Yoga is an ancient form of movement which explores one’s mental and physical limits, awakening the body and quietening the mind.
For more information on Iyengar Yoga, please visit the official BKS Iyengar website.
Further information on the Iyengar Yoga Association in Australia can be found on the Association’s website.
Comfortable exercise clothes are best. For example, in Summer shorts (loose or bicycle style) and T-shirt. In Winter, tights or shorts, T-shirt and warm top (nothing too baggy). And always, clean bare feet. Back to top.
It is best to leave 1 to 2 hours after a light meal and 3 hours after a heavy meal before practising Yoga. A light snack not closer to 1 hour before class is fine. A cup of tea, juice, coffee and toast is often enough to keep you going without disturbing your digestion in class.
Avoid alcohol before class.
You will feel much lighter if you follow these guidelines. Back to top.
Please advise your teacher if you are menstruating, as some of the postures are unsuitable at this time. Pixie has also written an article about yoga and menstruation that contains more detailed information and guidance. Back to top.
If you are experiencing headaches cold, flu, earache, back, neck or knee trouble, eye problems, high blood-pressure or any other problems of this sort, please advise your teacher before the class. You should also inform your teacher if you are pregnant.
There are specific postures and sequences that can assist your recovery and in some cases (i.e., high blood pressure, earache) certain postures are contraindicated. Back to top.
Students often start by coming to one class a week, but then later will find that attending twice a week makes a noticeable difference to their understanding and progress. It will assist you and your teacher if you attend class regularly.
Classes build your experience and understanding of yoga week by week. You will benefit most by consistent and regular attendance.
We have a monthly payment system to make this easier. If you have any other questions please ask your teacher before or after class. Back to top.