These standards describe Yoga Alliance’s requirements for a RCYS that offers a 50 hours minimum Children’s Yoga programs.
These programs are aimed at both yoga teachers and non-yoga persons working in a professional capacity who would like to incorporate yoga for children into their profession.
Anyone completing this training would be able to offer children’s yoga in their classes and would be accredited by Yoga Alliance-International as an Associate Member-RCYT or Associate Yoga Student-RCYT depending on their professional background, please read more Here
The Standard for RCYS must incorporate the Yoga Alliance’s educational categories of study and practice below for a minimum number of 45 hours in the presence of a ERYT also qualified as a RCYT
Techniques, Training and Practice
Anatomy and Physiology
RCYS-50 hour course
Total number of hours – 50
Contact hours (90%) – 45
The minimum number of the Lead Trainer contact hours requirements within each ERYT designation is shown in the following table
|RYS Designation||Lead Trainer Designation Eligibility||Lead Trainer 90% Course Contact Hours Requirements|
|RCYS 50||ERYT 200
ERYT 250 PLUS
ERYT 500 PLUS
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