November News From Yogawest

Here’s the latest news from Yogawest, the heart of Iyengar yoga in Bristol.

Situated in Bishopston, Yogawest offers a range of classes including pregnancy yoga, postnatal yoga, baby massage, plus yoga classes for children, teens and families.

Yogawest is a warm and welcoming sanctuary that has been in the beautiful Yogawest building for over 30 years, just off the Gloucester Road. Providing a full range of classes, if you haven’t tried it yet, they’d love to see you there!

The full Yogawest timetable resumes this week, with all classes running as usual. Term-time classes and courses start up again too, with full information on the Yogawest website.

Friday 3rd November

Pranayama Class
Edgar teaches an (approximately) monthly pranayama class on occasional Friday mornings. There’s a class this Friday and all are welcome; if you are new to pranayama please let Edgar know when you arrive.

8.30–9.30am (please arrive at 8.15 ready to start promptly).

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Saturday 4th November

Saturday Pregnancy Course with Jess
We were asked us to launch a weekend pregnancy class: and we are happy to say that Jess Wallwork is now teaching a Saturday lunchtime antenatal class at Yogawest starting this Saturday 4th November.

We need some more numbers to get this course off the ground: do you know anyone who may like to come?

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Sunday 5th November

Family Yoga Class
On Sunday, the Family Yoga Class is an occasional 45-minute class for the whole family to come together, stretch, experiment and have some fun. It’s on this Sunday, taught by Diana and you all are invited.

Classes may be quite busy, and always a lot of fun!

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Sunday 12th November

Therapeutic & Pranayama Course #3 with Lydia Holmes
For this series of monthly Sunday afternoon workshops, Lydia Holmes, Lizzie Biggin and Edgar Stringer have designed a course of therapeutic programmes specifically for those with particular ailments, starting with a 4-session course for lower back issues. A pranayama class follows each workshop.

This series is also recommended for teachers and trainees. It’s possible to come to each session individually.

Each therapeutic workshop will be followed by a pranayama class.

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Sunday 19th November

Explorative Day of Yoga, with Edgar Stringer
Edgar is just back from a month in Pune, and eager to share his learning. During the day you will focus on the breath in asana to expand your awareness to go deeper into the body and quieten the mind.

Suitable for those with at least a year of experience of Iyengar Yoga.

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To find out more about classes and activities at Yogawest please visit