March News from Yogawest, Bishopston

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, I recommend a visit!

We have two workshops coming up this month: Bob Phillips is back to teach a Yoga Day on March 24, and there is a ‘Sharpen Your Practice’ afternoon on March 18.

Visit the Yogawest website for more details…

Family Class: 11th March, 4.30
Children enjoy sharing activities with the adults in their life and we love teaching multi-generational classes.

The family class is a 45-minute class for parents, children, aunts and uncles, neighbours and grannies to come together, stretch, experiment and enjoy a good time. This class is taught by Diana and is always lots of fun!  READ MORE…

Yoga Day on March 24th
Book now for Bob!

Bob now lives in Scotland, so catch him while you can on his visit to Bristol. Bob is looking forward to catching up with his Bristol students old and new and recommends 12 months+ of experience for this yoga day… READ MORE

Two specialist workshops with Edgar & Lydia Mar 18 & Apr 15
Sharpen Your Practice:

During these two 3-hour afternoon workshops, designed for anyone interested in ‘sharpening’ their practice, Edgar and Lydia will look at precise alignment of the body and the most important actions of the classical asanas seen in Light On Yoga.

They will show key adjustments including when and how to use supports correctly to improve stability and extension… READ MORE

Half term yoga week in Turkey…
Dreaming of some warmth and sunshine?

If you fancy a week away at May half term (with or without your family!), there are a few places left for our holiday in Adrasan in South West Turkey on May 27–Jun 3. Diana and Indira have been teaching here together for many years. Non-yoga partners and families are very welcome. Suitable for all levels and abilities… READ MORE

Join your local Iyengar Institute…
A message from the AIYI:

Are you aware that for just £20 you can become a member of the AIYI (your local Iyengar Institute), and your membership will include 2 magazines a year from the national association IY (UK) and a member’s discount to AIYI events.
This is a good time to join (the year starts on 1st April) and it’s a straightforward process on the IY(UK) website… READ MORE

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