IMIYA Mission Statement


The Intermountain BKS Iyengar Yoga Association is committed to study, teach, disseminate and promote the art, science and philosophy of yoga according to the teachings and philosophy of B.K.S. Iyengar. It's purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.



To educate the public as widely as possible about the teaching of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar and to maintain the teaching standards set by him.


To foster medical research and to exchange research findings on yoga-related issues.


To find and implement ways to better serve the regional practitioners and teachers of Hatha yoga in the Iyengar tradition.

Support IYNAUS

To support IYNAUS (the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States) in national certifications, conventions and conferences and to coordinate regional activities.

Regional Reference Library

To establish a regional reference library, maintaining archives of pertinent information, articles, videos, etc. pertaining to B.K.S. Iyengar.

Member Communications

To establish a newsletter and/or other means of disseminating information consistent with our purposes.

Service Mark Guidance

To abide by, and assist members in abiding by, the IYNAUS guidelines for using the service mark.