The Society of Yoga Practitioners

The Society of Yoga Practitioners

At a glance


  • Health and well being / research and care

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 


  1. To advance the practice of yoga in the tradition of Professor T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar, adapting their philosophy and practices for current times to promote physical and mental health and alleviate suffering. 

  1. To promote wider understanding of the benefits of this tradition of yoga and increase its take up by the general public. 

  1. To ensure the public have access to high quality teaching by fostering a community of appropriately qualified teachers and therapists, and by supporting the growth of individual and collective knowledge through study, research and professional development. 


  1. Disseminate the teachings of yoga in the tradition of Professor T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar, making it accessible to anyone interested in the benefits of yoga for health and wellbeing. 

  1. Offer a range of free and discounted events including monthly chant saṅgha-s and āsana practices 

  1. Through our website and free newsletter make available a range of free resources and materials, including distribution of articles, publications and other sources of expert information and access to finding a teacher 

  1. Provide training of the highest quality to increase the number of yoga teachers, yoga therapists and Vedic chant teachers offering therapy and classes in this tradition to enrich and expand our offering to the general public. 

  1. Provide financial assistance for those who might otherwise be prevented from benefiting from our events and courses.  

  1. Harness the expertise of our teachers to provide free classes, volunteer, and provide mentoring to maintain the highest level of yoga and support our aim of making it available to the general public. 

  1. Create a community for teachers, therapists, students, practitioners, and others interested in TSYP’s approach to yoga 

  1. Work with other relevant organisations such as mental health charities, those working with disadvantaged groups etc. to bring the benefits of yoga to more people 

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