Faye Martins -Yoga Instructor -Tree PoseBy Foras Aje

Okay, I just finished 4 games of basket ball with the guys at the gym and before that had done sets of pull-ups, dips and the ab-wheel. While the rest started winding down to get showered and changed, I all of a sudden got into the 8-limb staff yoga poses to loosen up my whole body, the way only this pose seems to.

“Say man; you do yoga?” one of the guys called out I said yes.

He asked if I teach it and I told him I was in the process of trying to get a license to do as much.

All the more intrigued he said when I have assembled all the steps and necessities required for such a cause, I should pass it on to him so he could inform his girlfriend of such an opportunity.

Well, after doing some research online to see about getting certified to teach yoga, it turns out that if I play my cards right…I could be making upwards of $85 per hour teaching yoga. It goes without saying then that I’ll need to obtain some kind of yoga trainer license to be able to professionally say I am qualified to teach this form of physical culture.

Unfortunately, there are far too many yoga training camps and correspondence programs out there that only teach their students a small portion of what it takes to start, run, and grow a successful yoga practice and as for me, if I ever decide to pursue being a full-fledged yoga teacher the whole process of obtaining a yoga trainer license for me has got to be…well: ON POINT!!!

I mean I know enough from research, practice and study to teach the essentials of Yoga, but we all know that probably won’t cut it in the broader sense of the world.

Nonetheless, there seems to be several options online on the subject and at affordable enough prices and flexibility options for several people with full schedules. Moreover, most Yoga Studios and even directories in helpful Yoga magazines have information on just the very right ones to choose so my options are quite many.

Well, maybe in the near future, who knows, I could be the next ‘Rodney Yee’ of yoga eh…(even though I can say I know probably as much-if not more-than he does about yoga…{chuckle}…)

In Friendship,


Foras Aje is an independent researcher and co-founder of BodyHealthSoul LLC. Stop by His Yoga for Beginners Blog today for more information on yoga instructor certification.

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