FRYOG Constitution

The Name is:

Friends of Yoga International (FRYOG)

The aims are:-
2.1. To encourage the study and practice of Yoga
2.2. To provide certificated Teacher Training Courses in comprehensive Yoga
2.3. To provide a register of Diploma holders

3.1. An Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held every two years. A Quorum shall be 20 members with each member attending the meeting having one vote.
3.2. The FRYOG year will commence on 1st January.
3.3. The affairs of FRYOG shall be managed by an Executive Committee.
3.4. The Executive Committee will be elected by the members and confirmed at the AGM.
3.5. The Executive Committee shall consist of a Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Training and Standards Officer, Diploma Board Officer and a Marketing/PR Officer.
3.6. The Committee will meet at least twice a year and at each Committee meeting a Quorum shall be three members.
3.7. The Treasurer shall keep a true record FRYOG’s financial affairs and present Annual accounts to the members at the AGM.
3.8. An annual membership fee shall be recommended by the Committee and approved by members at the AGM.
3.9. The Committee shall appoint any other officers as required to further the aims of FRYOG.

4.1. Membership shall be open to any person interested in furthering the aim of FRYOG and who has paid the annual membership fee.
4.2. The committee may terminate the membership of any individual member if it considers that that member has flouted the aims of FRYOG.

5.1. Any FRYOG Diploma holder may apply to become a Teacher Training Tutor provided that they are
fully paid members of FRYOG and
have a minimum of five years post qualification teaching  experience.
5.2. Any FRYOG Diploma holder may apply to become an assessor for both theory and practical assessments provided that they have held the FRYOG Diploma for a minimum of five years. During this period they should have been teaching Yoga on a continuous basis.
5.3 No graduate of a tutor should assess that tutor’s students, in order to retain independence of judgment.
5.4 Any member of FRYOG can apply to become a Yoga teacher provided that
they are fully paid members of FRYOG and
have attended a Yoga class regularly under a fully qualified tutor for a minimum of two years prior to application.

6.1. The Terms of Reference of FRYOG may be amended or revised by ordinary resolution
approved by the members at the AGM.