Yoga teacher training has hit a new low that is so unbelievable that
this has got to be a bad joke. But, sadly, it is not a joke. These
people really mean it. Below is a press release that has just come
out on June 5, 2005, describing an online "Yoga Certification"
program for $49.99. The title of their web page says, "Become an
ExpertRating Certified Yoga Instructor." The text on this page
includes, "With ExpertRating you get certified quickly online"
and "Buy the Yoga Certification $49.99"
Friends, if you have never read the article I've put on my website
entitled "Modern Yoga versus Ancient Yoga," please do so. It will
share with you some very sad, but painfully true realities about the
state of Yoga today. Here's a link to the article:
How bad can it get? How much distortion of Yoga is acceptable? We
each must decide, in our own practices and our own actions in the
world. May we all choose wisely and lovingly, and with conviction.
In loving service,
Here is a link to the press release:
Here is a link to their website, as is included in the press release:
HERE IS THE PRESS RELEASE OF THE ONLINE
YOGA TEACHER CERTIFICATION FOR $49.99:
ExpertRating Launches the Online Yoga Certification for $49.99
ExpertRating, a leader in online testing and certification has
launched the Yoga certification for $49.99 making it accessible to
thousands of budding fitness instructors at an affordable price.
ExpertRating has certifed over 200,000 individuals in over 100 skills
in 50 countries worldwide and hopes to capture a substantial part of
the fast growing Yoga training market. The certification fee of
$49.99 includes an indepth courseware and over 70 pictures of various
(PRWEB) June 5, 2005 -- ExpertRating, a leader in online testing and
certification has launched the Yoga Certification for $49.99 making
it accessible to thousands of budding Yoga instructors at an
affordable price. ExpertRating has certifed 200,000 individuals in
over 100 skills in 50 countries worldwide and hopes to capture a
substantial part of the fast growing Yoga training market. The
certification fee of $49.99 includes an indepth courseware and over
70 pictures of various exercises.
Expertrating Certified professionals also get an online transcript
that they can use to display their test score on the internet. The
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics say that
employment of recreation and fitness workers is expected to grow
faster than the average for all occupations through 2012, as an
increasing number of people spend more time and money on recreation,
fitness, and leisure services. The ExpertRating Yoga Certification
covers topics such as Fitness theory, Yoga theory and Exercise
prescriptions and programs for several popular Yoga asanas, as well
as information on how to run a Yoga Instructor business. The
courseware also covers over 70 important exercise routines along with
instructions to avoid injury. The process of getting yourself
certified is very simple.
All you have to do is buy the ExpertRating Yoga Certification for
$49.99. Log in to your ExpertRating account using your password. Go
through the Yoga Instructor Certification courseware (which could
take you from 1 week to a month depending upon how hard you work) and
take the certification exam at your convenience. You can take the
exam within 1 year of buying the certification. The result of the
exam appears as soon as it is completed, and your certificate is
mailed immediately. The exam is based upon the courseware that is
provided along with the certification.
If you have gone through the courseware properly you should not have
a problem clearing the exam. The exam consists of multiple choice
questions from all chapters of the courseware. This course is more
than sufficient to kickstart your career as a Yoga Instructor. Incase
you fail the exam, you can buy a retake for $10. No there is
currently no renewal fee.