[QUOTE=David;14603]I must admit I am biased as I have never taken an online yoga teacher training class. While it is true that some people may pay $10,000 for top of the line yoga training at the most prestigious school in the world and get less out of it than someone taking classes online, I feel strongly that the teaching of yoga needs a significant amount of human interaction.
As I write this, I am pondering how I would setup an online course (I have a reasonable amount of internet related business and technology experience). Through the diligent use of webcams, video, and forums, maybe it could work, but I’m skeptical.
In addition, while I am not above offering online yoga classes for students (that’s a topic on its own though) I would never dream of teaching new teachers with current technology. This may come across as judgmental (because it probably is) but I would have to question the ethics of anyone offering such training.
With that said, if I am an employer (keep in mind I am probably an exception here), whether this be yoga or any other area, I don’t really care what school someone has been to or their education level. I care about who they are and their abilities.[/QUOTE]
This is a very good point. Yoga is an experiential lesson which in which student and teacher exchange ideas and opinions to try and help the student grow. furnishing the life of yoga takes guidance and training, most of which must be guided and overseen by an experienced practitioner. If you really want to learn yoga, try to find a teacher nearest to you who is experience and can offer you proper guidance in learning the art of yoga. It really is an art, and therefore require the care and guidance of a good teacher.