The Association

Association Incoming and Outgoing 2014 Board

2014 Board: Paige Hodges (incoming), Charley Brown (remaining), Lisa Walford (out-going), Jennifer Diener (remaining), Brad Sklarew (financial advisor), Wendy Alter (on-going), Mike Montgomery (incoming), Marcella Mee (out-going), Eric Small (out-going), Bee Ottinger (incoming).

The B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association of Los Angeles (The Association) is a non-profit educational organization that coordinates the activities of Iyengar Yoga in the Los Angeles area. It owns and operates the  B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Institute of Los Angeles (The Institute).

IYALA is affiliated with the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS), committed to the dissemination and promotion of the art, science and philosophy of Yoga according to the teachings of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar. Our local association does much of the behind the scenes work necessary to provide our yoga community with quality instruction and support for a solid practice.

The Association sponsors community events (free to members) aimed at sharing information about B.K.S. Iyengar and his work, highlighting topics in Indian culture, and bringing together the community. The association sponsors members' workshops, parties, movie nights, and other events. It has a lending library of books, videos, and DVDs on the teachings of Iyengar yoga. In addition, the association publishes the Yoga Vidya Journal twice a year.