Grandfathering

Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT)

To register with Yoga Alliance as a RCYT, you must also register as a RYT or E-RYT. You must have satisfied one of the following grandfathering criteria by completing:

  • 25 hours in a children's yoga teacher training, plus 150 hours of experience teaching children's yoga, completed prior to December 31, 2010, or
  • 250 hours of experience teaching children's yoga prior to December 31, 2010
These hours can occur either before or after your standard training.


Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher (RPYT)

To register with Yoga Alliance as a RPYT, you must also register as a RYT or E-RYT. You must have satisfied one of the following grandfathering criteria by completing:

  • 25 hours in a prenatal yoga teacher training, plus 150 hours of experience teaching prenatal yoga, completed prior to December 31, 2010, or
  • 250 hours of experience teaching prenatal yoga prior to December 31, 2010
These hours can occur either before or after your standard training.
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