Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of Yoga?
Yoga builds strength and stamina, improves flexibility, balance and concentration. It also helps improves posture, reduces tiredness, soothes the nerves and quietens the mind. The medical profession recognise it's benefits and studies have shown that it helps with common problems such as arthritis, IBS, osteoporosis. It is also recognised for improving mental health and promoting well-being.
Do you offer private tuition?
We teach private classes for £40 an hour. Some of our regular students have occasional private classes in order to create a yoga practise tailored to their individual needs. This is also ideal if you need some personal attention before beginning to attend regular classes. For more information contact us
Do you teach pregnancy classes?
Yes, Yoga is the perfect way for you to relax and enjoy your pregnancy. The Iyengar method uses props such as bolsters and blankets to assist the mother and baby attain maximum benefit from a yoga posture without strain. We teach private classes for women who are over 16 weeks pregnant. These classes are taught on a one to one basis for £40 an hour. For more information contact us
Do you teach theraputic or remedial yoga?
Edgar and Lydia are Intermediate Senior Level 3 teachers and have experience of teaching students with a variety of health concerns/conditions. We teach students for £40 an hour. We have the expertise to help people recover from common injuries such as knee, neck and shoulder problems and to address specific health conditions such as HBP or MS. For more information contact us
Can you pay for only part of the term?
You will be expected to pay for the whole course regardless of whether you miss some classes. However, if you miss your regular class you are welcome to transfer to one of our online classes during the current half term (except workshops and our intermediate level class). Please check there are places before transferring.
Do I need to pay for the term or can I 'drop in' to classes?
Due to the Corona Virus we can not offer drop-in places in classes. All our live classes are pre-booked in advance for a half term.
Do you offer taster classes?
No. If you would like to try Iyengar yoga you will need to do more than one class to get an understanding. Why not have a proper taste of Iyengar yoga and enrol for the half term?
Do you sell yoga equipment?
Yes, we sell good quality yoga equipment at reasonable prices. Please ask our advice about where to buy equipment as there is a lot of shoddy stuff out there!
Our mats are £15, yoga blocks £5, light weight yoga blocks £6, cork bricks £16 for a pair, blankets £20, belts £8, bolsters £45 and t-shirts for £12.Please ask in class or contact us for more information.
What shall I wear?
We practice yoga in bare feet. Wear something comfortable that does not restrict movement, shorts or leggings and a t-shirt are ideal. Something warm for relaxation is also a good idea.
Do I need to bring my own equipment?
Due to the Corona virus we are asking students to bring and use their own equipment to the studio.
(1 yoga mat, 5 blocks, 2 bricks, a belt and a blanket).
Can I eat before the class?
Yoga should be practiced on an empty stomach, so please allow four hours after a main meal or two hours after a light snack.
Will there be only women in the class?
No. We have men in all our classes and the yoga is suitable for everyone.
Does body size matter?
People of all shapes and sizes attend our classes. Yoga postures improve flexibility and tone muscles. No matter what physical state you start with, yoga improves your general health and attitude to your body.
Does it matter what age I am or if I am not very fit?
Yoga is for everyone irrespective of age, health, gender, religion or status. It is non competitive and students are encouraged to do what they can. It is a form of self study. We teach the use yoga equipment to help people attain poses to the best of their ability. If you do find a class too challenging please discuss it with us, as there may be another class more appropriate to your level
Can I bring my child or teenager to class?
Children and teenagers tend to like a faster moving pace and are better off in classes with their peers. Please leave your kids at home and enjoy some time for yourself! Teenagers can come along with you but you will need to sign a consent form if they come alone.
I have an unanswered question...
Please do feel free to contact us with any other questions.