International Yoga Federation
(est. 1965)
   The International Yoga Federation is a loose con-federation of YOGIS and YOGA associations; it is administered by the World Yoga Council, founded in 1965 by Mahavatar Kirsha Kisore Das at Ben-gal, India. The council is composed of grand yoga masters for each continent: Asia, America, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The presidency rotates across continental representatives. In 2005, the executive office was located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After 2006, the executive work rotates to Europe.

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