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Associate Yoga Student

Who is it for?

Associate Yoga Student

The Associate Yoga Student designation is designed for non-yoga persons and yoga trainees of a YTT. The “Associate Yoga Student” membership provides access to the YA-International’s Registry and enable to teach classes to member of the public and apply for professional insurance if the requirements are fully met


Registration Requirements
  • A Non-Yoga Person that works in a professional capacity as a counsellors, occupational therapists, social workers, school teachers, midwife, obstetrician or maternal child health nurse that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal from the YA-International CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a non-registered YA-International yoga school. *Children’s/Prenatal Yoga Training must be done with a RPYT/RCYT qualified teacher. *Evidence of qualification (s) in field of expertise required

  • A Yoga Student aiming to build a 200 or higher Yoga Teaching pathway that has completed minimum 50 hours or higher training in any yoga subject including RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 hours with a YA-International CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a registered or non-registered YA-International yoga school. *Yoga Teaching pathway first 200 hour MUST be completed with the same yoga school


  • The “Associate Yoga Student” membership enable non-yoga persons to teach Children's/Prenatal classes to member of the public only if the requirements above are fully met and hold professional insurance and current first aid certificate

  • Applicants that complete Specialty courses will receive the RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 and “Associate Yoga Student” designations combined together.

  • Applicants of YTTs who complete RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 cannot teach classes to others until have completed minimum 200 hour Yoga Teacher qualification.

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Registration Guidelines

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