Yoga FAQs - Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh, India
Welcome to all of the participants interested in studying yoga at Nada Yoga School (RYS 200, RYS 500) – a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance situated on the foothills of Himalaya at Rishikesh, India. We have an extensive experience of 15 years in conducting internationally recognized Nada Yoga, 200, 300 & 500 hour residential yoga teacher training certification courses registered with Yoga Alliance. We put a lot of emphasis on the traditional style of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Nada Yoga, Kundalini Yoga and Sound Healing. These Courses aims at the functional and fundamental understanding of yoga – meditational practices to enhance the experiential exposure of the participants.
Q. My body is no longer flexible – can I still learn yoga?
Yes! Flexibility is not an impediment to learning yoga. Our patient and empathetic teachers will work with you to make you flexible and fit.
Q. Do I need to be a trained yoga professional to join the course?
It is highly recommended that students have basic knowledge of yoga. You can take up a course at a local school to get attuned to yoga terminology and basic asanas. This will enable you to pick up the more rigorous asanas of RYT 200 and the other activities of daily schedule comfortably.
Q. What style of yoga will I be learning?
Yoga has varied styles, each having its own significance. Practicing many styles will give you a more holistic view of how and what you’d like to teach. This is precisely why we have incorporated different styles into our training: to give you the most comprehensive training we possibly can.
Q. Will I be qualified to teach when I graduate and at what level?
Students who pass the course – by attending all the classes and completing the home work- receive certificates on course completion and can start teaching. It is recommended that they apply for Yoga Alliance certification first to improve their chances of getting a better paying job.
Q. I want to join the course to deepen my practice and not teach. Is this fine?
Absolutely. Many students come to us to get more intensive yoga training. Although these courses are meant for yoga teacher training, they emphatically cover deeper, more complex asanas and meditation levels.
Q. Is Nada Yoga School Certified by Yoga Alliance?
Yes. All Nada Yoga courses are Yoga Alliance accredited at the 200-hour and 500-hour level. We are RYS200 and RYS500.
Q. Will certificate issued by Nada Yoga work in my home country?
Yes, Nada Yoga has an excellent reputation internationally and we have trained students from more than 60 countries; but more importantly, your Yoga Alliance USA registration is the international standard for teachers everywhere and they have more than Fifty Six thousand registered teachers worldwide in almost every country.
Q. Will I need to apply for Yoga Alliance USA separately?
Yes. The certification you receive from us on completion of the course will allow you to apply for Yoga Alliance USA certification. It is not mandatory to apply for Yoga Alliance certification but it significantly improves chances of getting good jobs in yoga teaching as most fitness institutes and yoga centres demand Yoga Alliance USA certification.
Q. I am travelling to India first time, can you please help me?
Upon registration we will pass you the contact details of our Course Manager. He/She can be contacted any time. Feel free to communicate with them to have answer to all your quarries.
Q. Can you please arrange Air-Port pick for me?
Sure we can. Please let us know your flight schedule and we can make the necessary arrangement as long as you inform us in advance.
Q. What is included in the course fee?
At different locations different package is there. Please check respective location for more details.
Q. How many students are there in one class?
We have maximum 22-25 students in one Yoga Class to give proper attention.
Q. What do I bring with me?
You should bring comfortable clothing for your practice along with essentials that you carry with you while travelling. Also please bring towels, and toiletries like soap, shampoo etc. for Indian locations. You can also carry notebook and pen, natural mosquito repellent, alarm clock, an open mind and most importantly, a sense of humor!
Q. What vaccines do I need?
Consult with your local Doctor and try to get them before you come if you really need one based on Doctor’s advice.
Q. What happens if I miss a class?
Students need to have 100% attendance to receive the certification. If, however, for any reason you are unable to attend a class, you can spend extra time with the teachers to complete the requisite training hours.
Note: this facility is only for students who have serious reasons –like illness – for missing the class.
Q. How much time will I need to spend on homework?
You will spend approximately 1 hour daily on homework which will also include written assignments. You will get guidance from the teachers in doing your homework, where required.
Q. Will I have free time?
Yes. Daily, you will get some free time between asanas and theory classes. Later parts of the evenings are generally free. Other than that you will also get time off on weekends.
Q. Is weekends off?
We have classes from Monday to Friday full day and Saturday Half Day and Sundays are off.
Q. I have not taken my meal/meals on particular day; can I get refund for that?
No it’s not refundable. We have arranged special vegetarian meals and do not encourage you to eat out. But if you wish to, you can but the amount paid for your meals during your stay is not refundable.
Q. I have special meals requirement and allergies to nuts; will you be able to take care it?
As long as you inform us in advance, we should be able to take care. Please do let us know before booking your course and will let you know. So far we have taken care of special requirements of Vagan, No-Gluten, and No-Nuts etc.
Q. Is there any refrigerator in the room?
No, there is no refrigerator in the room in Indian centres. However kitchen has one, in case you would like to store anything there.
Q. I want to get local SIM, how long will it take and what documents are required?
In India SIM can’t be activated so fast. Minimum time required is 24 hours after submitting all the documents. You will need to submit copy of your passport and passport size photo.
Q. Is credit card accepted in the market?
Most of the shops accept cash only in INR currency in India. But there are few money changers around to change the currency.
Q. Do you have WiFi Internet?
Yes, we do have it in all our centres.
Q. Is there any ATMs nearby?
Yes, there are ATMs near all our centres but daily withdraw limit is INR20K (10K each time) in India.
Q. What is your guest policy?
Strictly we do not allow any strangers in the campus. You can’t bring the strangers you have met during the course to any of our campus. However if any of your family members are visiting you during the course, you can get prior approvals for them. You will need to take care of additional charges and must submit one set of documents i.e. copy of passport, one photo, copy of visa etc. upon arrivals. If your family member wish to eat with you, you must pay 100% advance for all the meals to be taken during for the complete stay. Meals are provided at fixed discounted rates and there will not be any refund if your family member wish not to eat some of the meals.
Q. What is your policy for extra stay before or after the course?
You must inform us in advance if you have such requirements and we can advise you if there is any availability. You must pay in advance for this extra stay. In the event you have reserved the room but could not make it due to any reason i.e. flight delay or missed flight, there won’t be any refund for that night if you inform us last minute within 24 hours.
Q. What if Nada Yoga postponed the course or canceled it?
So far we have not cancelled any of our courses. Due to unforeseen circumstances if we need to cancel our course, we will issue you 100% refund of the amount received by us. You will have option to attend future batch also where we will issue you special discounts.
Q. I got injury just before I was supposed to start my course; can I get the refund on medical grounds?
We are really sorry for your injury but the course fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. But it can be transferred to any of our upcoming courses.
If you have any other questions, please write us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nad Yoga School is a Yoga Alliance-certified yoga school located in Rishikesh, India, offering Nada Yoga, 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs. These programs cover traditional Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles, as well as meditation, pranayama, and yoga philosophy. The school provides accommodation and meals for students, and graduates receive internationally recognized yoga teacher certifications.
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Nada Yoga School
Address: 20 Meters Left from Ram Jhula Bridge, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304
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