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Six Tips for New Yoga Teachers

It’s daunting finishing your YTT (yoga teacher training) and then going to put it into practice.

As someone who completed their training only a couple of years ago I remember the jitters that go with having a room full of eyes looking to you for their next move and the stage fright that can bring!

Never mind trying to keep track of the lefts and rights, mirroring not mirroring and moving from one side of the room to the other. There's a lot going on.

Your cosy little crew of fellow students have vanished and you’re out on your own without familiar smiling faces to encourage you as you fumble your way through.

It can also be a bit of a shock to realise suddenly you’re not only a yoga teacher but also running your own business as a freelancer.

There can be a bit of impostor syndrome as you find yourself navigating what it means to hold space for a room. Here are some tips to help you overcome those initial nerves and feel comfortable in your new role as a Yoga Teacher.

Here are my top tips for new teachers

1 - Keep it Simple