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Common Yoga Protocol Programme –Yoga Volunteer Training Programme

Yoga Certification Board, Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India have initiated the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) –Yoga Volunteer Training Programme at national and international level.  This offers an opportunity to the participants to obtain a “Yoga Volunteer” certificate from the YCB,  India’s apex body for certification in the field of yoga.

The Yoga Volunteer Training Course consists of 4 stages, as below :

Stage  Practices Days   Hours
Yoga Appreciation Programme 4 days 3 Hrs   (45 mins daily)
II  CYP – Introduction Programme 12 days   18 Hrs (90 mins daily)
III CYP –Yoga Sadhana 6 days  9 Hrs   (90 mins daily)
IV  CYP – Self Practice, Assessment & Certification 2 days 6 Hrs


2. While the course is offered free of cost, there would be a nominal processing fee of US$10  for theYoga Volunteer Training certificate

3. Kindly click here for the flow Chart & procedure for the scheme.  For further details please visit the website of YCB  :  https://yogacertificationboard.nic.in  

4. Participating yoga institutions / centres / teachers and individuals in the CYP programme on International day of Yoga 2021 will be acknowledged.  Participating individuals shall be awarded as a “Yoga Volunteer” and institutions/teachers will be awarded as per their achievements by YCB, Ministry of AYUSH, GOI.

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