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Career in Yoga


EDUCATION DETAILS:

To become a yoga instructor, one should have a post graduate diploma in yoga or at least a diploma. The diploma, post graduate diploma, degree & PG degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around globe


COURSE DURATION & ELIGIBILITY:

  • Certificate course- 8th pass- 6 months

  • Diploma course- 10th pass- 6 months

  • B.Sc yoga- 12th – 3 years

  • PG diploma- any degree- 1 year

  • M.Sc yoga- any degree- 2 years

  • M.Phil yoga- 1 year

  • Ph.D yoga- 2 years


PREFERABLE INSTITUTIONS:

  • Bihar school of yoga

  • Morarji Desai National Institute of yoga

  • Indian Institute of yogic science & research

  • Patanjali University

  • Jain Vishwabharti University

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND JOB ROLES:

By teaching yoga, one can help people increase their flexibility and strength, enhance their self awareness and have a sense of unity with all life. One can provide their students with the opportunity to experience feelings of joy and peace.

Yoga is now offered in nearly every gym and health club. As a yoga instructor, one can express their own creative spirit through one's classes. One can choose to specialize in any of the following:

Yoga for physical fitness

Yoga therapy

Spiritual yoga

Prenatal or postnatal yoga

Yoga for kids

Corporate yoga

Yoga for seniors

Workshops or retreats


JOB PROFILE:

Yoga instructor

Yoga teacher

Yoga therapist

Yoga instructor in gym

Lecturer in yoga


SALARY:

In India the salary can be from 5000 to 20,000 for starters and increases with experience and knowledge. Abroad the salary can be from 40,000 to 1,00,000 for starters


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Is yoga a good career?

ANS: Yoga is a great career choice as it is an ancient art and a natural way of remaining fit and healthy. It also helps in improving mental and physical health. Once you start practicing yoga, you can take it as a profession. Yoga teacher certification is a certification provided by different groups.

Can you get yoga certified online?

ANS: The online yoga instructor certification course allows you to study and practice at your own pace, from the comfort of your yoga mat. This is an entry level certification to help personal trainers, group exercise instructors and other fitness professionals incorporate and instruct students in yoga.


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