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2019 IYAC/ACYI AGM and Conference

Registration NOW CLOSED

Led by some of Canada’s Senior teachers, we will explore “Heart + Humanity in Geetaji’s Light” through Asana and Pranayama practice as a Tribute to Geetaji and reflections on her rich and generous teachings.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

October 17 – October 20, 2019

To be held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights  (‘CMHR‘)

85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0L5

Phone: 1-877-877-6037

Cost of Event

Click SHOP to register!

Early Bird Fee until July 15: $375 plus GST

Full Fee July 15: $425 plus GST

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled on or before August 15, 2019, 12:00 PM PST will receive a 100% refund. 

Registrations cancelled on or before September 26, 2019, 12:00 PM PST will receive a 50% refund.

We regret that we are unable to refund any monies for cancellations made after September 26, 2019 12:00PM PST.

Included in Fee:

15 hours of Asana and Pranayama sessions with Canada’s Senior teachers; Thursday evening Meet and Greet event with appetizers; 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches provided on- site by ERA Bistro; 4 day access to the CMHR.

Hotel Reservations

Inn At The Forks
75 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, R3C 0A2

Inn At The Forks, which is a very short walk from the CMHR, is serving as our conference lodging. The PD meetings will be held at Inn At The Forks as well. A block of rooms has been set aside until September 13th at a rate of $199 / night based on double occupancy. Please reference Iyengar Yoga Association of Canada, and the group reservation of # 341583. To reserve, call or email: 204-942-6555/ 1-877-377-4100/

Please also see attached link, which includes information on billeting and other accommodation options:Accommodations Winnipeg_AGM2019


All Asana and Pranayama sessions, the Pre-AGM and AGM will all be held in the MTS Classroom in the educational wing of the CMHR. Breakfasts and lunches will be held in Buhler Hall. Please note that entrance to the Museum Galleries is included in your fee and the CMHR is open every day of the conference from 10-5pm.

Thursday, October 17

10 – 3 Registration

3 – 3:20 Opening Welcome
3:20 – 3:30 Sutra Reflection
3:30 – 5:30 Jet Lag / Recovery Practice

5:30 – 6:30 Meet and Greet with appetizers provided

6:30 – 8:00 Pre-AGM

Friday, October 18

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 Sutra Reflection

9:10 – 12:00 Asana
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
2:00 – 4:00 AGM
4:00 – 6:00 Pranayama

Saturday, October 19

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 Sutra Reflection

9:10 – 12:00 Asana
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
2:00 – 2:50 Tribute to Geetaji

3:00 – 5:00 Pranayama

Sunday, October 20

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 Sutra Reflection

9:10 – 12:00 Asana
12:00 – 12:30 Closing Farewell

Dietary Concerns

Please contact Regan Tataryn at by September 15th to indicate if you require vegan, gluten free and / or dairy free meal options.

Pre-requisites for Attendees

6 months Iyengar yoga experience and familiarity with Sarvangasana set-up. Accommodation can be made for experienced Iyengar Yoga students with special needs. Must be a member of IYAC/ACYI to attend.

If you are in doubt about whether or not to register, please speak with your teacher for guidance.

Required Props

2 Bricks
Sarvangasana Set-up

Please bring your own props.

Prop Packages

There will be a limited number of prop packages available on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Hana Weingartl at to reserve a prop package. Note: As a mat is NOT included in the prop package, please bring your own.

Scent Free Zone

Please do your best to use scent free products to keep our space as inviting as possible for everyone.


We are excited to offer Conference t-shirts, for pre-order, in a beautiful and diverse selection of colours that have been chosen in alignment with the colour palette of our newly designed IYAC / ACYI website. Two styles are available; a women’s tailored fit (The Favourite Tee) and a men’s / unisex (Greenwich Unisex Tee).

Both styles are a cotton / polyester blend by Bella; both are very practice friendly. Please see the SHOP for styles, colours, sizing chart and to place an order.

T-shirt orders will be accepted until August 30th and you may order more than 1! Be sure to bring your receipt to the conference. T-shirts will be available for pick-up at the time of conference registration.

Paper-Free Welcome Packages

Our welcome packages will be paper free with all information being emailed to attendees a week before the conference begins. It will include maps, dining suggestions, tourist information, website links and all information regarding the AGM and conference itself.


The CMHR and The Forks are located in central Winnipeg, with easy connections to the airport, the train station and bus routes. For details, please see attached Ways to get around in Winnipeg

Dining Out

Winnipeg has an abundance of excellent restaurants and this link includes some of our favourites:Restaurant List

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