EXPERT TEACHER New Designation!

Yoga Alliance Expert Teacher Specialty designation

The Yoga Alliance new designation Expert Teacher is available to individuals with qualification/s or prolonged experience and proven practice in specific fields of expertise.

With this new designation, yoga teachers (RYT/ERYT), yoga therapists, medical doctors, counsellors, psychologists, meditation experts, master reiki, physiotherapists, natural and holistic therapies specialists and scholars just to mention a few, can participate.

The Expert Teacher credential can be applied for as a stand-alone product or in combination with the CEAS - Continuing Education Accredited School. This will enable individuals to deliver internationally recognised Yoga Alliance’s specialty courses that counts as Continuing Education activities for yoga teachers or other categories of professionals.

An Expert Teacher can be the Director of CE training programs, offer professional consultancy or advice services on their respective subject within the yoga industry, holistic health care and natural therapies, workshops, lecturers, seminars, conferences, retreats and assist the Director of yoga teacher training programs.

We’ve created this new credential to bring another level of professional recognition to the Yoga Alliance Community worldwide!

Who is the YA Expert Teacher for?

This is the age of knowledge and Information! This is the age of expertise and specialization!

  • For every yoga or non-yoga individuals with a high level of knowledge, skill or qualification/s in a specific field of expertise in any fields.

  • For those wishing to offer accredited Yoga Alliance’s continuing education certification, professional development consultancy services, present workshops, lectures, seminars, retreats,assist training providers developing course contents, assist the Director of yoga teacher training programs.

*Benefits of being an Expert Teacher, include opportunities to help others deepen their practice, knowledge and skills, sharing one's knowledge and being listed on the Yoga Alliance Expert Teachers online directory. 

Note: RYTs to apply for CEAS – Continuing Education Accredited School MUST first apply for Expert Teacher to ensure they are qualified  or  have prolonged experience through practice and education in a specific field of expertise.

What can I do with this new designation?

As an Expert Teacher, in combination with the Yoga Alliance-CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) designation, you can start your own business anywhere in the world and deliver CE training courses certification endorsed by Yoga Alliance.

Expert Teacher Registration Requirements

Examples of credentials include academic diplomas, academic degrees, certifications, yoga or related  qualifications, letter of credence. The field of expertise may include but is not limited to:

  1. Yoga and related Topics.

  2. Yoga Therapy.

  3. Body-Mind Disciplines.

  4. Phisyotherapy.

  5. Human Anatomy.

  6. Biomechanics.

  7. Sanskrit Studies.

  8. Pranayama.

  9. Meditation.

  10. Holistic Health Care

  11. Natural Therapies.

  12. Psychology.

  13. Naturopathy.

  14. Massage.

  15. Acupuncture.

  16. Kinesiology.

  17. Hypnotherapy.

  18. Nutrition.

  19. Meditation.

  20. Reiki.

  21. Ayurveda.

CEAS Requirements

For more detailed information, please visit the web-page: CEAS

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