MDIIY Membership and merchandise


When you join a yoga class at the Institute, the teacher will ask you to fill in a membership form and pay a membership fee (for 2016 to 31 March 2017) the fee is £18). You have other options of ways to join, click here to find out more. The membership fee allows us to keep class fees low and helps us to provide a number of member-related benefits (see below). It is also a requirement within the legal framework of our Institute.

Membership benefits:

For your membership fee you will receive:

  • automatic membership of the Iyengar Yoga Association of the United Kingdom, IY (UK), and accompanying benefits, including invitations to the annual Iyengar Yoga Convention, notifications of workshops, holidays and events in the UK and abroad, and free copies of the Association’s journal, Iyengar Yoga News;
  • access to classes, workshops, events and training at the MDIIY led by qualified, experienced Iyengar Yoga instructors;
  • discounts on classes and events held at the MDIIY;
  • a copy of the MDIIY annual magazine;
  •  access to the MDIIY library and other useful docs (i.e practice sheets, MDIIY AGM minutes, the MDIIY Rules and Constitution, etc);
  • regular updates on MDIIY events and news.

Yoga Shop

Our shop is an excellent place to buy your essential items of yoga equipment. We stock sticky mats, blocks and bricks, as well as belts and blankets. We also keep a number of yoga publications. We are always well- stocked and our prices are very competitive.

To buy any of the equipment or books listed below please visit the Institute, ask your regular class teacher, or leave a message on 0161 339 0748.


Belts – £6

Blocks – blue EVA £4.50

Bricks – cork £10

Bricks – purple EVA £5.00

Blankets – cotton £18

Mats (blue) £15

Tree Mats £30

Posture Sheets £0.50

Practice Memo £1.50

Invocation Tape £2

Interview Tape (Mr Iyengar) £2

Cards (or 5 for £4.50) £1

Car Stickers £0.50


Light on Yoga £15

Light on Pranayama £12

Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali £15

Light on Life £12

Yoga in Action – Preliminary Course £10

Yoga a Gem for Women £12

Yoga for Children £14

Illustrated Light on Yoga £12

Astadala Yoga Mala (each volume) £12

Alpha and Omega of Trikonasana £12

Tuesdays with Prashant £12

Teachers of Yoga (available for teachers and trainees) £14

Women’s Yoga Book £14.99

Practice and Enjoy (Julie Brown) Video or DVD £13

DVD of Geetaji’s visit to MDIIY £10

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