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Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT)

The globally accepted professional credential for Yoga Teachers

Yoga Alliance Australia - RPYTYoga teachers members or non-members of the association can register as a RPYT if they have successfully completed a 50 contact hours minimum Children’s training program with a Yoga Alliance-International or a similar recognised organisation.

RPYT courses are aimed at both yoga teachers or non-yoga persons working in a professional capacity who would like to incorporate children’s yoga into their profession.

Anyone doing these courses can join us as a “Associate Yoga Student-RCYT” or “Associate Member-RCYT” depending on their professional background.

Applicants must have completed 45 minimum contact hours Prenatal yoga training in the presence of a ERYT-RPYT

Criteria for Registering as a RPYT

Non-Yoga Persons that holds one or more qualifications listed below

  • Counsellor, midwife, obstetrician, maternal child health nurse

  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • Public Liability Insurance

  • No hours of yoga classes attendance or teaching experience are required

Non-Yoga Persons that do not hold a vocational qualification

  • Must have been practising yoga for at least six months prior applying for Yoga Alliance membership. *Evidence of yoga classes attendance are required by submission of Statutory
    Declaration that confirms the number of total hours and sites address attended

  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • Public Liability Insurance

What is a Statutory Declaration?

A statutory declaration is a legal document defined under the law of certain Commonwealth. It is similar to a statement made under oath, however, it is not sworn nations. *Please download the SD

When you write a statutory declaration, you should include

  1. Your full name

  2. Your address

  3. Your occupation

  4. A statement that you "do solemnly and sincerely declare"

Yoga Teachers

  • Must hold a 200 hr or higher yoga teaching qualification

  • Current First Aid Certificate

  • Public Liability Insurance

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