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Standards for Yin Yoga Teacher Training RYS-250 LVL 1/LVL 2

Yin Yoga Training Programs RYS-250 LVL 1Yin Yoga Training Programs RYS-250 LVL 2


These standards describe Yoga Alliance’s requirements for a Registered Yoga School that offers a 250 PLUS hours YIN LVL 1/LVL 2 programs.* Only YIN qualified teachers can be the Lead Trainer.


The program syllabus for RYS YIN-250 PLUS LVL1 and LVL 2 to build up a pathway to RYT YIN-500 must incorporate the Yin Yoga principles and practice created and developed by Paul and Suzie’s Grilley www.paulgrilley.com and Biff Mithoefer www.biffmithoeferyoga.com The “PLUS” means the providers can deliver up to 320 hours training courses

Yin Yoga Curriculum Requirements

The Five Units

UNIT 1: BONES, MUSCLES, POSES

THE FIVE UNITS

Unit 1: Bones, Muscles, and Poses

Unit 2: Advanced Anatomy

Unit 3: Chakra Theory and Meditation

Unit 4: The Bhagavad Gita

Unit 5: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras


Before filing for accreditation of your YTT, please see the Spirit of Standards Guiding Principle (all RYS) and Membership Guidelines

RYS 250 PLUS hour course
Total number of hours – 250
Contact hours (90%) – 225

Online/Home Study
25 hours


The minimum number of the Lead Trainer contact hours requirements within each ERYT designation is shown in the following table

RYS Designation Leader Trainer Designation Eligibility Lead Trainer 80% of 90% Course Contact Hours Requirements
RYS 250 PLUS/LVL 1-LVL2 ERYT 250 PLUS
ERYT 350
ERYT 500
ERYT 500 PLUS
ERYT 1500
180


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