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Continuing Education Accredited School (CEAS)

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

Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Accredited SchoolThe 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!

Specialty Courses

  • 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

  • Non Specialty trainings does not have a Yoga Alliance credential available. This courses can be offered in various format i.e.:online, in-house, retreats, seminars, workshops.

General

  • Each single continuing education programs cannot exceed 85 hours
    Continuing Education programs can be integrated into an existing yoga teacher qualification to upgrade to a higher designation but are not valid to build up the first 200 hour or higher yoga teacher training pathway.

What are the Benefits of CEAS

Deliver unlimited number of continuing education programs online/in-house training/retreats/seminars/workshops.

  1. ALL CEAS programs are Yoga Alliance’s worldwide recognised.

  2. CEAS graduates (yoga and non-yoga person) can teach anywhere in the world and apply for insurance.

  3. Yoga or non-yoga-person completing a CEAS training program will benefit of networking opportunities and more exposure with a listing on our online Registry as an Associate Member or Associate Yoga Student combined together or individually with RCYT, RPYT, RYT YIN 50/100. * We are the only yoga organisation in the world that values yoga and non-yoga persons contribution through continuing education programs.

All Applications must be supplemented of the documents below (PDF)

  1. Copy of registration with another organisation (if applicable)

  2. 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.

  3. Non-Specialty courses, a 150 words maximum program (s) description (title and concise description) i.e. seminar/in-house training/workshop/retreat.

  4. Copy Student’s certificate of training completion (the certificate students will receive at the end of the course).

  5. Copy business certificate (Company/Sole Trader/Sole Proprietor). *Australian applicants MUST provide evidence of business registration (ABN/CAN).


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