About BIYC

Bellur Iyengar Yoga Center

Nestled in the idyllic birthplace of the revered B.K.S. Iyengar, the Bellur Iyengar Yoga Center (BIYC) is a haven of tranquility in Karnataka’s Kolar district. Embraced by the natural beauty of the region, this yoga center is a hidden gem.

Natural Splendor: Set in a rural landscape, BIYC offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Surrounded by rolling hills, the center is cocooned in nature’s embrace. The climate here is delightful, with refreshing cool winters and gentle summers.

A Retreat for Body and Soul: At BIYC, you’ll experience a deeply personal and rejuvenating retreat. The air is crisp and clean, creating the perfect atmosphere for relaxation. Gaze at the star-studded sky during twilight, and you’ll find yourself captivated by the beauty of the night.

Nature’s Bounty: The center boasts lush organic vegetable and fruit gardens, inviting walking paths, and breathtaking scenic views. The surrounding fields add to the picturesque charm of the place.

Come to BIYC to immerse yourself in the serenity of this natural haven, reconnect with your inner self, and experience the profound peace that B.K.S. Iyengar’s birthplace has to offer.

Bellur Iyengar Yoga Auditorium

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 over 150 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.


Elevate Your Yoga Journey at BIYC

At the Bellur Iyengar Yoga Center (BIYC), we offer a unique opportunity to experience top-tier yoga instruction in a state-of-the-art facility designed by the legendary B.K.S. Iyengar himself. Our center is thoughtfully equipped to provide you with an exceptional yoga experience.

Sunlit Yoga Hall: Our expansive yoga hall spans an impressive 7,715 square feet, offering ample space to accommodate more than 150 yoga enthusiasts at once. Bathed in natural light and designed for cross ventilation, this hall provides the perfect ambiance for your practice. It features specialized yoga wall ropes, sturdy columns, and inspiring photographs of B.K.S. Iyengar, creating a truly unique environment.

Comfortable Accommodations: At BIYC, we understand the importance of a comfortable retreat. Our accommodations are designed to help you disconnect from the world while enjoying simplicity and comfort.

Community Dining: Share meals and camaraderie at our open-air cafeteria, which boasts breathtaking views of the Kolar hills. Equipped with communal tables, it’s the ideal setting for enjoying three wholesome vegetarian meals daily. After your yoga sessions, relax and savor a cup of traditional Indian “Masala Chai” or aromatic filter coffee.

Join us at BIYC to elevate your yoga practice amidst a perfect blend of tradition and comfort. Immerse yourself in the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar, surrounded by the serenity of our center and the natural beauty of the Kolar hills.

Reserved Accommodations for BIYC Event Participants

Our accommodations are exclusively reserved for participants of BIYC events. If you plan to extend your stay beyond the program’s duration, please check with us to inquire about availability and ensure a seamless transition.

Your comfort and convenience during your stay are our utmost priorities. Contact us to discuss any extension requests and availability.



Frequently Asked Questions
Comfortable athletic wear, free of buttons, snaps, and zippers. The studio is co-ed so please dress accordingly. Baggy shorts should be avoided as we incorporate inversions and straddle stretches in our workouts. We require socks to be worn in our studios. Sticky bottom socks provide the best grip throughout a workout. If you do not own sticky socks, we have them for purchase at each studio location.
You will find descriptions of each of our classes by hovering over the class type on the schedule page. In a nutshell, our classes are limited to 10 or less, and you will always use the spring driven equipment. Expect a lot of hands on and personal attention.
You will find descriptions of each of our classes by hovering over the class type on the schedule page. In a nutshell, our classes are limited to 10 or less, and you will always use the spring driven equipment. Expect a lot of hands on and personal attention.

Bellur Environment ~ A Perfect Retreat