Monday, June 27, 2011
With more than 16 million Americans participating in some type of yoga, there are numerous career opportunities for certified yoga instructors.
How does one get certified? There is a large selection of yoga organizations worldwide that provided yoga teaching training courses and certifications. With the popularity and evolution of yoga, there are a plethora of different courses, programs and schools. Certain yoga certifications may require anywhere in excess of 500 hours of instruction. Yoga instructors can earn anywhere from $25-$125 per hour for teaching yoga classes. Yoga classes are offered almost anywhere from health clubs to senior living communities.
Below is a list of organizations and schools providing a variety of certifications. YogaJobs.com recommends that you speak with potential employers and current yoga instructors to get professional opinions prior to getting started on your path to becoming a yoga instructor.
A Sampling of Organizations Who Provide Yoga Teacher Training:
YogaFit.com, YogaAlliance.org, SourceofYoga.com, YogaYoga.com/training, IntervalYogaPrograms.org, Yoga-Teacher-Training.org, YogaSite.com/teachertraining, YogaTraininingGuide.com.
YogaJobs.om is a niche job board connecting job seekers and employers. YogaJobs.com is part of FitnessJobs.com and The Career Collection. For information on posting jobs or how to use YogaJobs.com to find new job opportunities call 800-259-4397.