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Start a RYS and CEAS Application

Start a RYS/CEAS Application

What documents you need (mandatory)

On your School/Business letterhead provide the information below:

  1. Title program and RYS designation/s applied for.

  2. Director of Training’s name, ERYT designation and Yoga Alliance’s Registry ID.

  3. Style of yoga taught.

  4. Program Format and duration (intensive-long/short term-weekend training). 

  5. 3000 words maximum Synopsis (concise description word doc.) of the syllabus specifying the topics covered and breakdown of the hours (contact/non-contact) allocated to each educational category. Please see Yoga Alliance New Standards

  6. Program Objectives (what skills trainees will learn). 

  7. Student Evaluation Method.

  8. Training course assessment method and tools (how students are assessed). 

  9. Sample certificate of course completion (the certificate students receive at the end of the course).

  10. Race Equal Opportunity Statement.

  11. Code of Practice.

  12. Code of Ethics.

  13. Grievance Policy and Procedure.

  14. CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School). A minimum of 2 continuing education unit MUST be accredited. Program/s format accepted: short course/seminar/workshop/retreat).

  15. CEAS Programs title and outline (max.300 words) specifying the topics covered. *ALL Continuing Education Programs MUST incorporate min.20/max.80 hours (contact/non-contact).

Applicant’sstatement (PDF format)

I hereby confirm that:

  1. The school will accept students with at least one year of documented yoga practice.

  2. 90% of the Teacher Training total hours will be contact hours. 

  3. The Director of Training will teach 80% of 90% contact hours.

  4. A detailed list of additional Teaching Faculty (ERYT) and/or Consultants/Specialists. Please provide a CV of individual facilitators.

  5. The school will have the YTT syllabus clearly advertised on their website.

  6. In order to avoid confusion for consumers between Yoga Alliance (International/Australia) and similar organisations. The school will display he Yoga Alliance (International/Australia) logos and assets clearly on their web-site landing page.

  7. At the end of each training course the school will provide Yoga Alliance with a list name and email address of graduates.

I understand that after registration has been approved my failure to comply with the above requirements (1-7) will be grounds for my registration/membership to be revoked by Yoga Alliance and that I will not be entitled under no circumstances to receive a refund.

Applicant’s name:______________________________________ Date: 

Applicant’s signature: __________________________________ Date:

Where to send the Application

ALL applications MUST be submitted online complete of the required documents: Application Form

Check the progress of your application

You can check your application progress by sending an e-mail approximately one month after the lodgement date.

When you have completed RYS Assessment Procedure and Application Review Timeline

Yoga Alliance allocates an external assessor to each programme submitted. Applications must be received complete of the required accompanying documents or will be rejected. For further details please see here: RYS Assessment and Review

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