Want to Grow as a Yogi? Consider Yoga Certification

When you fully appreciate the physical and spiritual benefits of yoga, it's natural to become inspired to share your enthusiasm for the practice with other people. From students who are first starting out in yoga practice to yogis who have many years under their belts, you can touch many people in Friendswood and beyond by getting certified in yoga instruction at Sundance Yoga Studio.

Once you've decided to become a yoga teacher, there are many yoga teacher trainings to choose from, including the 200 hour and 500 hour certifications. At Sundance Yoga Studio, we believe in staying up to date with the most current techniques and methods.

There are a number of reasons to get your yoga certification in Friendswood. For one, there are a number of health benefits associated with yoga, such as lowering your blood pressure, strengthening the body, and even lowering body fat. You will also be able to stretch your muscles which can keep you fit and also aid in the recovery from injury. Teacher training helps you pass on these physical benefits to each student in your classes.

In addition to the wonderful health benefits, yoga at Sundance Yoga Studio or any studio provides a number of emotional and spiritual benefits. Any yogi who loves to practice would be a great candidate for yoga certification. Yogis tend to be very dedicated to the practice already, so the extra hours required for certification time will not seem too daunting. These hours will be spent in a studio, practicing yoga, something that won't feel like work at all.

Current instructors for other physical activities, like Pilates or group exercise, are also great candidates for yoga teacher training. Instructors tend to be physically fit and usually enjoy learning new fitness regimens. If you're a personal trainer, you might also want to look into getting certified to teach yoga -- it will allow you to expand your areas of expertise, attract more clients, and allow you to assist your Friendswood clients in new ways.

Sundance Yoga Studio always recommends continuing education after a yogi gets his or her yoga certification and becomes a teacher. Typically, this additional education is provided through workshops; if you want to maintain a current certification with the Yoga Alliance you will be required to attend 75 hours of continued education every three years.

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What Makes Our Program Exceptional?
  • We have over 40 years of combined experience in Yoga Teacher Training education. Together, we're able to share our knowledge and offer insight for all levels of teaching.
  • Our guest teachers and online teachers are experts in fields like Anatomy, the History of Yoga, Ayurvedic Medicine, the Chakra System, and more.
  • You have the option to focus solely on Yoga Teacher Training or add specialty electives like fall prevention/chair based yoga, restorative yoga, yoga for trauma, or yoga of surrender (yin based)
  • Our in-depth training blends Eastern, Western, Ancient, and Modern philosophies and practice for students at all levels
  • The ability to configure a schedule that works for you with convenient online fast track classes on in-studio live classes
  • We offer education about the impact of trauma on the brain and nervous system while adjusting our practices to best support those healing from trauma. We strive to empower all students - and their future clients - by providing a safe and neutral space with a focus on conscious communication and touch predicated upon permission and consent only.
  • Our educators are active practitioners in the holistic wellness field and are registered with Yoga Alliance® as E-RYT 500s which means they have completed a thorough 500 hour training program and have logged a minimum of 2,000 hours of teaching experience over at least 4 years.
  • As your program comes to a close, you transition to actively creating and teaching real, public classes
  • Our graduates may choose official recognition as Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) by the internationally-recognized Yoga Alliance® organization

Workshops are given regularly, and can even take place at your own studio. So, share your love of yoga with others in Friendswood by getting your certification to become an instructor. By sharing your enthusiasm for the practice with others, they too can learn of the health benefits, as well as the emotional and spiritual benefits, and come to love yoga as much as you do.

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