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

President and CEO
Chairperson IYF
Eugenia Paola Salas (Argentina)
Mataji Lakshmi Devi

Executive Office
M. Arguello
Executive Director

Director and Ambassador for Europe
Andrey Verba (Russia)

Director and Ambassador for Africa
Yogacharya Nelamegame (India)

Director and Ambassador for America
Fernando Payes (Chile)

Director for Asia
RadhaKrishnan (India)

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

Montevideo - Uruguay