20 year Celebration Reflection

It is with great joy and gratitude that we reflect upon our journey, a transformative path that has touched countless lives, and renew our commitment to serving our community with love and devotion. Many of the friends present at the opening held in 2003 at the Yarraville Yoga Centre were able to return to the […]

Yarraville Yoga Centre 20th Anniversary

Yarraville Yoga Centre opened for it’s first classes on 20 May 2003. That means twenty years since we brought Iyengar Yoga to the western suburbs of Melbourne. How it happenedUp until our renovation of the Olympia Reception Centre, Iyengar Yoga in Melbourne had been a largely inner north activity. Amanda Hood, Heather Kitchen, Peter Harley […]

Alan Goode Workshop Weekend

June 2nd – 4th 2023 Join us for an exclusive weekend workshop with the renowned Alan Goode, one of Australia’s senior Iyengar Yoga teachers. As part of our 20-year birthday celebrations, we are thrilled to host Alan Goode, the Director of Yoga Mandir, who holds a Junior Advanced Level 2 teaching certificate. With nearly four […]

Welcome to Term 2

Term 2, 2023 marks our 20th anniversary.  Twenty years since we brought Iyengar Yoga to Melbourne’s west. Up until our renovation of Yarraville’s Olympia Reception Centre, Iyengar Yoga had been a largely inner north pursuit. We didn’t know if we could get the numbers to make it work here but history shows that there was […]

Frank Jesse Workshop Reflections

Yarraville Yoga Centre has a long tradition of inviting Senior Advanced Iyengar Yoga Teachers to lead workshops for the local yoga community. Each teacher brings a fresh take on the teachings of Mr. BKS Iyengar drawing on their own extensive practice experience and teachings received over 30-40 years, at RIMYI (Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute) […]

Frank Jesse Weekend Workshop

March 18th – 19th 2023 We are delighted to announce dates for a weekend workshop with senior Iyengar teacher Frank Jesse on 18-19 March. Frank is well known to many Iyengar practitioners. Frank now lives in Dunkeld western Victoria, at Griffins Hill Retreat where he regularly conducts yoga retreats and local classes. Frank has had […]

Abhijata Convention

An amazing week with 250 dedicated yoga practitioners converging on Gubbi Gubbi country to be together and experience the teachings of the humble, insightful, inspiring and great fun Abhijata Iyengar, who left her family behind for the occasion. A number of YYC teachers and one student were privileged to join in this opportunity to connect […]

Thanks Father Joe!

It was a rare honour to host Father Joe Pereira at YYC on the weekend of November 18-20.  We had over 50 participants from all over Victoria. Wonderful to experience such a great gathering of folk from near and far, all keen to engage with his message of compassion and courage and to learn. Hard […]

Father Joe Pereira Nov 18 – 20

An Indian Catholic priest, Father Joe Pereira is renowned for his work using yoga to treat people in recovery from addiction and HIV/AIDS throughout India. He attributes his inspiration to Mother Teresa and B. K. S. Iyengar, who he studied directly with for 46 years. He has just celebrated his 80th birthday and his message […]

Ann Dragon returns!

The one and only Ann Dragon returns to YYC (all the way from Perth) to teach a one off workshop, open to all. October 23rd, 2:00- 4:30 pm 10% discount for YYC members