Teachers can register as a RCYT if they have successfully completed both a 200-hour yoga teacher training and a 95-hour children's yoga teacher training—in either order—that are registered with Yoga Alliance. Applicants must submit 30 teaching hours in children’s yoga which must be performed after completing a training with a RCYS (Registered Children’s Yoga School). 

Teachers can no longer register as a RCYT via grandparenting.

Training Requirements

✓ Completed a 200-hour teacher training with a RYS 200
✓ Completed a 95-hour teacher training with a Registered Children’s Yoga School (RCYS)

Teaching Requirements

✓ Has at least 30 hours of teaching experience in children’s yoga since completing training with a RCYS

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 RCYT, learn how to start your application below.


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