Looking for some new, some really different career option ? Something that every part of society is involved in ? Then Yoga is one of the answers.

Yoga is a very popular activity among children, athletes and seniors.

We are today living in a world where people have become more health conscious than they ever were. We can also owe this sudden change due to the nature of jobs and increasing lifestyle diseases. The daily lifestyle, being at workplace without not much of movement, just sitting in front of computer screens has made us prone to many diseases.

Yoga is an option which not only gets you the required work out but also relaxes you mentally. Yoga is one the most natural ways of keeping the human body fit and in shape.  It is something that has also spread its wings to most western countries as well. Although its origin is India only. That’s why we say it is an ancient Indian art which is regarded as a method of traditional medicine.

Yoga is in wave demand all over the world because of its efficacy in treating and prevention of lifestyle related disorders as discussed and psychosomatic diseases. This natural system which began as back as three thousand years ago has been maximizing on its benefits and making a difference for most people and enduring them with health and happiness.

Lets have a look over the Benefits of Yoga :

  • Increase your flexibility.
  • Includes several exercises, postures and meditation techniques that not only relax the body but also soothe the mind.
  • Relief from stress.
  • Gaining more control over emotions.
  • Helps to build muscle strength.
  • Gives you peace of mind.
  • Increase concentration.
  • Prevents from cartilage and joint breakdown.
  • Maintains healthy lifestyle.

Things to keep in mind before going for this option

Becoming a Yoga instructor is not a cup of tea for everybody. It is a very challenging job which requires a lot of patience, practice and dedication. You have to be active, fit and  able to motivate every time and also sustain the interest of the student as the effects are slow and gradual. It is for the trainer to convince people by telling them about Yoga’s benefits while making the sessions interesting.

As the people learning Yoga range from children to elders, it is the instructor’s responsibility to select a correct regime for them, depending on each one’s age, lifestyle, body, etc. For everyone the exercises differ, so you have to concerned about that too.

Yoga course details and eligibility

A number of public and private colleges, institutes and universities in India are offering Yoga courses in Diploma, BA, B.Sc., MA, M. Sc. M. Phil and Ph. D. Some popular ones are :

  1. Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi


2.  Bihar School of Yoga


3.  The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, Mumbai


4. Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh


5. Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Delhi


The eligibility to have enrolled into B.Sc. is that one should pass 12th standard with subjects groups like physics, chemistry and biology from a recognized college or university with 50% of the aggregate marks. The minimum age for joining the course is 17 years. After doing B.Sc. or BA, one can take admission in M.Sc. or MA respectively. After successfully completing the post graduation, one can pursue higher studies in M. Phil and Ph. D.

Some eminent people who have earned name and fame in the field of Yoga

  1. Krishna Chaitanya, Founder – Director, Yoga Vidya Retreats/Ashram


Krishna Chaitanya is a professional Yoga Trainer and Spiritual teacher, with a special expertise in the field of meditation, philosophy and psychology of Yoga-Vedanta.

2. Vinod Rajan
SeniorHatha Yoga Teacher

Raised up in a farming community on the countryside of Kerala, Vinod, is a hardworking Yogi, who loves to dream big and smile big. His always-be-positive attitude is a great solace for all our students going through intensive transformation in our ashram.

3. Geeta Iyengar

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Geeta S. Iyengar (born December 1944, in Pune, Maharashtra, India), the eldest daughter of Yogacharya B. K. S. Iyengar, is a yoga teacher credited with advancing yoga for women’s health. Iyengar has adapted yoga to the specific requirements of women. Specific asanas, pranayama and sequences are given for different stages in a woman’s life including menstruation, pregnancy, postpartum, and menopause

The scope of Yoga training is wide. Once you choose to become a Yoga trainer, you will benefit yourself more than others.Yoga has in-depth job potential and big earning opportunity if one starts one’s own center or Health resorts.