Practice of the Month


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…

YVNites honored at KKSU 

In 12th Convocation of Kavi Kulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek on March 6, 2024, YVN trained teacher (33rd YTTC Dadar), Smt Vanita Mugdam felicitated with gold medal for standing highest in M. A. in Yogashastra through open and distance education (ODL) by scoring 86.5 %…

YVN to conclude Golden Jubilee Celebrations 

Yoga Vidya Niketan, Member Institute, Indian Yoga Association is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year from March 2023 to April 2024. Concluding function of Golden Jubilee Year Celebration will be held on April 9, 2024, in between 4pm to 7pm, at Yoga Bhavan, the own structure…

YVN organises events to promote Yoga 

Annual Exhibition Yoga Vidya Niketan, Member Institute of Indian Yoga Association held one day program on Annual Exhibition cum lectures on January 14, 2024 at Yoga Bhavan, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. After floral salute to statue of Swami Kuvalayanand and founder of YVN late Yogacharya Padmashri…

J&K UTCC announces Scholarship Certification Program 

The Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory Chapter Committee in association with Swaraj Yoga Institute announced a scholarship certification program from various categories, border areas and BPL background. The announcement was made under the chairmanship of Dr Shreyansh Jain and Shri Anil Swaraj, Founder, Swaraj Yoga…

Chandigarh SCC organizes Yoga Camp 

Chandigarh State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association organized 5 Days Yoga Camp for a healthy Lifestyle at Government College of Commerce and Business Administration (GCCBA Chandigarh, a constituent college of the Panjab University), Sector 50, Chandigarh from February 26 – March 1, 2024. This boot…

Karnataka SCC conducts GBM at Art of Living Ashram 

Karnataka State Chapter Committee of the Indian Yoga Association organised its General Body Meeting on January 28, 2024 with the blessings of Gurudev Shri Shri Ravishankar, Chairman, Indian Yoga Association at the Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru. The event was attended by the members…

Chandigarh SCC celebrates Republic Day at Consulate General of India, Canada 

Glimpses of the Republic Day celebrations by Shri Ajit Handa, Chairperson, Chandigarh State Chapter Committee at Consulate General of India, Vancouver. He was on a vacation in Canada with is daughter.

SAHS and IYA celebrates International Mind Body Wellness Day 

The NSS unit, School of Allied Health Sciences, Salem, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (DU) in collaboration with Indian Yoga association celebrated International Mind Body Wellness Day on January 3. On the occasion an awareness programme was held at the Skill Lab Auditorium. Prof.Dr.B.Sendilkumar, Director, SAHS,…

Shree Kala Yoga organises Yoga Trainer Camp 

Shree Kala Yoga, Associate Centre, Indian Yoga Association in along with Gujarat State Yog Board organised Yog Trainer Camp in Gandhidham. As many as 35 trainee attended the 45 days long training camp that commenced on December 1, 2023. The camp culminated on January 16,…

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11 Apr 2024


IYA holds 37th Executing Council Meeting
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IYA holds 37th Executing Council Meeting 

The Thirty Fourth meeting of the Executive Council of Indian Yoga Association was held online on August 26, 2023, between 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm.

The meeting was attended by Maa Dr Hansaji Yogendra, President, Dr Chinmay Pandya, Vice President, Shri S Sridharan, Vice President, Shri Subodh Tiwari, Secretary General, Dr Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Joint Secretary, Brahmacharini Shobha, Joint Secretary, Shri KC Jain, Treasurer, Smt Padmini Rathore, Working Director, Standing Publications, Publicity and PR Committee, Dr S P Mishra, CEO, PrCB, Shri PC Kapoor Director, Standing Finance Committee, Dr Ganesh Rao, Director, Standing Academics and Accreditation Committee, Smt. Kamlesh Barwal, Director, Standing Publications, Publicity and PR Committee and Dr Manjunath Sharma, Director, Standing Research Committee.

The meeting started with the prayer. Shri Subodh Tiwari welcomed all and handed over the floor to Honourable President to open the meeting. In her address, Maa Dr Hansaji Yogendra asked all present about their inputs and suggestions about the meetings held in previous months.
The agenda was tabled by Shri Subodh Tiwari after the minutes were approved for the 36th Executive Council Meeting was approved. Discussions were held about enhancing the presence of IYA globally, strengthening the finances of IYA, to decentralise the responsibility of IYA secretariat office and ease operations, planning the General Body Meeting, yoga professionals under IYA should follow right ethics and implementation of grand parenting program for yoga therapy.

Secretary General further informed that formation of Subcommittee under Standing Research Committee is underway and the IEC is also working further on standards and giving ethical clearance for IYA members.

The new committee of Andhra Pradesh state chapter committee (AP SCC) was approved. Executive Council members were informed about the progress on International Yoga Summit 2023. Revenue sharing on the certification fee with the Associate Centres for encouraging larger participation was also put forward on the table.

The President in her closing note thanked and greeted all the members present and mentioned that early aspects need a good analysis. Meeting concluded with Shanti Mantra.

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