Yoga teacher

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Yoga has become one of the most popular workout trends in recent years. Many people are looking for ways to ease into yoga and find the perfect class for their level and interests.

Yoga is a popular exercise that can be done practically anywhere, making it the ideal side hustle for those with a passion for fitness. 

With the rise of the gig economy, more and more people are looking for ways to make extra money. One popular way to do this is to become a yoga teacher. Yoga teachers can use their skills to lead classes at studios, gyms, or even in corporate settings.

Teaching yoga can be a great way to earn extra income, and it doesn't require a lot of start-up costs and full-time commitment. You only need a space to hold classes, some basic yoga props, and a certification from a reputable yoga school. There are many opportunities to teach yoga classes at gyms, studios, or even online.

However, becoming a yoga teacher is more challenging than it sounds. You need to know many things before you can start teaching classes.

For example, you need to be familiar with the different types of yoga and the various poses. You must also communicate effectively with your students and help them relax during class.

Some other things you should keep in mind before you become a yoga teacher. 

First, you'll need to be certified to teach yoga classes. There are many different styles of yoga, so it's essential to find a program that aligns with your practice. 

Once you've completed your training, you can look for teaching gigs at local gyms, studios, or even online. You'll need to find students who are interested in taking your classes. Promote your classes. Create flyers and post them around town, or promote your services online on social media.

Finally, ensuring your students are happy and comfortable is the most important thing. Ensure you're offering a safe and welcoming environment for everyone who comes to your class.

Average earnings

Starting from $25 per training

Skills and requirements

  • Obtain CPR/first aid certification;
  • Complete training with a registered yoga school;
  • Personal commitment to physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle;

Pros & Cons


  • Learning more complicated yoga movements;
  • Meeting like-minded individuals;
  • Flexibility;
  • Finding your inner voice;


  • You need a certification before you start teaching;
  • A not-so-regular income;
  • Physically exhausting;


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