The Art of Good Teaching with Richard Agar Ward – For Teachers and Trainee Teachers

[ November 12, 2017; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Richard is one of the UK’s most experienced Senior Teachers. He first went to Pune in 1977 to study directly with Guruji and has been back almost annually since then. Richard trains teachers from Introductory to Senior level. In this Workshop he will offer practical ways to improve our approach and understanding of teaching students [...]

Stephanie Quirk Therapy Workshops

[ September 14, 2017 to September 17, 2017. ] We are delighted that Stephanie Quirk will conduct yoga therapy training at Sheffield Yoga Centre.  Stephanie lived in Pune and assisted at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Institute for about 20 years. Her experience of assisting in the medical classes there forms the basis of this training.  At the moment we have dates for 3 of the 6 parts of the course.  [...]

Restorative Workshop with Helen Clay

[ December 4, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Restore your energy in this mid-winter workshop using supported poses and focussed breathing.Helen runs the Rest & Restore class at the Centre and has many years teaching experience.A workshop suitable for all levels including Beginners.Cost: £18. To book your place use our online booking form.

Intermediate Workshop with Julie Brown

[ July 2, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]  Following a popular Intermediate workshop in February with Julie this workshop will explore Intermediate Junior poses and is suitable for teachers, trainees and intermediate students.Julie is an Advanced level teacher from Manchester who runs the weekly teachers’ class at the Manchester and District Iyengar Institute. She also teaches workshops for those considering junior assessments.Cost: £18. To book your [...]

Beginners Workshop with Bridget Strong

[ June 11, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]  Bridget is a regular teacher here at the Centre and we are pleased to be able to offer this workshop, aimed specifically at beginners. The workshop will allow for a longer and more in-depth session for students currently attending beginner classes.Cost: £15. To book your place use our online booking form.

Volunteers Needed 19th & 20th March 12.30-4pm, Inter Junior Assessments

We are looking for students of Iyengar yoga classes to volunteer as ‘students’ for the first weekend of teacher’s assessments here at the Centre. Would being a volunteer student be right for you? Yes, if you have regularly attended classes for the last four years, are able to practice Sirsasana (by the wall or in [...]

Postcards from Pune

Frances on the stage at the Institute in PuneHalf way through my month of yoga seems a good time to send greetings. Especially in this week when BKS Iyengar has been acknowledged worldwide through the media of Google. We, the students here at the Iyengar Institute, could hardly believe it on Monday morning when laptops [...]

Julie Brown, Intermediate Workshop

[ February 6, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] Back by popular demand, following successful Intermediate workshops with Julie at the Centre. The workshop will explore poses from the Intermediate Junior syllabus, and is suitable for teachers, trainees and intermediate students.Julie is a senior teacher in Manchester. Cost £18. To book your place use our online booking form.

Happy Birthday! 10 Years Celebrated at the Centre

Our programme of celebrations for the 10 year birthday at the Centre commenced on Friday night. Friends, teachers, students and their families came to the Centre bringing flowers so we could make a large flower mandala in the front hall. Memories of the Centre were shared, poems read out and cake eaten!  The theme of the [...]

Looking Back on 10 Years at Burgoyne Road

 Standing on the dustbins to peer in through the high windows of 270 Burgoyne Road did not seem a very auspicious start. However, as soon as I saw into the spacious sunlit hall I knew it was the perfect place for our Iyengar Yoga Centre. Even more, we discovered another hall, kitchen and potential office [...]