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Yoga Trainer as a Career Option

Career as a yoga trainer has been growing on a steady basis thanks to increased awareness of people towards a healthy lifestyle.

All the Indian embassies across the world are hiring yoga trainer at good remuneration. The career of yoga trainer is growing because there is high importance in yoga for both the developing and developed society.

After declaring 21st June as World Yoga Day, the demand has increased a lot for yoga certified professionals. Many people hire yoga trainer for yoga therapy by which we can say yoga trainer career is booming.

Yoga is known throughout the globe because of its simplicity and the reason that it doesn’t have any side effects. Yoga and yoga therapy have many jobs in field like research, management, academic, health resort, hospital, etc.

Career option in Yoga

There are various areas in which you can work, both in government as well private sector, as a Yoga trainer/instructor.

Some of the jobs available are:

  • Yoga consultant
  • Yoga Expert
  • Yoga instructor
  • Yoga therapist
  • Yoga manager

In private sector, you can also open your own training institute where you can teach yoga to people.

How to become a yoga trainer?

There are several things the trainer must know to be a good yoga trainer and keep your customer happy, fit and healthy.

1. Yoga philosophy, techniques, teaching skills:
The yoga trainer must know complete knowledge of yoga he/she is teaching, which are the best ways to do yoga, how much to stretch or body, etc.

2. Yoga therapy:
How to apply different types of yoga to treat people with different health conditions. Which may include various modification of yoga for various people.

3. Understanding of Ayurveda and alternate healing system:
As we can see that Ayurveda and yoga are interrelated, a good yoga trainer must have basic knowledge about Ayurveda like which medicine to take for specific problems.

Salary for Yoga Trainer:

The salary of yoga trainer depends upon expertise and experience. Salary is not the limit. The opportunities for yoga trainer are more in abroad. On an average, the yoga trainer earns 15,000 – 25,000 per month. There is a great demand for yoga trainer in private sector as most of the people are stressed out and salary can reach up to 45,000 per month. Yoga has high potential in earning if we start our own health center or health resort.


From above blog, we can see that there is a great opportunity in developing a career in yoga therapy and can also earn good amount of money. There are courses like Diploma in Yoga therapy where you can get trained as a yoga trainer and build you career in it.