Good News: Colorado Bill to be Considered Tomorrow

February 25, 2015

Senate Bill 186, a bipartisan bill to exempt yoga teacher trainings (YTTs) from burdensome regulation by the Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS), has been introduced by Sen. Laura Woods, Rep. Alec Garnett, and Rep. Tim Dore.

Yoga Alliance® has long been a proponent of this important legislation, and strongly supports this initiative by the General Assembly to protect the Colorado yoga community. Thank you to everyone who has attended hearings, organized demonstrations, and written letters. Your support is inspiring and has been instrumental in persuading the legislature to consider this critical bill.

Join us tomorrow!

Senate Bill 186 will be considered by Senate Education Committee tomorrow! Public testimony will be welcome, and we encourage you to come share your experiences and show your support. The details regarding this meeting are as follows:

February 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
(likely to be considered between 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.)

Senate Education Committee
State Capitol Building, Room 356
200 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80203

If you plan to attend, please contact Matt Knoedler at or (303) 641-3977.

Even if you cannot make this meeting, help us spread the word! Post, share, retweet or call/text a friend – we need to tell even more Coloradoans what is happening.

Also, don’t forget that it is not too late to write you legislators. Please see previous alerts for instructions.

Pay it forward!

Yoga Alliance is pleased to advocate on behalf of the Colorado yoga community. The introduction of this critical legislation in the Colorado General Assembly marks a major milestone in our efforts, but there is still more to do. Please help us continue this effort with a financial contribution. Any donation will help with this critical endeavor, and should be made via PayPal.

We are so inspired by the Colorado yoga community and their dedication to protecting yoga from unnecessary and harmful government regulation. Stay tuned for updates about these efforts and the ways you can help.

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