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

Yoga Training: Is 200 Hours Enough to Teach Yoga?

Yoga Training: Is 200 Hours Enough to Teach Yoga?

  Yoga Training: Background The proliferation of 200-hour yoga teacher trainings may be good for business, but is it keeping the practice safe and true to tradition? According to 2016 estimates from Andrew Tanner, a spokesperson for Yoga Alliance (YA)—the yoga community’s primary advocacy organization and yoga school and teacher registry, as well as the creator of the most commonly used 200-hour YTT standards, “100,000-plus yogis worldwide are investing an average of $3,000 each in

Teaching Yoga: Ways To Know You’re Ready To

Teaching Yoga: Ways To Know You’re Ready To

Teaching Yoga: Are You Ready? Whether you’ve practiced for years or just found yoga recently, there are a few things to think about before you start teaching yoga. Many devoted yogis may tell you that determining when you’re ready to teach is a personal decision, an ethical matter as important as any other you may face in your teaching career.  So how do you know when it’s time to lead? According to Yoga Journal’s article,

Yoga Training: Tips For Choosing Continuing Education Credits

Yoga Training: Tips For Choosing Continuing Education Credits

Yoga Training: Continuing Education Credits With yoga knowledge continually evolving, continuing education is crucial for committed yoga teachers. Here, few tips for getting the most you can out of your time as a student. Like most professions, continuing education is a crucial part of being a yoga teacher. According to Yoga Journal, for starters, knowledge about the body and how it specifically applies to the practice of yoga is continually evolving. It is our responsibility

How to Survive & Prepare for Yoga Teacher Training

How to Survive & Prepare for Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Training: Environment If you’ve enrolled in a yoga teacher training you might find yourself filled with both excitement and its shadow—anxiety.  That’s normal!  A teacher training can be an intense personal and professional journey. However, if you feel well-prepared, it can also be a challenge to savor.  Here are some suggestions for getting ready, and some advice to help you along the way. Lay the Foundation: Once you’ve selected a program, read through the

Yoga Teacher Training: Is Becoming Popular Among Celebrities!

Yoga Teacher Training: Is Becoming Popular Among Celebrities!

Yoga Teacher Training & Celebrities Yoga is one of popular exercises among celebrities, and some celebrities such as Emma Watson and Demi Moore have recently taken their practice to the next level by becoming certified yoga teachers. While it might be hard to take celebrities seriously as yoga teachers, those who become certified to teach are just as dedicated as anyone else. Anyone whether they are a celebrity or non-celebrity that enters into a yoga

Yoga Teacher Training: What Happens In A 200 hour Program?

Yoga Teacher Training: What Happens In A 200 hour Program?

Ever wonder what a yoga teacher training program is like, well ready on! First Part Of Day Usually you always start the program at the beginning of the day by doing a yoga class with the other students. This not only prepares students for learning for the day, but it also gets you involved in doing yoga at least once a day. Then, usually there are presentations after the first class and then followed by