Yoga Instructor


Job Title: Yoga Instructor

FLSA Status: N/A – Independent Contractor

Hours: Part-time

General Purpose

Yoga teachers lead a variety of yoga classes in Shaker Rocks’ yoga studio.
They are dependable, service-oriented team players who understand and appreciate the unique relationship between yoga and rock climbing, and they are excited to support customers in their yoga and climbing journey.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Lead group yoga classes including but not limited to vinyasa flow, yin/relaxation/stretch, power/strength, acroyoga, and/or kids yoga
  • Teach classes according to the schedule description and level
  • Instruct poses effectively, paying attention to safety and risk factors appropriate to student experience levels
  • Safely and effectively demonstrate a variety of physical postures and provide appropriate modifications for all experience levels
  • Safely and effectively provide appropriate physical support and adjustments to students (if student wishes) in order to facilitate healthy alignment in postures
  • Provide a comfortable, motivating, and positive class environment
  • Set up the yoga room, greet students, and answer student questions prior to class
  • Tidy up yoga room following class
  • Promote classes, workshops, and upcoming Shaker Rocks events
  • Help shape the Shaker Rocks community culture
  • Display a conscientious work ethic with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative spirit
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certification from a recognized 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

Preferred qualifications

  • 1-3 years of yoga teaching experience
  • Prior work or leadership experience
  • Rock climbing knowledge a plus

Facility Environment and Physical Demands

  • While performing the essential responsibilities of this job, the employee will be regularly required to stoop, kneel, and crouch; walk up and down stairs; walk and stand on hard and soft and even and uneven surfaces; use both hands at the same time; reach overhead with arms; grip with hands; talk, yell, and hear; use a computer; and use yoga equipment such as mats, straps, and blocks.
  • The employee will regularly be required to lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds, and occasionally to lift and/or carry between 25 and 100 pounds
  • The employee will regularly be exposed to chalk and other airborne particles, loud noise, falling objects, and trip hazards.


This is an Independent Contractor position. Compensation may include a Shaker Rocks membership if minimum teaching requirements are met.