Code of Conduct

As a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), I agree to uphold the ethical goals set forth in the following Yoga Alliance Code of Conduct:

  1. Uphold the integrity of my vocation by conducting myself in a professional and conscientious manner.
  2. Acknowledge the limitations of my skills and scope of practice and where appropriate, refer students to seek alternative instruction, advice, treatment, or direction.
  3. Create and maintain a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for the practice of yoga.
  4. Encourage diversity actively by respecting all students regardless of age, physical limitations, race, creed, gender, ethnicity, religion affiliation, or sexual orientation.
  5. Respect the rights, dignity, and privacy of all students.
  6. Avoid words and actions that constitute sexual harassment.
  7. Adhere to the traditional yoga principles as written in the Yamas and Niyamas.
  8. Follow all local government and national laws that pertain to my yoga teaching and business.

Rocky Plotnick, RYT