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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 September 2022

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


LEARN THE ROPES - A workshop with Jayne Orton

  • Start Date: 20/08/2022
  • End Date: 20/08/2022
  • Start Time: 10:00 am
  • Finish Time: 1:00 pm

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 £20 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


'FROM PROPS TO PATANJALI ! - The genius of BKS Iyengar - A Workshop with Elaine Spraggett

  • Start Date: 29/10/2022
  • End Date: 29/10/2022
  • Start Time: 12:30 pm
  • Finish Time: 4:00 pm
  • Cost: £30 pre-book only, places are limited

This workshop will consist of :

.2 hour asana class
.30 min refreshment break
.1 hour restorative/pranayama

All equipment is provided as well as tea/coffee.

Just bring your own mat

To book & for further details contact Elaine by emailing:
elainebev@me.com or message her on 0770953 1374

About the Teacher: Elaine has been a student of Iyengar Yoga for 26 years and has taught it since 2004 with both regular classes in Coventry and also has taught at the Institute.

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

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

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 by sending £25 to: ‘Ganesh’ Sort Code 09-06-66, Account no. 41705201 and please confirm by email to info@iyengaryoga.uk.com

Level 2 training weekend 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

A weekend for level 1 Iyengar teachers who wish to work upon level 2 asanas and go towards L2 assessement eventually. The weekend will include Asana practice and teaching practice, Pranayama and philosophy study.


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

Further weekends will be announced during 2023/24. Please get in touch with Jayne before booking.
Payment can be sent to:
Jayne Orton Yoga Ltd. Sort code 20-08-64 Account no; 83532151,confirmation of place will be emailed upon booking.

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