The Yoga Alliance CEAS designation was introduced in July 2014 and replicated by another Yoga Alliance in 2016!
More Opportunities, More Exposure!
Members and Non-Members of the Association and Non-Yoga persons can apply
The CEAS designation is designed for experts in the yoga community to set themselves apart and teach courses that qualify as Continuing Education hours for RYTs or non-Yoga Persons. By becoming a CEAS, you can offer online/in-house training/retreats/seminars/workshops, recognised worldwide that will enable graduates to be listed on the Yoga Alliance’s Registry as an “Associate Member” or “Associate Yoga Student”.
This CEAS is inclusive of additional Specialty designations RCYS/RPYS/RYS YIN 50/100.
Each application is assessed according to applicant’s educational background and professional experience. In some cases, it may be necessary to apply for the Expert Teacher a credential designed for Consultants and Specialists in specific areas of expertise within the yoga or holistic disciplines.
Who can Apply
A Member of the Association (RYT/ERYT) who hold specialty qualifications i.e.: RPYT, RCYT, YIN YOGA and/or substantial education and experience in specific fields of expertise (i.e.: yoga or non-yoga related disciplines, natural therapies, holistic disciplines etc.). *Evidence are required.
A Non-Member of the Association (RYT/ERYT) who hold specialty qualifications i.e.: RPYT, RCYT, YIN YOGA and/or substantial education and experience in specific fields of expertise (i.e.: yoga or non-yoga related disciplines, natural therapies, holistic disciplines etc.). *Evidence required.
A Non-Yoga Person with substantial education and experience in specific areas of expertise and/or a relevant degree, diploma (i.e.: Counsellor, occupational therapist, social worker, school teacher, special education teacher, teacher aide, school support officer, health and education professional, mental health worker, speech pathologist, early childhood educator, physiotherapist (students or assistants are welcome), psychologist (students are welcome), child psychologist (students are welcome), paediatrician (students are welcome), midwife, obstetrician, maternal child health nurse and many more!
Yoga Alliance categorise “Specialty” trainings that have Specialty Credentials approved and recognised, these are: RCYT (Registered Children Yoga Teacher), RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) and RYT YIN-50/100. These credentials allow Yoga Alliance professionals to demonstrate targeted competence while enhancing credibility among peers and employers.
All Specialty courses must be taught by a qualified Specialty Teacher and must incorporate minimum 50 hours of which 90% (45 hours) face-to-face. Only 5 non-contact hours are permitted for this type of courses.
Non Specialty Courses
Deliver unlimited number of continuing education programs online/in-house training/retreats/seminars/workshops.
ALL CEAS programs are Yoga Alliance’s worldwide recognised.
CEAS graduates (yoga and non-yoga person) can teach anywhere in the world and apply for insurance.
All Applications must be supplemented of the documents below (PDF)
Copy of registration with another organisation (if applicable)
Specialty courses, a 250 words maximum program (s) description (title and concise description) number of contact and non-contact hours and format i.e. in-house training.
Non-Specialty courses, a 150 words maximum program (s) description (title and concise description) i.e. seminar/in-house training/workshop/retreat.
Copy Student’s certificate of training completion (the certificate students will receive at the end of the course).
Copy business certificate (Company/Sole Trader/Sole Proprietor). *Australian applicants MUST provide evidence of business registration (ABN/CAN).
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