Understanding Yoga Props
Following on from their popular series of articles commissioned by Yogamatters, Hannah and Rachel are hosting 2 workshops this year for yoga students who want to learn more about yoga props: their purpose, when and how to use them effectively. Suitable for teachers, trainees and serious students of all yoga styles, this workshop will give deeper un
Type of Event
11am to 1pm - A 2 hour practice using the props
1-1.30pm Q&A with tea and snacks
11am to 1pm - A 2 hour practice using the props – a practical session of asana work taking you through a variety of poses using props, showing how to both deepen and enhance the effects of the asana and to help those who struggle with certain poses.
1-1.30pm Q&A with tea and snacks – a 30 minute question and answer session for specific queries about prop usage, how to help students whether in class or in your own home practice.
Rachel and Hannah are sisters who learned yoga as teenagers from their mother. They later trained and qualified as certified Iyengar Yoga teachers and have both been teaching yoga for over 20 years. Rachel lives in Southampton and runs Hannah lives in Dorset where she runs yoga classes and workshops. She has her own natural skincare range – Both sisters visit India regularly to study directly with the family of BKS Iyengar, from where the in-depth knowledge and application of props was first developed.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
On street parking is available on Priory Avenue where possible but there is also a car park a short walk away on St Denys Road at the Conservative Club - we have free parking permits which will be available to pick up from the venue on arrival.
What can I bring into the event?
A notebook and pen! A mat would be great and if you have one, a bolster and yoga chair (but not essential)
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can call Rachel on 07725120043 or email her at
What's the refund policy?
Refunds are possible 14 days before the event date less a £10 admin fee.