Pros and Cons of Online vs. In-Person Teacher Training

What are the Pros of an Online Teacher Training?

  • Ability to do it on your own time
  • Significantly less money
  • No travel
  • Don’t have to take time away from work or family
  • Less time commitment
  • Convenience of studying at home
  • Engage with an even greater circle of students from around the world online than you would with an in-person training

What are the Cons of an Online Teacher Training?

  • No personal relationship with the teachers and students
  • No face-to-face community
  • Not able to learn from the other students while in a class setting
  • Questions may not be answered in real time
  • Don’t receive a Yoga Alliance certificate
  • Requires a good deal of motivation and dedication to study online