Certification Eligibility
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Eligibility for IAYT Certification
as a Yoga Therapist


Applications for IAYT certification as a yoga therapist (C-IAYT) are now available

AFTER you  have reviewed the Eligibility Chart, go to the APPLY NOW section for your Pathway under the Certification tab to download the required tables to complete along with the online application.

All applicants for IAYT certification (C-IAYT) must be current IAYT members and agree to the IAYT Code of Ethics and Grounds for Disciplinary Action, Use of the C-IAYT Credential, and review the Scope of Practice.  These and other IAYT policies related to certified yoga therapists can be found in the Certification Policies and Procedures. 

IAYT members may apply who are either:

• Graduates of IAYT accredited yoga therapist training programs, or

• Eligible for grandparenting with formal training and experience, or

• Eligible for grandparenting as a seasoned yoga therapist

The IAYT Eligibility Pathways Chart provides a quick snapshot of the three Pathways for becoming certified and their requirements.

Grandparenting ends June 30, 2017.  Visit the Grandparenting page and review the Rules for more details and information on how to qualify under one of the Grandparenting Pathways and for important information about FINAL dates for submission.