Friendship Yoga

Friendship Yoga
1231 Gilbert Court
Iowa City, IA 52240

Yoga classes for every body.
Friendship Yoga Students
Move better, feel better, quiet your mind.
Accessible to all ages, body types and levels of conditioning.

Friendship Yoga, established in 1993, is one of the oldest and most respected yoga centers in Iowa. We offer courses for students of all levels, weekend workshops and retreats, as well as programs covering various aspects of the science and art of yoga. Our curriculum is based on the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar, the world’s foremost living yoga teacher. The Iyengar method is precise, systematic, and accessible to students of all ages and abilities.


Upcoming INTRO Classes
Tuesdays, 9-10:30 am 1/6 - 2/24
Thursdays, 6:15-7:45 pm 1/8 - 2/26
Saturdays, 9:00-10:30 am 1/31 - 3/7

Anyone* new to Friendship Yoga may try an INTRO class for free during the first week. *Must be a resident of Johnson or surrounding counties.

Winter Classes
Begin Sunday January 4th

New Schedule Now Online!
B.K.S. IyengarWhat Is So Special About Iyengar Yoga?
This week the international yoga community said goodbye to B.K.S. Iyengar, a favorite teacher credited with bringing yoga to the Western world. One of his students, Carrie Owerko, a New York yoga teacher, talked about what makes Iyengar yoga so special...    (read more)
Local Sanskrit Scholar on NPR
Fred Smith, Sanskrit scholar from Iowa City, was recently featured on NPR's "On Point" to discuss the life and significance of the great yoga teacher, B. K. S. Iyengar.
listen to interview
Winter Workshop
with Kristin Chirhart

January 23-25, 2015
Details Now Online!
Fall 2014 Newsletter
Now Online!
Advice on Practicing Yoga
in Middle Age, Part 1  Part 2

New York Times article
by Dr. Loren Fishman
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