These Standards are requirements to become a Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) at the 500 hour level.

Training Requirements

  1. Completed a 200 hour and 300 hour yoga teacher training programs that are registered with Yoga Alliance International.


  1. Completed a 200 hour and a 300 hour yoga teacher training programs online or in person from one of the following approved yoga organizations:
  • Yoga Alliance Australia - Australia
  • Yoga Alliance Italia - Italy
  • Yoga Alliance Professionals - UK
  • Yoga Alliance - USA
  • Yoga Alliance New Zealand - New Zealand
  • Canadian Yoga Alliance - Canada
  • International Yoga Federation


  1. You have similar training or experience via our grandfathered process.

Teaching Requirements

  • 2000 hours of teaching and four years have past since receiving your certificate or are certified via our grandfathering process.

How to Maintain Your Registration

  1. Abide by our Code of Conduct
  2. Complete your Continuing Education Requirement every two years
  3. Pay your annual renewal fees

How To Apply

  1. Fill out an application for free
  2. Submit required certificates
  3. Pay fees
  4. Receive registration material and info