Updated: Apr 9, 2021
I am a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance to keep my integrity within the broad career of a Yoga instructor. I am currently registered as a 200Hr E-RYT and 500Hr RYT.
Yoga Alliance Standards set the ethical and educational framework for yoga teachers and schools in order to ensure high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable yoga teaching in communities around the world.
An RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) credential is earned by yoga teachers whose training and teaching experience meet Yoga Alliance Standards. RYTs must complete training with an RYS, be confirmed by said RYS, and keep current with Continuing Education and their annual fees.
Training Requirements 200Hr E--RYT
✓ Completed a 200-hour teacher training with an RYS 200 Teaching Requirements ✓ Has at least 1,000 hours of teaching experience since completing training with an RYS 200 ✓ Has taught for at least two years since completing training with an RYS 200
An E-RYT 200 is able to provide Continuing Education workshops to RYTs and can be a Lead Trainer of a 200-hour teacher training for an RYS 200 up until February 2022*.
Training Requirements 500Hr-RYT
✓ Completed a 500-hour teacher training with an RYS 500, or ✓ Completed a 200-hour teacher training with an RYS 200 plus an additional 300 hours of training with either the same RYS or a different RYS registered as an RYS 300
✓ Has at least 100 hours of teaching experience since completing training with an RYS 200 or RYS 500