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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 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



  • Start Date: 11/12/2021
  • End Date: 11/12/2021
  • Start Time: 1:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 4:00 pm
  • Cost: £20

This workshop is professional development for all existing teachers at either Level 1 or Level 2 who wish to work on intense practice of the Asanas and also how to teach them safely to your own students who are already familiar with the level 1 asanas. These places in studio and online are for those teachers who have worked regularly with Jayne Orton over the last few years.

Next training dates for level 2 certification:

Spring 2022 dates:12th March, 2nd April, 14th May TBC later

Pre-booking essential as studio & online places will be limited.

For payment details please contact info@iyengaryoga.uk.com

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY for both Teachers and Trainee Teachers

  • Start Date: 08/01/2022
  • End Date: 08/01/2022
  • Start Time: 2:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 5:00 pm
  • Cost: £25.00

“EMBRACING THE MENOPAUSE” with Advanced level Teacher Jayne Orton

This professional development day is part of IYUK ‘specialised training’ and looks at how we can adapt our practice in the Menopausal phase of life and also learn how to help our students in embracing a mid-life yoga practice and dealing with issues that come up in classes. We also encourage all participants to share their own experience of dealing with the menopause.

This workshop is open to both male & female teachers and trainees and will be face to face here at the Institute in Birmingham but will also be streamed live via Zoom if you wish to attend this way. If you attend the in studio workshop it will be followed by a social/get together for all teachers & trainees including drinks and snacks.

Please email info@iyengaryoga.uk.com for details on how to book and stating whether you would like a limited studio place or an online place.

Foundation Course for Complete Beginners 2022 with Jayne Orton & Andrew Hall

  • Start Date: 17/01/2022
  • End Date: 21/02/2022
  • Start Time: 4:45 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:15 pm
  • Cost: £60 for six week course

A complete six week introduction to the basics of Iyengar Yoga taught by the Midlands most experienced Iyengar teachers. This course is for complete beginners and is suitable for all ages and conditions. We can adapt the work also to those with health issues whether it be back problems, high blood pressure or diabetes. All aspects of yoga with emphasis on body, mind and spirit will be introduced. Pre-booking only for whole course. Please contact info@iyengaryoga.uk.com for payment details or to ask any questions.

Foundation Course for complete beginners with Clare Preston

  • Start Date: 21/01/2022
  • End Date: 25/02/2022
  • Start Time: 5:15 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:15 pm
  • Cost: £45 for six week course

This 1 hour class over 6 weeks introduces you to the basics of Iyengar Yoga with careful, safe instructions by experienced teacher Clare Preston. The course is suitable for those who are complete beginners but also suitable for those with health issues like back problems, high blood pressure, post-covid problems. The course will be face to face in the fully equipped studio at the Institute.
Pre-booking only for the 6 week course, please contact clarepreston@virginmedia.com for booking/payment details and to ask any questions.


  • Start Date: 29/01/2022
  • End Date: 05/03/2022
  • Start Time: 4:30 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:00 pm
  • Cost: £120 for 6 week block - pre-book only (no drop in classes)

A six week course for those with serious medical issues that cannot be addressed in regular classes so easily such as serious back conditions, neck, shoulder or knee problems, heart conditions, long-covid etc.
Before booking for the course a free Zoom/phone consultation with Jayne Orton will be required to establish a programme suitable during the 6 weeks. Please email; info@iyengaryoga.uk.com

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