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  • Celia Anne Browne
    Please, I want to be member of International Yoga Federation Celia     From: internationalyogafe deration@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:internation
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 11, 2008
      Please, I want to be member of International Yoga Federation




      From: internationalyogafe deration@ yahoogroups. com
      [mailto:internation alyogafederation @yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of international
      yoga federation

      Sent: 05 July 2008 11:11

      To: internationalyogafe deration@ yahoogroups. com

      Subject: [internationalyogaf ederation] The structure of International
      Yoga Federation (IYF)


      The International Yoga Federation (IYF) was
      founded in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1987. The International Yoga Federation
      (IYF) was originally founded under the name "International Professsional
      Yoga Teachers Federation" and the name was changed in 2003.

      The main purpose of the International Yoga Federation (IYF) is to serve as an
      international "umbrella" organisation concerned with the promotion
      and dissemination of yoga.

      International Yoga Federation is a non-profit tax-exempt organization founded
      in1987, celebrates the authentic yoga teachings of all traditions, the
      diversity, harmony and integrity of yoga practices throughout the world. 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. 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.

      In 2006 International Yoga Federation (IYF) change the Statutes and Bye-Laws or
      constitution and the internal structure in may 2006.

      The HQ of International Yoga Federation (IYF) are in Montevideo City, Uruguay
      under the rules of non-profit tax-exempt organization with the Number 10.968
      with the legal status of Educational and Cultural Ministery of Uruguay.

      International Yoga Federation (IYF)

      Scoseria 2739, Pocitos. Montevideo, Uruguay.

      Phone: 005982-7124628

      The President 2006-2010 is: Swamini Dayananda Ma

      http://www.internat ionalyogafederat ion.net/

      IYF is legally registered Organization in Montevideo.

      The Executive Office is located in the home city of the President (currently
      Montevideo City, Uruguay).

      Structure of International Yoga Federation (IYF)

      A) The General Assembly is the supreme organ of the International Yoga
      Federation (IYF) and consists of all IYF's full members yoga organisations with
      right to vote. The General Assembly meets every year at april.

      B) The Executive Board is elected by the General Assembly for a 4 year period
      and meets every month. It consists of a President, Vice-president, General
      Secretary, Treasurer and the Executive Director.

      C) The Exeuctive office is under the General Secretary's Committee or
      International Secretariat of IYF with 16 honorary secretary members, 8 Regional
      Coordinators, the director of Public Relations, the director and secretary of
      Communications and honorary ambassadors.

      D) Advisory Council is the World Council of Yoga of IYF


      International Yoga Federation (IYF) admits members in 3 categories which form
      the General Assembly:

      1) yoga organisations working in the field of yoga as full member

      2) yoga organisations working in the field of yoga as associate member

      3) yoga registered centres and teachers who working in the field of yoga as
      honorary member.

      ** Only the delagate of the IYF's full members have right to vote in General

      For be full member of IYF the future organization must send the annual fee and
      the the Statutes and Bye-Laws or constitution and structure to: nternational
      Yoga Federation (IYF), Scoseria 2739, Pocitos. Montevideo City, Uruguay

      International Yoga Registry

      In November 1987, International Yoga Federation established a International
      Yoga Teachers' Registry to recognize and promote yoga teachers with training
      that meets our international minimum training standards. Teachers who meet
      these standards are eligible to register as "IRYT"s (International
      Registered Yoga Teachers). In 2005, in conjunction with enhanced revised
      standards for registration, we began recognizing and registering Master degree
      for teachers with significant teaching experience in addition to training (
      International Registered for Master Yoga Teachers, or "IRMYT"s).

      International Yoga Federation also maintains the first International Registry
      of Yoga Organizations to recognize yoga teacher training programs of at least
      200 or 500 hours. A yoga organziations whose curriculum satisfies or exceeds
      our international minimum training standards may apply to register as a
      "IRYO" (Registered Yoga Organization) . Once a school is registered,
      all graduates of a IRYO are automatically eligible to register with us as

      Registered yoga organziations and centres are authorized to use the logo, the
      flag of IYF ( after their names, and receive certificates of registration .

      INTERNATIONAL YOGA FEDERATION registers both individual yoga teachers and yoga
      teacher training programs (schools, centres, studios, ashrams, societies,
      asssociations, etc.) who have complied with international minimum educational
      standards established by the IYF.
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