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Yin Yoga Training Programs RYS-50/100hr

Yin Yoga Training Programs RYS-50 Yin Yoga Training Programs RYS-100

The YIN-TT programs 50/100 hour are designed for the yoga practitioners who are ready to take the next step in their Yoga Teacher career by broadening their experience and offering to include the magical gift of Yin Yoga.

These are not a pre-set of Standards but rather Professional Credentials which show the public that RYSs offer teacher training in line with the Yin Yoga principles and practice created and developed by Paul and Suzee’s and Biff Mithoefer:

Within all RYS/YIN Training Courses the following criteria must be met:
  1. MUST be taught by a Yoga Alliance –International Australia  ERYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher). Member Teacher of other organisations can convert registration.  

  2. The ERYT MUST be teaching a minimum of 80% of the course contact hours.

  3. 90% of the Teacher Training total hours MUST be contact hours. For example, for a 250 hours course the minimum contact hours must be 225 hours or, for 200 hours course the minimum contact hours must be 180.

  4. 5% of the Training Course MUST be allocated to teaching. *Participants  MUST be encouraged to  practice Teaching.

  5. The correct YAA logos MUST be on the home page and training page of the website.

  6. Schools MUST have their syllabus clearly on their website.

  7. All accepted students MUST have at least one year of documented yoga practice.

  8. All Schools are encouraged to offer post/pre-course mentoring and further training for its graduates.

  9. All Schools MUST provide minimum two Continuing Education Courses to ensure that all Yoga Alliance’s RYSs provide high quality continuing education programs for yoga teachers and countless category of professionals within the holistic and well-being industry.

50 hour course
Total number of hours – 50 
Contact hours (90%) – 45

100 hour course
Total number of hours – 100 
Contact hours (90%) – 90

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

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

RYS 200

RYS 250

ERYT 200 or
ERYT 350
ERYT 500
ERYT 1500

144 (RYS 200)

176 (RYS 250)
RYS 300/350  ERYT 350 or
ERYT 500
ERYT 1500

216 (RYS 300)

252 (RYS 350)

RYS 500 ERYT 500 or
ERYT 1500

RYS 1500 ERYT 1500

RYS Requirements

Before filing for registration of your school, please visit the page  below:

Registration Requirements

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