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.
Click one of the Registry Marks below to learn more about that designation.
As a RYT-ERYT, you get all the benefits of a Yoga Alliance-International membership, like:
An internationally-recognised credential that shows you have met our minimum standards of yoga training.
Marketing on our RYT's directory, where you can list where you teach and tell the world more about who you are as a yoga teacher.
Access to free live Online/Correspondence Courses discounted 15%.
Invitations to community events.
Discounts on products and services from our partners.
All ERYT - Gold Applications are assessed individually 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.
Once registered, a ERYT can apply for CEAS – Continuing Education Accredited School as a stand-alone designation to provide continuing education programs accredited worldwide to RYTs or other category of professionals.
Once registered, a RYT can apply for Expert Teacher (New Designation for Consultants) and/or CEAS – Continuing Education Accredited School as a stand-alone designation to provide continuing education programs accredited worldwide to RYTs or other category of professionals.
To become a RYT/ERYT/EXPERT TEACHER, you must:
Complete training with a Registered Yoga School at the 200 hour or higher level.
All RYTs Silver must and keep current with 40 hours Continuing Education activities (30 contact and 10 non-contact hours) every year throughout the three years registration. *10 non-contact hours CE must be obtained by completing one or more Yoga Alliance Australia’s accredited or non-accredited distance course.
EXPERT TEACHER is a Specialty Designation that 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.
ERYTs are not required to submit Continuing Education activities, teacher training, workshops, seminars, retreats, mentorship programs they present may count as CE.
Note: Teachers may upgrade their existing RYT credential or add a Specialty Designation after completing a minimum 50 hours with the same school Children's (RCYT) or Prenatal (RPYT) training programme.
Before you apply please visit the pages below:
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