Everyone is a Yoga Teacher today! Finding the Yoga TTC that fits you.

Today, more people practice Yoga that ever before in History! And that's to a large extent because there is a Yoga Teacher in almost any corner of the World! So how did the Yoga TTC become so ubiquitous; and if you are considering a Yoga Teacher Training Course, what should you look out for? The modern Yoga TTC template was established by the Sivananda Ashram in the 1970's when they began offering a 1 month Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh. This allowed aspirants from across the world to take 1 month off their schedules and travel to India to learn Yoga and train to Teach as well. In the West, there were very few Yoga TTC programs till the boom happened post the mid-1990's, with Bikram Yoga and other Yoga Institutes then starting to offer Yoga TTC's. Now, the average American Yogi didn't have to travel to Rishikesh, Mysore, Pune or other Ashrams in India. They could learn in their City without having to take a retreat from their Professional and Family lives. Hence in 20 years, we've seen a proliferation of Yoga Teachers and that's spawned an entire sub-Culture that has made Yoga a universal language today. 3 things to consider before embarking on Yoga Teacher Training: First things first - starting Yoga Teacher Training is a commitment to a life-long study of Yoga. For want of a better term, we refer to this as a Yoga Teacher Training course. It is actually a deeper study of Yoga including the underlying Philosophy - beyond the Yoga classes you attend. You won't learn everything or even most things in the few months of your TTC, but you will be exposed to and hopefully get Inspired to pursue learning different aspects [...]