The Iyengar Yoga Centre for Essex (IYCE) is a Registered Charity. Its aim is to advance public education and understanding of the classical teachings of all aspects of Iyengar Yoga in Essex. This includes the study and the practice of therapeutic effects of yoga as a means of improving physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Our Registered Charity Number is 1161362.
Iyengar Yoga improves posture, strength, stamina, flexibility, the ability to concentrate, the ability to relax and the ability to breathe clearly, freely and mindfully. Minor ailments are overcome and other health benefits become apparent when yoga is practiced regularly. Iyengar Yoga is a systematic method of teaching, learning and practicing classical yoga developed and refined by Guruji BKS Iyengar. It is based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali an ancient text.
There are different levels of classes in Essex so that there is a class suitable for all levels of students. New beginners are always welcome as are people who want to return to yoga after a break for whatever reason.
“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S. Iyengar