Code of Conduct
This Code of Conduct is a summation and declaration of acceptable, ethical, and professional behaviour as a member of the Yoga Alliance Professionals I agree to conduct the teaching and business of Yoga.
As a Registrant of Yoga Alliance Professionals, I agree to uphold the ethical goals set forth in the following Code of Practice:
Conduct myself in a professional and conscientious manner. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring that I live up to any commitments I make to my students or to the public, and ensuring that my practices and behavior conform to the representations I make about myself in holding myself out as a yoga practitioner who adheres to certain precepts.
To provide the public with access to safe and effective yoga teachers
To maintain and uphold the traditions of Hatha Yoga. To teach yoga from the experience of these traditions and to disseminate these teachings to anyone, from any background, who earnestly desires to follow these traditions.
Uphold the integrity of my vocation by conducting myself in a professional and conscientious manner.
Acknowledge the limitations of my skills and scope of practice and where appropriate, refer students to seek alternative instruction, advice, treatment, or direction.
Create and maintain a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for the practice of yoga.
Encourage diversity actively by respecting all students regardless of age, physical limitations, race, creed, gender, ethnicity, religion affiliation, or sexual orientation.
Respect the rights, dignity, and privacy of all students.
Avoid words and actions that constitute sexual harassment.
Adhere to the traditional yoga principles as written in the yamas
Follow all local government and national laws that pertain to my yoga teaching and business.