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New Yoga Basics, 4 week course, commencing the first Saturday of each month. Enrol in the 4 week Yoga Basics course and attend any Yoga Basics class, in that month, at no extra cost. The next course commences Saturday 1st October 2016. Class time is 4.00 to 5.15pm. Cost for the 4 week course is $70 or $60 concession. No extra cost for attendance at the Tuesday and Thursday Intro to Yoga classes during the month of your course.

New Yoga Basics/General Level class Thursday night 7.30 to 8.30pm. This class commences Thursday 1st September 2016.

Tuesday 6.00 to 7.15pm Yoga Basics class commenced with Gaik on Tuesday 28 June 2016.

The Thursday Yoga Basics class starts at 5.30pm and finishes at 6.45pm.

  • QYR closed at its Cooma Road location at the end of 2014. The new studio is located at 2 O'Hanlon Road Queanbeyan.
  • Queanbeyan Yoga Room  has a Facebook page, which can be accessed for latest details on the new studio. Links to some of the multitude of Iyengar Yoga studios and institutes can also be accessed from the QYR Facebook page
  • Yoga Basics classes Thursday 5.30 to 6.45pm and Tuesday 6.00 to 7.15pm and Yoga Basics 4 Week Course Saturday 4.00 to 5.15pm. New students are welcome to join the Tuesday and Thursday classes classes at anytime.  The Yoga Basics classes are ideal for: 
    • those brand new to yoga. Learn the basics of Iyengar Yoga.
    • those working with individual needs.
    • those returning after a break from practice.
    • practitioners are then able to move into the Yoga Basics/General classes

See our class schedule

Chris, the principal teacher, at Queanbeyan Yoga Room, holds an Introductory Level 2 Certificate with the BKS Iyengar Association of Australia, and completed his Preliminary Teacher Training with Alan Goode, Yoga Mandir.

Iyengar Yoga

The  Iyengar Yoga method is based on the teachings of BKS Iyengar. The practice of Iyengar Yoga is characterised by precision and alignment, planned sequencing, timing and use of props. Practice builds strength, stamina, balance and flexibility, which bring a sense of freedom and balance. The use of props makes Iyengar Yoga accessible to people of all ages by facilitating alignment and support in practice. With practice, awareness is developed and the mind is trained to focus on the present moment. This allows practitioners to experience quiet and stillness.

The Iyengar Teacher Certification mark (pictured below) is used under licence by certified Iyengar Yoga teachers worldwide. The mark demonstrates a committment of the teacher to maintaining the purity, excellence and high standards of Iyengar Yoga.  Certified Iyengar Yoga teachers complete years of intensive teacher training, undergo a rigorous asessment of their teaching and practice, and undertake continuing education to maintain and upgrade their certification to teach. Only certified Iyengar teachers are entitled to use the name of yoga master BKS Iyengar and his teaching method.

 

 

"Asana is a position where the practitioner works, co-ordinates and balances the organs of action, senses of perception, the muscles, ligaments, the tendons, the fibres, the sinews of the body as well as mind, ego, intellect and consciousness in unison, interweaving the gross physical body, the subtle mental body and the causal spritual body."

- BKS Iyengar, Light on Astanga Yoga

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Latest News 

The new Queanbeyan Yoga Room studio is now running classes for all levels, from beginner to experienced.

 

Getting on the Mat

Queanbeyan Yoga Room currently offers classes at three levels:

1. Yoga Basics for those new to yoga. New students may commence the Yoga Basics Tuesday and Thursday evening classes at anytime. We also offer a 4 Week Yoga Basics Course, which commences on the first Saturday of each month. Students enrol for the 4 weeks and may also attend the Tuesday and Thursday Yoga Basics classes at no extra cost, for the duration of the 4 week course. The Yoga Basics classes are also suitable for those returning to yoga practice after a break or those working with injury. An ideal introduction to yoga prior to attending Yoga Basics/General and General Level classes.

2. Yoga Basics/General. For those who have attended the Yoga Basics classes, or have prior yoga experience, and looking for a more challenging class. Alternative poses and modifications are given to accommodate the experience levels within individual classes.

2. General Level classes. Students are developing a home practice and moving into longer timings and more complex asanas. Varying student experience levels are accommodated with alternative poses and modifications.

Being a small studio, dedicated to the teaching and practice of Iyengar Yoga, we are able to design classes to suit the level of experience of the student body. The current timetable accommodates students of differing experience levels within the same class. If you have any questions as to which classes are suitable for you, please ring or email Chris to discuss.

 

Please use the Contact form for any questions, or speak to Chris by phone or at the QYR.

Please use the Contact form to express your interest to attend a particular class or classes.

What we offer

  • Yoga Basics classes for those new to yoga
  • Yoga Basics/General and General  Level classes for more experienced practitioners
  • All equipment, including mats, is provided. Studio equipment includes rope walls, bolsters, blocks, belts, blankets and sundry props

How do I begin?

  • For those new to yoga enrol in the Saturday Yoga Basics 4 week course or attend the Tuesday or Thursday  Yoga Basics classes. Refer to Timetable page for a class time that suits.
  • For more experienced yoga practitioners attend a  Yoga Basics/General or General Level class. Refer to the Classes page to determine the suitable class level and to the Timetable page for a class time that suits.
  • For our class fees schedule and payment options, please see  Classes page

Contact and Location

  • Queanbeyan Yoga Room can be contacted by Phone: chris - 0410 522 200
  • Queanbeyan Yoga Room can also be contacted via the contact form
  • Queanbeyan Yoga Room was previously located  at Ground Floor, 59 Cooma Street in Queanbeyan. The studio at Cooma Road was in operation for over two years.    The new studio is located at 2 O'Hanlon Road, Queanbeyan. Parking is available in O'Hanlon Road, and nearby in Alice and Kathleen Streets. The new studio has been purpose built for the practice of Iyengar Yoga.

 

 

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