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.
My chest hits ground. My thighs cry out. I leak upside down tears in headstand. I arrive to the Guatemalan shores of Lago Atitlan at the hour when volcanoes swallow up the sun. I come carrying a backpack, a yoga mat and the delusion that this training is about yoga postures. With students and teachers […]
Unbelievable as it might sound, I often feel uncomfortable and even unwelcome in most yoga sites. And I'm a yoga teacher. Not only that, I run a Yoga Alliance-certified school training students to be yoga teachers. In light of the recent...Show More Summary
Theresa Elliott might not have been a star in the yoga world, but she was a professional. She started teaching yoga in Seattle 23 years ago. Since then, she’s run her own studio, trained hundreds of teachers, posed on the cover of books by the anatomy guru Judith Lasater, and... More »
It was a staff meeting at a yoga teacher training school: You would think that a meeting at a so-called spiritual enterprise would begin with a grounding meditation and everyone sharing their new ideas from a heart-centered place. After...Show More Summary
Completing a 200-hour teacher training is a major accomplishment for a yogi, but it's not all that’s necessary to become a yoga teacher, says Eddie Modestini. The post Why a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Isn’t Enough appeared first on Yoga Journal.
By Yanoula Athanassakis and Lara Heimann It's fall in New York City, and that means almost everybody is training for -- or knows somebody who is training for -- the NYC Marathon on Nov. 1. As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a...Show More Summary
I wanted to share some of the lessons I learned during the first week of my training with you, so hopefully you will have a better understanding than I did of what
The yoga teacher train is a speeding bullet! And it’s not slowing down. According to some new eye-opening statistics, more than 14,700 yoga teacher training grads registered with Yoga Alliance last year. And you can imagine how many did not – according to the Wall Street Journal it’s likely just as many. Show More Summary
Happy September! It’s back-to-school time which gives us no better reason and no greater joy to host this wonderful opportunity to learn the ABCs of being a kids yoga teacher. In collab with Yogi Beans, a super cool kids yoga studioShow More Summary
Truth be told, I don't know if I have ever been this excited about anything in my entire life!
Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? It’s been a fun and busy day one over here! I took a BODYPUMP class, and then Livi and I ran a couple of errands before hanging out at the park. She’s starting swim lessons today, and I hope she loves it! So this weekend was an […]