Alignment, Awareness & Integration
IYENGAR YOGA —
Yoga Amrita's teacher Rita teaches from Clifton Hill Yoga Studio, you can find our friendly and dedicated teachers and daily yoga classes on www.iyoga.com.au. Please visit iyoga.com.au/classes for our current time schedule, we are there for you 364 days per year!
Rita teaches weekly classes on:
• Tuesdays 2.30-3.45pm FREE Community class (everyone welcome)
• Wednesdays 6.15-7.30pm LEVEL 1 class (casual or pass)
• Wednesdays 7.45-9pm BEGINNERS COURSE (pre-booked)
• Thursdays 6-7.30pm INTRO LEVEL 2 class (casual or pass)
• Thursdays 7.45-9pm BEGINNERS COURSE (pre-booked)
• Saturdays 4.30-6pm RESTORE & RENEW (no experience needed)
• Private and/or couple sessions on request
Yoga means ‘union’ and Amrita means ‘nectar of life’ translated from Sanskrit. Yoga Amrita’s focus is on the health of body, mind and soul. You do not have to be flexible or strong, as yoga will improve your body posture and condition when practised on a regular basis.
Rita Kreileman is a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher on Junior Intermediate-1 level and has been teaching since 2006. Rita is also an accredited Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist, and Past Life (Hypno)Therapist. She finds balance, compassion and mindfulness is what makes life meaningful. To find out more about Rita visit her LinkedIn profile.
"Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life."
— BKS Iyengar
Frequently asked questions
It's my first time, what do I need to know?
What's the difference between the classes?
All ages and fitness levels are welcome. You do not have to have a certain level of fitness or flexibility to join as the course is designed for beginners. Beginner courses run in 10 week blocks. Bookings essential. Email Rita. 1 hour 15 minute class.
A flowing class with an emphasis on Sun Salutations (modifications will be given as needed). Suitable for all levels. A great way to start your day. 1 hour class.
Suitable for students with some yoga experience. A wider range of asanas (postures), will be introduced. 1 hour 15 minute class.
A slow paced, less vigorous class with an emphasis on soothing the nervous system. Suitable for all students who want to enjoy the rejuvenating effects of a quieter class. 1 hour 15 minute class.
What's Iyengar yoga?
Iyengar Yoga is for anyone irrespective of age, gender, health, religion and circumstances in life. Iyengar Yoga is not competitive. You do not need to be an expert or at the peak of physical fitness to practice yoga.
How much does it cost?
2 weeks unlimited $25
Unlimited $90 ($22.5 per week)
Beginners Yoga Course
Runs in 10 week blocks $150 ($15 per class)
5-class pass $85 ($17 per class)
10-class pass $150 ($15 per class)
Casual: $20 / $18 concession
1 hour $85
We welcome everyone, however the level of this class is general and offers a variety of asanas and some pranayama. Complete beginners are recommended to attend a Beginners Course at first.
Restore & Renew
Restore & Renew yoga practice brings balance between doing and undoing, being active and unwinding the nerve system to find steadiness and inner peace in oneself.
Level 1 Courses and Classes (casual)
For those who have completed Beginners. You will continue learning the foundations of yoga postures. When you book in, you can attend all other same level classes for free in our studio!
For those new to yoga, each term we offer an 8-weeks Course that gives you access to 3 classes each week. It teaches the fundamentals of yoga alignment and introduces you into a variety of asanas (yoga poses) to create body & mind awareness.
For students with 18 months Iyengar Yoga experience who are able to hold shoulder stand for 5 mins. We will start with introducing supported headstand, more advanced backbending, forward bending and balancing asanas. For progressive learning and to increase mobility in stability!!
Private & Small group classes
Prices start at $85 per hour