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Online Classes

During the pandemic, we offer you online Zoom classes, which are 1h30-1h45 and include yogic postures (Ashtanga vinyasa yoga), chanting, breathing, meditation, and relaxation. We welcome those new to yoga as well as experienced practitioners. Our current schedule:

  • e-Mysore classes – Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Guided classes – Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Free self-practice class – Fridays
  • Free breathing & relaxation class – Sunday

Prices and booking online

During the pandemic closure, the prices are significantly reduced. We also offer a few free classes each week for all, and all our classes are free for NHS employees.

You can join us by purchasing a monthly unlimited membership, a 7-day pass, a single class pass or a private yoga session with Irina. Please explore our Prices page for more information.

To book your space, follow the ‘Sign up & Pay’ link next to each class. Please sign up online before every class. If you cannot attend, deregister at least 6 hours before a class, otherwise your class credit (i.e. class pass) will be deducted from your account (but you will get a video recording of the class).

If you’re new to Iriness, you’ll need to fill in a short health questionnaire at least 5 hours before the class. Kindly follow the link here.

Visit our Prices and My Account pages to learn about our bookings and payment system.

Find instructions of how to join our online Zoom classes and read class explanations below.


Boost your immunity & balance during COVID-19 with our online classes

How to join our online classes with Zoom

  • Set up your laptop or other device in a quiet room with good WiFi and a space for your mat.
  • Download Zoom on to your laptop, phone or tablet.
  • Create a Zoom account. Please do this well in advance of the first class.
  • Book your chosen class on the Tula App or on our schedule on the Classes page.

  • Approx. 5-10 mins before the class, sign in on your Tula app or on our Classes page.
  • Click on the VIEW BROADCAST link appearing on your chosen class below the DEREGISTER link. Sometimes you need to refresh your browser. Activating this link will guide you to your Zoom class.
  • You’ll be able to see your teacher, and all the other yogis in the class.

About our online classes

All our classes are 1h30-1h45m long and incorporate postures, breathing, meditation, relaxation, and chanting.

Our online Mysore-style Ashtanga class (teacher-assisted self-practice) is for practitioners with at least 1-2 months of experience. It is a 1-2-1 practice with Irina in a setting of a small group. Ashtanga vinyasa yoga is the dynamic practice of progressive sequences of postures, synchronised with mental focus, breath, gazing points and energy bonds. Practice is tailored to each student.

During Mysore class, students learn asana sequences by heart, individually guided by the teacher. Students take ownership over their practice, developing strong focus, awareness, proprioception, and independence.

Our counted guided Ashtanga vinyasa yoga class is for students with an established Ashtanga or vinyasa yoga practice. Irina counts the class in Sanskrit, leading students through the Standing, Primary (partially Intermediate) and Finishing sequences of Ashtanga, completing with pranayama and guided rest.

Our gentle Ashtanga yoga class is for those new to yoga, new to Ashtanga yoga and for those favouring a gentle guided flow. During the class, Charlotte introduces step-by-step Standing, Seated & Finishing sequences of Ashtanga yoga, accompanied by breathing and relaxation.

Our asana & breathwork class is for all. Irina guides the class through the postures of Ashtanga Primary and Intermediate Series, followed by the yogic cleansing, breathing, meditation, and relaxation practices.

Our Sunday breathe & relax class is for all and is free. Irina starts with a short postural practice and dives into the simple but powerful breathing, meditation and relaxation practices.


Good to know and class descriptions

Good to know

We welcome both new and experienced yogis to Iriness. Our founder and in-house yoga teacher, Irina, teaches a personalised approach for every student.

Iriness’ prime focus is spreading the method of Ashtanga vinyasa yoga. This is a dynamic practice, where postural sequences are predefined and linked with the breath (Ujjayi), energy locks (bandhas), and gazing points (drishti) to create a meditative flow of awareness of our body and mind. It aims to focus deeply within and enable practitioners to integrate senses and experience states of higher intelligence, or consciousness. This method is recommended to practise regularly (4-6 days a week), which will develop a strong, mobile body and peaceful mind. Most of our classes are Mysore-style, i.e. the teacher works with each student on a 1-2-1 basis in the setting of a small group. This way each student can go with her or his own pace, breath and abilities.

 

Your yoga practice is your own and it’s important that we find you the routine most suited to your gender, age and current state of mind and body. This routine will support you physically and mentally and our experienced teachers will be there with you every step of the way.

Online sign up is required before every regular class. There is no drop-in at Iriness.

If you can’t attend a class, please, deregister at least 6 hours before a class or your credit (class pass) will be deducted from your account.

We advise you to bring your own mat (more hygienic). Beginners can borrow our mats. Please bring a hand towel and yoga mat towel.

Please come to practice on an empty stomach and refrain from drinking during the practice.

Please visit our About page for more information. To find directions to Iriness, please check our Contact page. For our detailed etiquette, please visit our Etiquette page.

About the classes

Our classes range from 1h30 to 2h. All classes incorporate postures, breathing, meditation, relaxation, and chanting.

Our Mysore-style Ashtanga class (teacher-assisted self-practice) is for all. It is 1-2-1 practice with Irina in a setting of a small group. Ashtanga vinyasa yoga is a dynamic practice of the progressive sequences of postures, synchronised with mental focus, breath, gazing points and energy bonds. Practice is tailored to each student. During Mysore class, students learn asana sequences by heart, individually guided by the teacher. Students take ownership over their practice, developing strong focus, awareness, proprioception, and independence.

Our counted guided Ashtanga vinyasa yoga class is for students with an established Ashtanga practice. Irina counts the class in Sanskrit, leading students through the Standing, Primary and Finishing sequences of Ashtanga, completing with pranayama and guided rest.

 

Our gentle yoga for all class is for those new to yoga, new to Ashtanga yoga and those who are looking for a guided gentle yoga flow. This class is led by Charlotte and introduces step-by-step Standing, Seated & Finishing sequences of Ashtanga yoga, accompanied by breathing and relaxation techniques.

Our body, mind, soul yoga class is for all. Irina guides the class through the postures of Ashtanga Primary and Intermediate Series; cleansing, breathing, meditation, and relaxation. We start with the dynamic sequences of Ashtanga and further explore the higher limbs of yoga: pranayama, meditation, yoga nidra – to centre, calm and rebalance.

Monthly special classes with guest teachers

Our restorative yoga class is offered by Jill on the last Friday of every month at 6:30pm. Restorative yoga can give us the space to slow down, a chance to stay with our experiences rather than always rushing. The postures are held for sustained periods of time and supported or unsupported depending on your needs.

Our space

Our studio has been built to provide you with a space of wellbeing: it’s full of light, warmth, and coziness. We’ve added underfloor heating for maximum comfort on winter days, ambient lighting to uplift your spirit, and practical amenities such as two toilets and a kitchen.

We’ll provide you with mats, props, blankets and hot drinks on a cold day or cold drinks on a summer’s day. We’ll always leave time between lessons so we can chat, share experiences and enjoy each other’s company.

Looking for a private online class?

If you’re new to yoga or already practise the first or second series of Ashtanga, Irina offers one-to-one tuition classes online.

Cost: £65 for 60 min, £80 for 90 min. 5-class package at 15% discount. Contact us to book.

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“I’ve been practising yoga for a few years now, and I can honestly say that Irina is the best teacher I’ve had, she is a true professional. Yoga is her way of life, and the passion she has for it is addictive! I came to Irina with no experience, and with a lot of patience and kindness she taught me everything from scratch, and I improved as time went by. But that’s not all, yoga has also helped me to manage my life with less stress, breathing deep and taking everything in the right proportion 🙂 Thank you Irina for introducing me to the wonderful world of yoga!”  – Eyal Reich, student

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