Founded in 1987, the Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York (IYAGNY) is a vibrant and thriving nonprofit educational organization. The Association serves more than 1,400 Members throughout our three-state region of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The Association runs two teaching Institutes, one in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, and the other in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. IYAGNY offers more than 110 daily classes per week, over 75 Series and Workshops a year, provides scholarships for 20 students annually, and offers free classes for students living with HIV and Breast Cancer.
The Association’s mission is threefold:
- To inspire and enable progressive lifelong learning and practice in the art, science, and philosophy of Iyengar Yoga
- To develop, nurture, and offer teaching of the highest standards
- To build and support a community of practitioners within the three-state region of our charter