To join or renew your membership of NELIY, please see 'Membership & Joining' on the website of our national organisation, IY(UK), which now handles NELIY membership subscriptions. When you join on the IY(UK) website, follow the directions to join via a member group (this is cheaper than joining as an individual IY(UK) member), and look for North East London Iyengar Yoga in the list.
If you have any queries about membership, please get in touch with Pam MacKenzie via this website.
NELIY is a Member Group of Iyengar Yoga (UK). IY(UK) - which you'll sometimes hear referred to by its old name, the 'Iyengar Yoga Association' or 'IYA' - provides information about Iyengar Yoga and yoga events in the United Kingdom. Many IY(UK) members have formed local or regional groups (such as NELIY) which hold events on a local scale; others remain as individual members. Members of NELIY are automatically members of IY(UK), so will receive a copy of the Iyengar Yoga News magazine twice a year. Also, IY(UK) members are invited to attend an annual yoga convention, at which distinguished yoga teachers from the UK, India and elsewhere lead classes.
Iyengar Yoga (UK) Ltd., as the professional organisation of Iyengar yoga practitioners in the UK, is also responsible for maintaining standards of teaching of Iyengar yoga, and for the assessment and certification of those wishing to teach. All active Iyengar yoga teachers in the UK must belong to IY(UK) and hold the Iyengar Yoga Certification Mark.
You can find out more about IY(UK) and Iyengar Yoga at http://www.iyengaryoga.org.uk, where you can also search for Iyengar Yoga teachers in your area.