The globally accepted professional credential for Yoga Teachers.
Within the Yoga Alliance’s credentialing system there are various registration levels. A yoga teacher may apply for RYT - Registered Yoga Teacher (Silver), ERYT- Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (Gold), Master Yoga Teacher (Platinum) or the New Designation Expert Teacher created for individuals with a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a specific field of expertise.
All RYTs must keep current with Continuing Education and their annual fees.
*The accreditation of Yoga Teachers and Schools with the most significant Yoga Alliance Organisations is recognised by the yoga industry and yoga community world-wide.
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We are an inclusive organisation. We both respect and value experience and accept ‘veteran’ teachers with vast teaching experience, who otherwise are excluded simply because they have not completed a 200 hour training. *All applications RYT/ERYT are assessed on an individual basis.
To become a RYT/ERYT/EXPERT TEACHER/RPYT/RCYT, you must:
Complete a minimum RYT-200 hour training with a RYS registered with Yoga Alliance® or a similar recognised organisation.
All RYTs 200/350 Silver Designation, every year throughout the three years registration MUST keep current with 40 hours Continuing Education activities (30 contact and 10 non-contact hours).
EXPERT TEACHER (Specialty Designation) can be applied for by yoga and non-yoga individuals with a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a specific field of expertise. * Copy of academic diplomas, academic degrees, certifications, yoga or related qualifications, or a letter of credence is required to apply.
Yoga teachers and non-yoga individuals (member and non-member of the association) who have completed a minimum 50 hours Children's or Prenatal training programme can apply for RCYT/RPYT and join us an “Associate Member”.
Yoga Teachers may upgrade their existing RYT credential by completing further teacher training, or Continuing Education activities.
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