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E-RYT 200, RYT 500

Teachers can register as an E-RYT 200, RYT 500 if they have successfully completed a 500-hour yoga teacher training that is registered with Yoga Alliance and have taught a minimum of two years since completing training with a RYS 200 or RYS 500. The 500 hours of training can either come from one school or can be a combination of a 200-hour training plus an additional 300-hour advanced teacher training from a different RYS. Applicants must submit 1,000 teaching hours for this designation which must be completed after completing training with a RYS 200. 

Once registered, an E-RYT 200, RYT 500 is able to provide continuing education classes and workshops to other teachers and can be a Lead Trainer of a 200-hour teacher training.

Training Requirements

✓ Completed a 500-hour teacher training with a RYS 500, OR
✓ Completed a 200-hour teacher training with a RYS 200 AND an additional 300-hour teacher training with either the same RYS (if it is registered as a RYS 300) or a different RYS 300

Teaching Requirements

✓ Has at least 1,000 hours of teaching experience since completing training with a RYS 200 or RYS 500
✓ Has taught for at least two years since completing training with a RYS 200 or RYS 500

How to Maintain Your Registration

  1. Abide by our Code of Conduct
  2. Abide by Yoga Alliance Registry's Policy on the Use of Yoga Therapy Terms
  3. Complete your Continuing Education Requirement every three years
  4. Pay your annual renewal fees


 

Ready to Register?

If you're ready to become an E-RYT, learn how to start your application below.

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