/Are No Charge Yoga Classes a Good Idea?
Are No Charge Yoga Classes a Good Idea? 2017-04-26T15:29:50+00:00

Yoga Teacher Training Forum

Yoga Instructors: Would you like to network with fellow teachers worldwide? Here is a resource to find answers for every possible question regarding continuing education, improving your classes, student safety and much more.


Please consider registering


— Forum Scope —

— Match —

— Forum Options —

Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Are No Charge Yoga Classes a Good Idea?
sp_NewPost Add Reply sp_NewTopic Add Topic

Forum Posts: 32
Member Since:
April 27, 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
May 1, 2008 - 10:58 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Namaskar Gator,

Alright already! You have proved your toxic point. Your poor students!

Fact is, we have to charge something reasonable for classes. There is no umbrella yoga teacher organization that will provide meals, housing, or anything else for your welfare.

For example: Yoga Alliance and the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) provide no such services for teachers who perform Karma Yoga. You are on your own, if you give the store away.

My point is every yoga instructor has performed Karma yoga. There is always a public gathering where we teach the public something for nothing. Every teacher has done this, but it is your right to receive tuition to support with running costs.

Yoga teachers deserve compensation for their time. Otherwise there will not be any Yoga. It is foolishness to think ashrams can run free. Even if we never take another yoga teacher training course, our families need food and shelter. I have already given up my television. :roll:

Om Shanti,

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 79

Currently Online:
6 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

See All Online Activity
Members Birthdays
Today: None
Upcoming: yogarishikesh

Top Posters:

Priyah: 156

laparadis: 146

Yoga Paul: 138

ashmin: 98

Parell: 82

Gator: 77

diedwardo7: 77

Traci: 73

Yogi: 70

Don Briskin: 69

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 24

Topics: 2757

Posts: 4176


Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 27

Members: 1656

Moderators: 2

Admins: 4