How to become a yoga teacher?


Derived from the Sankrit word ‘yuj’ which means ‘to unite or integrate’, yoga is a 5,000-year-old Indian body of knowledge. In this modern world yoga has become famous excise among the every age of group of people.Today, people can choose to either learn Yoga or pursue a career in Yoga. A Yoga instructor can be one of the most rewarding careers. This job falls under the broader career category of Aerobics Instructors and Fitness Trainers. Realising the holistic benefits of Yoga, more and more private companies, schools, hospitals, fitness centres etc. are hiring yoga instructors. Also, the Government aims at creating numerous vacancies for Yoga trainers in the coming years. 

Now a days people are more concern about their health. yoga has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon poses that promote improved control of the mind and body and enhance well-being.

How to become a yoga teacher?

Earn bachelor degree

Learn Yoga. You should take courses in varying types of yoga to understand which style works best for you. 

Complete a Teacher Training Course. 

Get Registered. 

Earn Continuing Education Credits.

Open a yoga class 

Being a yoga teacher gives one the benefit of taking his/her career wherever he/she travels. However, having said that, being a Yoga teacher is not easy. One needs to be patient and dedicated, have perseverance, and needs a lot of practice. 


A candidate must have passed his/her 12th class in any stream.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree or certificat in yoga 


BSc in Yoga

Diploma in Yoga

Certificate Course in Yoga

M A in Yoga

Pgdm in yoga 

B.ed in yoga

If you do b.ed in yoga than you can become a teacher in school.


In India, the average salary of a Yoga Instructor is between 10k to 25k per month. In abroad, they can get a good salary package in this field. 

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