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Yoga Alliance International (YAI) is a world renowned organising body, recognised by and registered with the government of India. Sri Swami Vidyanand founded YAI in order to create minimum standard for yoga teachers and yoga schools, as well as support continuing yoga education. Since our formation, we have emphasised mutual respect, sensitivity and support of different yoga styles and traditions.

YAI certification provides worldwide recognition of your yoga training, education, and knowledge. Employers and students can be confident that they are receiving yoga instructions from a well qualified teacher who meets our high training standards.

We work in the public interest to improve the understanding of the value of yoga, to ensure that yoga teachers respect its history and traditions, and so that the public can be confident of the high quality and uniform standards of instruction. YAI provides a platform to connect with members located throughout the world.

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