Malaysian Yoga Sports Association is a non-profit tax-exempt organisation founded on 5th September 2005. It celebrates the authentic yoga teachings of all traditions, the diversity, harmony and integrity of yoga practices throughout the country and the world.
Our mission is to lead the Malaysian yoga community (and the world-wide yoga community), set standards, foster integrity, provide resources, and uphold the teachings of yoga.
Malaysian Yoga Sports Association is open to all yogis and yoga organisations in Malaysia. MYSA supports the international standards for yoga teachers from 1987.
Our paramount emphasis is on unity, harmony, fitness, mutual tolerance, respect, friendship, sensitivity and support of different approaches to yoga and an equal voice for every member of the National Yoga Community, to create a healthier lifestyle in Malaysia.
MYSA is the only organisation in Malaysia that holds the rights to ‘Yoga Sports’. Only under the patronage and guidance of MYSA may any other organisation practice Yoga Sports or hold any Yoga Sports competitions or events.
MYSA is supported by the Malaysian Yoga Federation International Association (MYFIA), which was founded in 24th August 2006 and became an Associated Member since 2006. MYFIA works in Yoga education, Yoga therapy, all the Yoga forms and also Yoga Sports, and in the propagation of Yoga in Malaysia.
MYSA is the only body in Malaysia that is officially registered, sanctioned and recognised by the Sports Commission of Malaysia, under Ministry of Youth and Sports.
We are under the Government of Malaysia, supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Health, Tourism Malaysia, Ministry of Education and MYFIA.
We are the only governing body, supported, recognised and sanctioned by and affiliated to the International Yoga Federation, International Federation of Yoga Sports, World Yoga Alliance and Asian Yoga Federation.