About Bellur Yoga Center
Our BKS Iyengar Yoga center nestles in the beautiful deep routed BKS Iyengar’s birth place Bellur, Kolar district, Karnataka. The center is located in a rural location and is known for its tranquility and natural beauty. The center is surrounded by hills and the climate is perfect with cool winters and mild summers.
The center offers quite a personal time that will refresh and rejuvenate your body and soul. The air is remarkably clear and lying stargazing at twilight will keep you captivated.
Throughout the grounds there are beautiful organic vegetable and fruit gardens, walking paths, scenic views and surrounding fields.
Bellur Iyengar Yogashala
In a welcoming and supportive environment, we teach people who have limited experience of yoga to advance practitioners of yoga. Our mission at Bellur Iyengar yoga center is to make yoga accessible to all and to provide expert instructions in order to bring the benefits of yoga into all aspects of people’s lives.
Experience high quality yoga instruction as a group in a fully equipped center designed by BKS Iyengar. The yoga hall has an amazing natural light, cross ventilation and has yoga wall ropes, columns, and inspiring photographs of BKS Iyengar.
The yoga hall is 7715 sft which can accommodate 300 yoga students at once.
Bellur Iyengar Yoga center has been designed to help people “get away” from everything, offering simple but comfortable accommodation.
Enjoy eating as a community in the outdoor cafeteria which overlooks the Kolar hills. Fully equipped with communal tables, the cafeteria provides three daily healthy hearty vegetarian meals. You will be able to relax and enjoy a cup of Indian “Masala Chai” or filter coffee after yoga classes.
Accommodation is reserved for those participating in Bellur Iyengar Yoga center Yoga programs.
(If you wish to stay longer at the end of the program, you must check with us if we have space available)
10 Dormitory Rooms available
Dormitories for Students
Our dormitory rooms can accommodate 4 students, with a single bed in a shared room and shared bathroom. The rooms are simple yet very comfortable and spacious. They are designed for relaxation and disconnecting, hence there is no WIFI, nor televisions or phones.
Our Dormitories are conveniently situated near the beautiful yogashala, and a few steps away from the outdoor cafeteria.
Twin Sharing Room for Teachers
Our rustic yet spacious rooms can accommodate 2 teachers and has an attached bathroom. Situated on our ground floor and first floor, the rooms conveniently situated near the beautiful yogashala, and a few steps away from the outdoor cafeteria.
- 24/7 Hot water showers
- RO treated drinking water
- Laundry facilities
- Spacious balconies and terrace
The Bellur Village
Bellur is only a 1.2 kms walk away from the center, where you can immerse yourself in the amazing Indian culture.
Guruji reinstated Bellur to its ancient glory, when he undertook to build the world’s first Patanjali temple in 2004.
Within the patanjali temple complex, an 800 year old hanuman temple was renovated and reopened for worship. The Bellur krishnamachar sheshamma Smaraka Nidhi Trust also restored and sanctified a temple dedicated to lord Rama.
Along with these temples, there is a temple dedicated to Rishi Valmiki who was the famed author of epic Ramayana.
Guruji Started Bellur krishnamachar sheshamma Smaraka Nidhi Trust in 2003 to improve the quality of life for the local villagers. The intent of this trust s to bring about a silent revolution and uplift the entire local community. Guruji believed that good health and education would form a firm foundation for social and economic reforms.