How to Find a Good Yoga Teacher?

How to Find a Good Yoga Teacher?

Choosing the right classes tailored to your individual needs can be a real challenge. I assure you: everyone can find a good yoga teacher and, consequently, classes for themselves. It’s good to know what benefits a real yogi teacher has.
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Here are some basic tips on how to find the right yoga teacher:

In class, qualified teachers teach you in a concise manner late along with tips on how to stay safe . Usually they use techniques, for example: “If you slouch, extend your arms up until you eliminate curves on the back.” This type of progress without feeling pain is crucial. A conscious teacher will offer modifications and changes to allow you to improve your attitude without harming yourself.


I am in favor of challenging students and encouraging them to work hard. There is no substitute for sweat. However, yoga should be fun and positive. If it turns into stiff and serious practice, it becomes hard work and you can eventually burn out quickly. I always try to see the good in every student. Every day is different, and a good teacher tries to give us everything without aggression or humiliation. If you have questions, the teacher should remain at your disposal before or after class.

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A good yoga teacher is inspiration and motivation for your students. However, he is able to lead them through the next limits of their possibilities in a safe manner, at the right pace.


Best practice is one that does not exceed our physical and mental limits. A teacher who will help you cross this threshold in an intelligent way is a real treasure. These types of activities will allow you to develop smoothly and have an appetite for more.


Good yoga classes will put you in a good mood. My classes always have a simple theme, i.e. endurance, commitment and patience. Other technical elements of yoga teaching are necessary, but if you do not feel aware and present, you will not experience complete practice. This is what makes yoga unique. It connects the body and mind, and with proper teaching inspires changes in our lives. We all know the stereotypical yoga songs – funny, lengthy sounds make you regret the lack of headphones. A real teacher should be completely himself. Should avoid using jargon and communicating with students in everyday language. His unique personality should inspire students. A good teacher is also honest and real. He will be confident enough to draw your attention when you do something wrong. At the same time, a good yoga teacher should be humble, full of sensitivity and humanity. Without pretending to be perfect.

Strength and peace

Although mixing exercises is recommended, you should not forget about consistency. When a yoga teacher is well prepared for classes and confident that he is doing something he loves, it will contribute to the natural progress of the whole group of students. I always teach the same poses for at least 10 to 15 minutes in every class. It’s a good teaching method, preparing students who know the basic poses that are the basis for the more advanced.

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A good yoga teacher is characterized by strength and peace. It is not about slowness, quietness or other popular associations. The teacher should build the feeling that he knows what and why he is doing.

A good yoga teacher should encourage and support you. Yoga should make you feel good being at your side with all your imperfections. The wrong assumption in yoga is that you feel bliss all the time. In fact, yoga aims to evoke all the emotions that we encounter in life. Recalls feelings of happiness and carefree as well as difficult feelings of confrontation and frustration. Yoga should teach how to navigate these emotions.

The most important thing is for the classes to be effective. Punching and developing your physicality is fun, but it only counts if it inspires you to do the things you like the most in life. If that doesn’t help you live your life to the fullest, what’s the point?

Yoga does not have a standard set that all teachers should have. Instead, there are some certificates attesting the completion of courses. Most yoga centers require you to submit them, but this is not mandatory. Teachers should have a broad yoga foundation and a healthy approach. Read the teacher’s biography on the center’s website before signing up for classes. Make sure this teacher has completed yoga teaching courses. If there is no biography on the site, you can ask the center or the teacher directly. This information will allow you to decide if it is right for you. If suppose you are a former athlete with a long history of injuries, it would probably be best to sign up for a former athlete who was helped by yoga during the recovery process.

The best way

However, the best way to find out if a yoga teacher is right for you is to go to a class. “Seek and you will find” – of course you can be lucky and during the first class to find your right teacher and classes ideal for you. However, if you have doubts, after some time given to yourself and your teacher, keep trying!

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