February 12, 2024 – Trainer Update

March header

Watch Amrit’s weekly video here

Online Level One training proposal has passed, and invitation to participate in the April global trainer summit

Level One Online Training Policy

This policy was approved by a majority of you all in the ATA – with 119 Yes votes, 28 No votes, and 10 no opinions.  The KRI admin team will now begin to implement it.  Thank you all for your participation!

Upcoming Global Trainer Summit

in April, we will have our annual global trainer summit, bringing together all members of the ATA worldwide.  April 20th and 21st will be at times convenient for Asia/Oceania and Europe, and April 27th and 28th will be at times convenient for the Americas and Europe.  As always, we will have opportunities for professional development.  Instead of traditional workshop formats, we will have panel discussions around 3 topics — The History of Yoga, Online Training Best Practices, and Digital Marketing.  If you have an interest and skills in one of these three topics, please let us know by emailing Siri Sahib at [email protected].

Spanish and Portuguese L3 MELA

Registration is now open for the Spanish and Portuguese Mela 2024. It will be held online on April 5, 6 and 7. If you are already part of Level 3, you can register until March 22. 

To start your path at Level 3, you must first apply. Applications closes on March 8.

For more information, please email Inderjot Kaur at [email protected]

Trainer Store Migration to the KRI Store

Please note that we are transitioning the Trainer Discount Store to the Source Store. Within three months, the Trainer Discount Store will be completely deactivated and all orders of Teacher Training Material will take place in the Source Store under the category Teacher Training Material” on the vertical menu on your left. You’ll only see the Teacher Training materials once you’re logged in to KRI’s The Source Store with your KRI website account email address, the one that you used to renew your ATA Trainer license. Here is a Step-By-Step Procedure to help you place your order in The Source Store. 

If you want to provide authorization for any of your program administrators or managers, please use this form. If you have any questions, please contact your regional administrator.

Planning Ahead for 2024 Trainer Meetings

During 2024, we will have two opportunities to be Globally gathered online as Sangat of ATA Trainers; several opportunities to gather in person in different regions and  local online meetings with trainers of your country only. Through all these meetings, we have the chance to stay connected among Trainers Locally and Globally and bring the Sangat experience alive; keep deepening in our Professional Development as Trainers and have first-hand information and experiences with the KRI Team. Please, save the dates and join us. Remember as well that participating in these meetings at least once every 2 years is part of the requirements to move forward into the Academy. Looking forward to meeting with you Online and In Person!

  • Trainer Forum, in-person, Santiago-Chile. Date to be defined
  • Trainer Meeting, April 5th 2024, in-person, Buenos Aires-Argentina
  • Global Summit, April, online. Registration will open soon
    • April 20-21: Asia-Oceania & Europe/Russia/Middle East/Africa
    • April 27 & 28: South – North America & Europe/Russia/Middle East/Africa
  • Trainer Forum, Sunday May 19th, in-person, Mexico City-Mexico
  • Trainer Forum, Mid-June, in-person, Ram Das Puri in Española. Just prior to Summer Solstice
  • Trainer Forum, Early August, in-person, Jambville, France. Just prior to EYF. 
  • Regional Trainer Meetings, October 2024, online

ATA Admin Corner

Meet below the ATA Admin corner, a place where we plan to leave important information always in hand!

Meet the ATA Regional Administrators

Renew your ATA Trainer License – 2023 – 2024

Check out the new  Pedagogy Project  section of our website – a place for trainers to share with one another best practices and pedagogy tools for each L2 Module, and every part of the Level 1 program.

A precious experience in the ATA pathway is to support and inspire your peers. Are you available to participate in a Lead or Professional INTERVIEW PROCESS? Click and Let us know! 

Are you an Associate, Professional or Lead and want to become a SPONSOR for an Applicant to the ATA? Are you a MENTOR and available to receive NEW mentees? — Click and Let us know!

Participate in KRI Standing Committees! Your engagement is VERY important.

Find all ATA documents in the Trainer Support Website – ATA Pathway and Program Administration.

Need help on how to use ATA Google Drive documents? See Short video HERE

Useful links to L1 Admin ChecklistL2 Admin Checklist 21 Stages Checklist