Alberta’s Source for Information About Yoga


As a member of the Yoga Association of Alberta, you are:

  • supporting and encouraging the growth and unity of yoga in the province,
  • assisting in the service of those who may not otherwise be able to experience the numerous benefits of yoga, and
  • helping to maintain a high level of expertise amongst Alberta teachers.


The Yoga Association of Alberta (YAA) is a non-profit charitable organization that has been supporting and offering yoga in Alberta since 1976. The YAA promotes high standards of yoga instruction through high quality yoga workshops and training, as well as  offering an Outreach Program, and works in co-operation with individuals and yoga communities practising all recognized yoga disciplines.  Anyone can be a member of the Yoga Association of Alberta (e.g. yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, and individuals from the general public).


Become a member today!

Workshops & Teacher Training

Register for YAA Workshops

The YAA offers a province-wide Calendar of Events, and sponsors top quality Workshops by internationally recognized teachers.

The YAA Teacher Training Program is recognized as having some of the highest standards of training in North America, and Advanced Training Levels are offered at the 500-, 750- and 1,000-Hour Levels.

The YAA Equivalency Certification Program offers individualized assessment, credit for previous training and upgrading opportunities, encouraging all yoga teachers in Alberta to join the YAA family, a thriving community of mutual inspiration and cooperative peer support.   

Why Certify? If you are a yoga teacher, or are considering Teacher Training, see this article from the Yoga Bridge.

Looking For A YAA Certified Teacher?

Find a  yoga teacher in your community who has a high level of certification, ensuring you are provided with a safe and consistent yoga practice.

Deepening Your Body Sensing Practice

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Register in iRest Workshop

iRest BodySensing Source Yoga is a form of non-dual meditative inquiry from the Kashmir Yoga tradition. It is a deeply healing approach to meditation that restores us to the innate fullness of our body and mind, using the body as an entry point for integration to our wholeness. The practice invites us to re-discover the source of our essential nature that is always spacious, timeless, perfect and free.

Looking for some direction – a place of calm from within yourself?

Watch introductory video here and then download the in depth introductory series .




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