As there are numerous Iyengar yoga classes in Tyne and Wear, Durham, Northumberland, North Yorkshire and Teesside, we keep a register of qualified teachers with their location and contact details.
To find a class near you, please email the teachers in your area directly from the qualified teacher list list
View the list of teachers
We organise special Iyengar Yoga events and workshops several times a year, with visiting teachers from India and across the UK.
View the events calendar
The immediate benefits of Yoga are greater flexibility and strength and better physical health. With continued practice, psychological and spiritual benefits begin to appear.
. . . B.K.S.Iyengar
We are a thriving group of qualified Iyengar teachers running regular yoga classes, workshops and courses in numerous venues across the North East of England. Additionally, we organise special events, bringing highly experienced visiting teachers from the home of Iyengar Yoga in Pune, India, the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI).
➤ Our committee members
The Association for Iyengar Yoga in the UK & Republic of Ireland
IY(UK) is responsible for maintaining standards of teaching of Iyengar yoga, and undertakes regular assessments and certification of those wishing to teach from Introductory up to Senior levels. It also co-ordinates Professional Development days throughout the United Kingdom, to enable teachers to remain up to date and to help maintain the validity of their teaching certificates. In addition IY(UK) provides insurance cover for teacher members. It also provides information about Iyengar yoga and yoga events in the United Kingdom.
➤ Visit the IY (UK) website