Our physical Institutes are closed, but we are offering a full schedule of online classes. See our Live Online Classes page for more information.

IYAGNY Board of Director Election Biographies – 2021

Kevin Allen Kevin Allen has studied Iyengar Yoga since 2006. He’s been a faculty member at the Institutes of New York and Brooklyn since 2014. Kevin enjoys teaching adults and children about the art and science of yoga. In 2014, Kevin traveled to Pune, India for the Iyengars’ first Yoganusasam. He attended the IYNAUS National […]

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Fall 2020 – Online Programming

We are excited to share our new Fall 2020 Programming with you, beginning Monday, October 5! Daily classes have increased from 50 to 62, including three new 7:00am Wake Up Yoga Classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. We are expanding offerings for new and beginning students. Special Series are back! Take part in a multi-week series and deepen your […]

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Kids Yoga Program – Fall 2020

Our unique online yoga program is designed to enrich your child’s education, nourish their creativity, and build connection. Mondays 3:30-4:15pm, with Michelle LaRue beginning September 28 Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm, with Liza Toft beginning September 30 Fridays 3:30 to 4:15pm, with Kevin Allen/Dmitri Shapira beginning October 2 “My daughter really had great fun taking part, and it […]

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Firooza Razvi – Online Guest Teacher Workshop

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 9EACH DAY: 9:30AM TO 11:30AM ESTREGISTER Recommended that students have at least two years of Iyengar Yoga experience. Firooza Razvi, Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher from Mumbai, India will be conducting a special online workshop for IYAGNY on August 7, 8 and 9 from 9:30-11:30am Eastern Standard Time. Recorded classes […]

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Who can attend the POC class? All students who identify as people of color are welcome to attend. This class is for all ages, genders, and skill levels, including beginners. What is the intention of the POC class? Students of color are, of course, welcome in any of our classes – as are all students […]

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Guru Purnima 2020

Today, on the full moon of July, we celebrate Guru Purnima. It is considered an auspicious day to honor the teachers who have illuminated our path with their wisdom. We want to take a moment and acknowledge Guruji B.K.S. Iyengar, whose light and devotion has spread so far and inspired many to join the path […]

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Live-Online Classes Guidelines

What is LIVE-ONLINE? Live-online classes are offered in real time with a live teacher and other students connecting virtually through video conferencing software. We are using zoom.us which is free to download and can be accessed through a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. Preparing for Your LIVE-ONLINE Class Clear a space and have your […]

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Summer Special

ONLINE 10 CLASS CARDAvailable for purchase until July 4, this Summer Special Online 10-Class Card is discounted for all of our students (expires on 9/7/10). Deepen your practice this summer and attend more classes for less! Our Summer Special Online 10-Class Card is being offered for $135. Save up to $45 when you take advantage of […]

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Calling all kids ages 7-12! Join members of our creatively talented faculty at IYAGNY for a special Kids Online Summer Yoga & Creativity Camp. For 2 weeks, from 10:00am-12:00pm, M-F, your child will engage with yoga, art, music, storytelling and more. Each day there will be 45 minutes of yoga practice followed by a creative […]

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Dear Friends in Yoga, Juneteenth is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865 Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. As we celebrate, we understand that the progress that has been made in the […]

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Yogathon Main Event Line Up

Beginning at 2pm, James Murphy, Tori Milner, and Adam Vitolo will guide us through an unforgettable voyage full of heartfelt multi-media talent shares and yoga demonstrations from Association Teachers and Institute Faculty including a couple of special Guest Appearances. 2020 YOGATHON: “HOPE FLOATS”  MAIN EVENTSUN, JUNE 7 | 2:00PM | FREE & OPEN TO ALLTune In […]

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Message to Our Community – Next Steps

Dear Friends in Yoga, We pause on our Yogathon announcements and fundraising to re-affirm that we are committed to stand together as an ally with all who value racial equality, freedom and justice. Recent events lift the veil of ignorance higher and higher, exposing clearly the tragic imbalances, harms and injustices surrounding human beings of […]

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Message to Our Community

Dear Friends in Yoga, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. The Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York will not be silent: Black Lives Matter.  As a community, we take a stand for racial justice and equality. We mourn the tragic losses […]

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Online Education in Yoga

by Sri Prashant Iyengar Sri Prashant Iyengar in addition to teaching daily classes at RIMYI, has written extensively about yoga philosophy and the ancient texts and has made numerous audio recordings on the yoga sutras. He is the director of RIMYI. Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Lesson 6 Lesson 7 […]

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This Week – April 27 to May 3, 2020

New to Iyengar Yoga? Come to our Introduction to Iyengar Yoga Class on this Saturday, May 2 at 8:45am with Susan Turis  Feeling stiff? Stuck? Dull?  You’re not alone! We have just the thing. When you want and need the rhythm of a fast-paced class, join the Active / Jumpings Class on Tuesday April 28 with Mimi Visserand Friday, May 1 […]

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Message from Abhijata Iyengar

My Dear Friends, We are now in a time and situation that we never imagined. We always believed it has happened to “them” and will not happen to “us”. Time tells us that each one is as vulnerable as the other. The whole world, as one body, is deeply affected. Just like everybody else, I […]

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Iyengar Yoga Resources to Support Your Home Practice

Although we will be separated for this temporary time, we are connected through yoga and the special practice that we share. Take this time to explore your inner resources and bring your practice home. Home Practice: Starting Now by Richard Jonas http://bit.ly/2TOlZwY IYAGNY Home Practice Sequences: Level 1: http://bit.ly/38NzhhB Level 2: http://bit.ly/2IIJscP Basic Guidelines Sequences from IYNAUS: […]

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Important Message

Dear Members of our Community, In response to the increasing call for social distancing and other precautionary measures related to preventing the spread of COVID-19, the New York and Brooklyn Institutes will be temporarily closed. This decision is being made after careful thought, consideration, and deliberation by the administration and the Board of Directors. We […]

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Staying Healthy

Maintaining a healthy and safe environment at the Institutes is a top priority for our community around the growing concerns of COVID-19 (Corona Virus). Here are some specific measures that we are taking: Tissues and hand sanitizer dispensers are available for your use throughout our space Doorknobs, counters, and surfaces are being cleaned multiple times […]

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Raya Uma Datta

GUEST TEACHER WORKSHOP FRIDAY, MAY 1 TO WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 FOR IYAGNY MEMBERS AND CERTIFIED IYENGAR YOGA TEACHERS Raya Uma Datta is one of the key teachers of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI). Raya has attended RIMYI since the age of 10. At the age of 20 he began teaching there. In 1998 […]

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