Yoga Alliance® is the national education and support organization for Yoga in the United States. YA works in the public interest to ensure that there is a thorough understanding of the benefits of Yoga, that the teachers of Yoga value its history and traditions and that the public can be confident of the quality and consistency of instruction.
The Yoga Alliance website is filled with resources for Yoga teachers but also provides information for those new to Yoga on choosing a Yoga teacher, a style of Yoga, a Yoga school etc.
You can download a pdf with information on finding a style of Yoga that fits your lifestyle. Find a registered Yoga teacher here.