Online Yoga certification requires seasoned trainers to write and teach the curriculum. From 200 hour Level 1 Yoga instructor certification courses for teaching the mainstream population to teaching prenatal classes to expectant mothers, online courses can provide initial certification or extra credentials to make teaching Yoga way of life.
The cost of in person instruction also includes hidden costs that must be added to the tuition cost of the training course. Hidden costs would include the cost for tutoring, study materials, membership, application, enrollment fees, and other hidden fees that the institution may choose to include. You do not have these additional hidden costs with online Yoga training.
Teaching Yoga requires a certain level of commitment, both to yourself and the students who are learning from you. Just as life is always…
You may have covered mantras in your yoga teacher training, but there are many different purposes for this practice. Creating a state of…
Many people compare the Yoga teacher certification process to a big hurdle in life, but the day an intern receives his or her diploma, for teaching Yoga, is only the beginning of the journey.
You will learn how to be an expert in yogic breathing (pranayama) and standing poses. Breathing is an art that instructors must master. There are ins and outs to each pose and you will be able to increase the effectiveness of the postures. The names of different positions are taught. An additional learned topic will be the spine and how it relates to body movement. Poses can be exhausting; however, this will teach you how to maximize your energy. You will have the ability to hear and practice chants and Sanskrit mantras.
Some Yoga teachers forget the need for instruction at the beginner level. Recently, I have been guilty of that, as well. Many of your Yoga classes should still be geared toward beginners.
As a Kundalini teacher, you are a vessel, not a creator. You will learn yoga asanas that have been developed over thousands of years and passed down from Yogi Bhajan to you. Sharing these teachings with your students is a solemn duty. You cannot cut out meditation because it takes too long or eliminate pranayama because you don’t like it. You must share the original, sacred teachings. In Kundalini yoga, your individual preferences are not important; only your students matter.
Becoming a Yoga teacher is more than just a career choice; it is also an affirmation of a way of life that has been helping people for…
Although there are opportunities to work as a Yoga instructor in many of these settings, a Yoga teacher may also want to consider offering private lessons to his or her students. Working as a private Yoga instructor can be both very rewarding and lucrative. You will be able to work with people who may not otherwise be able to physically attend a Yoga class. You will also be able to set your own rates and hours.