2016 Financial Report for Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance Registry

August 28, 2018

Yoga Alliance® and Yoga Alliance Foundation posted $7.1 million for 2016 revenue. The combined organizations ended the year with a surplus of $1 million.

To increase continuing education resources for our registered yoga teachers, Yoga Alliance introduced our Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider® (YACEP®) designation and the only continuing education Directory for yoga teachers. During the year, Yoga Alliance was also able to add four new member perks*, introduce laws in five states of the United States, and offered podcasts as an additional form of education for our members.

The organizations report $9.4 million in total assets as of December 31, 2016, which includes $7.5 million in cash and short-term investments. The detailed 2016 financial statement is available on our website as a PDF.

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* Member discounts at Patagonia, Gaiam, MINDBODY, and YogiTunes.


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