There’s Nothing Like Yoga

There’s Nothing Like Yoga

My Experience In my years as a yoga teacher trainer all over Canada: Toronto, Hamilton and Vancouver, I’ve been surprised by how many people who have come through my  ytt programs have effectively in no way have changed in any form or shape after the program. In the beginning, I would take this personally, as something failing with me as a yoga trainer. But as I’ve grown in my own yoga practice and by other

Preparing for Yoga Teacher Training 101!

Preparing for Yoga Teacher Training 101!

To Begin So you are going to be a yoga instructor (i.e. taking a yoga teacher training program)? Signed up for a course already? Congratulations! Welcome to the club! This is meant to help you get prepared for the course and enlightenment you are about to experience. Prepare Your Meals. This may sound easy, but what you put in yourself will show later. It is recommended to not eat heavy meals before class (I mean,

How To Get A Yoga Teaching Job?

How To Get A Yoga Teaching Job?

Newly Graduated So you’ve just returned from Bali or your local yoga studio after months of intense learning of asanas, meditation and the yoga philosophy,  from a yoga teacher training program and you are ready to be a yoga teacher.  After some time you find looking around, there aren’t a lot of job postings for yoga teachers. So why is that? Too Many! The reality is that although yoga is very popular,  it still is

What To Know About Yoga Teacher Training

What To Know About Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Myths: The Skinny! There are some facts about yoga teacher training that many don’t know, many that some do know, and untrue facts as well. Myths #1: Got To Contortionist You don’t need to be able to sit like a pretzel or be able to do a handstand to become a yoga teacher. Although asanas are a portion of yoga teacher training, it is not the only thing. Lots of people think that all yoga

Yoga Teacher Training: What’s The Difference Between 200 & 500-Hour

Yoga Teacher Training: What’s The Difference Between 200 & 500-Hour

Yoga Teacher Training: Accreditation? Nowadays, there are many yoga studios which offer yoga teacher training. Not only in Vancouver or Victoria, BC but also across Canada. When you search for yoga teacher training, you may see the words “200RYT” or “500RYT”. The International Yoga Alliance has put out such distinctions as 200RYT and 500RYT. But what do they really mean? 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training A 200-hour yoga teaching certificate means that your yoga teacher has