The most important thing to remember when looking for a job as a yoga teacher is to step out of the box. Do not limit yourself to waiting for an opening at the one local studio in town.
While yoga is a healing art in itself, many yoga instructor training programs and schools may include the study of complementary healing methods. The spirit of yoga and studying the art of wellness go very well together.
Unless one learns to do yoga very well, unless there is a high level of commitment to improving how one does yoga, it is very difficult to be certified as a teacher. Teacher training is demanding because teacher training schools want to turn out teachers who represent the best that yoga has to offer the general public. In other words, slackers won’t cut it. Those who cannot do asanas properly, provide solid advice and instruction, and represent the ideals of yoga in a coherent way are not likely to be considered qualified to teach yoga.
Once an intern has finished Yoga teacher training, the most common neurological disorder a new instructor may encounter is a stroke who...