Lately, there has been a lot of confusion as to what credentials are needed to teach Yoga. There have been some recent changes within the certifying bodies who train Yoga teachers. Here are some of the most common questions and answers in regard to Yoga credentials and regulations. Why should a Yoga teacher be certified? [...]
What is the difference between and CYT and RYT? Do you offer both or just the CYT? CYT is a Certified Yoga Teacher RYT is a Registered Yoga Teacher The first step in teaching Yoga would be to become a Certified Yoga Teacher. Think of this step as earning your Bachelor's Degree. Optional steps, after [...]
Yes, you will receive a diploma as a Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT) and a letter of recommendation, allowing you to find job opportunities in a variety of settings. You will need to be CPR certified, if you work with health clubs or groups with large numbers.
Your Yoga diploma will state that you are a completely certified Hatha Yoga Instructor. It is the same world recognized diploma we issue to our on-site Yoga teacher training graduates. You can see a copy at the bottom of the home page.
The RYT certification is an enhanced credential, issued by independent third party registrars like the British Wheel of Yoga and The Yoga Alliance. It is not currently required in the U.S. or Canada, but may be required within some countries. You should check on your country's regulations, if any, pertaining to the licensing for Yoga [...]
The Yoga Alliance is an independent third party registrar. If you are from North America, it can enhance your Yoga teaching certification to join Yoga Alliance. To apply for an RYT, you should download a copy of their latest application or call them for details. The Yoga Alliance will research your contact hours, Yoga teaching [...]
The Yoga Alliance has changed its standards over the years. To apply for the RYT 200 you will need "contact hours." If you desire an RYT certification with the Yoga Alliance, we have a program for it, but it involves on-site training. No correspondence course will meet the contact hour requirements of the Yoga Alliance. [...]
There are currently three ways to get contact hours for the Alliance RYT. 1. Mentor with an E-RYT or RYT 500 who will vouch for your hours. 2. Visit a Yoga teacher training center for an intensive training session. Our on-site training program will make you eligible to apply for the Yoga Alliance RYT. Dr. [...]
I have a local certified Yoga teacher who will work with me during my internship with you. What is the best course of action for me to become a Registered Yoga Teacher after I successfully complete my Yoga teacher certification requirements with you?
Since you are currently working with a certified Yoga teacher you should meet the Yoga Alliance's requirements. From the Yoga Alliance site, you can download a copy of their application to see their current requirements, and discuss this with your Yoga teacher. He or she can act as your tutor, during your internship, so you [...]
When I finish the Yoga teacher training, can I use your Yoga certification diploma to teach Yoga in a neighboring country?
You can use your Yoga teacher certification in any country. I am not aware of any country that does not recognize our Yoga teacher Certification. As it would be - we have Yoga teacher graduates worldwide.