In spite of the fact that Yoga schools are sprouting up and classes are offered everywhere from retirement homes to public schools, some people still feel intimidated by the practice. Maybe they tried practicing years ago and felt out of place, or they think they have to be thin and flexible and wear a certain kind of clothing.
Their specialized yoga teacher training intensive produces instructors who strictly follow their exact policies. The series of asanas have been copyrighted by Bikram Choudhury, so deviance from the series is strictly forbidden, and there is also a reputation for instructors to be rather draconian.
Written By Karina Sinclair Becoming a yoga teacher is a very rewarding career. Not only will you help people become more supple and fit but it is also a spiritual exercise that brings a lot of peace to millions of students worldwide. In days gone by schools were the only option. This often meant having [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Once in a while, you read, or hear, an opinion about who should teach Yoga, how many years or hours of training is required, pre-requisites, and the physical requirements of teaching. So, how do you decipher through all of this information? To make it simple, please know, at the time [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 The type of yoga you prefer to practice will guide you in choosing your training and the particular instructor certification process. Bikram yoga, vinyasa yoga, and hatha yoga, all take you down different training paths. Be cautious of training programs at your local yoga studio that require you to spend [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Is yoga a key part of your health and fitness routine? Are you interested in becoming a yoga instructor? Teaching is a wonderful opportunity to enrich your life, and make a difference in the lives of others. If yoga is one of your talents, consider sharing your gift, and teaching [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 When you consider all of the aspects to learn during a Yoga teacher training course - the case could easily be made that becoming a masterful orator is secondary. After all, there are so many subjects to cover, when considering postures (asanas), yogic breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation, stage-by-stage relaxation, chakras, [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Just like any other subject, which requires communication skills, you have to finely tune your speaking skills, if you want to become a Yoga teacher. Students will continue to come back to your classes, because of interaction, social atmosphere, and intellectual stimulation. The art and science of public speaking is [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 When training to become a Yoga teacher, many people struggle with public speaking. Even if we are able to get the right words out, we may be looking for the right volume, tone, or voice inflection, at the right time. What can you do if your voice makes you sound [...]
Written By Paul Jerard Training to become a yoga instructor consists of many different aspects, such as learning about proper diet, asanas, relaxation and meditation, enlightenment, pranayama and others. Each is equally important in order to become a well-qualified yoga instructor. A good training program will not omit these aspects from their curriculum. Asanas Aspect [...]