First Aid Day for Teachers
10:00 AM10:00

First Aid Day for Teachers

The course will run promptly 10:00 - 4:00. Lunchtime will be short, so please bring what you need, as there won't be time to pop out if we are to cover all the topics adequately. Tea, coffee, biscuits will be provided.

Our instructor. Linda, has been a Red Cross trainer since 1980, and as a college lecturer has taught First Aid. You will be given handouts, but you might like to bring your own notebook.

The cost is £25. To pay please use either a cheque made out to DHIYI and sent to me or BACS. The BACS reference for this event is 18H9.

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National Day of Iyengar Yoga Celebration
10:00 AM10:00

National Day of Iyengar Yoga Celebration

DHIYI is celebrating the National Day of Iyengar Yoga by holding free classes at Trinity Methodist Church in Southbourne. Current Iyengar practitioners are welcome to attend and invite friends and family who are new to Iyengar yoga to come and participate!

There will be 3 classes offered:
     10.00-11.00: Beginner yoga in Parlour room with Pauline Green
     10.00-11.00: General yoga in Main Hall with Star Hobby
     11:30-12:30: General yoga in Main Hall

Complimentary coffee, tea, & biscuits will be available after each class. 

If you plan on coming please register HERE. You may also submit this information at the door on the day of the event, if you would prefer.

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Yoga for Healthy Ageing with Rita Keller
to Sep 9

Yoga for Healthy Ageing with Rita Keller

  • Piccadilly Ballroom at the Klikaway Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Dorset & Hampshire Iyengar Yoga Institute is honoured to host Rita Keller for a three-day "Yoga for Healthy Ageing" workshop from 7-9th September 2018.  Rita has been practising Iyengar Yoga since 1974 and is a senior teacher in Cologne, Germany. Rita is the director of the Iyengar Yoga Akademie Rhein­ Ahr and of the Samdosha ­Ayurveda, an Ayuvedic health centre. She travels regularly to study with the Iyengars in Pune, India and holds an Advanced Junior certificate from Guruji. She co­authored Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood and Iyengar Yoga for Menopause (November 2017). She is the author of Aufrecht ­ Heiter und Gelassen ­- There Is No Age For Practising Yoga.

Class times and prices:
Friday 6.30pm-8.30pm: £17 DHIYI members/£20 non-members
Saturday 10.00am-1.00pm & 3.00pm-5.00pm: £43 DHIYI members/£50 non-members
Sunday 9.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-3.00pm: £43 DHIYI members/£50 non-members

The discounted rate for the entire weekend is £90 DHIYI members/£105 non-members.

Students must have one year of Iyengar yoga experience or a teacher's recommendation to attend. Please bring your own props to the event to include a sticky mat, 4 blocks, 2 bricks, a belt, and 2 blankets.

If you would like to register, please follow these steps:

1. Download and complete the registration form.

2. Post the form to Kim Trowell, 29A Spencer Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3TE and include a cheque payable to "DHIYI" or if paying by bank transfer, send the correct payment amount to DHIYI using reference code Your Last Name, First Initial + 18RK. Click here for the bank details.

There will be an optional dinner on Saturday, 8th September at 6:30 pm at The Hungry Oven, 288 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 1PH. It is an Italian restaurant that specialises in deep dish Italian pizza from Milan and also has many other Italian favourites (along with a vegan menu.) If you would like to attend, please complete the reservation information on the registration form.


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9:30 AM09:30

First Aid Day for Teachers

The First Aid Day is fully booked. Please contact Kim to be added to the waiting list.

£45;  to register contact Kim Trowell, 29A Spencer Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3TE, Telephone: 01202 558049 Email:

The BACS payment reference code for this event is 18D6.

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6:00 PM18:00

DHIYI Dinner and DVD Screening

Please join the DHIYI for  dinner and a DVD screening as an opportunity to socialise and celebrate the practice of Iyengar yoga. We will be showing a video of a talk by one of the Iyengars. Dinner is a vegan buffet consisting of veggie curry, veggie patties, veggie fritters, rice, and an assortment of salads. One hot drink and a cake are also included.

Date: Friday, 23rd February 2017
Time: 6:30
Location: Mad Cucumber, 7 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RY
Cost: £16 (includes gratuity)
BACS reference: 18D10

To reserve your place, please reply to this email ( and make a non-refundable payment:

  • pay £14 by BACS to DHIYI using the following details:
    Account Name: DHIYI
    Sort Code: 40-17-22
    Account Number: 01562096
    Reference: 17D11+ Your First Initial and Surname
    (for example, 17D11 J Doe)

  • post a cheque for £14 payable to DHIYI to Jenni Doohan, 12 Lyon Avenue, New Milton, BH25 6AP.

Places are limited to 22 attendees and we need a final headcount no later than the 16th February.

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Professional Development Day with Judith Jones
10:00 AM10:00

Professional Development Day with Judith Jones

£32; for certified Iyengar yoga teachers only; spaces for this PD Day are strictly limited to 15 participants due to the theme of the class involving rope work.

To register contact Carol Batterson, 25 Manor Close, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 5BZ, Tel: 01329 832853, Email:

The BACS payment reference code for this event is 17H10.

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