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Start a RYS Application

To register as a RYS (Registered Yoga School) the YTT curriculum must meets or exceeds the Yoga Alliance’s Standards

The syllabus is a breakdown of your training’s content into sessions/topics with titles and descriptions which state what will be covered in the training and what information and skills trainees will learn. All new schools must submit their syllabi with their application.

The Lead Trainer must be an ERTY (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) member of the association.

Members of other organisations can convert registration to us prior to lodging the application.

On your School/Business letterhead please supply the information below (mandatory)

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

  2. Lead Trainer details, ERYT designation and Yoga Alliance’s Registry ID

  3. Style of yoga taught

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

  5. 2000 words maximum Synopsis (concise description, format word doc) of the syllabus for each single training program applied for specifying the topics covered and breakdown of the hours (contact/non-contact/online) allocated to each Yoga Alliance’s educational category. Please check

  6. Program Objectives (what skills trainees will learn)

  7. Training course assessment method and tools (how students’ knowledge and skills are assessed at the end of the YTT.).

  8. Teacher Training Assessor/s

  9. Other Faculty/Consultants/Specialists Qualifications

  10. Ratio between end of course practicum exams and theory

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

  12. Race Equal Opportunity Statement

  13. Code of Practice Statement

  14. Code of Ethics Statement

  15. Grievance Policy and Procedure

  16. Brief description continuing education program (s) offered. Accepted format: online/in-house training/retreats/seminars/workshops


ALL specialty training courses (RPYT/RCYT/YIN) MUST be led by qualified teachers in the specialty they will teach

Applicant's Statement (mandatory)

ALL applicants are required to sign and submit the RYS’s Owners Statement or the application will be declined.

Where to send the Application

RYS Online 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.

RYS Assessment Procedure and Application Review Timeline

Yoga Alliance allocates an external assessor to each programme submitted, read more RYS Assessment and Review

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