Iyengar Yoga Australia is dedicated to honouring and sharing the teachings of Yogacharya BKS Iyengar in Australia. We are a vibrant and welcoming community of teachers and students devoted to the art, science and philosophy of Iyengar Yoga. Through our network both nationally and internationally, we promote Iyengar Yoga as a healthy way of life.

Recognised as the most widely adopted yoga method in the world, Iyengar Yoga is renowned for its focus on precision, alignment, sequencing, timing and the use of props.

What is Iyengar Yoga?

Iyengar Yoga is for everybody. Recognised as the most widely adopted yoga method in the world, Iyengar is renowned for its focus on precision, alignment, sequencing, timing and the use of props. Regardless of your age or level of fitness, you can enjoy the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of Iyengar Yoga.

About Iyengar Yoga Australia (IYA)

Since our humble beginnings in 1985, IYA now brings together over 800 members. We are a vital, dynamic and robust organisation, and the official liaison of the Iyengar family at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune.

Join us and our community.

Become a member of IYA and enjoy the benefits of joining our community of dedicated Iyengar Yoga students and teachers. An annual membership allows you to keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from our community in Australia and around the world as well as premium access at a discounted rate to IYA organised events.

Teacher training

Teacher Training is a rewarding and challenging experience. The knowledge and skills you will gain will deepen your yoga practice and allow you to work towards full certification as an Iyengar Yoga teacher. You’ll also become an invaluable member of our teaching community, and will be able to take part in workshops, retreats and conventions in Australia and overseas.

Recent Articles

Mid Year Assessment Results — May & June 2021

Congratulations to all the teachers successfully passing our Mid Year Assessments in May & June 2021.

Congratulations to all the teachers successfully passing our Mid Year Assessments in May & June 2021.

Introductory Level Assessment 14-16 May 2021

Andy Taylor, Denise McKertich, Amrit Kendrick, Denise Kerr, Samantha Williams, Anna Mowbray, Sue O’Callaghan, Natalie Campbell, Madison Chippendale, Kim Gibson, Nicole Komalarajun, Tony K Chan, Abby Tutchen, Angela Caskey, Elizabeth Raikes, Nadine Riethmuller, Kristy Wilson, Elia Green, Emma Hamill & Sylvia Simic

Introductory Level Assessment 25-27 May 2021

Louisa Duckett, Juliana Portolesi, Suzanne Waplington, Debra Raboteg, Arianna Piazza, Hannah Vermeesch, Yvette Crispin, Megan Brock, Florence Chiew, Yuki McCaskill, Carla Pasqualini, Nicholas Horrell, Molly Murn, Joanne Hedt, Casey Willoughby & Catherine Liddy

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Let's Celebrate International Yoga Day 2021

Happy International Yoga Day! A big thank you to each of our members who responded to our recent call-out to participate in our celebration of International Yoga 2021. Here’s what we created with your contribution.

Happy International Yoga Day!

A big thank you to each of our members who responded to our recent call-out to participate in our celebration of International Yoga Day 2021. Here's what we created with your contribution.

To mark the occasion Iyengar Yoga Australia have asked Senior Yoga Teacher John Leebold to prepare a sequence. You can download it via link below, let’s celebrate Yoga on this special day.

Download — IYD2021 Yoga Sequence by John Leebold — with Photos

Download — IYD2021 Yoga Sequence by John Leebold — Text Only

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February 2021 Assessment — Results

Congratulations to all the teachers who were successful at the 26-28 February 2021 Assessments.

Congratulations to all the teachers who were successful at 26-28 February 2021 Assessments.

Intermediate Junior Level III

Ann Dragon, Heather Kitchen and Geraldine Morey

Introductory Level

Belinda Hoult, Ruthi Furman, Tina Herden, Giorgio Pantelis, Rebecca Collins, Lyn Cole, Liane Davison, Jessica Jones, Christine Newman, Lizette Gatehouse, Belinda Piggott, Jeff Steel, Glenys Grigg, Jennifer Devlin, Samantha Smith, Kim Smith, Mary O’Brien and Chiara Caprasi

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