Online Sport Yoga Instructor Training Offers Perfect Yoga Teacher Training Program for Fitness Pros

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With yoga more popular than ever, it is an ideal complement to any other fitness professional discipline. With that in mind, the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) developed its online Sport Yoga instructor training at

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Sport Yoga is a combination of hatha yoga, sports stretching and martial arts warm-ups.

From down dog to pigeon, yoga is everywhere today: in group fitness classes, in ads for hundreds of products and in sports training, as more and more athletes of every level realize the benefits of strength, flexibility and agility. To help personal trainers, group fitness instructors and coaches add a valuable, in-demand skill, the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) offers an online Sport Yoga training at

Designed to help trainers, yoga enthusiasts and wellness pros enhance their business and knowledge base, the Sport Yoga training is based on hatha yoga and includes traditional sports stretches, Pilates and martial arts warm-ups, and movements for all levels.

“If you are interested in saving time and money when it comes to yoga teacher training, this flexible, self-paced online sport yoga training gives you the chance to enhance your skills in the comfort of your own home,” said John Spencer Ellis, founder of NESTA. “Sport Yoga training will give you the opportunity to become more successful in the fitness industry while helping others feel better and improve their overall health.”

NESTA’s Sport Yoga training includes an introduction to teacher training, your role as a sport yoga instructor, safety concerns and responsibilities to clients, commonly asked questions and answers, the principles of sport yoga, yoga breathing basics, meditation and relaxation techniques, lines of energy, proper body alignment, warm-ups and heat-building flows, a breakdown of poses, integrating sport yoga to sports-specific training and more.

“This online training was designed to be simple to understand and to integrate. You can pause the videos at any time and take notes or practice the movements. We give you everything you need to begin your career as a yoga instructor or to add yoga to your current training or teaching,” Ellis added.

Since 1992, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) has been a leader in innovative solutions for fitness, nutrition and wellness professionals, as well as club owners. Founded by John Spencer Ellis, NESTA now has more than 55,000 members in 55 countries, and it is one of the largest fitness associations in the world, and the fastest growing association of its kind in the United States. For more information on NESTA’s online Sport Yoga instructor training, please visit

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