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Welcome to our Centre


Our Yoga Centre nestles in the beautiful and tranquil Schoemanshoek valley on the way to the famous Cango Caves surrounded by the majestic  Swartberg Mountain the BKS Iyengar Yoga Centre offers the complete yoga experience. Our fully equipped Centre is designed to give you, the yoga practitioner, the opportunity to experience quality yoga tuition in this peaceful and pristine setting. The Schoemanshoek valley offers a variety of suitable accommodation
to complete the experience.
Our Mission


​​The BKS Iyengar Yoga Centre is committed to promote the art, science and philosophy of Yoga according to the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar, Geeta S. Iyengar & Prashant S.Iyengar
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Explore his Legacy
"It is my profound hope that my end can be your beginning"  BKS Iyengar
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14 December 1918 - 20 August 2014

The BKS Iyengar Yoga Centre, is owned and run by

senior certified Iyengar yoga teacher David Jacobs (Senior Intermediate III)


The Centre proudly carries, with his blessing and permisson,

the name of our teacher and mentor , Shri B.K.S. Iyengar.

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BKS Iyengar Yoga Centre Oudtshoorn is the largest Iyengar yoga-based retreat Centre in Africa offering aspiring teachers the opportunity to learn in a unique immersion environment in breathtaking surroundings at the foothills of the Swartberg mountains, in the Klein Karoo.
The Centre is located in Schoemanshoek about 12.5kms
outside Oudtshoorn on the R328 to the famous Cango Caves.
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Our Centre is BKS Iyengar's footprint in South Africa

Dr. Geeta S. Iyengar

7 December 1944 - 16 December 2018


Jürgen and David

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