1) Support yoga teacher trainers in training safe, effective and responsible yoga teachers by:
1.1. providing a registration procedure that encourages trainers to reflect upon how sensitivity to and avoidance of potential harm can be cultivated and honestly applied throughout their teaching and their trainee’s teaching.
1.2. providing a peer based group assessment of the suitability of each course for inclusion on the YTTC Register by triangulating the lenses of ahimsa, (non harm) satya (truthfulness) and svadhyaya (self enquiry).
2) Signpost potential trainee yoga teachers toward safe, effective and responsible YTT courses by:
2.1. only featuring courses meeting the registration criteria on the YTT website.
2.2. constantly refining and improving the YTT website to increase the online visibility of courses registered by our members.
2.3. providing each YTT trainer with the YTTC quality stamp to use in their marketing.
3) Provide the public with access to safe, effective and responsible yoga teachers by:
3.1. providing each graduate of a YTT registered course with space on the YTT website and the YTT quality stamp to use in their marketing.
4) Establish and maintain a supportive and stable legal framework within which diverse YTT Schools, their trainees, and their trainees future students can thrive by:
4.1. supporting YTT members with advice and community events.
4.2. independently advocating for our members interests whenever & wherever we are called upon to do so.