Practice of the Month


GMM promotes yoga to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee Year 

Ghantali Mitra Mandal (GMM), Member Institute of Indian Yoga Association has entered the Diamond Jubilee Year of its foundation. All at GMM are giving relentless and selfless service to society to make Yoga maximum applicable. On the eve of new year, a grand function of…

RV Institute of Management curates a certification course for senior citizens 

In a groundbreaking move, the RV Institute of Management (RVIM), Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association has curated a month-long certification course tailored specifically for senior citizens, focusing on the Common Yoga Protocol. This innovative course is designed to cater to the unique health and…

SRD Girls Degree College organises Workshop 

SRD Girls Degree College, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh conducts 7days yoga workshop for the post graduate students in association with Indian Yoga Association (IYA). Yogacharya Sumit Kumar Singh, Member, Uttar Pradesh State Chapter, IYA was instrumental in organising the workshop.

Yog Sports Association of Bengal hosts awarness programme 

Yog Sports Association of Bengal, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association organises yoga awarness programme in the remote villages of West Bengal in Megha Yoga Club & Vyamagar in association with Indian Yoga Association. The awareness programs were also conducted in Darjeeling & Coochbehar for…

Jharkhand SCC conducts the 89th day celebration of Yoga Mahotsav 

On the 89th day of the ‘100 Days Countdown Yoga Mahotsav of International Yoga Day 2024,” an event sponsored by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi, under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, took place in two sessions at Dani…

Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center celebrates Holi 

The Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association, recently marked the occasion of Holi Milan at Nehru Bal Udyan with vibrant celebrations. Participants joyously engaged in the festivities, adorning each other with flower petals and applying colorful gulal tilak. Amidst…

TNSCC and GTN Arts College organises International Conference 

Tamil Nadu State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association and GTN Arts College (Autonomous), Dindigul jointly held a 2-day International Conference on Physical Education and Yoga recently. The inauguration was presided over by Dr P Balagurusamy, Principal of GTN Arts College. Dr. R. Durai, Director, GTN…

NIRAMAYA offers free training 

NIRAMAYA, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association continues to promote yoga and the motto of the Association to uplift the rural sector of the society. Under the rural project Yog-Chetana and Yogabhishek, NIRAMAYA is offering free yoga training to the students. In March, 2024 about…

Yoga & Happiness organises felicitation ceremony 

Yoga & Happiness, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association on March 24, 2024, hosted a memorable convocation and certificate distribution ceremony, honoring over 150 candidates who successfully completed their training and received prestigious certificates from both the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) and IYA. The event…

Flax Sesame Crackers 

Flax Sesame Crackers are a healthy light wheat cracker with good quantity of sesame seeds and flax seeds. Oats used in the dish are rich in antioxidants, lowers cholesterol, improves blood sugar. Flax seeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids reduces inflammation and…

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18 Apr 2024


IYA Gurus come together for 7th Meeting of the Governing Council
Governing Body Meetings

IYA Gurus come together for 7th Meeting of the Governing Council 

The seventh meeting of Governing Council of Indian Yoga Association was held online on January 8, 2023 from 4-5pm. The meeting saw the presence of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Chairman and other members including Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Dr OP Tiwari, Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Dr HR Nagendra and Shri Subodh Tiwari, Secretary General

The meeting started with shanti path. Shri Subodh Tiwari welcomed all the gurus and thanked them all for their kind presence. The discussion commenced with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravishankar appreciating the work done by the Secretariat. He also applauded the commendable work done by the Secretary General by reactivating 26 State Chapter Committees.

He further stressed that we have a long way to go. From 2.5 million people practicing yoga, we have to reach at least reach 7 million yoga practitioners. He also mentioned that with the help and cooperation of all of the luminaries of the IYA GC members we can work together and get justice to the world of Yoga.

Dr HR Nagendra also asserted that all GC members have played an important role in spreading Yoga and bringing IYA to where it is today. Coming together and bringing synergy was the prime motive of the IYA as organisation since inception, he expressed.

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev also mentioned that Yoga has been promoted worldwide. The international missions are also promoting the same. Swami Chidanand Saraswati was of the same opinion.

Thereafter, the Secretary General shared the agenda and discussions were held about the mobilising the membership drive, steps to be taken to motivate state chapters to work more towards promoting Yoga, enhancing the presence of IYA globally, roadmap for IYA and others.

The meeting concluded with the Shanti Path.

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