By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Yoga instructors are a rare commodity, in high demand. The popularity of yoga has gained momentum, especially with people seeking low-impact fitness routines. A certified yoga instructor can use this time as a career springboard. What kind of money can you make as a yoga instructor? It all depends on [...]
Praise your students, when it is earned. Whenever a student tries his or her best, you should acknowledge the effort with praise. When you praise, you instill self-worth in your students. Self-worth is a must, for any person to find a valuable purpose in life.
Yoga teachers often discuss subjects such as self-realization and transformation in great depth, but where does the average Yoga student...
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Could there really be a Yoga teacher who is struggling to find success in life? If every Yoga teacher training program taught the spiritual aspect of abundance, and the Law of Karma correctly, this should not ever happen. The abundance theory allows Yoga teachers, and anyone else who is interested, [...]
I can hear you saying, "This is not my building and it is not morally my responsibility." You are correct, but the law does not care, unless the wording of your lease protects you. The wording of the lease usually protects the landlord only. The city or town just wants somebody to bring the studio up to current code. Below are some solutions that will save you a lot of money and problems.
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 There is a philosophy, which claims: If you give something away, and people find a value in it - they will react positively to your kindness, with repeat business. This is all well, and good, but the major fast food chains seem to be the only businesses to profit from [...]
As a result of this reality, this requires protective action on the part of all Yoga teachers. Look at this as a prevention program and a compliment to your current liability insurance policy. "I didn't know," will not save any of us from the wrath of the law. If you think teaching is not a business, you may have to explain that to a judge and jury.
For those studio managers that worry about losing students to, a Yoga instructor, you could design a non-competition agreement, for your protection. I still do not have one at my center, but I do know what it is like to create an idea, find a teacher, advertise, and cultivate a class; only to have a teacher take the class home.