In January, we’re all tired and with a budget that has yet to recover from the holidays. Still, January is the cheapest time of the year to travel.
After I gave birth to my son, I started to feel very depressed. I wasn’t sure why - I’d waited 9 months for him to get here, I was so excited! I shouldn’t be sad at all! This was when I learned about postpartum depression and, honestly, after that, I wasn’t sure what to do.
Whether you’re a yogi initiate or a complete layman when it comes to both yoga and Ayurveda, you may be taken aback by the concept of Ayurveda yoga.
Choosing to take a yoga teaching license abroad means that you are completely removed from your everyday life – giving you the opportunity to disconnect and be in tune with the present. Classes are smaller too, which allows for the teacher to give each student a significant amount of attention – ensuring that they are well supported in their training!
It all depends on how long you can be away for and how many hours you are willing to dedicate to learning yoga. There are different lengths of yoga teacher training courses from 200-hour to 300-hour and finally 500-hour courses.
Many students generally head to India to get certified as a yoga teacher primarily because the country is known to be the birthplace of yoga, offering some of the most authentic yoga experience in the world. Yoga teacher training in Costa Rica is also popular due to its amazing beaches and friendly locals, guaranteeing you a great experience!
The all-inclusive nature of yoga makes the practice accessible to anyone who is interested. You don’t have to be extremely fit or flexible to teach yoga. As long as you have the drive and intention, you will be able to teach successfully!
Bikram, Tantra, Ayurveda, Anusara, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Hatha, Ashtanga, Prenatal
India (Kerala, Goa, Rishikesh, Ganges area), USA (California), Mexico, Spain, Bali
at least six months of consistent yoga practice
50-hour, 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, 400-hour and 500-hour yoga teacher training
Yoga Alliance, Yoga Alliance International, World Yoga Alliance, International Yoga Federation, European Yoga Alliance
Different from yoga retreats, a yoga instructor training is definitely not as easy as you might think. Expect more difficult sets of exercises, paired with yoga theories and history. Also, keep in mind that you need at least a year's experience of practicing yoga to participate. So, check the many available yoga teacher training packages here and book your spot today!
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