If you’re doing yoga now and can’t seem to get enough of it–you find yourself telling complete strangers about how yoga has changed your life, for example–maybe it’s time for you to level up. True, yoga has many benefits, but at some point, you may want to take that next step.
Teaching yoga is a life-changing decision. You can make a living from teaching yoga, but the best benefit of all is that by teaching yoga to other people, you will learn more about yourself, too, about what you can do and what you can achieve.
Our Top 10 Reasons to work as a Yoga Teacher & Hypnotherapist
1. You stay fit and healthy physically.
Lots of office workers complain about not having enough time for physical activity. Their endless hours spent in the office definitely make them unfit. For example low back pain is very common among office workers.
As a yoga teacher, you’re always on the move. Your work makes sure that you’re always in good physical condition. That’s why a lot of yoga teachers are gorgeous and fit. All those hours spent on the mat shows on their fit bodies very well.
2. You will enjoy mental fitness as well.
When your job requires you to live a mindful life, you will learn that it’s not so hard to have a peace of mind. Being aware of your thoughts and emotions will become second nature, and you will enjoy positive mental health that not everyone can achieve. You will grow spiritually.
3. You can change the lives of your students.
As a yoga teacher, you are instrumental in helping people learn more about themselves. As they grow in their practice, you grow, too, knowing that you have that much effect on others’ lives.
4. You can help others stop their self-destructive habits and behaviors.
A Buddhist proverb states, As You Think, So You Become. While yoga can help your students become more aware of themselves, hypnotherapy can go further in helping them, especially if they have self-destructive habits like smoking or drinking.
You can address stress-related ailments, too, like headaches, allergies, and irritable bowel syndrome. With hypnotherapy, you can support them to lead a better and healthier life. Help yourself and others!
5. You can help your students with self-esteem and other issues.
By teaching yoga and doing hypnotherapy, you can help others improve their self-confidence and their self-esteem, teach them how to improve their concentration and memory, and lead them to become better in sports. This is what yoga, with a bit of hypnosis thrown in, can do to to help people.
6. You will learn to care about other people.
Teaching yoga will teach you to care about strangers. At the start, you may just want to see your students improve in their yoga practice because it makes you look good as their teacher; pretty soon, however, probably you will find yourself genuinely caring and wishing for their success.
7. As a yoga teacher, you can travel and earn at the same time.
Lots of people dream of traveling but can’t because of their jobs. If you teach yoga, you can definitely do it! Once you establish your reputation, you will soon learn that there are yoga studios worldwide who will be willing to have you go to their place and teach. Be a part of the global yoga community!
8. You will also enjoy flexible working hours.
This flexible time schedule is priceless. With your yoga teaching career, you can enjoy a balanced life, because you will determine yourself when to work and when to meet your other needs. Your personal life will no longer need take a back seat to your work.
9. You will spend your days doing what you love.
Indeed, how many people dream of living this kind of life? Of earning from something that they really love? If you’re teaching yoga, probably it will not actually seem like work to you most of the time, since you love it and enjoy personal and professional growth when you’re doing it. Indeed, when you follow your passion, good things will come to you!
10. You will learn to love yourself.
By doing yoga and hypnotherapy, you will be more accepting of yourself and others, open to changes, and learn to override your negativity. You will be able to express yourself in a more positive manner and give off a positive energy to the world.
Our Yoga Teacher Training 2017 program
If you had always dreamed of teaching yoga, take the next step now! Patanjali Institute has a unique 200-hour program that combines yoga teacher training and clinical hypnotherapy training. Join one of our Yoga Teacher Training 2017 courses – we are looking forward to meeting you!