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Garway Iyengar Yoga Studio Welcomes You

The Iyengar method of yoga is named after our teacher Yogacharya Sri BKS Iyengar. All our teachers are fully qualified to a very high standard and fully insured. This is part of the reason that Iyengar yoga is one of the most widely performed methods of yoga worldwide. To find out more about Iyengar Yoga visit


A bit about me

I first became interested in Iyengar yoga while working at Granada TV studios in Manchester in the 70s. Sidney Bernstein, head of Granada TV, thought yoga classes would be good to help his staff (over 2000 employees) cope with the hectic schedule of producing TV programmes. He arranged for a yoga teacher called Pen Reed (senior Iyengar teacher at MDIIY – the Manchester and District Institute of Iyengar Yoga) to run classes in the lunch hour at the huge cost of 20p per session! That was it – she was hooked and found herself discovering the joys and hard work of practising yoga alongside colleagues and actors from Coronation Street!

In 1987, Sheila qualified as an Iyengar yoga teacher, gaining her Introductory Teaching Certificate. After some years of study with senior teachers in the UK and the Iyengars in India, she obtained her Intermediate Level 3 Certificate in 1996. In 1997, she became an assessor and soon after that qualified to be a teacher trainer for the Iyengar Yoga UK (Ltd) (IY(UK) Ltd). Sheila went on to study towards her Senior Certificate with advanced teacher Jeanne Maslen (MDIIY) and Judi Sweeting of the Cotswold Iyengar Yoga Centre (CIYC) in Cirencester. She obtained her Senior Level 3 Certificate – the highest qualification in Iyengar yoga in the UK – in 2006, and was appointed Introductory Teachers Assessment Advisor for the IY(UK) Ltd.

Classes - Winter / Spring Term
Starts: Monday 8th January 2024 (10 Weeks)

Classes in the Studio


6:30pm - 8:30pm (intermediate level)


10:00am - 11:30am (mixed ability)

6:30pm - 8pm (mixed ability)


10:00am - 11:30am (mixed ability)

Classes Online

Tuesday (online only)

9:30am - 11:00am (mixed ability)


Intermediate level: for Iyengar Yoga Teachers, Trainees and experienced students

Mixed Ability level: for all levels of students, including beginners

If you would like more details or to join a class please contact Sheila Green

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ON:                          SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2023:  10am to 4.00pm

VENUE:                   GARWAY IYENGAR YOGA STUDIO Herefordshire

TEACHER:              SHEILA GREEN (Senior L3)


The theme this year is 'The Art of Adjustment' and 'Equity, Diversity an Inclusion'


COST: £30 (includes light lunch)

Please contact to book your place.


Garway Iyengar Yoga Studio

Sheila and Chris (husband Chris works as an arts consultant and is a board member of the Courtyard Theatre in Hereford – and does yoga!) live on a four-acre smallholding in Garway, Herefordshire. They recently built a fully equipped yoga studio – Herefordshire’s only dedicated Iyengar yoga studio – where, as well as weekly classes, Sheila runs specialised workshops and training courses for students who wish to become teachers and teachers working towards further qualifications.

After yoga and a bite to eat, students can relax in the beautiful surroundings of their smallholding, complete with Jacobs sheep, a stream and swimming pool – two lovable black Labradors, George and Gaia!


Contact Us

Trolway Brook Cottage, St. Weonards, HR2 8QQ

01981 580 081

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