Initiation of Membership (1st year): $75 annual membership fee. Due prior to your workshop or training.
Continuation of Membership: $50 annual membership fee (each year). Annual fee is automatically charged through Paypal each year unless you cancel. Annual membership renewal fees must be received by the anniversary date of your initial membership Please be diligent to ensure the continuity of your membership.
Once certified your certification is valid for the life of your FYFVPA membership.
Your online presence: Members are provided with a listing on freeyogaforveterans.org Members are searchable on the FREE Yoga for Veterans website. Members benefit from the marketing, content and design efforts of FREE Yoga for Veterans
A FYFVPA member is encouraged to create their own website, in addition *We encourage the prominent display of your FYFVPA certification badge on your home page.
Team Support: The network of support you build is essential to success bringing yoga to veterans. We teach this by example. We are here to support, encourage and educate you!
The policies set forth establish what is and what is not acceptable behavior or practice from a FYFVPA member.
Complete the Certification Packet within 18 months of the workshop
(Extensions can be requested in writing when circumstances prevent completion in the allotted time frame)
Present their skill level honestly
Stay current on information, recommendations and guidelines relating to
the service provided
Maintain a judgment-free and opinion-free attitude about each topic
Conduct themselves and their businesses in accordance with the Mission, Philosophy and Promise of FREE Yoga for Veterans
Abide by all policies set forth in the Standards of Professionalism
Remain current on membership fees
Copyright infringement of any FREE Yoga for Veterans works
Failure to abide by the Standards of Professionalism
Repeated complaints by students
Misrepresentation of credentials.
Misrepresenting FYFV by not using the standard class protocol
Unprofessional behavior in the role of instructor. Including inappropriate attire, tardiness to scheduled classes or cancellations.
Through our standardized curriculum, the fundamental do’s and don’ts of teaching yoga to veterans are clearly outlined. Professionalism and predictability for the students are our number one priority.
Each FYFVPA member must abide by FYFVPA’s Standards of Professionalism which includes conducting oneself in a manner that aligns with the goals, missions and standards set forth here:
Maintain current CPR/First Aid CertificationMaintain current liability insuranceMaintain a clear and professional contract for all servicesConduct yourself and your business in a manner that maintains all legal responsibilitiesBusinesses must be established through appropriate legal channels.Treat fellow FYFV instructors with professional courtesy and respect.Treat all medical professionals – doctors, nurses, hospital staff, etc., – with professional courtesy and respect. These are also members of our veteran’s support team and you must work cohesively with them.Adhere to all rules/regulations of any facility where you work.Treat each client and their family with professional courtesy and respect.Maintain the highest level of confidentiality with all information and experiences – personal history or information about your students should only be shared with other professionals – and then only IF you have their permission.
Maintain professionalism through the internet and marketing materials.Your webpage/website must be up to date, professional and encompass the high standards of judgment free support put forth by FREE Yoga for Veterans.While social media communications may be of a personal nature, the high standards of judgement free support put forth by FREE Yoga for Veterans should always reflect each instructor as a professional