IYAMW Active Committees

Events Committee

The IYAMW Events Committee coordinates region wide events in order to strengthen and support an inclusive and cohesive community of Iyengar Yoga practitioners and to increase the visibility of Iyengar Yoga. Events may include yoga workshops, movie nights, discussion forums and more. Contact us with your idea for an event!

If you are interested in volunteering to serve on the Events Committee, please contact Kelly Sobanski.

Membership Committee

For questions regarding your IYAMW membership, including benefits, contact Donna Furmanek.

Website and Communications Committee

The IYAMW Website and Communications Committee works to expand the reach of our organization through design and maintenance of a comprehensive website. We serve the membership by reporting information on Board meetings, events and teachers in the region.
To share your comments or suggestions for improving our IYAMW website, please contact Alexander Hansen.

Nominations Committee

Members of the IYAMW Board of Directors are elected by our membership and serve 3 year terms. The board consists of 5-7 members, 1 being uncertified and 1 being of the Intermediate Jr level or above. The nominations committee continually seeks candidates with a broad range of interests and talents who are eager to serve our community of teachers and students. The committee strives for board representation of all 5 states. If you are a member of IYAMW and are interested in serving on the board, please contact Donna Furmanek.

Scholarship Committee

IYAMW is pleased to provide scholarship opportunities to IYAMW members. Scholarships may be awarded for attendance at IYNAUS Conferences or Conventions, IYAMW Retreats and other events, and for various Iyengar yoga-related studies. Scholarships are available for both teachers and students. Awards are based in part on financial need. For questions regarding IYAMW scholarships, contact Peggy Gwi Seok Hong.