Friday, July 18, 2014

How Yoga Teacher Training Online Helps Busy Students

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By Faye Martins
Just because you're ready to take the next step in your yoga practice and undergo teacher training doesn't mean that you can just quit your life and devote all of your time to your teacher training. This is one of the main reasons why so many aspiring yoga instructors opt to take their yoga teacher training online. No matter how hectic or busy your schedule, you can find a way to fit in your training if it's through an online course. Here's how taking your yoga instructor training through an online course can be perfect for busy students.

Flexible Hours - If you choose to undergo standard teacher training, you'll generally be required to stick to a regular in-person class schedule. If you have a busy schedule, making your classes on time and regularly each week can be burdensome. Furthermore, since most teacher training programs require that you complete a set amount of hours in a set amount of time, missing too many classes can lead to you needing to retake your program altogether. This can be a waste of money and time, which is one of the reasons why online training programs are so great.

Perfect For Parents - If you have kids at home, you don't need to let that stop you from pursuing your teacher certification. If you undergo your teacher training through an internet program, you can easily complete your coursework while your kids entertain themselves in the other room. This rids you of the need to find a babysitter or a daycare program for when you're in class.

Train On The Go - When you undergo training online, your classroom is anywhere where you have a computer and an internet connection. This means that you can get classwork done on the go by using your laptop. This is perfect for full-time students or employees who want to get work done during their lunch break or their commute. This flexibility allows anyone, no matter how busy his or her schedule, to pursue their yoga instructor certification.

Work At Your Own Pace - If you have a hectic schedule, you might find that some weeks are extremely busy, while others might be more relaxed. Online programs allow students to work at their own pace. This means that if you know that you'll be swamped until the weekend, you can put off completing your coursework until this time. Similarly, if you get a little unexpected free time, you can do some extra work to get ahead so that you'll have less to do later in the week.

No busy schedule or hectic life circumstances should prevent anyone from becoming a yoga instructor. No matter how chaotic your life is, online programs allow anyone to pursue their passion for yoga, and transition from their current career to a rewarding job as a professional yoga instructor. Once you've completed training, you'll be able to turn your love of yoga into your full-time job. Namaste.
Faye Martins, is a Yoga teacher and a graduate of the Yoga teacher training program at: Aura Wellness Center in, Attleboro, MA.