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Membership Benefits

Yoga Alliance Membership Benefits provide valuable support to help you thrive in your yoga profession and personal practice. All benefits are designed for you, our yoga schools and teachers, to give you the professional guidance, relevant tools, continued education, and community access you need to successfully share high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable yoga teaching.

Take full-advantage of all your membership has to offer by browsing the benefits below.

 YA CommUnity

Coming Soon!: YA CommUnity

The YA CommUnity creates a safe online space for members to connect in sangha and support. Here, you and yoga professionals around the world can share information, resources, and experiences; and form personal peer-to-peer relationships to enhance your livelihoods, strengthen your network, and inspire your yoga teaching and practice.

YourYa.Org

YourYa.Org

This site was created in response to and as a resource for today’s societal and yoga community foundational changes. It provides the latest association updates, helpful tools, and need-to-know information regarding your yoga livelihood, profession, and membership. Visit frequently as information is regularly updated.

Member Directory

Member Directory

Our directory serves as a professional catalog of all actively credentialed yoga schools (RYSs), teachers (RYTs), and Continuing Education Providers (YACEPs). By publishing your profile to the directory, you can expand your reach, build your network, and become more easily accessible to potential students and employers. This tool also helps users find RYTs, YACEPS and RYS teacher training programs based on location, credential, and online offerings.

Discounts

Discounts

Bolster your yoga profession and practice by taking advantage of product and service discounts from our socially conscious partner organizations. Member deals include professional essentials like liability insurance, technological tools, and business guidance, as well as gear such as yoga apparel, jewelry, and props.

Events

Events

Connect, learn, and grow through our wide variety of events, including Continuing Education (CE) workshops, Community Events, Scientific Research discussions, Master Classes, and Office Hours. Digital events are themed to align with the core competencies of our standards, providing you with relevant insights to support you in developing holistic yoga expertise.

Video Resource Library

Video Resource Library

Enjoy free, unlimited, on-demand access to hundreds of unique videos. Our Video Resource Library offers CE Workshops, Community Event recordings, and Scientific Research on Yoga for you to easily access and leverage throughout your yoga career. Browse this library for insights from leaders and experts in the yoga community.

Advocacy

Advocacy

In support of our members, we closely monitor relevant legislative initiatives, advocate for the interests of our schools and teachers, and advise members on the changes that may affect your businesses and livelihoods. We also make it easy for you to advocate for yourself and communities.

Standards and Credentials

Standards and Credentials

Maintaining a Yoga Alliance credential signals to potential students, teacher trainees, and employers that you uphold a set of standards that promote high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable yoga teaching and training. Our credentials are recognized world-wide, and underlie teaching and training standards—the creation of which are heavily influenced by the comprehensive feedback from members and experts in the yoga community.

The Yoga Alliance Foundation

The Yoga Alliance Foundation

As the non-profit arm of our association, the Foundation leverages yoga for social impact and provides members with grant, scholarship, funding, and donation opportunities. This work broadens access to yoga’s healing potential, fosters greater equity and diverse representation in yoga, and expands educational, service, and economic opportunities.


 

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