10 Things You Should Know When Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training Program
Choosing a teacher training program is an investment in yourself that yields lifelong transformation physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. As such, the program you choose ultimately contributes to the direction of your growth. I encourage you to look beyond the “surface factors” and explore the depth of each program you are considering. Before choosing a yoga teacher training program, reflect upon these essential elements.
1. Mission & Vision
What are the Mission and Vision of the program? Is the heart of the program in alignment with your spirit?
2. Lead Trainer
Yoga Alliance requires that each program has a designated lead trainer, and there may or may not be co-trainers. Who is the lead trainer? How long has the lead trainer been teaching yoga? How long have they been teacher trainers? Is the yoga working for the lead trainer and teachers?
3. Program History
How long has the program been contributing to the yoga world? History matters .