated studio is the only one of its kind in the Midlands.

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We Offer

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.

Foundation A six week yoga course suitable for complete beginners who have had no experience of Iyengar Yoga. A good introduction to yoga shared with other students who are all new to the practice. All equipment provided. Advanced booking essential.

Beginners level 1 For newcomers and those with no experience of the Iyengar method. Students are introduced to basic asanas (postures), which build strength and stamina and improve flexibility. .

Mixed Ability For those who have attended Iyengar Yoga Classes regularly for over 1 year or by permission of the teacher. Students will be expected to be able to practice sarvangasana (shoulder stands).

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
£75 for 5 week course or £20 weekly

Pre-book only.

Teachers Advanced Class
£15 Live or Online

Pre-book only

Foundation Course
£65 for 6 weeks or £45 for 1 hour class

Pre-book only

Private Tuition in person or online
£60 per class

pre-book only

Schedule and Events


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 by Jayne & Andrew 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

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

LEARN THE ROPES - A workshop with Jayne Orton

  • Start Date: 20/08/2022
  • End Date: 20/08/2022
  • Start Time: 10:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 1:00 pm
  • Cost: £25 pre-book only

A Summer Workshop focussing on ropework mainly where we have time and space to look at the different groups of asanas and how yoga practice can be enhanced safely using the rope wall – and it is a lot of fun too!

This workshop is suitable for Teachers, trainees and long standing students. We will have light refreshments after the workshop.

As it is a specialist face to face event there are only 20 places available – so please get in touch via info@iyengaryoga.uk.com to ensure there is space and the workshop is suitable for you.

Medical Class

  • Start Date: 08/09/2022
  • End Date: 06/10/2022
  • Start Time: 4:15 pm
  • Finish Time: 5:30 pm
  • Cost: £75 for a 5 week course or £18 single classes

This is a specialist class led by Jayne Orton with Andrew Hall and other Institute teachers assisting. It is for serious back and neck/shoulder problems in students where a general mixed class is not suitable and special work and a suitable programme is necessary to be given for individuals.

Before booking for the class please contact Jayne Orton via info@iyengaryoga.uk.com to arrange a free phone/zoom consultation. We prefer you attend the whole course rather than individual classes and drop-in on the day is not permitted.

Booking a place for the whole course will be confirmed when the consultation is completed and payment has been sent to :

‘Ganesh’ Sort Code:09-06-66 Account No: 41705201

Autumn 2022 - Six Week Foundation Course for Complete Beginners

  • Start Date: 19/09/2022
  • End Date: 26/10/2022
  • Start Time: 4:45 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:15 pm
  • Cost: £65

An introduction to the basics of Iyengar Yoga including posture work, attention to breath and relaxation.  This 6 week course is for complete novices to Iyengar yoga and is for all ages and conditions. Medical issues and injuries are taken care of too. The course tutors are Senior most teachers in the Midlands : Jayne Orton & Andrew Hall. To book a place please email us at info@iyengaryoga.uk.com  with your full details and any medical issues and send £65 to the following Account:


Sort Code 09-06-66 –  Account No: 41705201


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