We Did It, Arkansas!

February 6, 2015

Thanks to the support and outreach by the Yoga Alliance® community and the diligent efforts of Senators Uvalde Lindsey and Missy Irvin, and Representatives Charlie Collins and John Vines, our legislation to protect the rights of yoga teacher training programs to operate in Arkansas without unnecessary intrusion, Senate Bill 94, jumped its last hurdle and passed the full House Chamber unanimously, 97-0, yesterday!

What's next?

The bill will now go to the desk of Governor Asa Hutchinson for his signature and will become law in the coming months.

Show your appreciation for the hard work of both the Senate and the House by sending a thank you e-mail or call to the members that made this possible. Below is the contact information for:

You can also find your local Senator and your local Representative online to express your gratitude for their help. Feel free to use the language provided below or create your own message.

Dear ___________________,

Thank you for your support of Senate Bill 94, which protects the rights of yoga teacher training programs to operate in Arkansas without unnecessary intrusion and regulation by the State Board of Private Career Education.


[Your Name Here]

Help support this effort!

Yoga Alliance has been working hard advocating for the rights of the Arkansas yoga community, but we need your help so our legal team can keep the pressure on in the final stretch. Help us get the job done with a financial contribution. Any donation would be greatly appreciated, and should be sent to:

Catlett Law Firm, PLC
The Tower Building
323 Center Street, Suite 1800
Little Rock, AR 72201

Make sure to add “Yoga Alliance” in the memo line of the check to ensure it is credited to our cause.

Thank you for your help in protecting yoga in Arkansas. Without you, this victory would not have been possible.


Want more information about what we're doing to protect the yoga community? Visit the Advocacy section of our Article Archive for the latest updates about what we're doing on a local and national scale. 

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