Class Descriptions:

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Use this guide to determine the class for you.


Basics - Intro & Level 1

For students who are new to yoga or who want to get stronger in the basic poses. Students build confidence in the standing poses and learn the foundational yoga concepts including active relaxation.  View schedule


Gentler pace

This class is specifically designed for those who want to move at a more measured pace than the regular Introductory class.  This class will provide time between poses for observation and correction in the poses. You will be challenged to work at your capacity, and to build strength-endurance in the standing poses...according to your needs.  This class is 15 minutes longer so that we can end each class with deep relaxation. Offered 10am on Mondays. View schedule


Level 1:

Standing poses are emphasized. Students will explore the mechanics of forward bending and back extension and will learn additional skills to aid relaxation.  View schedule

Level 2:

Must have at least 6 months yoga experience. We will work on more intermediate poses including including more forward bends, twists, backbends, inverted poses & a deeper level of relaxation and breathwork (pranayama).  View schedule

Mixed Level:

Open to all students, with some yoga experience. View schedule

Men's Class:

Open to all men. No yoga experience necessary. You will learn the basics of Iyengar Yoga, with an emphasis on postures to bring flexibility & strength to the legs and back. We also work on core strength and shoulder flexibility. Wear clothing to class that enables you to see your knees.  This class meets Mondays @ 6:30pm. View schedule


Barefoot Boot Camp Classes

Open to anyone who wants to dive right into yoga! We meet in the early mornings, and it is a perfect time to get your workout in before heading off to work. Mondays & Thursdays 5:45 - 6:45am. Click here for details.

Prenatal Yoga

We will practice poses specifically for pregnancy. This class is designed to soothe your nerves, address discomforts, and prepare you for labor & delivery. No previous yoga experience needed. You may start the classes one you are 11 weeks along.  Most women come to classes right up until baby's due date. This class is currently on hiatus.



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Our center's director, Leah Bray Nichols, opened EYC in 2006 because she wanted to teach yoga in an authentic and clear way.
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We are located at 1541 Overton Park Avenue in the historic Evergreen neighborhood in Midtown Memphis.

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Memphis, TN 38112
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