Yoga in the World Research Study
The Yoga in the World Research Study examined various aspects of the practice and profession and collected quantitative and qualitative data from yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, business owners and the general public across 10 countries.
Member Assistance Program
Gain access to personal and professional resources, guidance, and tools at no cost to you, your dependents, or household members.
Our Commitment to Yoga for Social Impact
Hear from Head of Social Impact, Kristina Graff, as she discusses the transformative power of yoga as a catalyst for positive change in individuals, communities, and across generations.
Teaching for Equity Program
The Teaching for Equity 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.
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.
Based on feedback from membership and the broader yoga community, Yoga Alliance launched new standards for its RYS 200 credential as well as a strengthened application and review process for all new RYS applicants. These enhanced standards now include the implementation of a strengthened RYS application process, which will provide for greater shared accountability to meet or exceed the new standards.
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Storytelling helps bring us closer to people and the world around us, fostering a deeper level of connection, inspiration, and empathy across diverse communities. We’re fortunate to hear stories that prove the power of yoga every day, and we’re excited to share them with you in our #AllforYoga campaign.
The new Social Impact Interview Series spotlights real-life stories and voices from yoga change-makers who have participated in Yoga Alliance global outreach work, detailing how their teaching and practice have directly benefited their personal lives, those they care for, and the communities they serve.
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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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