International Yoga Festival is grounded in the authentic origin of Yoga. Practice and learn from masters from traditional yoga lineages of India, as well as masters of international yoga schools & styles.
During the one-week Festival, you will have the opportunity to participate in over 70 hours of Yoga classes from world-class Yoga teachers practicing multiple styles of Yoga including Kundalini Yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and Kriya Yoga. The participants will also be blessed with the presence, satsang and divine words of revered saints and spiritual masters from within India.
While each day’s class offerings vary from day-to-day, the IYF includes:
Daily Yoga Classes Divine Satsang Ganga Aarti Cultural Performances & More Beautiful Ashram Grounds A Family of Yogis
Daily Yoga Classes
Strengthen your practice with over 70 hours of Yoga classes from world-class Yoga teachers practicing multiple styles including Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga & Iyengar Yoga starting from 4am and running through to 5pm every day.
Inspiring Lectures from Saints & Yogacharyas
Be blessed with the presence, satsang and divine words of revered saints and spiritual masters from around the world on a variety of uplifting and inspiring subjects.
Special Evening Ganga Aarti Lighting Ceremony
Ganga Aarti transcends the borders and boundaries of language and culture, diving straight into one’s heart, carrying one to Heaven. The Yagna puja allows for devotional offerings to be made into a sacred fire. All on the banks of the Ganges and led by Pujya Swamiji, Sadhvi Abhaji (Mataji) & our Parmarth Rishikumars.
Evening Kirtan, Cultural Performances & More
Listen, watch, sing & dance along to ecstatic drumming, moving kirtan and beautiful cultural performances that take you through the night until 10pm.
Beautiful Ashram Grounds
Parmarth Niketan is a true spiritual haven, lying on the holy banks of Mother Ganga in the lap of the lush Himalayas, with a clean, pure and sacred atmosphere as well as abundant, beautiful gardens.
A Family of Yogis from Around the World
IYF hosts hundreds of yogis from around the world, all coming to grow in their practices and breathe the spiritual atmosphere of Rishikesh.
Learn More About Past IYFs!
Download the IYF 2020 Schedule
Learn about the daily classes offered in yogasana, meditation and healing practices, as well as talks with renowned spiritual leaders.
Download the IYF 2020 Brochure
Learn about the renowned yogacharyas and spiritual leaders and the yoga styles in the festival, delve into the true meaning of yoga in daily life, and much more.
Download the IYF 2020 Special Newsletter
Highlights from the world-renowned 31st annual International Yoga Festival, held every year at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, Yoga Capital of the World.