The CIYC has been in existence since 1985. The teacher Sasha Perryman had her first class with Yogacharya BKS Iyengar when she was 16yrs old (now 59yrs) and has been teaching Iyengar yoga for 40 yrs. SHe is a senior Iyengar yoga teacher and moderator for the IY(UK) association. Classes at the center are for immediate and above levels. She also runs monthly yoga workshops and holiday courses in Wales.