A dedicated space for Iyengar Yoga
The Iyengar Yoga Institute South London, based in Deptford, offers high quality teaching for a range of abilities and a dedicated, tranquil space for students, teachers and the Iyengar Yoga community to meet.
Our teachers are passionate about Iyengar Yoga.
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After a first successful men only session in April we have decided to run a regular class for men only. Jonathan Millett has recently joined the teaching team at IYISL and will be teaching these sessions.
We asked him some questions about why he thinks these classes are needed.
Iyengar Yoga students the world over start their yoga class by singing the Invocation to Lord Patanjali. This explains why its important.
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Half day workshops with senior level 3 Iyengar yoga teacher Sophie Carrington - focusing on understanding, developing and practising intermediate level poses. They are ideal for Iyengar yoga teachers who are interested in the intermediate teaching syllabus as well as intermediate level and confident general level students.
Sophie’s sessions combine a challenging approach with a detailed understanding of Asana and a clear approach to teaching and are an ideal way of helping you overcome blocks in your own practice.
13 Apr ( 2.30-5.30pm) - workshop now full
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Our monthly Sunday restorative and Pranayama class is a chance to explore and benefit from BKS Iyengar’s emotional stability programme with an experienced teacher. Iyengar designed this programme to bring total relaxation to the mind and body.
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We are extremely pleased to welcome back US teachers Mary Obendorfer and Eddy Marks who taught a very well received weekend workshop for us last year. This is a perfect opportunity to attend a workshop with two teachers who have a world wide reputation as transformational Iyengar yoga teachers.
Mary and Eddy are certified at the Advanced level with a wealth of experience and the ability to convey BKS Iyengar’s illuminated teachings with clarity, insight and positive energy. They teach throughout the US and worldwide to share what they feel they were privileged to learnt directly from the Iyengar family.
They studied with the Iyengar family in India for decades and say that Guruji's original and transformative approach to yoga inspires them to guide students with clarity and precision working from the skin to the soul.
This weekend Asana and Pranayama workshop is for all yoga students who are keen to deepen their Asana and Pranayama practice and understanding. They will be covering Iyengar foundational principles to help change your practice and understanding, keeping the hip region healthy and the progression of Bhramari Pranayama.
It is possible to book each day separately but we will try to give preference to those attending the whole weekend.
Friday 26 Apr 2-5pm
Saturday 27 Apr 10am-4.30pm
Sunday 28 Apr, 10am-4.30pm
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Craig Blake is a popular IYISL teacher who teaches with passion and energy. This workshop will look at developing your backbend practice. Backbends are the most energising and uplifting of all the yoga Asana and this workshop will look at how to develop your backbend practice in a safe way.
It is suitable for beginners with some Iyengar yoga experience, general and intermediate level students.
Workshop times 11am-4:30pm
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