Try a class and see if it suits for you. Classes are mixed abilities and beginners are always welcome.
It is not necessary to drink water during the class because you will not be sweating and will not need hydrating. Also, it is not advisable to drink water during the class as it energy is diverted to digesting it and away from the yoga.
Yoga poses are more comfortable when practised on an empty stomach, so try to leave 3-4 hours after a main meal or 2 hours after a light snack.
Yes, the classes have space for a limited number of students so booking is essential. The classes are booked in advance in terms of 8 classes or 6-7 for term time only classes.
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing that is form fitting and allows for ease of movement, such as leggings or athletic shorts and t-shirt. Iyengar Yoga is practiced in bare feet.
Many students start practising with back pain, or other common ailments, and find that yoga helps. Disclose your injuries or health issues on the registration form. For more serious conditions, contact Jo who will assess your position.
Yes. However, some poses are not suitable during menstruation, so Jo will give alternative poses.
Yes, if you are a regular Iyengar Yoga practitioner. Attend the class as normal until week 8 then take a break and return to class in week 14 of your pregnancy.
No, if you are not a regular student at the time of conception. Iyengar Yoga is a strong practice and takes time to be established in the body, therefore it is not recommended with no previous experience during pregnancy.