How to become a yoga therapist
You can get into this job through:
- specialist courses run by private training organisations
You could take a course in yoga therapy approved by the British Council for Yoga Therapy. To do this you'll usually need to:
- complete a yoga teaching course of at least 200 hours
- have at least 2 years experience of teaching yoga
You may need to show examples of recent study to prove that you can cope with the academic content of the course. An understanding of anatomy and physiology will be useful.
- you could join an accredited register managed by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) or the Federation of Holistic Therapists
You can find more details about working in yoga from the British Council for Yoga Therapy.