Apply Under Grandparenting Pathway 2
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Apply via Grandparenting Pathway 2

Grandparenting closed June 30 2017.  Materials will be accepted until August 31, 2017.  See important information about dates below.

If you are a practicing yoga therapist interested in being a C-IAYT, not currently attending an accredited program, and did not apply for certification while grandparenting was available, we would like to know more about why you did not apply. This survey may also help us decide IF and how we might open up an alternative path to IAYT certification in 2018 for exceptionally well qualified individuals.


If you are registered to apply under this Pathway please download the tables on this page, complete them, complete the online application and then email your files to the address given in the application.  The link to the application can be found on the THANK YOU email you received when you registered to apply.

Grandparenting Pathway 2 is for yoga therapists who began practice as a yoga therapist prior to January 1, 2008 and have 700 hours of more of sustained yoga therapy client contact hours across the years of practice.

Details of all requirements are in the Rules below.

Download the tables below for your application.  If you have difficulty downloading, use the Contact Us link to reach support.

Send these in support of your application as PDFs if possible.  We can accept them as Word documents or images if you cannot save them as PDFs.

Have you reviewed all the materials above and have the tables and evidence ready to submit?

Please prepare only the documents required for your application.  
The balance of $125 is due when the application is approved.  The initial application submission fee you paid when you registered is non-refundable.

Here is some important information about FINAL dates for application and materials submission under Grandparenting:

  • June 30, 2017 – Last date to register for IAYT Certification under Grandparenting (now closed)
  • June 30, 2017 - All training and client hours to be submitted under Grandparenting must be complete. Do not include any training or client hours in your application that occurred after June 30, 2017)
  • August 31, 2017 – application and all files, including any requests for missing information must be submitted.  No materials will be accepted after this date.

Additional information for applicants:

It is currently taking approximately 4 weeks from the day an application and supporting files are received until the Review Team reaches you in the queue.  When reviewed the application is either approved or more information is requested.

Complete your application and submit your files AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  All applications and files must be complete and in our queue by AUGUST 31for final review no later than August 31. 

NOTE:  Final review means that you will not be contacted for more information if your application is incomplete in any way.  It will be reviewed as-is after the August 31 application submission deadline.  In case this is not yet clear:  DO NOT WAIT until the last minute to file your application and files.  If incomplete as of August 31st, your application will be denied.