Hatha Yoga has become so popular, that its’ everywhere. There are many fine teachers to pick from as well. How to know who is right for you? Consider these thoughts: Know what you want, such as improved health, flexibility, inner peace, strength, mental clarity etc. Ask teachers about their qualifications, philosophy & teaching style. Choose a teacher who is well educated & experienced in Yoga philosophy as well as Hatha Yoga. True teachers acknowledge their own teachers. They show a commitment to their personal practice & ongoing study. Try out classes with different teachers & Yoga styles to find what works for you. Does the teacher exhibit inner peace, equilibrium and treat you with respect & compassion? Are you challenged mentally as well as physically? Notice how you feel at the completion of each class. Do you feel calm, inspired & more in touch with yourself? Good teachers will refer you elsewhere (when you are ready). Remember- Yoga is a gift to yourself.