APYTA is committed to a certification of individual yoga therapists that is internationally recognized and respected by yoga therapy practitioners, educators and practitioners from other healthcare fields with whom yoga therapists work in partnership.
Establishing proper structure and process to provide this credential is most important aim of APYTA’s standards effort. APYTA Certification is the premier certification awarded to therapists/institutions that demonstrate high-quality services using evidence-based, guidelines-driven procedures.
APYTA Certification provides recognition to yoga therapists who meet or exceed an established set of standards. It is a quality control mechanism whereby through a credible, objective, peer review process a stamp of approval is given to professionally trained yoga therapists.
Certification shows a professional’s or organizations commitment to continuous performance improvement. Like accreditation, it provides the framework for improving the quality of services by reducing variation in the processes followed. Certification in general helps the wider community to have confidence, as the certified yoga therapists make an authentic contribution to holistic healing and integrative standards in healthcare.
All applicants for APYTA Certification must be current APYTA Members and must agree to the Code of Ethics and Grounds for Disciplinary Action, the Use of the Certification Credential, and review the scope of practice.
APYTA is not responsible for wrongful/harmful practice by Yoga Therapists. Kindly contact in case of any further information required
APYTA Certification is currently open to all the APYTA members who are graduates of yoga therapy Programs. These graduates may apply for APYTA Certification anytime following completion of their Program.
Certified Yoga Therapy Instructor
Certified Yoga Therapist
Certified Yoga Therapy Practitioner
Asia Pacific Yoga Therapy Association
The Asia Pacific Yoga therapy association was established in the year 2015 to realize a long standing wish among the yoga therapists to get together for the purpose of sharing each other’s experiences and standardized yoga therapy.