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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Aidan Love started yoga at the age of 25 at the Iyengar Yoga Institute South London and we are always very pleased to welcome him back. He has been teaching since 2006 in London and Istanbul. He is now an experienced intermediate level teacher and aims to share the benefits of yoga with everyone he teaches and has a clear and caring way of teaching.
This workshop is aimed at confident beginner and general level students.
The morning asana session will look at balancing and centering in standing poses, inversions and forward bends. The afternoon Pranayama session will help bring awareness from the outside in towards your centre, the core of your being.
Workshop times 11am-4:30pm
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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.
9 Mar, 13 Apr ( 2.30-5.30pm)
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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.
It is possible to book each day separately but preference will be given 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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