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FAQs - Do you need to be an RPYT to teach prenatal yoga?

Do you need to be an RPYT to teach pre and postnatal yoga is probably the most common question we get from aspiring prenatal and mom and baby yoga teachers.

I’m going to give you the short answer but of course, there’s more that could be said on the pros and cons!

But before we get there - for anyone wondering what the heck I'm even talking about, let's start at the beginning...

What is an RPYT

A RPYT is a Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher. Yoga Teachers can register as an RPYT if they have successfully completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training, an 85-hour prenatal yoga training (that that are both registered with Yoga Alliance), and have submitted 30 teaching hours in prenatal yoga.

Who is Yoga Alliance (YA)?

Yoga Alliance®️ is the largest nonprofit association representing the yoga community. Yoga Alliance is a standard accepted by the yoga community around the world, which fosters accountability and continuous improvement for yoga teacher trainings. 

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