Yoga Alliance considers every application for registration
carefully and assesses it against the requirements for registration set by the
Yoga Alliance's Board of Directors.
are different categories/designations of registration as a RYT.
apply for registration applicants must satisfy one or more of the criteria
1. Training hours must come from the same school as multiple
trainings cannot be combined to meet the 200 hour requirement.
2. All applicants
must hold a 200 hour, 350 hour or 500 hour qualification in yoga teaching from
a RYS (Registered Yoga School) and a member of Yoga Alliance South Africa, Yoga
Alliance Australia or a similar recognised organisation.
3. Applicant is currently
registered with Yoga Alliance U.S.A or a similar recognised organisation.
Applicant is not registered with a yoga organisation but has completed a training
programme with a school that meets our Standards.
1. We do not register teachers that have completed only
distance learning yoga teaching qualifications.
2. The Yoga Alliance
Organisations are legally separate entities governed by the law of the country
where they were established and therefore Membership within the Yoga Alliances
cannot be transferred.
1. To maintain registration as a RYT 200/300 or
500, applicants must complete a certain number of continuing education contact
and non-contact hours every calendar year throughout the three years registration
2 . E-RYT are not required to submit continuing education, workshops/seminars/retreats
information available on the web-site will assist with completing the registration
- Yoga Teacher Standards
- Teacher Categories/Designations
- Teacher Application Fees