EUY Congress Zinal 2016 Movie

We are proud to present the movie of EUY Congress Zinal 2016. You can click on the button below right for full screen mode, and the Escape key to return to normal view.

EUY Members Registration

We are proud to announce the launch of the EUY Members Registration website.

This website allows EUY Recognized Teachers and Schools to host their personal page on our website. For more details and instructions click on the image below to visit the site.

2016 EUY International Yoga Day Activities

EUY General Assembly Villeret 15 – 17 April 2016

The General Assembly meeting in the beautiful location of Villleret, Switzerland was very successful, with lots of positive progress and lots of work to do. We include our logo below available for download to use on your Federation or School websites. Various formats are available. We have a few significant events in the near future for some of our federations. FINEY will be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary and Congress, 25 – 28 May 2017, YS will be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary and Congress in 2018, SJL will be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary and Congress 2017, the BDY 50th anniversary and Congress happens in 2017. The IYA will celebrate it’s 40th anniversary in 2018, as well as hosting the EUY General Assembly. More details of the events will follow soon.

International day of Yoga

Yoga aims to transform both body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga. The declaration came after the call for the adoption of 21 June as International Day of Yoga by Honorable Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014 wherein he stated: “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action, restraint and fulfillment, harmony between man and nature and a holistic approach to health and well-being. Read more >>

The European Union of Yoga (EUY) has noticed with regret that in Russia, in June 2015 in the city of Nizhnevartovsk the authorities banned yoga classes under the precinct that it is tied to religious practices and due to the assumption that hatha yoga has an occult character. This goes against historical evidence, where yoga as such had a separate line of development from even Indian or Chinese religious movements. Read more >>

In Memoriam

Doc.Ing.Janka Jablonská CSc

Els Krop

After a short but intense period of illness Els Krop passed away on 27 April 2015.

Swami Veda Bharati

On the 14th of July 2015 at 03h local time, Mahamandaleshwar Swami Veda Bharati D.Litt., passed away. He was the guest of honour many times at Zinal and a world renowned yogi, one of those who in spite of living and teaching on nearly all continents remained pure, open hearted and kind to all. He has been guiding thousands of sadhakas towards the ideals of yoga from around the globe. May his regained freedom benefit all.

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The Organisation

View EUY History, Organisational Structure, The Board, General Assembly, Teams and Teacher Training Standards. The EUY was founded in 1971 by Gerard Blitz and Andre van Lysebeth. The representatives of the National Federations met in Switzerland in 1971 to create the European Union of Yoga Federations (UEFNY) which later became the EUY. Read More >>

Organisational Structure

The Board

General Assembly


EUY members resources. Please view the available online resources Read more >>

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