Welcome to Yogatree


We are Lydia Holmes and Edgar Stringer, a married couple living and working in North Wiltshire. We have been practicing Iyengar Yoga since 1991 and teaching since 1997. Both of us are qualified Level 3 Senior teachers, mentors and assessors for IYUK and continue to train under the guidance of pupils of BKS Iyengar


We named our studio Yogatree inspired by BKS Iyengar’s book Yoga Vrksha (The Tree of Yoga), which uses the analogy of a tree to explain the eight limbs Yoga Philosophy of Patanjali.



Yogatree Studio

We have been teaching Iyengar yoga classes in village halls in North Wiltshire for twenty years, and it has long been our dream to own our own studio. In 2017 we bought a 1930’s former telephone exchange in Corsham and Edgar has been working tirelessly to renovate the building ever since. 


We are delighted to announce that after three years of hard work Yogatree studio opened for classes in September.

Due to the Corona Virus pandemic a range of online classes are also available for those unable to attend live classes.

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Upcoming Workshops

Edgar's next workshop is with DHIY on 6th/7th March ONLINE.

He is also teaching a Yogatree Workshop on 14th March

Corona Virus 

We hope plan to open on 17th May for live classes at Yogatree studio with social distancing precautions in place.


For those who cannot attend in person, we continue to run our timetable of online classes.

Please see our Terms and Conditions for details on our Corona Virus measures. 

Yoga Holiday 

Yoga Holiday in Turkey 

 10th-17th October 2021 

This will be our tenth Heliotrope Holiday running,  set in the beautiful seaside location of Onuncu koy hotel, Adrasan. 

Please go to our Gallery to see photos from previous years and visit Heliotrope Yoga Holidays to book now...



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01249 247071

Web design by Martha Stringer 

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