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Yoga is for all. We believe if more people practice yoga, the better the world will be.
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Teaching for Equity
The Teaching for Equity (TFE) program supports yoga professionals across the globe who serve for little or no pay in bringing the healing benefits of yoga to communities who have experienced marginalization.
The Online Teaching Exemption is now available for current and future RYS members who meet qualification requirements, receive application approval, and begin their teacher training program(s) in 2021. Through- out this year, YA will use findings from the OTE and the experience of its participants to inform future online learning standards and influence our long-term educational processes. Read the guidelines, find the applica- tion, and learn what this means for you as a yoga teacher or school.
Share information, resources, and experiences; and form personal peer-to-peer relationships that may enhance your livelihoods, strengthen your network, and inspire your yoga teaching and practice.
Participate in digital events such as Community Events, Continuing Education (CE), Scientific Research discussions, and Facebook Live Office Hours, focused on the inner workings of Yoga Alliance and membership. Events are hosted by a variety of field experts who touch on relevant and meaningful topics like yoga teaching technique, philosophy, professional essentials, and social justice issues.
As members prepare for re-opening and recovery, Yoga Alliance has issued best practice recommendations for yoga schools, businesses, and professionals in the U.S. and around the world. This resource is based on guidance from leading public health organizations and experts, U.S.-based federal and state agencies, legal advisers, and Yoga Alliance’s collective expertise on yoga business operations and yoga practice.
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Due to sweeping changes in the yoga industry, many classes and trainings are moving online. To support this transition, we have compiled a variety of online teaching best practices, tools, and resources for members to leverage. Members also have the option to display online offerings and closed-captioning capabilities to their YA profiles for directory users to easily find.
Yoga for Social Impact
As our 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization, the Yoga Alliance Foundation leverages yoga for social impact and fosters an expansive, accessible, and equitable yoga community.
The Yoga Alliance Ethical Commitment supports our members and broader yoga community in welcoming all who wish to practice yoga. It unites membership under the YA Code of Conduct, Scope of Practice, and shared responsibility to equity in yoga.
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