By Faye Martins
Are you considering yoga distance learning courses as an option to onsite training? Are you looking to take yoga teacher classes to improve your skills? Are you Earth conscious? Distance learning courses for yoga certification have many advantages over traditional courses. Among others, saving time and money are huge benefits. One often overlooked benefit of taking distance learning courses is the reduced impact on the environment. Taking yoga distance learning courses is another way to go green or continue to green your lifestyle because distance learning courses are intrinsically greener than traditional courses.
Go Green with Learning Yoga by Distance
Taking online or correspondence courses instead of traditional yoga instructor courses eliminates the need to drive or use public transportation to get to class, thereby reducing gasoline usage and emission pollution. Taking even half of your courses by distance learning helps to improve the environment. This also lengthens the life of your vehicle and saves you money.
Further, it reduces your stress because there is no hassle of “getting to” class. Just log on, click and go. Learn at home, the library, the park, or local coffee shop. No need to skip work or miss time with your family; take your class studies with you in your laptop. When you are finished with each class, just log off with no hassle of a traffic jam to get home. Taking distance learning courses to become a yoga teacher also means you have more time to study or practice what you’ve learned instead of commuting to and from school.
Yoga distance learning courses spend less energy on serving students than traditional classes due to building maintenance expenses and costs for utilities. Going green with yoga distance learning courses also means that the teacher trainer and the school is using less or no paper to print course work such as the syllabus and assignments. Learning online can save trees by saving paper. It also lessens the use of copiers reducing the amount of ink and toner purchased and increases the life of the machines. Learning online or by correspondence is also a greener approach because it allows the student to access more materials online rather than in paper format. Books can be read online. Videos of lectures or demonstrations, and course content can be viewed on your laptop.
Options and Considerations
Considering taking a yoga teacher certification course? Consider a green approach by taking yoga teacher training online or by correspondence and improve the environment while improving yourself. We’ve discussed the environmental impact of people gathering in large groups, but lately we’ve been in the middle of a global pandemic (COVID-19). What the future of education will look like is still up for speculation, but we knew online education was a wave that had not reached its peak.
Now! Times have changed – Every year, more and more people join education programs for every field. Yoga distance learning courses are nothing new and registries have begun to recognize online courses. For the longest time, some students felt as if they were locked into spending 20 to 40K to gain a registered credential. Those days are gone. Although, traveling to retreats around the world seems like a big draw once COVID-19 is gone. Nevertheless, it’s nice to teach in exotic locations and visit places beyond the city limits.
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