Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)This policy applies to our 200- and 300-Hour programs, Reiki Trainings, and Continuing Education.
Application & DepositUpon Application for the program, and acceptance via email confirmation, a deposit is due & payable.
Payment links are available in your acceptance email.
Your reservation is not guaranteed until your deposit is received, and your confirmation of deposit email is sent.
Balance of Program Fees
The Full balance of YTT program fees are due at the time of check in, or on the start date of the program if you take advantage of the payment in full option or if you choose the by Module path.
YTT Refund Policy
The Deposit is Non-Refundable – If a student opts to withdraw from the program at any point, the Deposit will not be refunded.
No refunds are offered within 30 days of the YTT program start date.
An emailed request for refund must be received at least 31 days before the start date of the YTT program, sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any refunds (not including the deposit) will be issued in the same format that they were received or returned via business check.
If Abide Yoga Academy (AYA) cancels your yoga teacher training (YTT) program, at no fault to you (the student), then you will receive a full refund of any deposit or fees that we have received.
YTT Transfer Policy
A student may transfer 90% their Deposit toward a future YTT when emailed notice is received at least 60 days prior to a student’s YTT program start date.
A student may transfer 70% their Deposit toward a future YTT when emailed notice is received between 30 and 60 days prior to a student’s YTT program start date.
A student may only transfer 30% of their Deposit toward a future YTT when emailed notice is received within 30 days of a student’s YTT program start date, AND another deposit WILL BE REQUIRED. Failure to pay another deposit will forfeit all of the original deposit, and no space will be reserved in a future YTT.
In case of a student’s medical emergency, we MUST receive official documentation from a Medical Doctor any time prior to the start of their enrolled program. Full transfer will be issued for use in a future Downtown Yoga & Healing Arts yoga teacher training program.
In case of a student’s medical emergency at any time during their program, the student may continue during an upcoming scheduled program.
Only one transfer is allowed. Once a transfer to a new course date is confirmed, any additional transfers will require a new deposit. The original deposit will be forfeit.
Other YTT Policies
Graduation Certificates will be presented after successful completion of the program or emailed 14 days after completion of the YTT in accordance with the guidelines set forth by Yoga Alliance, and when all payments have been received.
Note: You will need to register with Yoga Alliance separately, to obtain the designation of Registered Yoga Teacher-200. Yoga Alliance will require a small fee, and a copy of your Abide Yoga Academy Certificate.