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Iyengar Yoga Certified Teacher
Iyengar Yoga Teaching System

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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 January 2023

Beginner Level and Mixed Ability Classes
£12 Live or Online (Online with Jayne’s classes only)

Pre-book only

2 hour intermediate Classes
£14 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
£18 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 and payment non-refundable if cancelled less than 24 hours before.

Schedule and Events


Annual Christmas Intensive with Jayne Orton

  • Start Date: 27/12/2022
  • End Date: 30/12/2022
  • Start Time: 9:30 am
  • Finish Time: 3:30 pm
  • Cost: £195. Please contact me to reserve your place and Payment by 1st December , please note all places now reserved. Contact Jayne to go on wait list. .

A four day intensive which is for teachers, trainees and longstanding students. The intensive will include Asana, pranayama, philosophy and include all drinks and snacks.

Daily Timetable :

9.30am – 12.30pm Asana practice

12.30-1.30pm Break and Snacks

1.30-3.30pm Restorative, Pranayama and/or Patanjali Philosophy

To book a place please email jayne@iyengaryoga.uk.com to reserve a place and then send payment to:
Jayne Orton Yoga Ltd.
Sort Code 20-08-64
Account no. 83532151

Foreign students:
SWift Bic: 83532151
Iban: GB31 BUKB20086483 5321 51

confirmation of place will be sent upon payment being received.

Professional Development Day for Iyengar Yoga Teachers & Trainees

  • Start Date: 07/01/2023
  • End Date: 07/01/2023
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:30 pm
  • Cost: £25

This day will be led by Jayne Orton.
The new level 1 & 2 syllabi include new asanas that were previously on the Intermediate & Senior levels. This PD day will be working specifically on inversions and balancings in the first session, there will be a break with light refreshments -and then in the second sessions we will work on padmasana poses.During this workshop you will also work in groups and you can share your knowledge and ideas too as well as being led by Jayne. Pre-book only in advance.EVENT NOW FULL

Level 2 training weekends for Iyengar teachers with Jayne Orton

  • Start Date: 20/01/2023
  • End Date: 22/01/2023
  • Start Time: 12:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 4:30 pm
  • Cost: £145 per weekend

The first in a series of weekends for level 1 Iyengar teachers who wish to work upon level 2 asanas & pranayama and eventually go towards assessment. The weekends scheduled in 2023/24 will also include deeper study of Patanjali philosophy and how to deal with health issues in general classes


Friday 12-4.45pm
Saturday 1 -6.30pm
Sunday 12.30-4.45pm

Future dates in 2023:

12th to 14th May 2023
8th to 10th September 2023
8th to 10th December 2023

Please get in touch with Jayne before booking the first weekend to ensure suitability for this training. All applicants should be registered Iyengar teachers at level 1 for a minimum of 2 years and be teaching regularly live face 2 face classes.

Upon a place being given payment can then be sent to:

Jayne Orton Yoga Ltd.
Sort code: 20-08-64 Account no: 83532151

Foreign students:
Swift Bic: 83532151
Iban:GB31 BUKB20086483 5321 51
confirmation of place will be emailed upon booking.

'Light on Life' by BKS Iyengar.... Book Club launch...Everyone welcome

  • Start Date: 22/01/2022
  • End Date: 22/01/2023
  • Start Time: 7:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 8:00 pm
  • Cost: Free for all Community Event & refreshments

New beginning of a regular book club at the Institute for all interested students, teachers and trainees or indeed anyone interested in Yoga. It is a chance to meet fellow yoga students over tea and snacks and discuss our favourite books/texts.Our first book is the wonderfully accessible ‘Light on Life’ by our Guru BKS Iyengar.
At the first meeting we will discuss ‘The Inward Journey’. Please read and digest the first chapter in readiness. Keep your eye on our website also for future dates and subjects. Meetings will be approximately bi-monthly. Refreshments & snacks will be served free of charge. We look forward to welcoming you all. Jayne & Andrew….

Foundation Course

  • Start Date: 23/01/2023
  • End Date: 27/02/2023
  • Start Time: 4:45 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:15 pm
  • Cost: £65

A six week complete beginners course giving the basic introduction to Iyengar Yoga. Helping keep fit, staying healthy and being able to deal with stress. The course is taught by Jayne Orton and Andrew Hall. pre-booking essential. Please email info@iyengaryoga.uk.com for more information and to book a place please send payment to;
Sort Code 09-06-66
Account no. 41705201

Yoga : An Ancient Self-Help System. - A workshop with Elaine

  • Start Date: 28/01/2023
  • End Date: 28/01/2023
  • Start Time: 12:30 pm
  • Finish Time: 4:00 pm
  • Cost: £30 including tea/coffee

Elaine Spraggett returns by popular demand to teach an interesting workshop which will take us on a journey through asana, psychology and philosophy. This workshop is suitable for students with at least 2 years experience of Iyengar Yoga.
To book your place contact Elaine on 0770 953 1374 or email :

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