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Yoga Teacher (ERYT) Designations

The globally accepted professional credential for Yoga Teachers

In January 2017, a new set of quality standards called “PLUS” were approved and implemented by the Yoga Alliance’s Educational Standards Committee (ESC) and added to the existing scheme.

A Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) credential is earned by yoga teachers if they have successfully completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training and have taught a certain number of hours.

All ERYT levels cover the FULL range Membership Status.


Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher

Across all YTT, the first 200 training hours must come from the same school as multiple trainings cannot be combined to meet the 200 hour requirements. Additional training does not have to be from the same school

ERYTs are not required to submit Continuing Education hour to maintain membership

We Grandfather Senior Teachers that have been teaching over 10 years full time but do not have formal certification. For Grandfathering, resume & letters of reference is required

Yoga Alliance ERYT-200
ERYT 200

Qualification: Teacher must have a 200 hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school

Teaching hour: Minimum 4000 documented hours of teaching experience pre-post/graduation

A ERYT-200 can be the Lead Teacher of a 200 hour teacher training programme, continuing education programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, retreats


Yoga Alliance®  ERYT-250 PLUS
ERYT 250 PLUS

Qualification: Teacher must have a 250 hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school

Teaching hours: Minimum 4500 documented hours of teaching experience pre-post/graduation

A ERYT-250 PLUS can be the Lead Teacher of a 200/250 PLUS hour teacher training programme, continuing education programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, retreats


Yoga Alliance® ERYT-350
ERYT 350

Qualification: Teacher must have a 350 hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school

Teaching hours: Minimum 4800 documented hours of teaching experience pre/post-graduation

A ERYT-350 can be the Lead Teacher of a 200/250 PLUS/300/350 hour teacher training programme, continuing education programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, retreats


Yoga Alliance® ERYT-500
ERYT 500

Qualification: Teacher must have a 500 hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school

Teaching hours: Minimum 6000 documented hours of teaching experience pre/post-graduation

A ERYT-500 can be the Lead Teacher of a 200/250 PLUS/300/350/500 hour teacher training programme, continuing education programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, retreats


Yoga Alliance® ERYT-500 PLUS
ERYT 500 PLUS

Qualification: Teacher must have a 500 PLUS hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school

Teaching hours: Minimum 6500 documented hours of teaching experience pre/post-graduation

A ERYT-500 PLUS can be the Lead Teacher of a 200/250 PLUS/300/350/500/500 PLUS hour teacher training programme, continuing education programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, retreats


Yoga Alliance® ERYT-1500
ERYT 1500

Qualification: Completed a 1500 hour training programme in one session or first 200 hour with the same school. Additional training does not have to be from the same school

Teaching hour: Minimum 12000 documented hours of teaching experience pre/post-graduation

*This category of teachers are *Eligible for “Grandfathering”

A ERYT-1500 can be the Lead Teacher of a 200/250 PLUS/300/350/500/500 PLUS/1500 hour teacher training programme, continuing education programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship programs, retreats


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