OHYA Original Hot Yoga Teacher Directory

Welcome to the Original Hot Yoga Teacher Directory For
Certified Bikram Yoga Teachers and Original Hot Yoga Teachers!

OHYA was founded to unite, support and empower the original hot yoga community.  The Original Hot Yoga Teacher Directory was created to provide our teachers a professional association whose standards meet or exceed those of other yoga organizations, thus ensuring our standing in the greater yoga community. Our teachers will now have our own seals to showcase our experience and high level of training.

When you join our directory, your profile will feature our official validated seal as well as any other information you want to highlight. Have you attended numerous advanced seminars? Maybe you led an advanced seminar. Highlight your experience and accolades on your OHYA Directory profile. It’s almost like a LinkedIn for your teaching career.

We continue to honor the teachings that have been passed onto us, but we recognize the reality that the hot yoga world is changing. If we join together, we can ensure our yoga community evolves and thrives. Whether you were certified by Bikram himself or completed an endorsed original hot yoga teacher training, our directory will help you find friends, mentors and studio owners.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll be directed to our shopping cart. The cost to join is $99 (Valid for 3 years, with a renewal rate of only $50.) Please see a list of benefits at the bottom of the page including our own Facebook page where you can connect with our community including promoting events. (*restrictions apply.) There are no extra fees when you want to advance your levels or request approval for teaching continuing education.

Certified Bikram Yoga Teachers

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Certified Bikram Yoga Teachers

The Original Hot Yoga Association is proud of our community’s long standing affiliation with rigorous and thorough teacher trainings. The Original Hot Yoga Community boasts some of the most highly trained yogis in the country, and we’re proud to showcase the depth of knowledge and experience our teachers possess.

When you join the Original Hot Yoga Association, you will automatically be given the OHYA seal that matches your level of experience. The OHYA Seals are a great tool to highlight your teaching experience and improve your resume. When your profile is approved, you will be sent a Seal in a to use on a website, seminar flyers, your facebook page or any other promotional materials you use to promote your teaching.

As your experience grows and you log in advanced education hours, you can upgrade your seal. Advanced teachers with qualifying hours of experience are eligible to lead OYHA approved seminars and workshops. See below for (qualifications for each level)

Requirements

Level 1 Bikram Yoga Teacher

  • Received a Certificate from Bikram’s 500+ hour Teacher Training and taught 75 original hot yoga classes and minimum of 6 months.
  • Completed an internship at your home studio. Studio.
  • Membership and fees valid for 3 years from registration. To renew your membership in 3 years,  please enter your 30 hours of continuing education
  • Exceeds yoga alliance standards for a registered yoga teacher.

Level 2 or Experienced E-Certified Bikram Yoga Teacher.

  • Completed all requirements from Level 1.
  • Taught 1500 original hot yoga classes AND 5 years of teaching minimum
  • Level 2 Credentials can be added to your profile by clicking the edit gear  in your membership profile.
  • Maintained continuing education
  • After adding your credentials in your profile please submit for approval to the OHYA
  • Level 2 teachers are qualified to co- lead an endorsed Teacher training and teach continuing education classes

Level 3 or Senior S-Certified Bikram Yoga Teacher

  • Completed the requirements for Level 1 and 2
  • Taught 3000 original hot yoga classes AND 12 years of teaching minimum
  • Maintained further education
  • Level 3 Credentials can be added to your profile by clicking the edit gear  in your membership profile.
  • After adding your credentials in your profile please submit for approval to the OHYA.
  • Level 3 teachers are qualified to Lead an endorsed Teacher training and teach continuing education classes

Original Hot Yoga Teachers

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Original Hot Yoga Teachers

The Original Hot Yoga Association is proud of our community’s long standing affiliation with rigorous and thorough teacher trainings.  The Original Hot Yoga Community boasts some of the most highly trained yogis in the country, and we’re proud to showcase the depth of knowledge and experience our teachers possess.

When you join the Original Hot Yoga Association, you will automatically be given the OHYA seal that matches your level of experience. The OHYA Seals are a great tool to highlight your teaching experience and improve your resume. When your profile is approved, you will be sent a Seal in a to use on a website, seminar flyers, your facebook page or any other promotional materials you use to promote your teaching.

As your experience grows and you log in advanced education hours, you can upgrade your seal. Advanced teachers with qualifying hours of experience are eligible to lead OYHA approved seminars and workshops. See below for (qualifications for each level)

Requirements

Level 1 Original Hot Yoga Teacher

  • Received a Certificate from an endorsed Original Hot Yoga Teacher Training and taught 75 original hot yoga classes and minimum of 6 months.
    Please send this completed form to ohyateachers@gmail.com.
  • Completed an internship at your home studio and had completed a Certificate of Standards form with a score of 70 or higher. 
    Email to ohyateachers@gmail.com at the same time as your registered submission.
  • Membership and fees valid for 3 years from registration. To renew your membership in 3 years,  please enter your 30 hours of continuing education.
  • Exceeds yoga alliance standards for a registered yoga teacher.

Level 2 or Experienced E-Certified Original Hot Yoga Teacher

  • Completed all requirements from Level 1.
  • Taught 1500 original hot yoga classes AND 5 years of teaching minimum
  • Level 2 Credentials can be added to your profile by clicking the edit gear  in your membership profile.
  • Maintained continuing education
  • After adding your credentials in your profile please submit for approval to the OHYA
  • Level 2 teachers are qualified to teach continuing education classes

Level 3 or Senior S-Certified Original Hot Yoga Teacher

  • Completed the requirements for Level 1 and 2
  • Taught 3000 original hot yoga classes AND 12 years of teaching minimum
  • Maintained further education
  • Level 3 Credentials can be added to your profile by clicking the edit gear  in your membership profile.
  • After adding your credentials in your profile please submit for approval to the OHYA.
  • Level 3 teachers are qualified to teach continuing education classes

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Join Today If You Want…

  • To be part of a recognized community that endorses the highly trained teachers who have competed Bikram’s 500+ hour teacher training program and Original Hot Yoga Teacher Training programs.
  • The support of an association whose standards meet or exceed those of Yoga Alliance ensuring you, as a member, should qualify for a grandfather clause that protects against any changes in state legislations or regulations on yoga teachers.
  • Permission to access and use the trademarked Original Hot Yoga seal on any and all marketing materials, giving instant credibility to your studio and your teaching qualifications.
  • A free way to connect to your original hot yoga community – we never sell our lists, and our directory is only accessible to certified Bikram teachers.  Our private FB teacher page is for our members only.
  • To reconnect with your old roommate or long-lost dialogue partner from training.
  • To be the first to know about continuing education seminars offered by senior teachers and authorized studios to complete your furthering education requirements. (30 hours every 3 years)
  • Stay in the loop on retreats, workshops and further education programs offered by Original Hot Yoga members
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