Yoga Alliance®

Yoga Alliance®

Yoga Teacher Membership Fees

Yoga Teacher Membership Fees

Refunds are not given after registration or renewals. There are no exceptions. Please be certain of your registration, why you are registering and with whom! We have no affiliation with any other yoga associations nor do we follow or copy the same platform or policies as those organisations. Our membership fees are highly competitive in comparison to other international yoga organisations.

We accept qualified Yoga Therapists.

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FEE Schedule (new as of 1 January 2019)

There are two types of membership levels: Three (3) years - One (1) year

The rates quoted of the Fees schedule are correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to alter these fees without notice


Payment Methods Accepted

FEES are in AUD. Payment details are available on the online application form

  • Bank Transfer

  • PayPal (7% surcharges apply)

RYT 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN 250 LVL 1/2 - $ 350

Option 1

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • A Yoga teacher that has 200 hour or higher Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. Additional training does not have to be from the same school

  • A Yoga teacher that has 200 hour or higher YIN Training from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. YIN Training MUST be completed with a YIN qualified teacher

  • RYT 200/250/350 are required to complete mandatory 120 hours continuing education activities (i.e online/face-to-face/teaching hours/in-house training/retreats/seminars/workshops) over three years membership period from the date on the certificate that will be provided to the applicant by YA as part of the registration process. Note: The first 80 hours MUST be completed by no later the end of second year membership with no delays or Membership will be terminated without further notice and all monies paid will be lost. Additional 40 hours MUST be submitted by no later than the end of third year membership period

  • At the end of three years membership period ALL RYTs can UPGRADE to a higher designation or add up 120 hours to their existing designation by means of CE activities

  • UPGRADE within designations $ 60

  • No teaching hours required to register

  • Can add RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 at any time for only extra $ 90 per designation

Note: 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

Requirements: RYT - Online Application

RYT - $ 185

Option 2

  • Valid one (1) year

  • Renewal is $ 90

  • ALL Requirements same as above

  • Mandatory completion of 40 hours continuing education activities annually (i.e. online/face-to-face-teaching hours) or membership will not be renewed

ERYT 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN LVL 1/2 - $ 370

Option 1

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • A Yoga teacher that has 200 hour or higher Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. Additional training does not have to be from the same school

  • A Yoga teacher that has 200 hour or higher YIN Training from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. YIN Training MUST be completed with a YIN qualified teacher

  • Continuing education activities not required

  • Mandatory teaching hours evidence pre/post qualification (i.e.Statutory Declaration/Employer/Referee/Accountant letter)

  • UPGRADE within designations $ 60

  • Can add RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 at any time for only extra $ 90 per designation

Requirements: ERYT - Online Application

ERYT - $ 185

Option 2

  • Valid one (1) year

  • Annual Renewal is $ 90

  • ALL Requirements same as above

MASTER YOGA TEACHER $ 450

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • The Master Yoga Teachers applications are assessed on an individual basis using a variety of criteria including prior education long standing teaching experience (over 25 years), knowledge, skills and status gained through working in the yoga industry, and community service

  • Can add RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 at any time for only extra $ 90 per designation

Requirements: Master Yoga Teacher - Online Application

EXPERT TEACHER for Consultants and Specialists $ 400

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • A RYT/ERYT/Senior Yoga Teacher Member of the Association that holds a relevant certification, degree, diploma or have substantial education and experience in specific areas of expertise within yoga, complementary therapies or related fields. *Evidence required

  • A RYT/ERYT/Senior Member of other Organisations that holds a relevant certification, degree, diploma or have substantial education and experience in specific areas of expertise within yoga, complementary therapies or related fields. *Evidence required

  • A Non-Yoga Person that holds a relevant degree, diploma, certification, or have substantial education and experience in specific areas of expertise within yoga, complementary therapies or related fields. *Evidence required

Requirements: Expert Teacher - Online Application

RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN 50/100 Existing Members - $ 90

  • Valid three (3) years
  1. An existing member of the Association can add any of the above Specialty designations any time prior the three years membership expiry date
  • A Yoga Teacher existing Member of the Association that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal or Yin 50/100 hours Yoga Training program from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. Children’s, Prenatal, YIN Training must be completed with a qualified teacher.

Existing members can add any of the above Specialty designations any time prior the three years period membership expiry date

Requirements: RPYT/RCYT / RYT YIN 50/100 - Online Application

ASSOCIATE MEMBER For Members of Other Organisations $ 270

  • Valid three (3) years

  • o No Annual Renewal

  • A Yoga Teacher Member of another Organisation that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal/YIN 50/100 hours Yoga Training from a registered or non-registered YA-International yoga school. Children’s, Prenatal and YIN Training must be completed with a qualified teacher

  • A Yoga Teacher Member of another Organisation that has minimum 50 hours Continuing Education Training (any subjects within yoga, complementary therapies or related fields). Accepted formats: Seminars/Workshops/Retreats/In-house training

Requirements: Associate Member - Online Application

ASSOCIATE YOGA STUDENT For Non-Yoga Person/Yoga Trainee/ RPYT/RCYT/RYT-YIN 50/100 - $ 270

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • A Non-Yoga Person that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal Yoga Training from a registered or non-registered YA-International. Children’s, Prenatal training must be done in the presence of a qualified teacher. In addition, RCYT applicants must work in a professional capacity (i.e counsellors, occupational therapists, social workers, school teachers) and RPYT (i.e midwife/obstetrician/maternal child health nurse). Both categories (RPYT/RCYT) must attend a minimum of 40 hours of yoga classes during or pre/post qualification. Letter to confirm completion of this requirement signed by a referee is mandatory. Note: Degree, diploma or certificate required or applications will be rejected

  • A Non-Yoga Person that has YIN Yoga Training 50/100 hour from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. YIN Training MUST be completed with a YIN qualified teacher. Note: The “YA Associate Yoga Student” membership provides access to the YA-International’s Registry but will not allow to teach YIN Yoga classes unless the applicant holds a 200 hours Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy from a registered or non-registered YA-International school

  • A Yoga Trainee that is enrolled on a 200 or higher Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy with a registered or non-registered YA-International yoga school. *Evidence of enrolment in a YTT required

  • A Yoga Trainee aiming to build a 200 or higher Yoga Teacher pathway that has completed minimum 50 hours Training in any yoga subject with a registered or non-registered YA-International yoga school. Yoga Teacher pathway (first 200 hour) MUST be completed with the same provider.

Requirements: Associate Student - Online Application

MULTIPLE DESIGNATIONS RYT/ERYT - $ 150

  • The fee above is available only to applicants when apply for multiple designations at the same time (i.e. RYT 200 + ERYT 350 or any combination)

  • For applicants that apply for additional designations after becoming a member of the association FULL membership fee applies

DESIGNATIONS UPGRADE  RYT/ERYT - $ 60

  • A YA-International ERYT/RYT member can upgrade to a higher designation within the same designations category (i.e: RYT 200 TO RYT 250 PLUS or ERYT 200 to ERYT 250 PLUS)


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