Mission Statement:

"To facilitate communication, harmony and unity
among Iyengar yoga practitioners throughout the world
in order to promote the teachings of Sri B.K.S. Iyengar
and maintain the teaching standard set by him".


"Under the guidance of B.K.S. Iyengar, his heirs or assigns,
the International Iyengar Yoga Association shall support the aims
and objectives of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in the following manner":
"1. Provide support for emerging and existing Iyengar yoga associations, institutes, and groups worldwide".
"2. Maintain an international database of member associations's policies and procedures, certified teachers, and teacher trainers".
"3. Maintain an international database of archival materials relating to B.K.S. Iyengar, his family, and teachings".
"4. Provide guidelines and standards for teacher training and certification to foster a consistent process".
"5. Provide a forum for unresolved grievances".
"6. Protect the use of the Iyengar name".