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 We Recognize and Thank Our Sponsors for Their Invaluable Support!

Please click on the logos to visit their websites to learn more about them.

Platinum 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


Do you find navigating your career and expressing your mission, attracting your ideal students and clients, all the while trying to maintain or deepen your yoga lifestyle, challenging? Yoga Professional Academy was designed for you, to help your business and your soul thrive. With a variety of coaching programs, PR services, social media training, Making Instagram Work for You, complimentary income streams and mentoring, you can find the support you need so that you will have more time and energy.


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.

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



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


Happy Yoga LLC provides yoga mats and educational tools for students, teachers, therapist and researchers that are inspired by research and designed for accessibility. We incorporate unique, visual reference points on our products,  providing a template for learning and teaching yoga. Our educational tools include magnets, dry-erase and on-line videos. Happy Yoga LLC supports accessibility and research by donating a portion of our profits and making our products available at cost to research facilities.


Integrative Yoga Therapy is a pioneer and leader in therapeutic Yoga teacher training products. We are dedicated to bringing the ancient insights of Yoga into mainstream wellness based on a vision of health as a unity of body, mind and spirit. Our books, including the "Yoga Toolbox for Teachers and Students" and "Mudras for Healing and Transformation", are used in yoga teacher and yoga therapist trainings worldwide.

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.


Located on a breathtaking campus in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is home to the renowned Kripalu Schools--including the School of Integrative Yoga Therapy--offering inspiring certification programs that allow you to deepen your practice and share your passion with the world.



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.



Meridian University is dedicated to enabling human development through wise transformative impact across multiple domains with global reach and local value. Meridian’s graduate degree programs in Business, Psychology, Education, and Transformative Leadership enable students to combine passion with profession in service of larger social, cultural, ecological, and developmental goals.



  Educating learners in ancient teachings and community building within a supportive container for transformation. Since 1978, Mount Madonna has provided theoretical and practical professional education and training in classical systems of Yoga, Āyurveda, and Community. Each School emphasizes self-learning, service, and continuing life-long learning, as well as teaching the ethical and professional standards necessary for developing high-level, meaningful careers.



New Mexico School of Yoga specializes in Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. Offering workshops, certification and continuing education. NMSY is proud to be an APD provider as well as an approved NAMA and YA CEU provider. For all things Yoga and Ayurveda from training to retreats we are your school!


Optimal State Yoga Therapy School trains Yoga Therapists.  We specialize in helping LHCP's become Yoga Therapists. Optimal State uses a hybrid style of online learning to reach and teach people from all over the world.  We combine modern western healthcare and Psychology with Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy.  We use the Optimal State signature curriculum developed by Amy Wheeler, Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.  We also specialize in helping you to create and grow your business of Yoga Therapy so that you can make a sustainable living after you graduate from our program.  We recently found our home at a beautiful retreat center in Southern California.  We look forward to taking you back to nature when you visit the mountains in Southern California.




The Phoenix Rising Method underlies our Yoga Therapist, Yoga Teacher Training, and Programs for Mental Health Professionals which provide a comprehensive education in guiding yoga-based embodied mindfulness experiences that are client-centered and deeply empowering.


Sequence Wiz is a yoga sequence builder that helps yoga teachers and yoga therapists easily design yoga practices online using customizable stick figure images. It features a huge database of yoga poses, a library of predesigned practices, exclusive video series and informational materials on sequencing yoga practices for maximum effectiveness.



Singing Dragon publishes authoritative books on complementary and alternative health, Tai Chi, Qigong and ancient wisdom traditions for health, wellbeing, and professional and personal development.

Our books are for professionals and general readers. We also publish graphic novels across our subject areas, and books for children on issues such as bereavement, depression and anger.

Singing Dragon is an imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, established in 1987 and committed to publishing accessible books that make a difference.

An IAYT Partner


 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.

Emphasizing an approach to healing that values mind, body, and spirit, the Center for Integrative Medicine is committed to evaluating the scientific foundation of complementary medicine, educating health professionals and the public about integrative medicine and integrating evidence-based complementary therapies into clinical care to help people achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being.



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 Therapy Link, a public benefit company, offers a well-designed, user-friendly, socially responsible platform that gives yoga therapists powerful tools to:
-Expand Their Client Base;
-Connect With a Community; and
-Build Their Brand.

We work to introduce yoga therapy to potential clients and link them to you.


  Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute is proud to offer an IAYT Accredited Yoga Therapy Certification Program, Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Trainings, and In-depth Yoga Therapy, SomaYoga & Somatic Studies, led by Yoga Therapists, Ann Maxwell MA C-IAYT SE and Molly McManus C-IAYT AHC SE. Our innovative curriculum and pairing of the ancient wisdom of yoga with the neuromuscular re-education discipline of Somatics is a unique blend of Yoga Therapy that brings profound results.


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.





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.


About Sponsorship

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.