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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 - Friday evening from November

  • Start Date: 12/11/2021
  • End Date: 17/12/2021
  • Start Time: 5:15 pm
  • Finish Time: 6:15 pm
  • Cost: £45 for the 6 week course

A complete introduction to Iyengar yoga for those with no experience of this method. Over a 6 week course learn all the basics and background to our system of yoga.
This course is in the Studio at the Institute . To book a place contact clarepreston@virginmedia.com


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

2 remaining Dates for Autumn/Winter 2021 (In Studio places and online)

20th November
11th December

These 2 workshops are 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

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.

Medical Class - Six week course

  • Start Date: 29/01/2022
  • End Date: 05/03/2022
  • Start Time: 4:00 pm
  • Finish Time: 5:30 pm
  • Cost: £120 for 6 week block - pre-book only

A 6 week block of classes for those with serious medical issues which cannot be addressed in regular classes such as serious back, neck, shoulder problems, Long Covid, heart problems. A free zoom/ telephone consultation will be required with Jayne Orton before booking for the class. Please email info@iyengaryoga.uk.com

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