Come Celebrate the Joy of Yoga at the International Yoga Festival

About the IYF

ornament1The annual International Yoga Festival, organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India, is grounded in the authentic origin of Yoga.

Our Presenters

ornament1Practise and learn from masters from the Traditional Yoga Lineages from India, as well as masters of International yoga schools & styles.

IYF History

ornament1From a small festival first organized in 1999, to a festival which now brings hundreds from all over the world, read here about the history of the IYF.

Our Program

ornament1IYF’s program includes over 70 hours of Yoga classes from world class Yoga teachers, plus evening discussions with some of India’s leading spiritual leaders.

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IYF in the Media


    I am the Croatian ambassador for a yoga initiation program for children. I have to come to here to see all these gifted global teachers and to learn from them."
    Ivana Crmcic, Zagreb, Croatia
    "Practicing Kundalini with such amazing instructors on the Ganges with this diverse community has been an incredible experience."
    Vik Shah, Bangalore, India

    "The Yoga Festival has been a perfect reason to finally come home to India."
    Deborah Johnson, San Diego, USA
    "As a new yoga teacher it's amazing to listen and learn from so many great teachers, and especially in such a divine location."
    Peter Marinic, Ljubania, Slovenia
    "I come to Parmarth Niketan to International Yoga Festival every year to recharge my batteries and to find my center again."
    Sasch Franchinia, Bergamo, Italy
    "The teachings are so deep, the atmosphere is beautifully light and the people are so open.
    The International Yoga Festival is more than I can ask for from any yoga event."
    Tiia Tammenin, Helsinki, Finland

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Our Partners

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