bks-iyengar-youthIyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco was established in 1974. One of the first yoga schools in San Francisco and the first Iyengar teacher-training program in the United States, the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco (IYISF) has trained thousands of students and teachers from the United States and around the world.

The Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco is recognized for its tradition of excellence by offering students a comprehensive curriculum providing a challenging, profound, and rewarding learning experience in the hatha and ashtanga yoga tradition as taught by B.K.S. Iyengar.

The Institute’s Teacher Education program is taught by one of the most experienced and diverse selection of teachers in the United States. The program includes intensive studies in Asana (postures), Pranayama (breathing practice), human anatomy, physiology, philosophy, and teaching techniques with hands-on experience.

The Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco is administered by the Iyengar Yoga Association of Northern California. The IYANC is a membership based non-profit corporation dedicated to the study, practice and teaching of Iyengar Yoga.