The B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association of Los Angeles owns and operates the Institute. The Association is a non-profit educational organization that coordinates the activities of Iyengar Yoga in Southern California.
The Association is an affiliate of the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS), which is committed to the dissemination and promotion of the art, science and philosophy of Yoga according to the teachings of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar.
The Association sponsors free workshops for members and other events (also free to all members) aimed at sharing information about B.K.S. Iyengar and his work, furthering study of Indian culture, and fostering a sense of community among the practitioners of Iyengar Yoga in our widespread region.
Members of the Association receive a printed newsletter two times a year and an email newsletter. The Association also runs an Iyengar Training Program for those interested in teaching or deepening their study of Iyengar Yoga.
The Iyengar Yoga Association of Los Angeles is a registered non-profit corporation in the state of California, Federal Tax ID Number 95-3145853. IYALA has received tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.