Associate Membership

NAMASTA Associate Membership

  • Access to liability insurance for mind-body teachers and massage therapists. Get insured instantly with your Certificate of Liability Insurance issued and emailed to you right away.

    Liability insurance is also available for studios and teaching institutions as well as retreat organizers and other bodywork professionals.

    Choose from multiple plans by established insurers. Click here for additional information about insurance for yoga, Pilates, T’ai Chi and Qigong teachers and studios and massage therapists available exclusively to NAMASTA members. NAMASTA Membership dues do not include insurance premiums. Read more about the policy and premium information.

  • Discounts on Massage products, Yoga and Pilates mats and props of up to 50%.

    The products range from regular mats at below $10 to high-end Black Mats, mat bags, eye pillows, yoga posters etc…
    Take advantage of these prices for your own purchases or for resale. With a few purchases per year, this benefit alone can offset your membership dues!

  • Free alternative health care card** that gives you discounted access to a nationwide (excluding the states of VT and WA) network of qualified acupuncturists, herbalists, nutritionists, with savings of up to 20% off of their usual fees. There is no paperwork and there are no limits on the number of visits you may make. (US). More info.

  • Health Insurance options designed to encourage preventive care, as well as provide defined reimbursement in the event of a serious injury or illness.

  • Dental plans: Save 10-60% on dental care with over 30 top-quality national and regional dental plans representing over 200,000 dentists (US).

  • The NAMASTA Newsletter which covers topics like attracting new clients, controlling client drop-out, risk management, ethical boundaries of mixing the practice and earning money from it. Members have unlimited access to premium newsletter content and the library of articles from past issues. As a member you are automatically signed up for the NAMASTA Newsletter.

  • Discounts on Mind-Body conferences and trade shows in the US and Canada.

  • Legal service: referral package at 72% off the normal rate, starting from under $80/year. Include free reviews of multiple agreements – such as lease, waiver, contracts, etc…- and discussion of an unlimited number of topics (US). NAMASTA obtained this very valuable service at a price well below normal from an organization that covers 50 states. More info.
    Members: log in to your account to access to your benefit.

  • Whole health education: $200 discount on programs by the National Institute of Whole Health (Professional Members get $500 off).

  • Website package for yoga teachers and massage therapists: $20 off of the set-up fees. More info.

  • Free Marketing Consultation and free month of service with a full service partner that specializes in helping mind-body professionals generate additional revenues by communicating with their clients using an e-mail marketing system. More info.

  • Car rentals
    Discounts of up to 15% from a variety of companies for your travel needs (training, conferences, retreats, private…).

    Rental privileges such as unlimited mileage and free additional driver. Free Hertz #1 Gold Card (normal value $50/year) and free AVIS Preferred Express service (normal value $50/year.)

**The free alternative health care card is administered by Coverdell & Company, Inc., a discount medical plan organization at 8420 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60631, 1-800-308-0374. To locate a list of providers in your area online, please go to and enter promo code 617000. You have the right to cancel this plan within 30 days of the effective date.

Your investment in the Associate Membership provides excellent value.

There are two payment plans for an individual or studio Associate Membership:

  • $9.99 per month for 12 months
  • $99.99 per year (you get 2 months free)

Questions? We can help:

While you are about to join NAMASTA, you should also look at the Professional Membership benefits. For a slightly higher investment, you are getting free mentoring, business planning resources, special reports and much more.

You can also:

See an easy-to-view table comparing the Associate and Professional Memberships
Get a sense of the Professional Membership.

Your investment in Associate Membership provides valuable benefits.