So, you have decided you want to be a yoga teacher? I'm so happy for you! It is an amazing profession that might not be exactly what you see on social media. When I started teaching over 17 years ago, we didn't have Instagram or Facebook. In fact, I had just gotten a cell phone only a few years prior and it was for making calls only. Texting was just starting to be a thing, but no one used it to stream yoga classes that is for sure! Over the last 17 years, yoga and how we share yoga has changed so much. We now can practice with anyone we want, anywhere in the world, all with our cell phones. So crazy! If you are a new teacher or you are thinking of becoming a yoga teacher, I hope this blog helps gives you some insight into my experience being a yoga teacher.
1. Why do you want to teach?
2. Be yourself.
3. Smile, a lot.
4. Leave your baggage at the door.
5. Don't try to be perfect, it's impossible.
6. Plan to be taken advantage of.
7. You will never make them all happy.
8. It's not you, its them.
9. Yoga is more than just poses.
10. Never stop learning.
Good luck on your journey!
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