What is an ABYS (Alignment Based Yoga Specialist)?

with Rachel Lundberg, ERYT 500, YACEP

An Alignment Based Yoga Specialist certification means you have completed the requirements listed in the ABYS Level 1 or ABYS Level 2 from the Lundberg Yoga School.

As a graduate of the ABYS program from Lundberg Yoga you have demonstrated that you have taken your skill and level in alignment based yoga to a new level of proficiency with the ability to help others explore yoga in a safe and sustainable way. 

This certification is available to all participants of the Lundberg Yoga 200 hour and 300 hour teacher training programs.

There are two levels of ABYS training.


ABYS Level 1

  • Level 1 is completed and included in the layout of the 200 hour level teacher training.

ABYS Level 2

  • Level 2 is completed by attending modules 1-6 of the training (Fri/Sat/Sun of each module) 

  • You must attend Yoga Anatomy in Asana week with Julie Gudmestad, PT, ERYT-500 in Portland Oregon.

This program is for you if...............

  • you are interested in learning to teach a safe and sustainable practice of yoga

  • want to have the skills to teach yoga that is accessible to the needs of your students

  • want to be skilled in how to modify poses and sequences to help people move in the best way for THEIR body

  • a healthcare professional interested in incorporating yoga into your current scope of practice 

  • a yoga teacher already certified at the 200 hour or 500 hour level looking to add the ABYS specialization to your teaching