Try Before You Buy
Trialling a course for yourself is the best approach. The Yoga Alliance Professionals Training Academy does just this, offering a ‘try before you buy’ approach to further training courses. This new online platform hosts a multitude of free online ‘taster’ courses led by expert yoga teachers, allowing you to delve deeper into topics such as pregnancy yoga, trauma and stress, and the bandhas. And, if you like what you see? Each of the taster courses on the Academy is linked to a full-length course led by the same trainer. And, with trainers such as Andrew McGonigle (Doctor Yogi), Tara Lee and Michael Gannon, students are able to learn from a variety of outstanding instructors in their ‘natural environment’, thereby getting a feel for their teaching style before investing in the full-length training. In this way, yogis can sign up for the taster course with the same ease and security as trying on a pair of bamboo yoga leggings. There’s no commitment involved.
When you do find the right course, further training holds multiple benefits for yoga teachers. Beyond simply advancing your teaching and learning new skills, continued education can ultimately help you to connect with new students and grow your community. Of course, this is only the case if the said course is of high quality and fits with your aims. To make your investment count, you need to be savvy and really get a sense of the training course. It is this that will allay your worries and instil confidence in your chosen further training.
Much like NOW.TV’s seven-day free trials, there are ways to ‘try before you buy’ in yoga when it comes to further training courses, allowing you to get a taste of what’s to come. When money is rather tight, you want to be reassured you are investing in the best of the best. Sometimes, it pays to be cautious.
Published at Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:04:44 +0000