IAYT membership is open to Yoga practitioners,
Yoga teachers, Yoga therapists, health professionals utilizing Yoga in their
practice, and Yoga researchers. As a member of IAYT, you will not only support
your own development as a Yoga professional, but also contribute to the
development of Yoga as a recognized and respected therapy.
Subscription to the annual
International Journal of Yoga Therapy
This journal, the only one of its kind in the world, brings in-depth articles
on various philosophy, theory, and practice of Yoga therapy. It reports on
current research and addresses practical and policy issues for Yoga therapists.
Each issue also contains book and video reviews. IJYT is published each October
and distributed to all current members.
Back issues are also available.(A
special discount of 25% is offered to new members who purchase a complete set
of back issues of IJYT.)
Subscription to the tri-annual, Yoga Therapy Today (YTT)
YTT provides practical ideas for Yoga practitioners, Yoga teachers,
Yoga therapists, and healthcare professionals. This publication includes brief
case studies, short articles on professional issues, descriptions of Yoga
practices for specific populations, and other topics of interest to members.
This newsletter contains some content previously published in IJYT and Yoga
Studies. Published March, June and December. Previously titled Yoga Therapy in Practice.
New in 2009!
Electronic access to current and back issues of the IJYT and YTT is now available.
Access is free to IAYT members after logging in to the IAYT website.
At last you can search and find articles from all back issues of the IJYT and YTT.
Searchable Membership Listing and Professional
IAYT provides a searchable listing of members and Yoga therapists on our
website as well as the option for members to provide an indepth professional
profile. Profiles allow the public and healthcare professionals to find members
with the qualifications and experience important to them, and support member
networking. Many of our members are pioneers of therapeutic applications of
Yoga in the West, and you may learn about their background through their
to IAYT's association meeting, the
Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research (SYTAR), the Symposium on Yoga Research (SYR) and most other IAYT sponsored events.
To IAYT's Digital Resources Library (DRL), a state of the art library for conference presentations and handouts plus other shared resources that support professional education and research.
Extensive Bibliographies on Yoga and Health
Members have access to the full set of IAYT bibliographies after logging in.. Hundreds are posted on the website. The bibliographies contain citations for journal
articles, books, chapters or sections in books, magazine articles, newspaper
articles, online resources, audiotapes, CD's, videotapes, and DVD's related to
each subject. Where applicable, an "Ongoing Research" section is included that
describes studies in progress and provides contact information for each
researcher. These bibliographies were complied betore the days of web search functions. Updating was discontinued in September 2006 but these can still be extremely valuable. For example, copy the full citation and paste this into a web search function.
Yoga Research Summaries, an on-line report on the latest Yoga
research. Updated monthly.
Yoga Research Updates & News, an on-line listing of opportunities to
collaborate or participate in Yoga research.
All Back Issues of the Tri-annual 40+ Page
This unique, in-depth online journal features practical and
philosophical articles on Yoga and Yoga therapy, Questions & Answers, News,
Networking, Research Summaries, Yoga Therapy Courses, and related topics.
Back issues are available. Discontinued in 2005 and replaced by Yoga Therapy in Practice, which in turn evolved into Yoga Therapy Today in 2009.
Your membership also supports these important IAYT
Providing public education about Yoga therapy
Providing an organized professional voice for Yoga in public policy decisions
and meetings on integrative health care and complementary and alternative
Representing your interests in the emerging training standards for Yoga
$90/year in the U.S; $108/year outside the U.S.
(IAYT uses bulk mail within the US, but uses airmail everywhere else)
- Two years Membership $170 U.S., $200 outside the US
- Three years Membership $240 U.S., $285 outside the US
New! Digital Only Membership
$75/year worldwide. Includes all Membership benefits except hard copies of IAYT publications.
Electronic access to IAYT publications only.
Two years Membership $140
Three years Membership
New! Student Memberships
$65 in the US; $83 outside the U.S. $50 Digital. For students of an IAYT member school or students of an accredited college or university. One year only
Individual Membership plus $20, $50, $108 or other.
Supporting Memberships have long been
an important source of funding for the expansion of IAYT's member and
receive all the benefits of Professional Members. In addition, Supporting
Members are acknowledged in our new searchable directory and receive a set of 3" Tibetan Wind Horse prayer flags.
$1,008 for both U.S. and outside the U.S. (This is a five year membership)
Patron membership is a renewed membership category for IAYT.
Most of your contribution is tax deductible, and you will receive a
personal acknowledgment and formal tax statement for your records.
This is an enhanced means to support IAYT’s mission and improve
funding for current priorities.
See Support IAYT.
Our intent is also to foster a longer-term relationship with IAYT.
Patron Members receive all the benefits of Supporting Members and
are also acknowledged in our searchable directory and in
Yoga Therapy Today.
KYTA, HITA and IYTA Members
KYTA, HITA and IYTA Members may join as regular or Supporting Members, and
dues information is provided when making payment. Your current KYTA, HITA or
IYTA Membership number is required.