About IFYM

The International Foundation of Yoga and Meditation (IFYM) is an educational membership-based network that crosses all boundaries to bring people together to get the benefits and advances of yoga and meditation, knowledge and adoption of integrated meditation and yoga policy and practice.

Our Mission

Our mission is to lead the global meditation and yoga community and provide resources, and uphold the teachings of meditation and yoga. The Foundation seeks to achieve this through the development and exchange of ideas among teachers, students, researchers, clinicians, policy makers and others throughout the World. Our mission is to encourage practice of yoga and meditation in everyday life.

Our mission is to lead the global yoga and meditation community to set high standards, foster integrity, provide resources, and uphold the teachings of yoga and meditation beyond the boundary of country, religion, cults and sects. We respect the ancient teachings of yoga and meditation. We also respect the present findings, innovations, modifications, and research on yoga and meditation.

IFYM implements grassroots programs for stress reduction, health, well-being, and social development so human values can flourish in people and communities.  Our programs enhance clarity of mind, shift attitudes and behaviors, and develop leaders and communities that are resilient, responsible, and inspired.

Our Goal

The Foundation delivers education, information and research, and networking opportunities to thousands of benefits and meditation professionals who have come to rely on it for objective, accurate and timely information. We invite you to discover what makes the International Foundation different—and how we work hard to provide our members with the ancient and latest benefits and resources. Join the International Foundation of Yoga and Meditation today.

The Foundation’s goal is to provide a unique forum to bring these various perspective s together with the ultimately aim of improving the experience of  human life.

We achieve this by developing people and organizations by:

  • supporting a network of global members so that they might collaborate, share knowledge and ideas and discuss the latest ideas around meditation, mindfulness, and yoga
  • undertaking primary research and providing research and evaluation support to integrated meditation research-based projects
  • providing online yoga courses
  • providing online meditation courses
  • providing online mindfulness training courses
  • providing teachers training courses