The certification mark guarantees that your teacher is a fully trained, qualified and is certificated by BKS Iyengar’s Institute (RIMYI) in Pune, India. It is an Internationally recognised benchmark of excellence.

All IYUK teachers pass rigorous examinations after a minimum of three years of study followed by two years of teacher training. This logo also means your teacher is insured, holds up to date registration and maintains their development. Lydia and Edgar are active member of the national body IYUK with Lydia helping to administrate the UK Professional Development Days and Edgar running events for his local Institute Avon Iyengar Yoga Institute. Lydia is an assessor for IYUK examinations and Edgar is a trainee assessor. Lydia and Edgar have been practising and studying Iyengar Yoga continuously for 25 years and have Intermediate Senior Level 3 Certificates.