Member Benefits

Through the teachings of living yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar, millions of people worldwide have been exposed to the amazing benefits of yoga. His teachings continue to evolve and spread throughout the world due to the the support of dedicated teachers and students. It is through such work that more lives are touched, more lives are made better.

The InterMountain Iyengar Yoga Assocation (IMIYA) is a regional association that ties individuals from the local community to the national and global network of Iyengar Yoga practitioners. By becoming a member of IMIYA, you not only show support for your local Iyengar Yoga center, but for B.K.S. Iyengar’s ultimate vision of helping anyone and everyone through the practice of yoga.

As a member of IMIYA, you receive these benefits:

Scholarships available for Teacher Training and Conventions    

Access to the IMIYA lending library

Email updates with articles, sequences, and information about the regional community

To become a member of IMIYA, join through the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (

National membership benefits include:

  • Subscription to the bi-annual Yoga Samachar magazine
  • The ability to vote in association elections
  • The ability to order Iyengar Teacher Training materials
  • Eligibility to apply for certification assessment
  • Eligibility to attend special events in Pune

One you are connected to the IYNAUS website. Please designate IMIYA as your regional affiliate. Annual membership begins the date you join.

Your membership can also include a one-year subscription to Yoga Rahasya, a quarterly magazine published in India and mailed directly to you from there. Aimed at the Iyengar Yoga community in the U.S. and beyond, Yoga Rahasya includes the latest writings and teachings from members of the Iyengar family, making It an invaluable resource for students and teachers alike.

If you are 60 or older, or if you are a full or part-time student in high school or college, you can enjoy discounted membership rates. Also, current IYNAUS members who are already enrolled in another region may join IMIYA on an adjunct basis. See details below.

IMIYA membership is for 12 months that begin at time of joining or renewing.