8 signs that it's time to take a yoga teacher training
How do I know if I'm ready for YTT?
We get asked this A LOT…
if you’re wondering if you’re ready, you probably are. But here are ways to be sure! Here are 8 signs that it is probably time for you to take a YTT.
1. You feel most like yourself when you're at yoga or on your mat
Practicing yoga is where you feel GOOD. It gives you a sense of calm, grounding feeling fulfilled.
2. you are starting to wonder what is beyond the postures
Maybe you’e reading more philosophical books or simply asking your teacher more questions. There’s a marked curiosity that goes beyond just sun salutations a savasana.
3. You've started to dabble in other yoga modalities
Not only have you gotten more curious, but youve also began to try other yoga styles and different mindfulness modalities. Maybe you’ve even attended talks or specialty workshops on these subjects. Perhaps you are getting more spiritually curious. Maybe you are seeking out teachers and mentors to help you become more mindful and present in your life.
4. You are craving to go deeper, learn more advanced asana
You want understand your body better, get more flexible. You’ve peaked in your home studio. You’re one of the most dedicated students but you find that your local teacher can no longer push you in the ways your craving.
5. It's time to get to know yourself better
You just want to get away, heal, breathe, be. You are craving the opportunity to just get out of your head for a while…
6. you are itching to travel but want a meaningful experience
A vacation isn’t enough. You want to go on a trip that feels purposeful and meaningful. You are searching and seeking for more. You want to find answers to questions you haven’t even asked yet. You want to go away and learn something about yourself and the world as you understand it. It’s not enough to just vacation right now. You want your trip to have PURPOSE. You want to grow. You want to come back feeling better
7. you want to make a big life change but aren't sure what that is yet
You’re feeling frustrated and uncomfortable with your life as it is, but you really don’t know how to make that change. This is the perfect opportunity to reflect, be still and begin to figure it out.
8. you want to find a community of likeminded people
You want to make friends with people you have so much in common with! You want to find a community if like-minded yogis who love nature, travel and eating delicious meals. You’re ready to be in a place where you just fit in. Where everyone around you shares common interests and ideals.
Do any of these reasons resonate with you? If more than 1 or 2 of them do, it’s probably time to take a yoga teacher training!