Turning to the Yoga Mat for a Paycheck

More people are leaving the 9-to-5 world behind to become full-time yoga instructors, according to a US News and World Report article by Alexis Grant.  The main reason for the trend is a combination of yoga’s growing popularity and the lingering recession, say sources interviewed for the article.  While some are optimistic about the potential to earn cash through the profession, others aren’t so sure.  “I would not say that becoming a yoga teacher is a path to instant riches,” says a 41-year-old.  “The training can be very expensive [and] it can be challenging to get classes at first.”   Many yoga lovers, of course, aren’t in it for the money — they’re attracted to the lifestyle.  Read the full article here.

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About Lynne Strang

I'm a writer who blogs about 40-and-older business owners. I am also the author of "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs: Eight Principles for Starting a Business After Age 40." Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, vegetable gardening and exercise (especially cycling).
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