Director of the Coaches/Teachers’ Program

Tereza Bonnet-Senkova (Czech Republic)

Tereza has organized national and European championships. She is the head of the Technical Committee of IYSF, leads currently the work on the educational structure of IYSF for coaches, judges and athletes and her main goal is to help to spread awareness of yoga as a sport. Click here to learn more about Tereza.

Director of the Judges’ Program

Lynn Whitlow (USA)

Lynn trained in 2003 as a judge for the first Yoga Asana Championships. She has served as a judge and head judge both Nationally and Internationally since. Read more about Lynn here.

Appointed Head Teacher

Kru Knot (Thailand)

Dr. Theera Anukunprasert is a former research scientist with Ph.D in nano-material engineering who graduated from yoga teacher training at The International Sivananda Vedanta Center. Click here to learn more about Kru Knot.

A-Level Coaches

A-level Coaches are:

  • Existing World Yoga Champions and existing coaches, whose athletes placed first, second and third at the International or Continental level
  • Coaches trained by IYSA and recommended by the National Federations
  • For non-existing or in active Federations: coaches trained and approved by IYSA

Kim Tang (USA) – IYSF Head Coach

Kim Tang has worn the hats of yoga student, yoga teacher, studio owner, presenter, demonstrator, five-time California State Champion, and six-time nationally ranked competitor. Click here to read more about Kim.

Almania Colombo (Italy)

Almania won the European championship in 2015, 2017, and 2019. Almania won the international championship in 2016 and 2018. Click here to learn more about Almania.

Brandy Lyn (USA)

Brandy was the 2010 International Yoga Champion and has taught students all over the world. Over the past 13 years, she has spent countless hours teaching and practicing the 84 Asanas (AKA Advanced Class) from the Ghosh lineage. Click here to learn more about Brandy.



Zeb Homison (USA)

2014 International Asana Champion, Zeb placed in the top four of the USA Yoga National Finals from 2008 to 2014. Click here to learn more about Zeb.

A-Level Judges

The first A-Level judges will be those who participate in a one-week ISA program and get certified. IYSF will send these judges to judge the world championships, continental cups and recommend one A-level judge for each national championship.