"Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim."

B.K.S. Iyengar


The Iyengar Yoga Association of Northern California (IYANC) was formed by a dedicated and inspired group of teachers and practitioners in 1974. It was the first such organization in the United States, and now serves as a regional arm of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States.

IYANC is a membership based non-profit corporation dedicated to the study, practice and teaching of Iyengar Yoga. IYANC is a 501(c)3 Not for Profit Association run by a Board of Directors. Donations to IYANC are tax-deductible. IYANC owns and operates the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco (IYISF), and represents Iyengar Yoga teachers and throughout Northern California.

Check out the IYANC regional website for information about workshops and events from across our region.