To accompany an article about the economic woes of yoga teachers, Slate created a video about all the other less-than-pleasant things that go along with teaching yoga. I think it’s a must-watch. Go ahead. I’ll wait. (Sorry, no way to embed this video here.)
Yoga teachers get hit on–a lot–with really bad pick up lines? Check.
They find themselves a little too up-close-and-personal with their students? Check.
Students say really inappropriate and uncomfortable things? Oh yeah.
Sometimes teachers don’t really feel up to teaching, but power through it anyway? Sure.
Sometimes a teacher will be still hung over from the night before and showed up without bothering to shower or sleep (much less plan out a class) before they come into the studio and fall asleep in the middle of class? Um, NO! NO! and NO!