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To become a Friends of Yoga member, please select your membership type from the options below.

You can then fill out your profile details and will be directed to PayPal for payments.
If you don’t have a PayPal account, you can still use a debit/credit card via the PayPal system.

Membership benefits include:

  • Membership of an International Society

  • Opportunity to take up posts that help in running the organisation

  • Excellent insurance cover for tutors and teachers

  • Opportunity to participate in seminars, workshops and weekend retreats

  • Ongoing Yoga classes and courses with qualified teachers




The Society was founded in 1970 by a section of the Yoga Institute of Santa Cruz, Bombay, India and later became a separate organisation led by Wilfred Clarke who had been responsible for setting up the British Wheel of Yoga.

Friends of Yoga is now run by an Executive Committee, Administration Officers, Area Officers, Tutors and Assessors.
The Executive Committee consists of a Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Training & Standards Officer, Marketing Officer and Diploma Board Officer and it meets twice a year.

General Enquiries

Please contact Christine Clist

Friendly yoga classes

01730 894281

Membership Enquiries

Please contact Kalyani Verma

Area Contacts

For information regarding classes or activities in your area, please contact the Area Officer.