FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions
IS TEACHER TRAINING FOR ME?
Teacher Training is for anyone who wishes to more deeply explore the profound benefits of yoga in their life. Our Teacher Training programs are designed for students of all ages, wishing to become teachers or simply wishing to further explore the path of yoga. A proficiency in yoga is not required to enter our programs.
WHAT IF I DON’T ACTUALLY WANT TO TEACH?
Personal growth and development is the true goal. Teaching does not have to be your aim to be welcomed into our programs and to benefit immensely from them.
WHAT IF I NEED MORE TIME TO FINISH MY CERTIFICATION?
Our programs are structured to allow you to easily spread your training out over as long a period of time as required. In the best interest of your personal growth and development, we do not place time limits on completing your certifications.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A COURSE?
If life commitments or illness results in you missing a course within the training schedule, your certification can be completed over an increased period of time. But if you prefer, you may request the option of private training at an additional cost. Private training is subject to the availability of our instructors.
WHERE ARE THE COURSES HELD?
All of our teacher training courses are held at the Red Door Yoga® Studio (7282 Aulds Road, Lantzville) and the Epic Yoga Studio (301-22838 Lougheed Hwy).
WHAT ARE YOUR COURSE SIZES?
The Red Door Yoga® School limits course sizes to maintain teacherstudent ratios that are beneficial to our students. Most of our courses are limited to 20 students.
WHERE CAN I STAY?
For students coming from out of town, there are a number of options at which to stay. For a list of bed and breakfasts and hotels nearby the Red Door Yoga® Studio (see Course Location) and nearby the Epic Yoga Studio (see Course Location).
DO I NEED TO HAVE PRACTICED YOGA FOR A PARTICULAR LENGTH OF TIME FIRST?
The Red Door Yoga® School welcomes students of all levels of experience and interest. As a result, you do not have to have practiced yoga for any specific length of time in order to join our programs.
DO I NEED TO PAY FOR MY TRAINING ALL AT ONCE?
Not at all. All of our teacher training programs are formatted for payments to be made just prior to each course. As a result, payments are spread out across your training, allowing you to easily work them into your financial life.
DO I NEED TO PURCHASE COURSE MANUALS SEPARATELY?
All of your course manuals are included with each program at no additional cost to you.
CAN I GET INSURANCE TO TEACH ONCE I’M CERTIFIED?
Access to insurance is an important question. Our graduates are given access to the Red Door Yoga® Group Commercial Liability Insurance package. This package offers substantial coverage and reduces teachers’ individual insurance costs by an average of $900 per annum.