Studying at RIMYI

Yoga is the study of the functioning of the body, the mind and the intellect in the process of attaining freedom.

Yoga is the study of the functioning of the body, the mind and the intellect in the process of attaining freedom.

Geeta Iyengar

Studying in RIMYI

RIMYI welcomes Iyengar Yoga practitioners from all over the world for general and ladies’ classes.

Note: The classes are generally booked a year or two in advance.

Assessment Dates


The student should be practising “Iyengar Yoga” for at least eight years.

This should include the regular practice of inverted postures, such as Sirsasana, and Sarvangasana for 8-10 minutes.

All students should have read the introductory chapter to “Light on Yoga” and be familiar with the terms and principles covered in that chapter.

It is expected that women are to know what is to be practised during pregnancy and menstruation.

Applications & Admissions:

The Application Form can be downloaded. The form has to be endorsed by your teacher before you submit it.
The completed application form with the letter from the teacher has to be sent to the Secretary, RIMYI. An acceptance letter and the schedule would be mailed to those permitted to attend the classes.
Admissions do not have to be reconfirmed. You will be notified in case of any changes. Students can attend a maximum of six classes per week for one month. The weekly schedule of classes would only be provided to the student on arrival.


All payments should be made online. The total cost for one month is $500 USD. A deposit of $150 USD is to be made along with the application. When the online payment is made to RIMYI, then an email must be sent to (RIMYI) mentioning details about the payment:

1. Name of the person/organisation making the foreign remittance,
2. Address, phone number and email of the person/organisation making the remittance
3. The date, amount and currency in which the remittance has been made.
4. The purpose of the remittance i.e tuition fees

Bank details:

Account NameRamamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute
Name of the BankBank of India
Bank Account Number050920100010175
IFSC CodeBKID0000509
MICR Code411013010
Name of the BranchTilak Road Branch, Pune
Branch Address431-112 Shukrawar Peth, Tilak Road, Pune, 
Maharashtra, India – 411002


Students will have to make their own arrangements for lodging and boarding.

  • Right to admission is reserved.
  • Students will not be permitted to the classes if they do not present the acceptance letter when they arrive at the RIMYI.

For any queries about admissions, Contact:
Mr Pandurang Rao, Secretary
Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI)
1107 B/1, Hare Krishna Mandir Road, Model Colony, Shivaji Nagar,
Pune – 411 016, Maharashtra.
Telephone: +91-20-2565 6134 e-mail:

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It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence.

B.K.S. Iyengar

B.K.S. Iyengar

Attend an event or workshop

Certified Iyengar yoga teachers from Wellington, Auckland and around Aotearoa New Zealand regularly host yoga retreats and workshops. Find an Iyengar yoga event near you.


Align Your Body–Awaken Your Breath: Session 2

Bali Retreat with Peter Scott & Melodie Batchelor

10-day retreat suitable for teachers, trainees and keen students

Seated Asana & Arm Balancing Intensive with Monica Haar

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