Yoga Australia recommends the following minimum yoga teaching insurance cover for members:
There are other important considerations, such as cover for student and locum teachers and cover for multiple modalities and coverage overseas.
We recommend you obtain professional advice and carefully consider which insurance policy and company best meets your needs.
The Yoga Australia National Management Committee has undertaken a stringent review of the insurance market on behalf of members to secure insurance that is competitively priced, provides the broadest coverage and is easy to purchase online.
GSA Insurance Brokers, in collaboration with CGU Insurance Ltd, are delighted to be partnering with Yoga Australia to provide you, the members, an exclusive insurance solution to protect you and your business.
Professional Indemnity and Public / Products Liability
Yoga Australia’s insurance solution provides a combined Professional Indemnity (Malpractice) and Public / Products Liability policy, specifically tailored to provide Yoga Australia members with the following benefits:-
– Excellent Australian insurer – CGU Insurance Limited
– Exclusive & competitive member pricing
– Variable limits of cover available 1
– No excess on claims
– Worldwide cover (ex. USA & Canada) 2
– Coverage for teaching, students, and locums
– Completely risk-free transfer from your current insurance provider – our cover provides full continuity of cover and unlimited retroactive cover
– Access to free legal advice – Australia wide 3
– Quick online policy application
– Instantly issued Policy and Certificate of Currency
Portable Business Equipment*
The impact of having portable business equipment stolen could be financially devastating. Yoga Australia’s insurance solution provides members with an option to insure your portable business equipment for the following perils:-
– Accidental loss or damage, Theft from a locked vehicle and Fire
– Replacement cover for up to $10,000 (any one loss with a maximum of $5,000 for any one item
– Stock up to $2,000
– Portable business equipment can include Yoga props, mats and massage tables, Electronic equipment – tablets, iPod, portable speakers, Business items – smartphones
To view the PI and PPL policy wording click here
To view the General Property policy wording click here
To view the FAQ click here
For more information about our policy and/or claims inquiries, please email or call:
Phone: 02 8274 8100
1 Yoga Australia recommends a minimum of $5m PI and $10m Public Liability
2 Claims must be brought in Australian jurisdiction
3 Must relate to a policy coverage issue
4 Cover can only be taken out when you purchase a policy through Yoga Australia and GSA
It’s simple, visit www.gsaib.com.au/yoga and follow the links for Yoga Australia, from start to finish the process takes less than 5 minutes.
When purchasing the policy online, your documents are issued immediately after a successful credit card payment.
GSA will notify Yoga Australia of you purchasing your policy, however, you must upload the necessary documents via your online Yoga Australia member portal.
The GSA policy provides an unlimited retroactive date, this means all past work is covered under the new policy.
The policy provides extended continuous cover, any claim that ought to have been notified to a previous Insurer, but for whatever reason was not, will be picked up under the new policy.
The Professional Indemnity policy provides worldwide cover (excluding USA & Canada), however, any action brought against you must be dealt with under Australian or New Zealand Law and Jurisdiction. The Public & Products Liability policy provides Australia and New Zealand only.
Yes, the policy provides cover Australia wide.
The policy has been negotiated between GSA, CGU and Yoga Australia, there is nothing to lose, only more cover to gain.
Yes, the GSA policy includes full glass cover and coverage for A frames signs on council property.
Yes, we can include Interested Parties for Lease requirements.
Yes, all employee’s are automatically covered, they do not need to be named on the policy.
Yes, these can be added at any time throughout the policy period FREE of charge by emailing GSA on firstname.lastname@example.org
You can ring GSA on 02 8274 8100 and one of our friendly staff will be able to assist you with any questions you may have.
I'm a basic member/subscriber, can I access this policy?
No, this policy coverage is only available to Associate, Provisional, and Full Registered Teaching Members of Yoga Australia.