The Iyengar Yoga Studio

The Iyengar Yoga Studio has been a centre for yoga in East Finchley since it was opened on 1 January 2007 by teachers Patsy Sparksman, Gene Wilcox and Wendy Sykes. Classes are conducted in a building designed by award winning architect Dean Hawkes and dedicated to Iyengar yoga.

The studio offers classes to suit all levels of experience, as well as therapy classes and a session for younger people aged 13-18. Mats and other equipment are supplied, so there is no need to bring your own.

Information about the timetable and classes can be found on the Timetable and Guide To Classes pages. You can also download our current timetable here: TIYS downloadable class timetable May 2018


The Iyengar Yoga Studio is an Affiliated Centre of the Iyengar Yoga Association UK and every teacher is a fully certified Association member. For more details about teachers at the Studio click here.

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Pune pants made by Fran Nixon

Fran (who teaches the Wednesday morning class 9.30) makes yoga shorts using beautiful hand-printed fabrics she has bought in India. As fans of the famous ‘Pune pants’  know, these are brilliant for asana practice especially in warm weather. To see a sample of the fabrics Fran uses, and to order, go to:





September Foundation Course

The next Foundation course starts on 16 September and costs £65 for six weeks. Classes  last an hour and run on Sundays starting at 11.30.

To book, please complete a form and email it to  (see the form for details about how to pay.) Foundation September 2018

Teaching yoga to children – November workshop

On 4 November 2018, Uday and Korinna are running a workshop on teaching yoga to children. Both have taught children for many years – Uday in Pune at the Ramamani Institute and Korinna at Maida Vale. All proceeds from this event are being donated to the Happiness Again project that helps Syrian children who have been traumatised by war.

If you are interested in this workshop, please let us know by completing the following form and returning it to Please put ‘Teaching yoga to children’ in the email subject line. 2018 – November workshop – teaching yoga to children – expression of interest

Please feel free to let other teachers know about this forthcoming event…

Summer timetable

Most classes will run as usual over the summer, albeit with more cover teaching. However, the following classes have been cancelled – some just for one or two sessions.

Class Dates when class is cancelled
Tuesday beginners 11.15am (Deborah)* Closed for summer. Last class 3 July, starts again 4 September
Tuesday intermediate 1.00pm (Patsy) Closed for summer. Last class 26 June, starts again 4 September
Thursday teenage 5.00pm (Korinna) Closed for summer. Last class 12 July, starts again 10 September
Thursday beginners 6.15pm (Nita) Cancelled on three days only – 18, 23, 30 August
Thursday intermediate 8.00pm (Darren) Cancelled on 26 July, 16 August
Friday 11.30am (Uday) Cancelled on 29 June, and for 4 weeks in July/August. Last class is 13 July, starts again 17 August
Helen’s monthly workshops Closed for the summer. Starts again in September
August Bank Holiday No classes on 25, 26 or 27 August