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Opportunities in Yoga

People from all over the world today practice Yoga.

he opportunities for making a career in Yoga are varied and full of creative possibilities.

These include teaching in adult education, privately run groups, one to one work, and in schools and work in other institutions such as hospitals, residential homes and prisons.

Relaxation classes and meditation groups also provide interest and offer a way of sharing the benefits of Yoga with an ever increasing number of people. 

Yoga Therapy is now recognised as a Complementary Therapy and as such is regulated by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

Real Yoga is participating in setting standards and is active at national level as a member of the British Council for Yoga Therapy, the professional forum for Yoga Therapy.

Using your qualification

As a Yoga Teacher there are many opportunities to develop your career. You might teach groups in adult education, at health and leisure centres or privately run groups in your local community centre give instruction on a one to one basis.

Yoga Therapy

Awareness of the health benefits gained by Yoga practice is growing. This is backed by years of research by doctors and practitioners worldwide.
Yoga therapy opens up other possibilities for working with people with health problems in small groups or one to one.

Yoga therapy is a newly regulated profession, and qualified teacher/therapists are registered with The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council, giving health professionals confidence that the registered teacher has in a high standard of training and is working to an accepted code of practice.

Yoga Therapy Definition

Yoga therapy is the adaptation of yoga practices for people with health challenges. Yoga therapists prescribe specific regimens of postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to suit individual needs. Medical research shows that Yoga therapy is among the most effective complementary therapies for several common aliments. The challenges may be an illness, a temporary condition like pregnancy or childbirth, or a chronic condition associated with old age or infirmity.
Yoga Biomedical Trust

 
 

Examples of
Yoga therapy at work:

Special group classes for:
Bullet Parkinson’s Disease
Bullet Chronic Fatigue
Bullet MS
Bullet for the elderly
Bullet back problems
Bullet pregnancy
Bullet depression
Bullet stress
Bullet recovering from breast cancer

Also, Clinical practice for individuals often referred from their GP, Physiotherapist or other health professional.

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