IAYT supports research and education in Yoga, and serves as a professional organization for Yoga teachers and Yoga therapists worldwide. Our mission is to establish Yoga as a recognized and respected therapy.
IAYT publishes the International Journal of Yoga Therapy and Yoga Therapy Today. We produce the annual Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research (SYTAR) for practitioners, and the annual Symposium on Yoga Research (SYR) for researchers. IAYT also provides accreditation services for training programs that meet the IAYT Educational Standards for the Training of Yoga Therapists. Applications will be available for IAYT yoga therapist certification. There will be a one year grandparenting window for current practitioners who meet certain qualifications.