Created On: 03/09/2017
Location: Los Angeles, CA
About the Company
YogaWorks is a privately held company that operates over 50 yoga studios, including Yoga Tree studios in San Francisco, with plans for additional expansion. We believe yoga is for everybody and it is our mission to transform people’s lives through high quality yoga, combining a mind and body experience that promotes a healthier lifestyle. In addition to a wide class offering, our classes are taught by some of the best teachers in the business.
About the Role
Teachers are responsible for leading well rounded classes using a variety of standard props while reinforcing the YogaWorks core values and commitment to service.
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Help to set up the room, greet students, and answer student questions prior to class
-Make sure the studio is left clean with all props stored and answer student questions after class
-Provide a comfortable and positive class environment
-Teach class according to the schedule description and level
-Start and end class as scheduled
-Instruct poses effectively, paying attention to safety and risk factors appropriate to student experience levels
-Safely and effectively demonstrate a variety of physical postures
-Must be proficient in teaching circuits for varying class sizes
-Safely and effectively provide physical support and adjustments to students in order to facilitate correct alignment in postures
-Promote upcoming events, workshops and events scheduled at the studio
-Maintain a consistent schedule and follow the proper procedures for requesting subs
-Maintain or exceed the YogaWorks class attendance standards
-Wear proper and professional attire while teaching
-Familiarity with all classes/instructors on the YogaWorks schedule and knowledge of current class pricing and promotions
-Maintain a professional and positive relationship with all YogaWorks faculty and staff and students
-Punctuality and regular attendance
-Availability to work weekends as needed
-Using music in class is optional
-Follow professional standards of conduct, company policies and safety guidelines as outlined in the employee handbook and teacher manual
Qualifications and Experience
-Certification from a recognized program
-1-3 years of group teaching experience preferred
-Training in various fitness modalities equaling 400 hours or more preferred
-Positive, friendly, professional and courteous
This position does not supervise any direct reports.
This job primarily operates in a yoga studio but may involve work within the community and/or other locations. Not all locations have elevators or offer physically-disabled access. The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
-Physically able to walk and monitor students’ movement, provide students with hands-on adjustments to correct alignment and facilitate challenging exercises, as is frequently required.
-Able to demonstrate exercises relevant to class style, as is frequently required.
-Physically able to lift and carry 1-10 lb. equipment
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust and focus.
-Strong verbal skills (proficient in English)
-Must be able to effectively hear in person and via telephone.