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Teachers Continuing Education Requirements

As we are considered the most innovative of all Yoga Alliance organisations, we have designed a new continuing education system to meet everyone’s needs.

We’ve made Continuing Education an easy tool to advance yoga professionals career.

What are the Requirements for an RYT?

All CE activities completed each year will count towards a higher level of membership. To upgrade to a higher level a certain number of hours is required within each designation level i:e: to upgrade from RYT 200 to RYT 350 (150 hours) 250 to RYT 350 (100 hours) and so forth.

Annual reporting of CE activities should be provided via e-mail

Teachers can choose from the list below the number of hours per year and modality according to their professional, personal commitments and financial resource

  1. Participating in a Yoga Teacher Training

  2. Participating in a Mentoring Programme

  3. Participating in Seminars/Workshops/Conferences/Retreats/Lectures (single session or ongoing series)

  4. Teaching Yoga Classes to students (we are the only Yoga Organisation to include this modality). *A Statutory Declarationis mandatory for this modality. Statutory declarations are commonly used to allow a person to declare something to be true for the purposes of satisfying some legal requirement or regulation

  5. Online/Correspondence courses (excluding practicum contents)

  6. Attendance (maximum 5 hours are accepted) at another yoga teacher’s regular yoga class. A signed statement from that teacher, verifying this attendance and the number of hours, is mandatory


*We DO NOT accept Continuing Education hours completed prior the registration with Yoga Alliance

Who May Offer Continuing Education Programs

Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Accredited SchoolContinuing Education can be undertaken with the Yoga Alliance –International’s CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a provider registered with a similar recognised yoga organisation.

A list of schools that provide Yoga Alliance Australia’s Accredited Continuing Education Programs is available on web-site: Online Directory

Supporting Evidence Guidelines

These guidelines are intended to assist RYTs in completing their annual CE return: Supporting Evidence CE



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