Class Descriptions

The Yoga Co-op of Madison offers weekly classes that meet every week until the end of the year and occasional series of classes that meet for a set number of weeks.

You can sign-up and pay online from home or at the studio.


Intro: For people new to Iyengar yoga, this fast-paced and fun class offers the basic postures and principles to jump start your Iyengar adventure.

Level 1:   For continuing beginning students. Refinement of basic poses, with an emphasis on standing poses, seated poses and beginning inversions. Many students take this level several times.

All levels: Suitable for Level 1 students and above. Provides a challenge for those with experience and include modifications and alternative asanas when needed. Inversions, such as Sirsasana, head balance, and Full Arm Balance, as well as more seated, twisting, forward bending and back bending postures are included.

Level 2:  Deeper and expanded study of the basic poses, with increased study of inversions and backward extensions.


Basics:  Beginning level for people new to yoga and/or new to the Iyengar method. We recommend taking at least one Basics Series before progressing to the next level. Basics Series may be repeated if desired.

Gentle:   A slower pace series of classes where poses are taught with more modifications and props to accommodate older students or those with mild chronic health conditions. If you are new to yoga and have any physical health concerns, please consult your doctor before enrolling for this class.