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Three major themes emerged from the community-led, Standards Review Project, an 18-month period of self- and public-study to ensure that our credentials support and uphold yoga in the rapidly changing world around us and in which we live today.

  1. The credentials must identify and support you as experts and professionals who stand for quality, safety, and equity in yoga.
  2. For this to be credible, we must be able to uphold the credentials with integrity through enhanced standards and application and review process.
  3. As a membership association, we need to better support you through:
    • Continuing our advocacy work,
    • Expanding our educational resources and member benefits, and
    • Convening community-wide dialogues in support of the field's challenges and growth.

You will see these reflected throughout the changes. Click here to read a letter from the President & CEO.

Learn More

Yoga Alliance has made strategic changes over the past year, which lay the groundwork for better service to you. We invite you to read more at the links below.

A New Organizational
Structure
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Critical Stewardship
for Public Safety
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Meaningful
Standards
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Gaiam prAna Manduka Mindbody Banyan Botanicals Yoga U Patagonia Alliant Arthur J. Gallagher
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