Could a Blind Man Become a Yoga Teacher?

By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Recently, I ran into a case in which a Hatha Yoga teacher, who had been teaching for years, was being refused from a Hatha Yoga teacher training course. Before anyone gets stirred up over this and the Act on the Affairs of the Handicapped, in the United States, this story [...]

2017-12-12T08:05:01-05:00Categories: |0 Comments

When does one become a Yoga Teacher?

By Paul Jerard When you teach a friend, co-worker, or family member one Yoga technique, you have taken the first step toward becoming a Yoga teacher. This is the traditional way Yoga was initially taught before Hatha Yoga classes became such a "magnet" to the public. Large Yoga classes are not a bad thing, but [...]

2017-12-12T08:04:32-05:00Categories: |0 Comments

Should an Obese Person Become a Yoga Teacher?

By Paul Jerard There seems to be a stereotypical view of what a Yoga teacher should look like. Worse yet, there seems to be a preconceived notion about what a Yoga teacher should weigh. There are many reasons for this - Athletes, doctors, and exercise instructors are expected to be slim and trim. Hatha Yoga [...]

2017-12-12T08:04:04-05:00Categories: |0 Comments

Is an Online Yoga Teacher Certification Reputable?

By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 What are employers looking for in newly hired Yoga instructor? The needs of employers are straight forward: Any facility, which hires a Yoga teacher, is looking for safety, competence, and certification. When considering a Yoga teacher training program, a prospective intern must consider the depth of the course in the [...]

2017-12-12T08:02:24-05:00Categories: |0 Comments
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