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EXPERT TEACHER for Consultants and Specialists

Members, non-members of the association and non-yoga individuals can apply

Yoga Alliance Expert Teacher Specialty designation

The Yoga Alliance Expert Teacher, a new designation for consultants is available to every yoga or non-yoga individuals with a high level of knowledge, skill or qualification/s in a specific field of expertise.

With this designation, yoga teachers (RYT/ERYT) members and non-members of the association and ALL kind of experts in the yoga community, can participate.

The ET credential can be applied for as a stand-alone product or in combination with the CEAS - Continuing Education Accredited School. This will enable individuals to deliver internationally recognised Yoga Alliance’s courses that counts as Continuing Education activities for yoga teachers or other categories of professionals.

An ET can be the director of continuing education programs, provide professional consultancy services on his/her respective field of expertise within the yoga industry, holistic health care or natural therapies and other fields of expertise.

We have created this new credential to bring another level of professional recognition to the Yoga Alliance Community worldwide!

Who is the Yoga Alliance Expert Teacher for?

This is the age of knowledge and information! This is the age of expertise and specialisation!

  • For every yoga or non-yoga individuals with a high level of knowledge, skill or qualification/s in a specific field of expertise.
  • For those wishing to offer accredited Yoga Alliance’s continuing education certification, professional development consultancy services, present workshops, lectures, seminars, retreats, assist training providers developing course contents, assist the Director of yoga teacher training programs.


Benefits of being an Expert Teacher, includes:

  • Opportunities to help others deepen their practice, knowledge and skills, sharing one's knowledge, and being listed on the Yoga Alliance’s Expert Teachers online directory. 

Note: RYTs members or non-members of the association, to apply for CEAS – Continuing Education Accredited School, MUST first apply for the Expert Teacher designation to ensure they are qualified  or  have prolonged experience through practice and education in a specific field of expertise.

What can I do with this new designation?

As an Expert Teacher, in combination with the Yoga Alliance’s CEAS, or Continuing Education Accredited School you can start your own business anywhere in the world and deliver CE training courses certification, seminars, workshops and retreats  endorsed by Yoga Alliance.

Expert Teacher Registration Requirements

Examples of credentials include academic diplomas, academic degrees, certifications, yoga or related  qualifications, letter of credence. The field of expertise may include but is not limited to:

Yoga and related Topics
Yoga Therapy
Body-Mind Disciplines
Human Anatomy
Sanskrit Studies
Holistic Health Care
Natural Therapies
Bach Flower Therapy

CEAS Requirements

For more detailed information, please visit the web-page: CEAS

For assistance, please send an e-mail using the online form: Contact Us

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