You don't have to; you can practice with a local Yoga teacher, with the videos in your kit, with additional videos, with friends, or visit us for an inexpensive Yoga teacher training intensive.
Cueing skills are developed by copying your past Yoga instructors, video tapes, and repeating the directions you have read in your texts. Once you have finalized your lesson plan, try it out on a friend. Practicing your cueing technique will develop your skills. If you want to critique yourself objectively, run a tape recorder and [...]
Some, but not all, of the different safety issues are covered in your first two books. For example: contraindications are mentioned in the first book in preparation for your written exam. There is also a continuing education text in your third module, (if you are on the Multi-Payment Option Plan), that touches on these points. [...]
There is no ideal age for learning Yoga and there are many styles of Yoga, which focus on the many different aspects within such as Diet, Hygiene, Asanas for strength, Asanas for flexibility, Asanas for better health, Pranayama, Relaxation, Meditation, Enlightenment, and much more. The fact is; anyone who can breathe can practice Yoga. Older [...]
What Yoga teacher training level should I start from, and how do I proceed to the next teacher levels?
If you are not a certified Yoga teacher, you should start with a Camp-in-a-Box, which is a Level 1, 240-Hour, Yoga teacher training course.
Yes, the best Yoga teachers are the students who are serious about practice, know what they want, and are challenged along the way. Naturally athletic and youthful students can make good teachers, but they often push their own students to do things that they naturally perceive to be easy.
Every Yoga practitioner is different, but an average amount of experience for an intern would be; to have a minimum background in Yoga of at least two years of steady practice, before starting a Yoga Teacher certification course. This will give you a strong foundation in relation to the basics of Yoga. Within Yoga training, [...]
When using a Yoga correspondence course, how would I know, if what I was doing was a posture correctly?
About alignment: Always work with other Yoga teachers, even after becoming a certified Yoga teacher. It helps you learn new things, creates valuable contacts, and keeps you sharp. Find the best Yoga teachers in your area to learn from, work with, and possibly work for. If you are far away from a Yoga instructor, mirrors [...]
On receipt of the Aura Yoga course material how do I proceed with my Yoga teacher training? What do I need to have in order to fully benefit from the Yoga instructor training material?
Upon receipt of your Yoga training course material, you will receive step-by-step instructions - however, let's go over the highlights of your Yoga teacher certification course. You would want to focus on your written exam first. Set a goal of reading a realistic amount of pages each day. For example: if you were to read [...]
The practical exam (Video, DVD, or Streaming Video) portion, or if taken in person, is an integral part of the testing process. We must be able to view how you would teach a typical Yoga class. You must have at least one Yoga student with you. This could be a friend or family student. We [...]