Yoga Alliance® Worldwide Registry
Yoga Alliance® - Worldwide Registry of Yoga Professionals

Contact Us | FacebookTwitterYoga Alliance Australia Instagram Linked inPinterest  

Standards for Teacher Training RYS-150hr

Yoga Alliance® 150 RYS-150

These standards describe YA’s requirements for a Registered Yoga School that offers a 150 hour training program for existing yoga teachers who are interested in enrolling in a post-graduate yoga program and/or for complete beginners interested in pursuing a career in teaching yoga. These courses offer the flexibility to meet everyone’s needs!

The Standards for RYS-150 do not required to incorporate any of the mandatory Yoga Alliance’s educational categories. The school can develop the curriculum of study according to the school yoga tradition and lineage. A minimum online training is acceptable for some subjects, but not all. Content considered not conducive to online learning includes practicing asana, adjustment, assisting.

RYS 150 Requirements

Membership Guidelines

150 hour course

Total number of hours –150 

Contact hours (90%) – 135

Online/Home Study

Total number of hours – 15

The minimum number of the Director of Training contact hours requirements within each RYS designation is shown in the table below

RYS Designation Teacher Designation Eligibility by Designation Director of Training 80% of 90% Course Contact Hours Requirements by Designation
RYS 150 ERYT 200 or
ERYT 350
ERYT 500
ERYT 1500

Apply Now


Application Form

For further information Contact Us


© 2011-2019 Yoga Alliance® and Yoga Alliance International® - All rights reserved