International Yoga Federation is a non-profit tax-exempt organization founded in 1987, celebrates the authentic yoga teachings of all traditions, the diversity, harmony and integrity of yoga practices throughout the world.
Our mission is to lead the global yoga community (world-wide yoga community), set standards, foster integrity, provide resources, and uphold the teachings of yoga.

Executive Board 2014-2019


President of International Yoga Federation:
Dharmachari Swami Maitreyananda

(Fernando Estevez-Griego) Uruguay




Director and International Secretary
International Yoga Federation:
Ashok Kumar Aggarwal - India



K.C. Sharma 
(India)

Patron in Chief of International Yoga Federation



Secretary General for America: Swami Asuri Kapilananda
Secretary General for Europe:  Prema Anandi
Administration and Treasurer: Mataji Lakshmi Devi



IYF Headquarters (HQ) France, India and Uruguay

International Yoga Federation is the largest yoga organization in the world and is open to all yogis and yoga organizations.. IYF supports the minimum international standards for yoga teachers from 1987.

From 1987, the emphasis has been on mutual tolerance, respect, friendship, sensitivity and support of different approaches to yoga and an equal voice for every member of the Global Yoga Community

Headquarters
Paris - France
Montevideo - Uruguay
Haryana - India