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About Us

 Iyengar Yoga at Mission Beach

Teaching exclusively in the Iyengar Yoga style. Precision and alignment are taught through detailed instructions ensuring you learn correct body alignment and don’t strain joints. 


Classes are taught at the Progress Hall; a beautiful community hall which is right on the beach, at Mission Beach, just past the shops.  

Yoga mats and all equipment are provided. You need only bring a towel and drinking water.   


You can just turn up to classes ~ there is no need to book.


*Our classes run during the school terms only.  

The Teachers:

Iyengar yoga teachers are highly and extensively trained being taught the intricacies of movement and the muscles associated with correct actions. They don’t just instruct, they teach!

Jan Watson 

Jan is an inspiring teacher, with many years experience. She began teaching in 1991 and in 1997 certified as an Iyengar yoga teacher.

She teaches general classes, including a Remedial class. You can make arrangements to have a private class to deal with a specific issue or to improve on practice.  Jan also runs retreats and workshops.


Tuesday: 5.00 p.m – 6.15 p.m  Remedial class

Saturday: 8.00 a.m – 9.30 a.m   Experienced class

Saturday: 10.00am – 11.30am  Beginners class


Yoga instructor Jan Watson

Jan Watson


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Brigette has an eye for detail and is methodical in her teaching. She has completed 3 years training with one of Iyengar’s most noteworthy senior teachers (Peter Scott).


Thursday: 6.00 p.m – 7.30 p.m General Level

Friday: 9.00 a.m – 10.30 a.m Beginners


Yoga instructor Brigette


Both are drawn to Iyengar yoga in which the focus is initially on the physical and practical aspects of yoga. With Iyengar’s precision, detail and alignment in the asanas injury is prevented, you learn to understand and know your body better and you feel the strength and flexibility unfold as you continue to practice. 
The physical practice of Yoga leads to quietening the mind and stabilising emotions.  Yoga help to keep your work/life balance in check.
Come and join us at one of our classes.

Yoga Centre classes at the Progress Hall on Porters Promenade



Which Level for you?

*Beginner classes are for those new to yoga or those wanting to refresh the basics 

*General class is for those who have some yoga experience or simply like the poses taught at this level

*Experienced classes are for those who have an established practice


Some of the Benefits of Yoga

As a result of practicing yoga, parts of the body that have been injured or simply neglected are healed.

When you practice yoga asanas you can alleviate back, knee and shoulder pain. It brings mental repose and promotes better sleep.

Both men and women’s health will notably improve through yoga. Yoga also helps to tackle emotional and mental issues that we often face on a daily basis.


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Furthermore, our yoga practices are based on principles of stretching, rotating, bending and relaxing. Consequently giving a positive and profound effect to all systems of your body. Whether it is helping to regulate blood pressure and hormones or improving digestion or giving relief from back ache.