Membership

$30.00/Year

$10.00/Year

$350.00

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(Voting privileges and newsletters mailed directly to member)

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(Members pick up newsletters from their teachers and Teacher’s name must be entered within shopping cart.)

Click Here to Purchase

(Voting privileges and newsletters mailed directly to member)

Here is a sample copy of the YAA Newsletter Yoga Bridge

YAA Membership

YAA Full, Associate and Lifetime Members fall under this category. Anyone can be a member of the Yoga Association of Alberta (e.g. yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, and individuals from the general public). Membership is different from Teacher Certification.

We offer YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and YAA Teacher Certification, Recertification and Equivalency Certification. There are three distinct categories in the Yoga Association of Alberta – YAA Membership; YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification. See below for definitions of these categories.

As a Member of the Yoga Association of Alberta (YAA) you are supporting and encouraging the growth and communication of yoga in the province. Through the YAA’s Outreach Program a variety of yoga workshops are offered to rural and urban communities. The Teacher Training Program and Teacher Certification Program help maintain a high level of expertise amongst Alberta teachers. Your membership automatically assists in the service of those who may not otherwise be able to experience the numerous benefits of yoga!

Categories

There are three distinct categories in the Yoga Association of Alberta – YAA Membership; YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification. Their distinguishing features are as follows:

YAA Membership

YAA Full, Associate and Lifetime Members fall under this category. Anyone can be a member of the Yoga Association of Alberta (e.g. yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, and individuals from the general public). For more information on YAA Membership visit the Membership page.

YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Only YAA members who are registered in the YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program fall under this category. For more information about YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program visit the Be a Teacher page.

YAA Hatha Yoga Certification

Only Yoga Association of Alberta Certified Hatha Yoga Teachers fall under this category. In order to qualify for Certification, a yoga teacher must be a full member of the YAA; must have met the YAA Certification requirements through the YAA Teacher Training Program or through a non-YAA Teacher Training Program; and must have applied and been approved for YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification by the YAA Teacher Training and Certification Committee and the YAA Executive. Click here more information about YAA Hatha Yoga Teacher Certification, the Recertification, and the Equivalency Certification pages.

As a Member of the YAA You Receive:

  • A subscription to the YAA newsletter Yoga Bridge: an informative publication containing yoga articles and upcoming events happening in the province-wide yoga community. There are three issues – spring, fall and winter. YOGA BRIDGE newsletter
  • Members receive discounts on yoga props (mats, blocks, etc.) purchased from the YAA.
  • Yoga teachers who are full members receive coupons for future purchases.
  • Discounts on YAA workshops and sponsored events.
  • Alberta Yoga Teachers’ Directory updated yearly and published in the Yoga Bridge and online (yoga.ca).
  • Consider the YAA Teacher Training Program: high standards that exceed industry norm, pay as you go, study with qualified, experienced Senior Teachers (est. 1978).
  • Borrowing privileges from the YAA library of over 600 titles:  YAA Library.
  • Yoga Fund Donation Program: Official Tax Receipts provided.
  • Voting privileges to full members at Annual General Meeting.
  • Support the growth of yoga in Alberta through our Outreach Program (yoga in schools, prisons, at-risk and disadvantaged populations, etc.)

Yes! I would like to become a member of the Yoga Association of Alberta.

Please call the office at 780-427-8776 to pay by credit card, purchase online through our website (see top of this page) or download the Membership Form. Print at your computer and mail with a cheque or money order to:

The Yoga Association of Alberta
Percy Page Centre
11759 Groat Road
Edmonton, Alberta CANADA T5M 3K6

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