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Yoga Teacher Membership Fees

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 after 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

  • PayPal (7% surcharges apply)

RYT 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN 250 - $ 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 ALL RYT 200/250/350 (3 years and 1 year members) must complete mandatory Continuing Education activities. CE accepted format (i.e. online/in-house-training/teaching hours/retreats/seminars, workshops). *One (1) year members are required to submit evidence of CE at the end of each year prior the expiry date or membership will not be renewed. *Three (3) years members wishing to re-register must submit CE at the end of the three years.

  • At the end of three (3) years membership period both 3 years and 1 years members RYTs 200/250/350 can UPGRADE to a higher designation by means of CE activities

  • UPGRADE within the same designations. Fee $ 60

  • No teaching hours required to register

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

Note:

All RYT 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 to deliver CE programs recognised worldwide to yoga and non-yoga person. *Evidence required

Requirements: RYT
Requirements: CEAS
Apply: Online Application

RYT 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN 250 + Specialty Designations - $430

Option 1 (Code R1-S)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • Inclusive of one or more Specialty designation RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 ($ 60)

RYT 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN 250 - $ 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 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN 250 + Specialty Designations $ 245

Option 2 (Code R2-S)

  • Valid one (1) year

  • Annual Renewal is $ 90

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • Inclusive of one or more Specialty Designation RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 ($ 60)

ERYT 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN LVL 1/2 - $ 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 within the same designations $ 60

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

Note:

  • ERYT/ RYS/CEAS membership are 3 years option. 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 200/250 PLUS/350/500/500/PLUS/1500/YIN 250 + Specialty Designations $ 430

Option 2 (Code E2-S)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • Inclusive of one or more Specialty Designation RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 ($ 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 designation RPYT/RCYT/RYT YIN-50/100 starting from the initial date of registration. Fee $ 60

Requirements: Master Yoga Teacher
Apply: Online Application

MASTER YOGA TEACHER + Specialty Designations $ 510

Option 1 (Code MYT2-S)

  • Valid three (3) years

  • No Annual Renewal

  • Requirements (same as above)

  • Inclusive of one or more Specialty Designation RCYT/RPYT/RYT YIN 50/100 ($ 60)

GRANDFATHERING Senior Teachers

  • 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

EXPERT TEACHER for Consultants and Specialists RYT/ERYT/Non Yoga Person

  • 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
Apply: Online Application

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

  • Valid Until end of 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 initial date of registration. Fee $ 60

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

ASSOCIATE MEMBER + RCYT/RPYT/RYT -YIN 50/100 hours (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 done a RPYT/RCYT/YIN qualified teacher. RPYT/RCYT are required to attend minimum 40 hours of yoga classes during or pre/post qualification. *Letter to confirm completion of this requirement signed by a referee is mandatory. *Degree, diploma or certificate in professional field of expertise is required or the application will be rejected

  • 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 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” designation combined together

Requirements: Associate Member
Apply: Online Application

ASSOCIATE YOGA STUDENT + 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 done with a RPYT/RCYT qualified 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 a YA-International CEAS (Continuing Education Accredited School) or a registered or non-registered YA-International yoga school. * To upgrade membership level from “Associate Yoga Student” to RYT the first 200 hour MUST be completed with the same yoga school

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 Specialty courses will receive the RCYT/RPYT or RYT YIN 50/100 and “Associate Yoga Student” designations combined together

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

Requirements: Associate Yoga Student
Apply: Online Application

MULTIPLE DESIGNATIONS RYT/ERYT Discount 5%

  • 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)

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