Membership of aYs
aYs is a welcoming and supportive Yoga community for anyone interested in learning more about the Yoga tradition, inspired by the work of Śri T Krishnamacharya and his son, TKV Desikachar.
Membership offers a guarantee of quality:
- Our teachers are highly trained and qualified and demonstrate commitment to continued learning and teaching within this tradition.
- Our students become valuable members of a community of those wishing to deepen their connection with Yoga.
Membership of aYs brings with it
the following benefits:
Meet our team
aYs is a company limited by guarantee – aYs Ltd.
We are registered with the charity commission as having charitable status.
Our team of volunteers dedicate a significant amount of their time and expertise to make aYs the successful organisation that it has become.
Jose Kirby – Chair *
Eleanor Dawson – Special Projects (includes liaison with TSYP)
Siobhan Doherty – Convention Organiser
Duncan Baldwin – Secretary *
Sue Chudley – Designer and Liaison with BCYT *
Sabine Dahn – Administrator and CPD
Debbie Charlett – Treasurer *
Lesley Muir – Communications Co-ordinator
Amanda Oakes – Special Projects *
Carl Hargreaves – Special Projects *
Philip Copestake – Website & Social media *
NB * designates a Trustee
The aYs Honorary membership scheme recognises and thanks exceptional and experienced teachers who have provided support to the aYs over the years.
Our current honorary members are Sriram and Navtej Johar.
Both have been long term students of TKV Desikachar, and plenary teachers at our annual convention.