These Standards are requirements to become a Registered Yoga School (RYS) that offers a 300-hour program.

Program Requirements

Techniques, Training and Practice


Low Plank/Puppy Pose/Lotus Pose/Twisted High Lunge/Half Moon Pose/Revolved Half Moon/Warrior 3/Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose
Dancer/Side Plank/Crow Pose/Crane/Wild Thing/Camel Pose/Bow Pose/Wheel Pose/Shoulderstand/Plow Pose/Fish Pose


3 advance pranyamas your choice

Chanting & Mantra

3 advance mantras your choice


3 advance mudras your choice

Contact 75 Hrs     Non Contact 50 Hrs          Min Hours With Leads 50 Hrs       Total 125 Hrs

Teaching Methodology

Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and boundaries setting/Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting/Teaching and learning styles/Business aspects of teaching yoga (including marketing and legal)

Contact 50 Hrs     Non Contact 25 Hrs         Min Hours With Leads 25 Hrs       Total 75 Hrs

Anatomy and Physiology

Advance Human Anatomy and Physiology and advance Chakras

Contact 10 Hrs  Non Contact 5 Hrs           Min Hours With Leads 10 Hrs       Total 15 Hrs

Yoga Philosophy

Advance Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita

Contact 25 Hrs     Non Contact 10 Hrs          Min Hours With Leads  15 Hrs      Total 35 Hrs


50 class taught outside classroom post training

Contact 0 Hrs     Non Contact 50 Hrs         Min Hours With Leads 0 Hrs       Total 50 Hrs

Total Contact Hrs: 160 hrs

Total Non Contact Hrs: 140 hrs

Min Total Hours With Leads: 100 hrs

Total Hrs: 300 hrs

Online 300 Program Requirements

  • The entire hours of this program can be done online (i.e. non contact hours). To be allowed to certify as an online school for this program:
    • Schools must meet the overall hour requirements as the in person program requirements above.
    • Students need to be tested both in theory (e.g. yoga philosophy, etc) and practice (e.g. the ability to teach class) to demonstrate that they have gained the same level of knowledge and skill that would be obtained if they had taken the program in person, thus schools need to show in their syllabus how they will evaluate theory (e.g. yoga philosophy, etc) and practice (e.g. the ability to teach class) via exams or other form of evaluation.

Lead Requirements

  • All 300 hour program requires a trainer with a  ERYT 200 or 500 or equivalents.
  • Maximum of 2 trainers per program per location.

How To Apply

* Fill out an application for free

*Complete a school syllabus for approval

*Submit required certificates

*Pay fees

*Receive a school certification and registration material and info