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.





Board of Directors
Executive Board

President of IYF
Eugenia Paola Salas (Argentina)
Mataji Lakshmi Devi

Franca Sacchi (Italy)
Honorary Presindent of IYF 

Franca is honoray president
of European Union of Yoga Organizations
and European Yoga Federation

Neusa Verissimo  (Brazil)
Honorary Presindent of IYF 

Neusa is president
of National Yoga Confederation of Brazil

Babacar Khane  (Senegal)
Honorary Presindent of IYF 

Babacar is president
of International Yoga Institute

Ashok Kumar Aggarwal (India)
Patron of IYF 

Ashok is president
of both Asian Yoga Federation and Yoga Federation of India

Robert Williams (France)
Patron of IYF 

Robert Shivananda is president
of Francophone Yoga Federation

Carlos Miguel Perez (Spain)
Patron of IYF 

Carlos is president
of European Yoga Alliance

Executive Office
Mauro Arguello
Executive Director

Executive Office
Natalia Velasquez
Executive Secretary



Honorary President. Franca Sacchi ITALY
Honorary President: Babakar Khane SENEGAL
Honorary President: Neusa Verissimo BRAZIL
Patron: Robert Williams (Sw. Sai Shivananda) FRANCE
Patron: Ashok Kumar Aggarwal INDIA
Patron: Carlos Miguel Perez SPAIN

President: Eugenia Salas (Mataji Lakshmi Devi) ARGENTINA
Secretary: Natalia Velasquez
Director: Mauro Arguello























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

Headquarters
Montevideo - Uruguay