YAA Equivalency Certification: The YAA offers individualized assessment for teachers who have already completed a 200-Hour Teacher Training Program, plus additional requirements.
YAA Recertification: YAA Certified Teachers must apply to recertify every three years, maintaining active participation in both classes/workshops and teaching hours in order to meet professional upgrading standards. With further training and experience, YAA Certified Teachers may also qualify for 500-Hour Certification, as well as 600+Hour Certification (Intermediate Teacher Status), 800+Hour Certification (Senior Teacher Status), and Permanent Certification.
Insurance: YAA Certified Teachers may obtain discount insurance rates under the umbrella of the YAA’s insurance policy. YAA members with outside certification and experience may also be eligible (some restrictions apply).
See the Coordinator’s message from a recent Yoga Bridge, Responsibility and Relevance: Ethics in the Yoga Community.