Your Guide to the Top 3 Yoga Alliance Membership Benefits

Did you know there is more to Yoga Alliance membership than just the professional credential? Community connection, continuing education, and industry discounts are just a few of the benefits that come with being a Yoga Alliance member—plus so much more.

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Yoga Alliance membership is more than just a credential. It is made up of thousands of dedicated yoga professionals and enthusiasts committed to bettering the world through yoga, and it comes with a bunch of benefits to grow your profession and personal practice. Community connection, continuing education, and industry discounts are just a few of the benefits that set a Yoga Alliance membership apart—and we have so much more to offer.

Yoga Alliance provides members and the broader yoga community at large with resources and tools they really want and need to thrive. This means we speak directly to our members to hear first-hand about what is most valuable in building a yoga profession and being a part of the global yoga community.  

Whether you’re already a member or interested in joining, we encourage you to check out the top three most popular Yoga Alliance member benefits below:  

Free Digital Events + Continuing Education:

Every month, Yoga Alliance hosts engaging events that count toward Continuing Education credit requirements, expand yogic education, and bring community members together around shared topics of interests. Presenters include a wide range of experts, thought leaders, and yoga professionals here to share their expansive depth of experience and knowledge. And, if you can’t attend an event live, don’t worry! All recordings can be found by visiting the Video Library. Filter by category and language to browse over 600 free on-demand videos at your leisure.

Exclusive Member Discounts:

We’ve worked with over 65 partner organizations to provide you with exclusive offers and discounts on products and services that support both your practice and profession. Get discounts on professional essentials like technological tools and business guidance, as well as gear such as yoga apparel, jewelry, and props. The most popular member discount is liability insurance for yoga teachers, and we partner with multiple insurance providers around the globe! Check them out here:

• Alliant Insurance –U.S.
• BGi – UK and UK territories, South Africa, and the extended EEA countries
• Gallagher – Canada
• Japan Holistic Healthcare Association – Japan

Member Assistance Program:

The Member Assistance Program is designed to assist members and their households through access to comprehensive well-being resources, guidance, and support. This benefit is free for all Yoga Alliance members and included in membership. Inside the program, you will find:

  • Mental Health Support: 24/7 phone access to a licensed professional counselor, in confidence
  • Work and Life Services for access to experts and resources that support life events like elder/adult care, adoption, parenting, childcare, and special needs.
  • Legal and Financial Services with industry experts for financial planning, estate planning, bankruptcy, personal injury, and major life event planning.

These are Yoga Alliance’s most popular benefits, and they are also just the beginning. Learn more about joining the Yoga Alliance community and get a more comprehensive look at Yoga Alliance membership by visiting our Member Benefits webpage.