Friendship Yoga

Friendship Yoga
1231 Gilbert Court
Iowa City, IA 52240


Class Schedule

Try a Class for Free!

Anyone new to Friendship Yoga is welcome to try an INTRO class for free.

Next Free Class:
Thursday May 7th   6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday May 12th   9 - 10:30 a.m.

Pre-registration by phone or email is preferred.
Contact or call 319 338-2674.

Winter 2015
January 4th - May 3rd

* * No classes 4/5, Easter Sunday * *
Save the weekend of May 29-31, 2015, for our 17th Annual Prairiewoods Retreat
with guest teacher Laurie Blakeney.
Sundays   12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Kids (ages 5-10) 6 classes $75 4/12 - 5/17
  3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Level 1 * 16 classes $240 1/4 - 5/10
Mondays   9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Ageless 16 classes $240 1/5 - 4/27
  6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Level 1 16 classes $240 1/5 - 5/4
Tuesdays 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. INTRO* 8 classes $105/$120*** 3/10 -5/5
  6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Level 2 16 classes $240 1/6 - 4/28
Wednesdays   9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Level 1 16 classes $240 1/7 - 5/6
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Level 3 16 classes $295 1/7 - 5/6
Thursdays   4:15 - 5:45 p.m. Level 1 16 classes $240 1/8 - 4/30
  6:15 - 7:45 p.m. INTRO* 8 classes $105/$120*** 3/5 - 4/30
Fridays   9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Level 2 16 classes $240 1/9 - 5/1
Saturdays note start date 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Journey to a Healthy Back 6 classes $75/$90*** 1/31 - 3/7

* These classes will be taught by Jenn Bowen, Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. Yoga for Kids will be taught by Kirsten Williamson. All other classes will be taught by Nancy Footner.
*** New students 8 week INTRO course fee: $105 (Week 1 is free). Continuing students: $120.
*** New students 6 week Journey to a Healthy Back: $75 (Week 1 is free). Continuing Students: $90.


Class fee is inclusive of all necessary supplies.


Classes start on time. Please arrive at least 5-10 minutes early.

Contact Nancy if you need to arrange a payment plan ( or 338-2674).
A limited number of work/study scholarships and (partial) tuition waivers are available through the Maitri Yoga Education Fund. Submit the Maitri Scholarship Application Form (.doc) or contact
Your employer’s benefits/wellness program may reimburse you for yoga class fees. Please check with your human resources department, and Friendship Yoga will be happy to provide you with a receipt.

Pre-Registration Required
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Register early to avoid disappointment. Sorry, no phone or electronic registrations are accepted. Your check will reserve your place in a class. NOTE: We do not confirm enrollment. You can assume you have received your first choice of a class time if you don't hear back from us by the first week of the course. Click here for a Class Registration Form.

Refund Policy
Yoga for Kids class: no refunds after 4/16/15 (A $10 administrative fee plus a single class fee of $13 will be deducted from your refund if applicable.) INTRO/Journey classes: no refunds after 1/18/15. Journey to a Healthy back, no refunds after 2/6/15. All other classes no refund after1/31/15. A $25 administrative fee and single class fee of $18 will be deducted from your refund if applicable. Missed classes may be made up in another class of the same or lower level. Make-ups can be done in anticipation of an absence, but all make-ups must be completed by the end of the session, 5/3. No transfer of classes or class fees to another session. Your check confirms your agreement with these policies.

Inclement Weather Class Cancellation Policy
Classes will be cancelled due to inclement weather only if the University of Iowa cancels. Check your radio in the event of bad weather. When the university is not in session, please check the home page on this website or e-mail if the University is not in session..

Check With Your Health Professional
If you have any health concerns, please speak to Nancy and check with your health professional before registering for a course.

Wear Appropriate Clothing
What to wear? Please dress modestly: shorts or footless tights and t-shirts. Baggy clothes obscure alignment. Please do not wear baggy clothes, dangling jewelry, perfume, or scents to class. Visible knees and bare feet are essential. Be prepared to work barefoot. Feet should be clean. There is space available to change clothes at the studio.

It's Best Not To Eat Just Before Class
It is best not to eat less than two hours before class begins.

Arrive On Time
Please avoid being late. Classes start on time. Please arrive a few minutes early to allow time to change clothes and get settled before class starts.

Missed Classes and Make-ups
If you miss your regular scheduled class you can make up the class you missed by coming to another class (space permitting) of the same or lower level. Make-ups can be done in anticipation of an absence. All make-ups must be completed by the end of the session. No transfer of classes or fees to another session.

Your registration check confirms your understanding of and agreement with these studio policies. Click here for a Class Registration Form.

  "Learning is as much an art as teaching."
B.K.S. Iyengar