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How Long Does It Take to Get a Yoga Certificate?

how long does it take to become a yoga instructorHelp others find their inner peace by becoming a yoga instructor. The pace of your yoga teacher training is up to you, which reflects the different styles of yoga, too.

The 200-hour and 500-hour Registered Yoga School (RYS) programs that have met standards set by Yoga Alliance require an investment of money (generally $2,000-$3,000 for the 200-hour program) and time for a yoga certificate.

When considering a yoga school, one of the big questions you’ll want to ask is about the training schedule.

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How Much Does a Licensed Aesthetician Earn?

How Much Does a Licensed Aesthetician Earn?An aesthetician, also known as a skin care specialist, is a personal care technician who works with clients in order to improve and maintain the delicate texture and condition of their skin. The skin is the largest organ of a person’s body, and so a person will need to find a good aesthetics program that teaches them both traditional and modern skin care practices and techniques, as well as how to perform them all safely and hygienically.

Aestheticians, like other personal care technicians, are usually paid by the hour, and those hourly wages are supplemented by tips from satisfied clients. Therefore, it’s difficult to arrive at an average annual salary for those who work in aesthetics. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2011, aestheticians earned a median hourly wage (including tips) of $15.42.

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7 Ways to De-Stress the Holidays

how to de-stress the holidaysIt’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but more often than not the holiday season feels incredibly stressful. We want to enjoy special moments with family and friends, but busyness overwhelms us and leaves us wishing the holidays would hurry up already so we can get back to normal.

It doesn’t have to be that way, though. This year, before the holidays hit in full force, try some of these wellness tips to de-stress the season. Who knows? You might actually find yourself filled with comfort and joy this time around.

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Empire Beauty Schools 8th Annual Future Professionals Competition


Every year Hershey, Pennsylvania is known for more than just its delicious chocolate! Empire Beauty Schools hosts an annual Future Professionals Competition and Expo featuring prizes, career networking and bragging rights! About 2,000 students and staff from Empire Beauty Schools nationwide gathered for a fun-filled weekend toward the end of May for the 8th annual event.

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Hollywood vs. Reality: The Truth about Massage Careers

Massage careers have recently had their turn in Hollywood’s 15 minutes of fame. Unfortunately, the portrayal of massage therapists is the stuff of fiction. [Read more…]