Yoga FAQs - For Yoga training Course in rishikesh, India
Known as the world capital of yoga and located in the foorhill of himalaya in northan part of India, located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and on the banks of the Ganges river, Rishikesh is the perfect destination for deepening your yoga practice and choosing a destination for Yoga training Course.
Course Tuition & Payment
How much does tuition cost and what does it include?
Here are our tuition rates for each program:
200 hour YTT: $1450 USD
Yoga Retreat: $400 USD
- Private accommodation with attached bathroom
- We serve three Vegetarian Satvik Meals, which includes dairy products; we do not provide Egg & Meat, if someone has dietary restrictions due to some allergic reaction can get in touch with the person in charge of the kitchen for the alternatives.
- Course material - Yoga Mat, Neti Pot, Stationery.
- Few excursions - in and around Rishikesh on days off.
How do I sign up for the program?
To secure a place advance fee is payable towards the course fee. Advance fee is 200 USD for 200-Hour Yoga TTC and USD $70 for Yoga Retreat.
Participants need to pay remaining fee on arrival at the Centre.
How the Application Process Works :
What is Cancellation and Refund Policy?
In case of booking cancellation, advance fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Due to some reason if a participant is unable to attend the booked dates, can change it to other dates on prior notice with the same booking amount.
Is your course certified by Yoga Alliance?
We are a certified Yoga School by Yoga Alliance, and also certified by the government of India. Yoga Alliance is internationally recognized as a certifying organization for both schools and teachers, so your teacher training certificate will also be recognized internationally.
How do I register as a teacher once I've graduated?
For the Yoga Alliance accreditation, you can go here and follow their instructions:
Health and Safety
Is Rishikesh Safe for Travel?
It’s very safe! Rishikesh is a holy city, and less crowded on average than other cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi, etc. Many of our students venture out on their own during evenings to explore shops and the many concerts and festivals that take place every week. The people here are very welcoming and friendly, and you could easily strike up conversation with locals and storekeepers.
In our opinion, Rishikesh is great places to transition into Indian culture, because you still get the tradition, friendliness, and vibrancy of India, but less of the poverty, crowdedness, and other potentially overwhelming features that other cities might offer.
Is the water safe to drink there?
To be safe, you should never drink water that comes straight out of a faucet, nor should you brush your teeth with it. Showering is fine (as long as you don’t gulp mouthfulls of the water ).For meals served at our school, we provide filtered and purified water. Our students usually buy bottles of water at nearby stores.
Do I Need Health Insurance? Vaccines?
We should note that we aren’t officially medical professionals (in the western sense of the word ), so you should exercise your own judgment and research as well before deciding whether or not to get vaccines.
Should I bring any medicine?
Many people bring basic first-aid (bandaids, antibacterial cream, etc). You should definitely bring any prescription medicine that you’ll need to take during your course. We also recommend bringing diarrhea medicine in case you eat food in restaurants or accidentally drink unfiltered/tap water. All of our food and vegetables are washed and cooked with purified water, so you won’t have to worry about getting sick during your daily meals.
How to Get to Rishikesh?
Most of our students fly into the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi (DEL).The Delhi airport is about 250km (or 155 miles) away from our school, so you have several ways to get here.
Exchange Money and public phones are inside the Airport building and once you have exited, can not get back inside.
Closest Domestic Airport is DED-Dehradun - (approx. 25 km from our centre) Participants also have the option to arrange a domestic flight from Delhi to DED-Dehradun airport | flight duration 30 - 45 Minutes.
» We provide Taxi Pickup and Drop services to our participants from both the Airports on additional cost.
» From Delhi airport taxi pickup to the Centre @ 70 USD | 6-7 hours taxi ride, » From DED - Dehradun airport taxi pickup to the Centre @ 20 USD | 30 - 45 Minute taxi ride
» For Bus & Train Services, participants can log on to www.makemytrip.com
Do I Need to Arrive Early?
All our Courses start on Monday and we expect our participants to be at the Center a Day before on Sunday. Participants must book their flights accordingly to be on time at the center for the Orientation Ceremony of the Course, which is on the evening of Sunday a day prior to the start of the Course.
Course finishes on the Day of Certification, which is Saturday. Participants can plan the departure on Sunday onwards. If a participant wants to extend the duration of Stay, for Sunday night it would be complementary from Monday nights it would cost 20 USD per night including meals.
What Kind of Visa Do I Need?
We request our participants to apply for a Tourist visa only! Under the immigration laws of India, You cannot get a study visa by registering for these short-term courses.
Visa duration will start from date of issue! For most of the countries a basic Tourist Visa is valid for 6 month but do check with the Local Indian embassy, it may differ.
To check your visa rules, please visit: VISA RULES
Need help or have questions about your visa? Contact us
What is the Weather Like?
December, January – These two are the coldest months of the Year with minimum temperature of 5 Degree centigrade and 15-20 Degree centigrade. Nights are cold but Days are pleasant under Sun. Warm clothes are recommended to the Participants for this period.
February, March, and April – These are the best months neither very cold or Hot, perfect weather conditions with a lot of Sunshine, for the month of February participants can still keep some warm clothes but for March and April light clothing is fine.
May, June – These are the Summer month, Temperature rises to level of 35-38 degree centigrade in the day time and comes down to 30-32 in the night, Morning & evening is better, participants can expect a lot of sweating, light clothing is recommended.
July – August – This is the time for the monsoon to intervene Summer, which brings the temperature down a bit, thanks to the Rain. Its not regular Rain comes and goes. Light clothing with a rain gear is recommended.
September, October, and November – Slowly and gradually Monsoon slows down Temperature stays moderately higher with maximum 32-35 degree centigrade but night becomes pleasant in September. In the months of October and November weather stays perfect, neither hot nor cold. Light clothing for September and October but Moderately warm clothing for the month of November is recommended.