Become a Teacher

The Iyengar System

From July 2020, RIMYI has implemented new Certification and Assessment Guidelines after considering the input from Iyengar teachers and students around the world. Iyengar Yoga New Zealand is hard at work to implement this new system.

The changes to the Certification and Assessment system are intended to make the process more open and…

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Teacher Trainee Enrolment

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Teacher Trainer / Mentor Registration Form


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Ethics & Code of Practice

The Teachers Code of Practice was developed at the request of Mr. BKS Iyengar and is in line with those developed by other international Iyengar Associations. It is supported by the Association’s Ethical Guidelines which includes a comprehensive Complaint’s Handling Procedure.
The Teacher’s Code of Practice
Teachers’ Code of Practice was…

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Certification Mark

 The Certification Mark is the logo that pictures Yogacharya BKS Iyengar in Natarajasana over an outline of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune.The use of this mark by certified Iyengar Yoga teachers demonstrates the teacher’s authenticity and commitment to the Iyengar system of yoga….

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“Consciousness, being in conjunction both with the seer and the seen, appears to an average individual to be all-pervading, omniscient and real. When one is cultured and purified, one realises that consciousness has no existence of its own but is dependent on the seer.”

– B.K.S. Iyengar

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