I also gained a few private students when students whom I tutor in my university’s academic support center discovered I teach yoga, and expressed interests in having me teach them. Though busy and incompatible schedules could make those commitments short-lived, the bits of experiences (and extra cash) were valuable enough to make my efforts more than worth it. For anyone who might have to suspend formal teaching temporarily because of other work and financial obligations, I believe that similar connections are possible.
By Laurie Desjardins Yoga is an excellent way to combine exercise and meditation, as you're learning to limber up both your body and mind. It also can be beneficial to join a class, so that you can have help with learning the more challenging poses. However, just like anything else, there are just as many [...]
It is time to network and join forces. The health of our children and grandchildren is at stake. Schools, hospitals, physicians, and Yoga teachers, cannot wait another 10 years for the government to "wake up." It is time for us to take voluntary action and educate the public about the health benefits of regular Hatha Yoga practice.
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Even though many Yoga instructors have the right mindset, it is part of human nature to be distracted by the "problem of the day." No matter whom you are, you are still human and no one is immune from losing focus, not even a Yoga instructor. When I was giving [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Is distance learning for Yoga instructors a new concept? No, distance learning for Yoga instructors has been around for decades. The concept of training to become a Yoga instructor, by distance learning, is much like working with any university via correspondence, but the efficiency of Yoga teacher training courses has [...]
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 [...]