Welcome to Bend Over Backwards!

We are located in the Old City Quarter of Nanaimo at Wesley Square
#106-335 Wesley St.

Bend Over Backwards is a yoga studio located in the Old City area of Nanaimo. We offer yoga classes & workshops to all ages and abilities. 

Through this website you can learn about Iyengar Yoga, meet our instructors, find some of Kelly's mindful living articles and also listen to the archive of Kelly's radio shows from CHLY. 

Contact us to find out more about getting your foot in the door. 

home-bullets-1.jpgYoga in the Iyengar tradition. 
For all levels including those with physical limitations.

home-bullets-2.jpgHighly skilled teachers. 
Iyengar Yoga teachers train for over 1000 hours before certification.

home-bullets-3.jpgNanaimo's longest-running Yoga studio. 
Rooted in the ancient yogic teachings.

home-bullets-4.jpgDriven by social justice. 
From monthly by-donation Peace Practices to 150+ free yoga podcasts, we're taking yoga off the mat.

Latest News & classes


Summer Session #1 June 19 to July 30 Registration opens June11
Summer Session #2 July 31 to Sept 10 Registration opens July 23

Introduction to Iyengar Yoga - LEVEL 1 CLASS
Saturday 9 – 10 am

This class is for you if you are a beginner to Yoga or coming back after a long period of absence from yoga, or perhaps you are new to Iyengar Yoga.
with Deanne Orrell (last class April 29)
with Nicole Arendt begins May 6
7-week series $98