Yoga Teacher Business Insurance, Liability Waivers, Professional Affiliations, Standards, Requirements, Continuing Education

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In this lesson, we provide information and resources related to insurance, liability waivers, professional affiliations, and continuing education.


Be aware of recommendations, requirements and resources for obtaining teaching insurance, getting signed liability waivers, choosing professional affiliations and engaging in continuing education.


Provide reasons to get yoga insurance and be aware that Yoga Alliance registration is not required to obtain insurance. Name multiple insurance provider choices. Discuss liability waivers and be prepared to get signed waivers from all students. Explain Yoga Alliance requirements for RYT continuing education, including definitions for the terms Contact Hours and Non-Contact Hours, and activities that qualify for each. Be aware of professional affiliation options, standards proposals and how to self-assess your teaching knowledge.

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