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Improved Letter of Intent Process for Yoga Training Program Accreditation

Tuesday, July 19, 2016  
Posted by: IAYT Administration
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Last Friday, July 15th, IAYT launched its new and improved process for submitting a Letter of Intent to apply for accreditation of a yoga therapy training. Open to all member schools who teach a minimum 800-hour yoga therapy training program, the accreditation process begins by submitting a Letter of Intent. A Letter of Intent may be submitted anytime.

The new process is fully electronic and requires the submission of four documents:
* Program Overview
* Resume of the Program Director
* Syllabus Sample
* Practicum Description

Templates are provided and must be used for each of these documents. For details about what is involved, visit the Letter of Intent instructions page.

Submitting a Letter of Intent demonstrates a significant commitment to the accreditation process. As such, half of the $1008 accreditation application fee -- $504 -- is required prior to submitting a Letter.

IAYT believes the new Letter of Intent process will help streamline the accreditation process for both applicant member schools and the Accreditation Committee, making the process and what is required to be submitted in the initial application more clear.

Questions about the new Letter of Intent process or the accreditation process may be directed to the Accreditation Manager, Aggie Stewart, at aggie@iayt"dot"org.   


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