Recommendations from the Eight Working Groups
Yoga Alliance identified eight key areas of inquiry for this Standards Review: Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct, Core Curriculum, Inclusion, Integrity, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Trainer Qualifications, and Online Learning. In addition to direct feedback received from members and non-members that took many forms, we brought together 10–20 independent subject-matter experts from within and outside yoga to delve into each of these areas of inquiry and to provide insights and recommendations for the review of our standards.
Through a series of moderated video conference calls over a series of 6–
Click below to access each working group paper:
Timeline of activities across all Working Groups
KEY: Scope of Practice | Code of Conduct | Inclusion | Core Curriculum | Teacher Qualifications | Teacher Trainer Qualifications | Integrity | Online Learning
Scope of Practice Working Group “kick-off.” Begins reviewing draft document on Scope of Practice.
Code of Conduct kickoff call to review initial draft document.
YA Standards team preparing Report and Scope of Practice Draft.
Inclusion Group kickoff call.
Core Curriculum kickoff call to begin discussion on key questions.
Teacher Qualifications Group kickoff call.
Teacher Trainer Qualifications Working Group kickoff call.
Integrity Working Group kickoff call.
Online Learning Working Group kickoff call.
Final Recommendation Paper to Core Curriculum Advisors for review.