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Yoga Teacher Membership Fees

Please be certain of your registration, why you are registering and with whom! Refunds are not given after registration or renewals, no exceptions.

From the day your application payment is received, we offer a cooling off period of 3 days, in which you can change your mind for any reason and request to cancel your membership. We will however, withhold $ 50 non-refundable administration fee in the event of a cancellation to cover our time charges.

Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance is not included in the registration fees. Please check our partner Special Offers with competitive rates: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

All membership fees are inclusive of non-refundable $ 50 Join fee.

*Yoga Therapists are welcome

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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 (Australian residents only)

  • PayPal (7% surcharges apply)

RYT-200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/RYT YIN 250 LVL1 and LVL 2 - $ 350

Option 1 (Code R1)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

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

  • Starting from the initial date of registration RYTs 200/250/350 must complete mandatory continuing education activities or membership will not be renewed

  • At the end of 3 (three years) or 1 (one) year membership period RYTs 200/250/350 (if the criteria are met) can UPGRADE to a higher designation by means of continuing education

  • UPGRADE to a higher level within the RYT/ERYT designations. Fee $ 60

  • No teaching hours required to register as a RYT

  • Specialty Designations RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 not included

Note:

RYT/ERYT/Senior members and non-members of the association with a relevant degree, certification or substantial education and experience in specific areas of expertise (i.e. yoga or non-yoga related disciplines, natural therapies, holistic disciplines etc.) can apply for the CEAS,or Continuing Education Accredited School. The CEAS designation is designed for every expert to set themselves apart and teach courses that qualify as Continuing Education hours for RYTs e Non-yoga-persons

Requirements: RYT
Requirements: CEAS
Requirements: Continuing Education
Apply: Online Application

RYT + Specialty Designations RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 - $ 430

Option 1 (Code R1-S)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal
  • Requirements (same as above)

  • One or more Specialty Designations included ($ 60)

RYT-200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/RYT-YIN 250 LVL 1 and LVL 2 Initial Fee - $185

Option (Code R2)

  • Valid one (1) year

  • Annual Renewal is $ 90

  • Requirements (same as above)

Note:

  • Membership will automatically lapse on the expiry date. No ‘grace period’ applies. Where an annual renewal fee has not been paid on the due date, a FULL Membership fee applies, no exceptions

RYT + Specialty Designations RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 - $ 245

Option 2 (Code R2-S)

  • Valid one (1) year

  • Annual Renewal is $ 90

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • One or more Specialty Designations included ($ 60)

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

Option 1 (Code E1)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

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

  • Continuing education activities not required

  • Mandatory teaching hours evidence pre/post qualification (i.e. statutory declaration/employer/referee/accountant letter)

  • UPGRADE to a higher level within the ERYT Designations $ 60

  • Can add one or more Specialty Designations RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 starting from the date of registration. Fee $ 60

Note:

  • ERYT/ RYS/CEAS membership are offered as 3 years membership. *ERYTs planning to accredit teacher training or continuing education courses must apply for RYS or CEAS, Continuing Education Accredited School within one month from the date on the certificate of registration or will incur additional membership fees

Requirements: ERYT
Requirements: RYS or CEAS
Apply: Online Application

ERYT + Specialty Designations RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 - $ 430

Option 2 (Code E2-S)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • One or more Specialty Designations included ($ 60)

MASTER YOGA TEACHER - $ 450

Option 1 (Code MYT1)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • 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 one or more Specialty Designations RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 starting from the date of registration. Fee $ 60

Requirements: Master Yoga Teacher
Apply: Online Application

Master Yoga Teacher + Specialty Designations RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 - $ 510

Option 1 (Code MYT2-S)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • One or more Specialty Designations included ($ 60)

Grandfathering Senior Teachers Same Fees as ERYT

  • 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

ET for Consultants and Specialists RYT/ERYT/Non Yoga Person - $ 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

Note:

Expert Teachers can apply for the CEAS, or Continuing Education Accredited School. The CEAS designation is designed for every expert to set themselves apart and teach courses that qualify as Continuing Education hours for RYTs e Non-yoga-persons

Requirements: Expert Teacher
Apply: Online Application


Associate Member + Specialty Designations RCYT/RPYT/RYT -YIN 50/100 (Member of other Organisations) - $ 270

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • A Yoga Teacher Member of Another Organisation with a 200 hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal/YIN 50-100 hours Yoga Training from the YA-International CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a non-registered YA-International yoga school. *Children’s/Prenatal and YIN Training must be completed with a qualified RPYT/RCYT/YIN teacher.

  • A Yoga Teacher Member of Another Organisation with a 200 hour Yoga Training/Yoga Therapy that has minimum 50 hours continuing education training (i.e. any subjects within yoga, complementary therapies or related fields) from YA-International’s CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a non-registered YA-International yoga school. Accepted format: Seminars/workshops/retreats/In-house training.

Note:

  • The Associate Member membership provides access to the YA-International’s Registry

  • Applicants will receive the RCYT/RPYT or RYT-YIN 50/100 and Associate Member designations combined together

Requirements: Associate Member
Apply: Online Application


Associate Yoga Student + Specialty Designations RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN 50/100 -$ 270

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • A Non-Yoga Person that works in a professional capacity as a counsellors, occupational therapists, social workers, school teachers, midwife, obstetrician or maternal child health nurse that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal from the YA-International CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a non-registered YA-International yoga school. *Children’s/Prenatal Yoga Training must be completed with a RPYT/RCYT teacher. *Evidence of qualification (s) in one or more field listed above is required

  • A Yoga Student aiming to build a 200 or higher Yoga Teaching pathway that has completed minimum 50 hours or higher training in any yoga subject including RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 hours with YA-International’s CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a non-registered YA-International yoga school. *To upgrade membership level from Associate Yoga Student to RYT the first 200 hour MUST be completed with a RYS

Note:

  • The “Associate Yoga Student” membership enable non-yoga persons to teach Children's/Prenatal classes to member of the public only if the requirements are fully met and hold professional insurance and current first aid certificate

  • Applicants that completed a Specialty course will receive the RCYT/RPYT or RYT YIN 50/100 and “Associate Yoga Student” designations combined together

  • Applicants of YTTs who completed a Specialty RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 cannot teach classes to other until have completed a minimum 200 hour Yoga Teacher qualification

Requirements: Associate Yoga Student
Apply: Online Application


RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN 50/100 Existing Members - $ 60

  • Valid Until end of RYT/ERYT/Master Yoga Teacher Membership expiry date

  • An existing Member of the Association that has minimum 50 hours Children's/Prenatal or Yin 50/100 hours Yoga Training from a registered or non-registered YA-International school. Additional training does not have to be from the same school. *Children’s, Prenatal, YIN Training must be completed with a qualified teacher

  • Can add one or more Specialty Designations starting from the date of registration

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


Multiple Designations RYT/ERYT Discount 3%

  • A Yoga Teacher can apply for multiple designations within the RYT/ERYT category. For example, a RYT that has 200/250/350/500/1500 hour Teacher Training that also meet the requirements to apply for ERYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) or vice-versa. Full membership fee applies minus 5% discount when applied for both designations at the same time

  • A Members of the Association can apply for additional designations any time throughout the three (3) years or one (1) year membership period. A $150 fee applies per single designation

Designations Upgrade RYT/ERYT - $ 60

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

Membership Renewal

  • Annual Membership $ 90

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