Your Support Matters


IYANC is a membership-based, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the learning, practice, and teaching of Iyengar Yoga in the Northern California region. Donations and annual memberships are 100% tax-deductible and help advance our mission. IYANC owns and operates the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco (IYISF).

Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to inspire and enable the learning, practice, study, and teaching of Iyengar Yoga, and foster a flourishing yoga community. This year, we celebrate the centenary birth anniversary of B.K.S. Iyengar. Our vision is to secure the future of Iyengar Yoga in our region for at least another 100 years. We are fully engaged in working toward this vision.

Ways to Give

Your tax-deductible contribution helps our 501(c)(3) non-profit organization further our mission and realize our vision.



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“Yoga is firstly for individual growth, but through individual growth, society and community develop.”
– B.K.S. Iyengar

Corporate Matching

Does your employer participate in matching gifts or support payroll deduction? Check with your employer or Search Charity Navigator.

Planned Giving

A gift left to IYANC in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation will ensure future generations will continue to benefit from the art, science, and philosophy of yoga as taught by B.K.S. Iyengar and family. If you have already included a gift to IYANC in your will or trust, please let us know so we may thank you.