Professional Development – The Business of Teaching

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce considerations related to the business aspect of yoga teaching.


Become familiar with business considerations related to yoga teaching including the importance of your niche, applying mindfulness, and considering various career strategies.


Speak to the reasons why yoga teachers need to be aware of business strategies and issues. Define “mindful business.” Explain why it’s important to choose an area of focus within yoga teaching. Define a teaching niche and provide examples. Explain the benefits of teaching part-time vs. full-time and when teaching full-time, a strategy to help make a livable wage.

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