Iyengar Yoga Australia has a strong commitment to ensure that Teacher and Teacher Trainee members provide a safe and secure environment. We do not tolerate violence, abuse, bullying or harassment by any of our members. There is no place for physical, sexual or verbal abuse. We have clear Ethical Guidelines and Codes of Conduct governing all members. IYA also has a comprehensive Complaints Handling Procedure. All of these documents can be accessed via the links below.
Yoga does not change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.
Teachers’ Code of Conduct
— will provide you with information on Professional Ethics of an Iyengar Yoga Teacher; Responsibility to Students and Community; Personal Responsibilities; Teachers Code of Conduct and the IYA’s Complaint Handling Procedure.
Teachers Code of Conduct (PDF Download)
Harassment, Bullying & Discrimination Policy
— explains Member Rights and Responsibilities in relation to Discrimination and Harassment.
Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Policy (PDF Download)
Complaints Handling Procedure
— provides information on how complaints will be handled.
Complaints Handling Procedure (PDF Download)
Statement of Ideals
— for information on on the ethical principles of yama (restraint) and niyama (practice or observances) which underpin the code of conduct for all teaching members.
Statement of Ideals (PDF Download)
Information on making a Complaint
— this document will provide you with information on the process of making a complaint against an Iyengar Yoga Teacher.
Making a Complaint Information (PDF Download)
Making a Complaint
If for any reason you require to raise a complaint with Iyengar Yoga Australia or make an appeal against a decision on a complaint, please complete and send the following form: Making a complaint or appealing a complaint's decision