Sponsors 2017 - 2018
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Contact Debra Krajewski, IAYT's Conference Manager, at debrak@iayt"dot"org to find out how to become a conference sponsor and what sponsorship opportunities are available for the coming year.


We Recognize and Thank Our Sponsors!

Please visit their websites to learn more about them.
Diamond Sponsor

Yoga has the potential to change our world-both through the alleviation of suffering and the creation of vast opportunities for self-fulfillment. Those of us who practice yoga know that this is true. But in order to bring the transformational effects of yoga deeply into our society, these effects must first be scientifically evaluated—and that’s just what we're doing at the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living (KIEL).


Gold Sponsor

YogaMate is an online platform sharing evidence-informed resources and tools for Yoga professionals and the public, championing the therapeutic application of Yoga.

Teachers & therapists utilize YogaMate's professional sequence (plan) creation & marketing tools to share knowledge, empower students & clients, build trust & strengthen connections with their community.

Register your complimentary profile & better differentiate yourself, carving your niche in the application of Therapeutic Yoga. (Please note there is a min 500 hrs Yoga Teacher Training or 200 hours for Licensed Healthcare Practitioners to be featured in the YogaMate directory).

YogaMate - Inspire, Connect and Share your knowledge and passion for therapeutic Yoga.

An IAYT Partner

Silver Sponsors

The American Viniyoga™ Institute is an organization of yoga practitioners and professionals sharing core values, guided by the spirit of Viniyoga and dedicated to offering quality experiential, education and professional training opportunities in the fields of health and fitness, therapy and self care, and personal transformation. We honor the integrity of ancient yoga teachings while making them relevant and practical today.

  Offering therapeutic yoga services and classes, individualized therapeutic sessions,teacher training programs, continuing education and workshops in Adaptive Yoga and Yoga for Children and Adults with Special Needs. Asanas for Autism and Special Needs is a Registered Yoga School through Yoga Alliance.

Banyan Botanicals was founded in 1996 with the mission to help people achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being. As an Ayurvedic lifestyle company, we specialize in products made from Ayurvedic herbs that are organically grown, sustainably sourced, fairly traded, and made in the USA. Banyan is committed to providing exceptional customer service, inspiring educational content and the highest quality Ayurvedic herbs that are safe, pure, and effective. Learn more at banyanbotanicals.com

An IAYT Partner


Information, inspiration, and support at every step of your journey to beYogi—from student to studio owner and everyone in between. beYogi also offers yoga teachers, teacher trainees and IAYT Certified Yoga Therapists access to affordable, all-inclusive yoga liability insurance.

An IAYT Partner



Our whole body nylon/lycra resistance bands-: Stretch-eze, Elastablast, Airwalker, and Co-OperBlanket, are used worldwide for Pilates, Yoga, Education, and Therapy. Designed by dancer, movement therapist and Pilates instructor Kimberly Dye, they promote tactile and proprioceptive input necessary for understanding how to move with tensegrity, ease, and precision. Studio discounts available.


  Essential Yoga Therapy offers an IAYT Accredited Therapist Training Program with outstanding faculty and strong mentorship. Our program takes seasoned yoga teachers and provides them the skills and knowledge to become competent, confident therapists. Combining philosophical precepts from yoga and ayurveda, with neuroscience and functional anatomy, EYT graduates are well-prepared for private practice, yoga research or to offer therapeutic yoga classes within medical settings in their community.


Hale Pule Ayurveda & Yoga, located on the island of Kaua’i, was founded on one simple idea: To create a space for healing and learning that offers a chance to reconnect to higher self. Our programs, which include Ayurvedic chef training, Ayurvedic treatment training, professional mentorship, and an Ayurvedic health counselor program provide a framework for professional growth. Whether in person or online, our programs support you in creating a holistic livelihood.


Handspring Publishing is a recently founded publishing house specializing in books for osteopaths, massage therapists, yoga and Pilates teachers, physiotherapists, and other professionals all of whom use touch or movement to help patients achieve wellness.

An IAYT Partner


Integrative Yoga Therapy is a pioneer and leader in therapeutic Yoga teacher training programs. We are dedicated to bringing the ancient insights of Yoga into mainstream wellness programs based on a vision of health as a unity of body, mind and spirit. The IYT experiential approach to learning allows students to integrate in-depth information through a creative process resulting in a uniquely personal experience. IYT students bring Yoga based wellness programs into a wide variety of settings.

The Integrative Restoration Institute (IRI) provides programs, teacher trainings and retreats that show you how to live a contented life, free of conflict and fear, by opening your mind and body to its inherent ground of health and well-being.

Our MISSION is to help people resolve their pain and suffering and to experience deep healing and peace. As an educational nonprofit, we provide trainings in iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation and spiritual retreats based on the ancient teachings of Yoga.

LifeForce Yoga (LFY) is a blend of yogic practices and current research for mood management adapted to serve professionals in yoga and clinical settings. Through experiential learning, practitioners integrate techniques that weave into their therapeutic modality to support clients and students in managing anxiety, depression, and trauma. LFY offers training in simple tools and interventions that clients can duplicate at home with success. LFY is an elective in a number of IAYT certified programs.

Maryland University of Integrative Health is an accredited graduate school with an academic and clinical focus on health and wellness. MUIH offers one of the nation’s first master’s degrees in yoga therapy accredited by IAYT. The university also offers doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs in nutrition, health and wellness coaching, health promotion, herbal medicine, and acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Online, campus, and weekend options available.


  New Mexico School of Yoga is a leader in Ayurvedic Yoga Education. We offer online programs like our popular 50 hr Ayurvedic Study Course as well as 300 hr Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist Certification. For specialized education in Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy our modular and online options make studying with us easy, affordable and educational.


Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy training invites personal growth and professional development through self-study and hands on practicum. PRYT is a yoga-based, client-centered modality encouraging exploration of the relationship between what’s happening in one's body and what’s happening in life. Body-centered awareness of this kind may bring about a release of physical or emotional tension leading to a better self-understanding and inner guidance that can be supportive in making life decisions.

 The Three Minute Egg® is ergonomically designed to work with the shape of your body. This One-Stop Yoga Prop offers an unparalleled combination of comfort, protection and support in both dynamic and restorative practices. No matter what style of yoga you enjoy, the Three Minute Egg® will add new dimensions to your practice.

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an empirically validated, adjunctive clinical treatment for complex trauma or chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD. Developed at the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, TCTSY has foundations in Trauma Theory, Attachment Theory, and Neuroscience as well as Hatha Yoga practice with an emphasis on body-based yoga forms and breathing practices.

  Vyana is a yoga and lifestyle company blazing with passion and adventure.  Our products include the multi-functional HastaPada® Yoga Strap and Portable Sacred Charms - Vedivahaan's to create a sacred space in body, mind and spirit through the embodiment of yoga in a physical practice and extending into our daily lives.
  Yoga for a Happy Back offers continuing education for yoga teachers and health professionals who want to use yoga therapeutically for individuals with back and neck pain. Learn how to design group classes for specialty populations and tailor individual yoga therapy sessions for those struggling with chronic pain including degenerative disc disease, sciatica, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, disc herniations and scoliosis.

Yoga Life Style has been supplying bolsters to the therapeutic Yoga community for 20 years. Today, we offer a full line of yoga props as well as supplying books for teacher training programs and carrying the most diverse and complete line of yoga posters found anywhere. Many of these last are self published. At SYTAR I have found the exchange of ideas enriching and I hope you will come by the bookstore this year, see what I have and fill me in on what is of interest to you.

An IAYT Partner

Yoga Professional Academy o
ffers solutions to yoga professionals who are looking for continuing education mentoring, business building coaching, yoga therapist training, essential oils training & prenatal yoga teacher training. YPA, founded by pioneer yoga therapist & author, Nicole DeAvilla, will be featuring at SYTAR this year special guest writing coach Steph Ritz creator of Stories That Sell and special offers on 2 Minute Yoga Programs, Prenatal Yoga and Yoga Therapy and Essential Oils.


Yoga Therapy Rx is a marriage between Yoga therapy and complementary medicine. The course is designed to train Yoga teachers to be Yoga therapists and apply classical applications of Yoga for use in clinical settings to help treat common ailments and conditions. Certification through Loyola Marymount University. For more information, visit www.samata.com and click on the LMU logo.

Learn about our Yoga Therapy for Mental Health practicum.

See how LMU describes this important course.


  Yoga Tune Up® is a therapeutic format that strikes a balance between the worlds of yoga, fitness, and myofascial self-care with a focus on relieving pain, improving posture and increasing performance. Its restorative techniques bring a practical yoga philosophy into the nuts and bolts of healthy movement, challenging the body from every from every conceivable angle until breakthroughs occur – literally changing the nature of the tissues in the area being addressed.




Leading provider of online yoga education focused on the therapeutic applications of yoga.


Yoga Well Institute teaches Yoga in a clear &organized way supporting practical application in daily life.

We value sustainable transformation, experiential understanding, and relationship.

We offer yoga & yoga therapy trainings, workshops, & online classes.


  Zmaaya client management software developed specifically for yoga therapists. All information about your clients at your finger tips so your clients know that you truly care for their well-being. See all client past sessions, plans, progress, health history, goals & assessment in one place, all stored safely & securely in Zmaaya.

Access all your yoga plans, just copy, drag & drop – voila a brand new plan for your client is ready.
If you provide yoga as therapy you need Zmaaya.

About Sponsorship

For information about sponsorship, please contact Debra Krajewski at debrak@iayt "dot" org.

We recognize and thank our sponsors for their support of IAYT! Please visit their websites to learn more about them.