Iyengar yoga is for everyone
Just yoga has a variety of classes for new beginners through to intermediate classes and a gentler pace for older and/or stiffer people. We are open 7 days a week. Finding the right class is important if you are still not sure which class to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre Book Classes
These classes require advance booking, as numbers are restricted.
Aimed at complete beginners and concentrates on the foundation postures, giving you the confidence and ability to join a beginners class. It is useful to complete this course before starting the drop-in classes, although not essential. See timetable for next start date and complete a booking form to reserve your place.
Stage 1 Beginners
Covers a greater range of postures (asanas). Newcomers are able to join at any time and the classes continue to be aimed at beginners, with emphasis on the foundation asanas.
Stage 2 General
Aimed at those who have attended Iyengar yoga classes continuously for over 6 months . There will be a greater emphasis on individual progress.
Stage 3 Intermediate
Are for those who have practised the Iyengar method for at least two years. More advanced asanas are introduced and explored in more depth.
This class is aimed at students who need to work at a gentle pace and/or with support.
Our weekend 10am classes are casual drop-in. Students attending "drop-in" classes do so on the understanding that they will work within their own limitations and as advised by the teacher.
Please try to arrive 10 minutes before the start of your first class. If you are new to Iyengar yoga it is best to attend an introductory course or beginners class to gain a basic knowledge.
You will be introduced to the basic asanas (postures), which include standing, sitting and recuperative poses. All the asanas have Sanskrit names. The teacher will show you how to use yoga props such as belts and blocks to help you achieve the postures to the best of your ability.
The asanas have different effects on the body and mind. The basic postures build strength and stamina, improve muscular tone, flexibility and alignment. Practising them will reduce tiredness and soothe the nerves. It also trains and disciplines the mind so concentration is improved
Non-restrictive comfortable clothing, T-shirt and leggings or shorts. Yoga is practiced with bare feet.
Just Yoga is fully equipped with mats, blankets, blocks, bricks, belts, bolsters etc. There is no need to purchase anything. However if you prefer to bring your own mat, you are welcome to do so.
We strongly advise that if you have any health condition which may affect your participation in a class that you check with your doctor before attending. Please discuss any medical condition with us before the start of the class.
Yoga is practised on an empty stomach, leave 3-4 hours after a main meal and 1-2 after a snack. You will not need to drink during the class.