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At Yoga Alliance, cultivating community is integral to our work of supporting our membership made up of Registered Yoga Schools (RYSs) and Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs) in the high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable teaching of yoga.

These events provide Yoga Alliance membership, staff, and the broader yoga community with the valuable opportunity to connect in real-time.

Below you can find details on upcoming events, conferences, and Facebook Lives, along with information on how you can participate or get involved. We hope to see you out there!


Online Community Support Events

In continued efforts to support and engage with our membership and the broader yoga community during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Yoga Alliance will host regular virtual events, which include community-building activities like sanghas, professional development workshops, and conversations on timely yoga topics.

These events will be hosted by Yoga Alliance and/or experts from the yoga community to provide participants with both tactical and emotional support in their yoga professions during this challenging time. Together, we can continue to promote and foster the high quality, safe, accessible, and equitable teaching of yoga for all.

Please read our disclaimer relating to online workshops and events.




Upcoming Events

Community Sanghas, and workshops are limited to 1000 registrants and attendees.

"CE Workshop" refers to continuing education courses that can be counted toward Yoga Alliance continuing education requirements.


Thursday May 21
12–1pm ET

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CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and the Immune System, Part 2
with Kim Weeks (RYS 200, RYS 500, E-RYT 500, YACEP) and Yoga Alliance’s Director of Yoga Research Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa

7–8:30pm ET

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Panel Discussion | Practical Tips for Preparing to Reopen and Recover
with Yoga Alliance's Chair of the Board Kerry Maiorca (E-RYT 500)

Friday May 22
10–10:30am ET

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Community Sangha | Perspectives on Yoga Internationally
with Francisco Morales-Bermudez (E-RYT 500, YACEP), Salim Rollins (E-RYT 200) and Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer (E-RYT 500, YACEP)

Tuesday May 26
10–11am ET

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CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 2
with Yoga Alliance Board Member Saraswathi Vasudevan (E-RYT 500, YACEP)

12–1pm ET

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CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Stress, Part 1
with Kim Weeks (RYS 200, RYS 500, E-RYT 500, YACEP) and Yoga Alliance's Director of Yoga Research Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa

2–2:30pm ET

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Community Sangha | Agni Hotra: Fire as a Tool to Keep Calm
with Maria Broom and Yoga Alliance's Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer (E-RYT 500, YACEP)

Wednesday May 27
11:30am–12pm ET

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Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Re-opening and Recovering: Best Practices for Yoga Schools, Businesses, and Professional
with Pillsbury Law Counsel Aimee Ghosh, and Yoga Alliance's Vice President of Marketing and Communications Catherine Marquette (E-RYT 500)

Facebook Live

Thursday May 28
12–1pm ET

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CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Stress, Part 2
with Kim Weeks (RYS 200, RYS 500, E-RYT 500, YACEP) and Yoga Alliance's Director of Yoga Research Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa

2–3pm ET

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CE Workshop | Self Care for Studio Owners
with Maryam Ovissi (E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT, YACEP, C-IAYT)

Friday May 29
10–10:30am ET

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Community Sangha | Teaching Yoga to Older Adults
with Jana Long (E-RYT 500, YACEP, C-IAYT) and Yoga Alliance's Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer (E-RYT 500, YACEP)



Replays of Past Events


View Our Past Event Archive Here




In-Person Events & Conferences

Yoga Alliance has planned the following in-person events. Given the ongoing evolution of the spread of COVID-19, these details are subject to change. Please revisit this page for updated information.


The Evolution of Yoga Summit

The Evolution of Yoga Summit, a collaborative project between Accessible Yoga and the Yoga Service Council, in partnership with Yoga Alliance, has been postponed due concerns related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. This three-day event—to have been held March 20-22 through the Yoga Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA—will be rescheduled for a yet-to-be-determined date (no earlier than June 2020).

Accessible Yoga, the Yoga Service Council, and Yoga Alliance encourage everyone to consult the World Health Organization and organizations such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the most up-to-date information and guidance on this coronavirus and its disease, COVID-19. In addition, Yoga Alliance has compiled resources to help you stay informed and help protect your community from the coronavirus.

To read more about this postponement, please click here.

Date: TBD
Location: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA


SOULFest

The Yoga Alliance Foundation is proud to be the presenting partner of SOULFest, a yoga festival designed to spread the message of inclusivity, accessibility, and diversity in yoga. Festival-goers can anticipate presenters, yoga sessions, and workshops underscoring these key topics, also echoed throughout Yoga Alliance’s new member-wide Ethical Commitment. In the spirit of SOULFest’s mission, general admission is free!

Date: September 12, 2020
Location: Washington, D.C.

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Date: October 17, 2020
Location: New York City

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