Our vision is a better, bolder, more compassionate world grounded in yoga. We are seeking individuals to join our Boards of Directors and bring this vision to life.


At Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance Foundation, our Boards of Directors are the embodiment of governance and strategic oversight. Serving on our board is an opportunity to support the global yoga community and ensure alignment with our long-term vision defined in the 2024-2030 Yoga Alliance Strategic Plan..

How to Get Started

You can start the nomination or application process below if you are ready. If you are looking for more information, please review the following resources:


Do you know someone who would be a good fit for our Boards? Complete the nomination form.

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If you have been nominated or are interested in applying for the Boards, complete the application.

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Nominations and applications are due by July 31, 2024.

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Our Boards of Directors

Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance Foundation’s work is guided by a board of directors that bring a diverseness of lived experiences and perspectives, deep expertise in strategic planning and financial management, a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and, at the core, passion for living a yogic lifestyle and serving our mission.

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