No Two Yoga Schools Are Alike: A Guide to Selecting the Best Yoga Teacher Training for you

By: Laura Hand

Wheel-Dhanurasana-Beach-Sunshine-647x300 When the spark of teacher training first ignites in your heart, a few things start to happen. You start to approach your yoga practice in a different, albeit intimate way, considering what it would be like to teach what you are experiencing. You develop an even deeper respect for your yoga instructors and begin to pick up on the subtle details of their creative offerings. But most of all you start to see “YTT” everywhere you look. It’s like that magic thing that happens when you buy a car; you start to see the same model on the road and in parking lots. Once you open up to the possibility of becoming a teacher, you become aware of all the incredible ways you could go about doing it. And if you dared to Google “yoga teacher training,” then you probably learned about programs and styles that you had never even heard of before. This can be overwhelming at first–it can feel like you require training to choose the right training. Then again, you are committing to a tremendous investment both financially and energetically; it’s only natural that you want to do your homework. Before you even start the selection process, I encourage you to try this journaling exercise to gain clarity around why you want to attend a teacher training in the first place. Read the full article on Gaia.com