Entries by garyk

The Scope of Yoga Practice-Yoga Alliance Standards Review Survey

Yoga Alliance recently released its “Standards Review Survey” which was conducted in connection with its review of teaching standards. One of the questions in the survey was: How important is it for yoga teachers to have a clear Scope of Practice and established guidelines for referring yoga student practitioners to complementary licensed professions, or for […]

California Adopts New Anti-Harassment Law That Covers Most Yoga Studios and Wellness Businesses

Recent legislation concerning ethics in California will have a significant effect on yoga studios and wellness businesses in California starting on January 1, 2020. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (the “Act”) prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation of employees. The Act requires that employers “take reasonable steps to prevent and correct wrongful (harassing, discriminatory, […]