In order to become a yoga instructor, the desire starts with passion. Passion for yoga will take you on your journey from being a student, to a certified yoga professional . There are many different types of yoga, some with more emphasis on meditation, some where the postures are held for longer periods of time, and some where the goal is to control your breath and relax the mind. The rest comes with education, a lot of practice and the will to be vulnerable.
Many people desire a career change at certain times in life and gravitate towards teaching yoga. It could be an exit from the corporate world in search of a relaxed lifestyle or it is the chance to deepen the understanding and enhancement of a yoga practice. Delving into the yoga teaching world is a conscious decision to move towards personal growth. Some never use a certification and others use their training as a stepping stone for a career in health and wellness.