Yoga Alliance Australia International Organisation

Yoga Alliance® - International

RYT Membership Terms And Conditions

RYT Membership Terms And Conditions

The terms “us” or “we” or “our” herein refers to Yoga Alliance®, Yoga Alliance Australia®, Yoga Alliance International®. By signing and submitting the application for  yoga teacher continued registration and/or membership with Yoga Alliance Australia, applicants acknowledge and agree to abide by the terms and conditions below, and all Yoga Alliance® policies.

Terms and Conditions

This page tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the goods, services or digital content ("Products") listed on our site to you. You should understand that by using our site or ordering any of our Products, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you refuse to accept these terms and conditions, you should refrain from place any order for any Products from our site.

Please read the terms below carefully before ordering any Products from our website ("our site"). You may wish to print a copy of these Terms and Conditions.

  1. Placement of an order with us (“Order”) constitutes an offer by you to purchase goods and services from us. The Order is placed when it is submitted to us.

  2. Orders are automatically accepted when we receive the application form available on web-site duly compiled by you. Order of goods or services constitutes notice of our acceptance of the order or service.

  3. If we accept the Order, a binding agreement between you and us will arise on these terms and Conditions.

  4. Fees are inclusive of $ 50 non-refundable Joining Fee and $ 40 non-refundable Administration Fee.

  5. Registration/Membership/Upgrade Fees are not refundable. However if an Application is rejected, FULL refund applies.

  6. Should the applicant withdrew registration, to receive FULL FEE refund the application MUST cancel in writing (by email) within 5 working days from the payment date. After the 5 days expires NO FEES  refund applies as the applicant may already be on our online Registry and/or the application may be processed. *Registration starts from the date stated on the certificate of registration and on the online Registry Member’s Public Page.

  7. Registration is valid for three years.

  8. To continue to appear on the online Registry, Membership must be renewed every year after from the date on the certificate the applicant will receive as part of the registration process. *Failure to renew membership on the DUE DATE will result in the Registration being cancelled and all monies paid lost. To re-register FULL Registration FEE applies.

  9. To ensure that continuing education standards are met, RYTs 200/250 PLUS and RYTs 350 are required to complete continuing education activities every year.Failure to submit continuing education every year throughout the three years registration period will result in the registration/membership automatically be cancelled. All monies paid will be lost.

  10. When an expired Membership is renewed, the new Membership term is one year, beginning on the date of renewal. Registrants are not allowed to lapse the membership form its expiry date. Should Annual Membership Renewal FEE not been paid, the member will be subject to PAY the full registration fee again, rather than the renewal fee.

  11. Certificate of Registration and Tax Invoice are dispatched by e-mail PDF format (printable).

  12. Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance is not included in the registration fees.

  13. Registration/Membership is not transferable or assignable and is void where prohibited.

  14. Applications are processed within 15/20 working days or less from the date received if the required documents are provided and payment has been received. Speedy application service is available, 5 working days from the date received (additional fee applies).

  15. RYTs are granted non-exclusive permission for a period of three year use of a level-specific Designation and use prior written authorisation from Yoga Alliance, the RYT logo and wording in all advertising and promotion material which indicates to the public they meet Yoga Alliance Australia/International Registered Yoga Teacher high standards. 

  16. Yoga Alliance Australia/International reserves the right to review the teacher’s qualifications or to request updated information at any time.


If a registrant or member violates our School  Registration Terms and Conditions or any of our policies, or fails to pay the Annual Membership fees owed when due, Yoga Alliance Australia has the right terminate a membership, and remove the registrant from the online school registry without prior notice or explanation. No refunds applies.

Applicants agree that Yoga Alliance Australia  may at any time, and at its sole discretion determine whether to accept a Member, may reject a Member’s registration or  terminate a membership, or remove the registrant from the online teachers registry and take down his/her public profile page without prior notice or explanation.

For information on how to register please read here: Teacher Registration Guidelines

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