The Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the practice, study, and teaching of Iyengar Yoga in the United States. Key aspects of IYNAUS include:

  1. Certification and Standards: IYNAUS oversees the certification process for Iyengar Yoga teachers in the U.S., ensuring that instructors meet rigorous standards of training and practice. This maintains the quality and integrity of Iyengar Yoga instruction.
  2. Teacher Training and Continuing Education: IYNAUS provides resources for teacher training programs and continuing education for certified teachers. This includes workshops, seminars, and conventions led by senior Iyengar Yoga teachers.
  3. Community Building: IYNAUS fosters a sense of community among Iyengar Yoga practitioners and teachers through various events, newsletters, and online platforms. It helps connect members with each other and with the broader international Iyengar Yoga community.
  4. Promotion of Iyengar Yoga: The organization works to increase public awareness and understanding of Iyengar Yoga through outreach programs, publications, and partnerships with other yoga and wellness organizations.
  5. Support and Resources: IYNAUS offers support and resources to its members, including access to a library of educational materials, discounts on events and publications, and opportunities for professional development.

IYNAUS plays a vital role in maintaining the high standards of Iyengar Yoga practice and teaching in the U.S. while fostering a supportive and connected community of practitioners and teachers.

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The Iyengar Yoga Association of New England (IYANE) is a regional organization that supports and promotes the practice and teaching of Iyengar Yoga in the New England area of the United States. IYANE is part of the larger network of regional Iyengar Yoga associations that work together to uphold the teachings and principles of B.K.S. Iyengar, ensuring consistency and quality in the practice and instruction of Iyengar Yoga.

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