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Yoga Instructor Courses

A Yoga Instructor teaches yoga classes for groups of participants. You might work with beginning yoga students or with more experienced clients. Yoga Instructors demonstrate yoga techniques and ensure participants are holding their positions correctly. You might teach yoga classes at your own home or in a gym or health clinic.

A Yoga Instructor, or Yoga Teacher, should be physically fit and able to demonstrate a range of yoga techniques. It’s important that you can communicate well and listen to the individual needs of your clients. Yoga Instructors should be organised and able to deal with several tasks at one time. You must be able to work with clients from a range of backgrounds and display excellent interpersonal skills.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Yoga Instructor earn?

In Australia, a full time Yoga Instructor generally earns $1,150 per week ($59,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Yoga Instructor?

The number of people working in this industry has grown strongly over the last five years. There are currently 37,800 people employed in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Yoga Instructor. Yoga Instructors may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Yoga Instructor?

If a career as a Yoga Instructor interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching. This course covers the fundamentals of yoga, including anatomy, breath work, meditation and nutrition. An Advanced Diploma of Holistic Classical Yoga Practices may also be appropriate.

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