WANDERLUST TEACHER TRAINING
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE PROGRAM?
You can now sign up online in our website! Check out the schedule of our 200-Hour Trainings, 300-Hour Trainings, and Destination Trainings.
We will follow up within 48 hours of receiving your payment with your training welcome materials. Deposit is due upon enrollment to hold your spot. Your payment is due in full by the early registration date in order to receive the discounted rate. Full payment is required a month before the start of the program unless a payment plan has been previously arranged by Oscillation Yoga.
IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT TO TAKE THE TRAINING?
You must be at least 16 years old to take the teacher training. If you are between 16 and 18 years old it is required that we receive approval from the trainer and written consent from your legal guardian 30 days before the start of the training?
Where can I find log in information for my pre-training curriculum?
As soon as you pay for Module I, you will receive an access code from our team. We recommend making this payment at least 30 days prior to Module I, to provide ample time to complete the 100 hours of pre-training material. Your reading list can be found
What is the Pre-Training curriculum and how long will it take me to complete?
There is a total of 100 hours of self-study in the Pre-Training curriculum, which are divided into four 25-hour courses. Each of the 25 hours of required pre-training curriculum, called a “Course,” corresponds with a Module of the training. If you plan to take all four modules, we recommend completing all four Pre-Training Course before entering the first week of your training. If you are taking only part of the training, you are only required to complete the Pre-Training Courses for the modules you are participating in. We recommend completing one 25-hour course per week in the four weeks leading up to your training – though feel free to move ahead at your own pace.
WHY ARE SOME COURSE SO LONG AND OTHER COURSE IS SO SHORT?
Most professional, fulltime courses are four weeks long (like ours). There are some 7-21 day courses out there, but for a Yoga Alliance course, it’s not possible to complete your required training hours in less than 4 weeks. With thousands of graduates, various formats, and the four-week period seems to be the perfect amount of time. The extremely long courses (two-to-three months, for example) usually have hundreds of students per course, so the added time is not added study or training, it's just extra time needed logistically to make the practice teaching happen for such a large group. The best courses in the world have less than 50 students and consist of 200 hours of in person training.
What are the qualifications to apply for the Wanderlust 200HR & 300 HR Voyager Teacher Training ?
in general, you should be an experienced practitioner who has practiced consistently for at least 6 months. We want to make sure that trainees have a basic foundation in the primary yoga postures before learning how to teach. If it appears that you do not have the necessary foundation, we will kindly ask you to defer your training until you have this experience. Please be aware that each day includes a vigorous two + hour asana class. We look at the following indicators of your skill: you have a regular home practice, you possess a solid understanding of the major poses (surya namaskar, for example), and you have an ability to perform certain advanced poses.
What is the deadline to apply for a Module?
Fifteen (15) days prior to the start date of a Module. We recommend applying at least 30 days in advance for each Module , to provide ample time to complete the pre-training materials.
What if I do not pass Module 4 ?
In order to pass the course, you must attend all training sessions (see next question), receive a 70% or higher on your final exam, as well as pass your practice teaching session with your teacher and mentor. Students who are not passed will have the option to retake Module 4 at their own expense.
In order to graduate the program you must be paid in full and fulfill the following requirements:
• Attendance of in-class teacher training sessions
• Successful completion of homework, quizzes, in-class and take-home final exams (don’t worry, you will be will prepared!)
• Participation in a final in-class practice teaching practicum
• Completion of class taking requirement (select weekend formats only)
WHEN I COMPLETE MODULE 4, AM I CERTIFIED TO TEACH?
Modules I through 4 are recognized by Yoga Alliance as a 200-hour YT certification. At the end of Module 4, you will receive your Certificate of Completion from your hosting studio, that you will then need to submit to Yoga Alliance to be officially certified. In order to receive the certificate, 100% participation and attendance is required. If a voyager needs to miss part of the training sessions, it is their personal responsibility to schedule make-up hours with the studio.
Please note: when submitting certificate to Yoga Alliance, all students should register under Wanderlust Yoga Hollywood.
Do you have payment plans available?
Students can split their Voyager program payment into installments. Kindly contact Oscillation Yoga . Email email@example.com
What accommodation options are available?
Acoomodation and meals are not included in tuition. Accommodation varies per location, and the studio host with some locations offering discounted lodging.
Teacher training host by Oscillation Yoga provide suggested accommodation hotel or residence , other wise noted on the teacher training program on hotels and accommodation that is attached to the program . Destination Trainings that include room and board in the price of the program: Package price varies based on your selected room category. Airfare and general ground transportation costs are separate and not included in this package, unless otherwise noted.
HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED IN EACH TEACHER TRAINING AT ONE TIME?
We typically have 15-25 individuals in our trainings but some classes can be even larger
WHAT IS THE YOGA ALLIANCE?
Yoga Alliance is an organization that was started in 1999 as a way to create nationally recognized standards for yoga teachers and yoga teacher trainings in the US. More and more yoga studios across the country are requiring their teachers to register with the Yoga Alliance, either at the 200-Hour or 500-Hour level. Yoga Alliance registration. Wanderlust Voyager Teacher Training Program are approved at the Yoga Alliance 200-Hour and 500-Hour level in the United States. Wanderlust Teacher trainings have a reputable high standards in Yoga Alliance rating based on past training participants.
IS THE Wanderlust Voyager TRAINING QUALIFICATION RECOGNIZED AROUND THE WORLD?
Yes! Wanderlust Voyager Teacher Training is globally recognized and respected. Students come from all over the U.S. and all over the world to take the training and to bring the knowledge back home to their own communities.
CAN YOU GUARANTEE ME A JOB AFTER GRADUATING?
It’s important to remember that getting teaching jobs is like getting any job. It depends on you, your interview, your experiences, and your character. Oscillation Yoga regularly hires and helps others hire from our graduating classes, but we cannot possibly guarantee employment in the same way a university cannot guarantee employment. That said, we have not had one single graduate who was serious about teaching professionally who was not able to find work. In some cases, teachers wish they had more classes or would prefer to teach in a different location or different facility, but those who want to teach are finding jobs. Right now, there are more opportunities available than teachers so graduates do very well for themselves in the yoga market.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR GETTING HIRED TO TEACH AT A OSCILLATION YOGA OR WANDERLUST HOLLYWOOD STUDIO?
Oscillation Yoga and Wanderlust Hollywood seeks a diverse, committed, and well-trained faculty who uphold our high standard of quality for safe, effective and accessible teaching in the field of yoga. The process to teach at Oscillation Yoga starts with an audition held by the Oscillation Yoga Teacher Managers and at least one senior teacher. Oscillation Yoga required that its teachers have min 200 hours to 500-hours of yoga teaching education. Special consideration is given to graduates of the 200 Hours Wanderlust Voyager Teacher Training Program.
As for Wanderlust Hollywood Studio, kindly email to Oscillation Yoga and we will connect back to you.
Please note that being hired at Wanderlust Hollywood Studio, Oscillation Yoga, or at any institution, is not only a matter of completing a training, but of the right teaching fit for that studio as well as the availability of openings on the schedule. It is never guaranteed. Just like after University, you are not guaranteed on a high salary or great company but an establish and concrete education will get you somewhere.
WHAT IF I DON'T WANT TO BE A TEACHER?
No problem! Our 200-hour training is ideal for those who want to delve deeper into the study of yoga, and to improve their own practice. It's also great for students who simply want to have a transformational experience and to be a part of our thriving Yoga Community.
I HAVE AN INJURY/SPECIAL CONDITION – CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE?
We recommend that you check with your physician first and must sign a waiver stating that you are able to take the class. With your doctor’s permission and release, minor physical limitations can also serve as helpful demonstrations to learn to work with students with similar limitations.
CAN I TAKE THIS TRAINING IF I’M PREGNANT?
Many pregnant students in teacher training programs. It all depends on how you are feeling. All students should first check with their doctor to make sure they are clear to take this training
CAN I PRACTICE AT YOUR STUDIOS DURING TRAINING?
When you enroll for a 200-Hour program for Wanderlust Voyager Program with Oscillation yoga , you will have access to all regularly scheduled classes at one of our Oscillation Yoga studio for 3 months, starting on the first day of your training (certain limits may apply do contact Oscillation Yoga). This benefit does not include workshops, other training programs and does not apply at partner studios.
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