When you finish a yoga certification course, you may want to prepare yourself for all the questions you will have to answer. Many students new to your yoga school have questions about the practice.
Ever since you decided to become a yoga instructor, you've dreamed of teaching a full class of athletic students. Now that you have them, you're concerned about safety and you want your students to have the best possible experience in your classes.
An experienced instructor who has completed prenatal Yoga teacher training can set up a regimen to fit anybody's needs, but there are a few general guidelines to keep in mind.
The atmosphere in a yoga school contributes a lot toward the overall effectiveness of the class. If the studio environment is too cold, cluttered, smelly or generally unkempt, it will take away from the students' experience with yoga training. The school should address a number of concerns to keep the students comfortable and allow the yoga teacher to do his or her best teaching.
How important is philosophy in a yoga certification course? Teachers should know the history and philosophy of yogic practices. Patanjali - whose teaching led to the codification of the Eight Limbs - taught that a yoga practice includes a dedication towards truthfulness.
Now, that you are teaching classes, you might wonder which of the many pranayama techniques you learned in yoga teacher training to spring on your students first. Pranayama is a yogic practice that beginner students don’t often encounter right away.
There are so many types of Yoga teacher training intensives to choose from and there are so many different groups to teach. Young teachers may think everyone over 60 should be in a chair based class. Experienced teachers know that mobility and flexibility are the factors that decide who uses a chair and who uses a mat.
After a new instructor’s first Yoga teacher training intensive, he or she may teach in many different atmospheres. When teaching in a corporate, medical, legal or academic setting, the person who initially hires you may ask for proof of Yogic methodology’s benefits.
Much of what you have learned from Yoga teacher training is for the prevention of injuries and ailments to humankind. Yet, what do we do when faced with an pre-existing condition? Many people take prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to solve their problems.
Teaching yoga to teens is a challenge for yoga teachers. A studio affords students a safe place to learn a gentler method to deal with the stresses of becoming an adult. Yogic exercise is also a safe alternative for addressing the current trend of teens looking to have a toned physique through regular exercise.