NatarajaSince 1987, Eastern Sun Yoga Studio has provided instruction in classical yoga, adhering to the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar. The approach is vigorous and precise and focuses on the balance between strength and flexibility. Practice develops body awareness, balance and concentration, while improving physical and mental well-being.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Advancing Your Yoga Practice

A Practice for Mobility and Stability in the Neck and Shoulders

Sunday February 7,  2:30-4:30

Space in the shoulder joints allows for more freedom of movement that frees the neck and shoulders. Balancing between stability and flexibility brings a more lifted and aligned posture and more freedom and ease in our yoga poses and activities in life.


New series starts Monday, Jan 4, 2016

New Yoga Series Starts Monday January 4, 2016
Now is a great time to jump into a yoga class whether you are a new student or on-going.
The eight week series starts Monday January 4th and goes through Saturday February 27th.
Cost is $100 for the 8 weeks or $15 drop-in, pay as you come.
Choose a class that aligns with your level of study and experience.

Any questions can be directed to Lou at louhoyt@gmail.com

See the class schedule ….

Winter 2016 Series Dates

Jan 4 – Feb 27, 8 weeks $100 
See class schedule here…

Teacher Training, Skills and Practice 2016

Five Sundays 9 am – 4:30 pm on the following dates:

Oct. 4, Nov. 22, Feb. 7, April 17, June 19

Practice and training for new and experienced teachers for refinement of teaching skills, understanding of poses and personal growth through asana, pranayama, and the yoga sutras. Classes include personal assignments and class discussions.

Contact Lou for more information


Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Peentz Dubble

Save the dates!
Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Peentz Dubble
March 18-20  2016

Insight Meditation Classes with John Greer

Learn Insight Meditation with John Greer

Sundays Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 14, 21, 28, 2016

4:00 to 6:30 pm
John will teach a 5 week course on Insight Meditation. This is a course designed primarily for those who are just beginning to meditate, but it will be helpful for those with more experience who want to learn more about this form of meditation. During each class there will periods of instruction, as well as meditation practice in group setting.

For more information or to register, email John at jgreer@memphis.edu

Apprenticeship Program

A new Apprenticeship Program for students and teachers interested in teaching Iyengar Yoga will begin in Sept.  Please send inquiries to louhoyt@gmail.com
This one year training includes:

  • mentoring of a small group of Iyengar students through class attendance
  • observation and assistance in classes
  • practice of verbal and hands on adjustments
  • reading and writing, assignments
  • apprenticeship meetings with Lou
  • attendance of Sunday teacher training classes

Contact Lou for more information.

Eastern Sun Yoga Studio, 3534 Forrest, Memphis, TN 38122 | 901.767.6093 | Map