Number of registered yoga teachers has greatly increased

Number of registered yoga teachers has greatly increased

The number of yoga schools and teachers in the Netherlands has grown significantly. The Association of Yogateachers of the Netherlands (VYN) has eleven hundred members, against four hundred in 2008.

“It is almost a hype”, says Maroesja Grabijn of the association, told het Parool. Especially women are more and more yoga instructor.

The VYN makes any concerns about the quality of yoga classes. The profession yoga instructor is free, leaving service providers with little solid knowledge.


“Teachers who take a short training course, approaching a yogahouding only from the outside,” said Grabijn. “That can cause serious injuries.”

To quality better to ensure blowing out the VYN her certification for yoga schools new life. Currently only carry seven courses this label.


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