Practise Iyengar yoga with the country’s most experienced teachers.

We’ve been welcoming new students and experienced practitioners of Iyengar yoga since 1984, when B.K.S. Iyengar helped found the centre and taught here. Our world class team is dedicated to your development.

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Introduction Course

The ideal starting point for new students (great value for money, too.)

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Livestream Classes

Find the class and time that suits you, whatever your level.

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Studio classes

Daily Iyengar yoga studio classes to inspire and motivate you.

Live and breathe Iyengar yoga

Whatever your age, ability or experience, you’ll be able to learn, gain confidence and progress at Iyengar Yoga London. From our popular six week introduction to Iyengar yoga course through to a wide range of beginner, general, intermediate and specialist classes, our centre lives and breathes authentic Iyengar.

Run as a charity by our members, you’ll find us a short walk from Maida Vale tube station in West London. If you can’t visit in person or prefer practising at home, you can enjoy our wide programme of livestream and video on demand classes. And with our convenient smartphone app, all the info you need is right at your fingertips.

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Beginners classes

For new students or those with less than two years experience

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General classes

For students who’ve been coming to classes for at least two years

Students practising Sirsasana head stand position

Intermediate classes

For students with at least four years training in Iyengar yoga

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55+ Yoga

Moderately paced classes for active 55+ students of all levels

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Remedial Yoga

For those with specific health problems, by application

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Pregnancy Yoga

Poses to support a healthy pregnancy and birth

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yoga for Neurological Conditions

A therapeutic strategy for some of the physical symptoms

Iyengar yoga students lying on the floor pracrising pranayama breathing exercises


Yogic breathing for students practising at General level or above

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Get the App

Class schedules and easy booking, right in the palm of your hand

We’ll support your Iyengar yoga journey

Our class programme offers an array of specialist classes, all delivered by expert teachers in a unique and dedicated atmosphere. If you’re a beginner, don’t worry that you’ll have to be able to touch your toes or do the splits: we’ll support you as you steadily develop your body’s capabilities and harmonise them with a calm and focused mind.

A committed team of Iyengar yoga teaching specialists

All our teachers hold the Iyengar Yoga Teachers Certification Mark, so you can be sure of their individual and collective excellence. As well as offering a spectrum of general and specialist classes including yoga for pregnancy, remedial yoga and pranayama, we are committed to teacher training and the ongoing advancement of our own team.

News and articles

News and articles

  • Published On: 18 April 2024

    Below are extracts from a speech given by BKS Iyengar in 1984 at the opening of what was then called the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Maida Vale, known today as Iyengar Yoga London. BKS Iyengar’s words convey how important it was to him to have established a yoga centre in […]

  • Published On: 7 March 2024

    Abhijata Iyengar is teaching the UK Iyengar Yoga Convention this year in London from 4-6 May. We will be livestreaming the convention to a large screen at the studio for people who would like to practice together as a group and have purchased a livestream convention place. This event is […]

  • Published On: 22 November 2023

    When going to a yoga class for the very first time, some students may be surprised that we start the class chanting ‘Om’ three times. Ainhoa Acosta takes a closer look at the practice and its roots.