The recent Jivamukti sexual abuse allegations have reignited a long-running conversation on power dynamics, teacher-student relationships, and cult-like status within the yoga community. Each time news breaks of another guru abusingShow More Summary
YJ's Liana Ruiz shares why yoga teacher training isn't just for experienced yogis, and how anyone can benefit from the process. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: Why Teacher Training Isn’t (Just) For Experienced Yogis appeared first on Yoga Journal.
We’re on the edge of our mats here. It is with ultimate samadhi we can finally unveil to you our greatest contribution to the yoga community yet. Have you been thinking about yoga teacher training? Need to brush up on your asanas and pranayamas? Want to be inspired and unleash your badass rock star self […]
We only bring you real news, so when we learned reality TV star Teresa Giudice is training to become a yoga teacher, we had to ask, is this for real? And indeed, if Instagram holds any weight in the world of reality, then yes, it’s true! There’s photographic evidence from a real yoga studio. With Erin […]
The #MyBodyDoes sticker campaign is taking New York by storm one bus, train car, waiting shed, and lamp post at a time. Jessica Andersen and Ashley Simon, two yoga teachers, regularly take public transportation on the way to work. En route, they noticed that the ads on their ride always endorsed negative views on body image in […]
Yoga Journal digital producer Samantha Trueheart shares how yoga teacher training helped her overcome a lifelong fear and open up her throat chakra. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: How Teacher Training Helped Me Find My Voice appeared first on Yoga Journal.
During yoga teacher training, Yoga Journal associate editor Elizabeth Marglin realizes how hard it is to find words that are true to her own experience, accurate, and useful for others. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: Desperately Seeking the Best Yoga Cues appeared first on Yoga Journal.
YJ senior editor Tasha Eichenseher shares how a teacher training she wasn’t sure she should sign up for has given her a new appreciation for her injury and the way it changed her perspective on yoga. The post 3 Things I’ve Learned Doing Teacher Training With an Injury appeared first on Yoga Journal.
by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, BSN and certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Laptops, smartphones, planes, trains and automobiles all contribute to the "slumpy grumpy" appearance that so many of us are wearing on our souls these days -- and it's not a good look. Show More Summary
YJ senior editor Amanda Tust shares five key tips from yoga teacher training that she plans to keep in her back pocket in case she ever actually ends up in front of a class. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: 5 Things to Know Before You Teach a Yoga Class appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Yoga Journal associate art director Abigail Biegert shares two lasting lessons she learned in yoga teacher training this week. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: Discovering the Power of the Breath + the Mind appeared first on Yoga Journal.
There's a lot more to gain than just crow pose mastery—even if you never plan to teach.
By Christine Chen Yoga is now nearly as popular as golf, according a recent report, which means more people are seeking guidance on a path of stretching their bodies, breath, and minds. The number of people trained to teach is also trending upward, as the quantity of newly registered instructors jumped 18% from 2008 to 2014. Show More Summary
Yoga Journal editor-in-chief Carin Gorrell gets candid about her own fears and insecurities pre-YTT. Sound familiar? The post Inside YJ’s YTT: 4 Fears We Had Before Yoga Teacher Training appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Last year, 14,700 new yoga teachers registered with Yoga Alliance. But are all of these newly trained teachers well qualified? Experienced yoga instructors weigh in. The post YJ Asked: Is It Too Easy to Become a Yoga Teacher? appeared first on Yoga Journal.
As of the Spring 2016 semester, students at the University of Minnesota will have the chance to enroll in a yoga teacher training on campus. It's the kind of course typically offered at yoga studios and fitness clubs that's designed to prepare students to become a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Show More Summary
Finishing a teacher training can feel both liberating and intimidating. Take these tips from Gigi Yogini as you start your career as a yoga teacher. The post 5 Things All New Yoga Teachers Should Do appeared first on Yoga Journal.
A lot of new yoga teachers feel lost and slightly overwhelmed once the cocoon of Teacher Training has been shed. Learn how to get you yoga teaching career started. The post So You Graduated Yoga Teacher Training—Now What? appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Considering hosting a YTT? Learn from teacher trainer and studio owner Sigrid Matthews' experience. Start with these questions. The post 3 Decisions To Make Before Hosting a Yoga Teacher Training appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Is every yoga teacher and studio owner you know hosting a YTT these days? Teacher Trainer Sigrid Matthews explains what they know that you don't. The post 5 Reasons To Host a Yoga Teacher Training appeared first on Yoga Journal.