Frequently Asked Questions
What is Yoga Alliance USA?
Yoga Alliance USA is a nonprofit organization having its headquarters in Virginia. It helps to provide certain standardization of yoga training around the world by registering various yoga school as a Registered Yoga School RYS for 200, 300 and 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training courses. After completing a yoga course from a registered yoga school, the candidate will be a Registered Yoga Teacher RYT 200, 300 or 500.
What is the difference between 200 Hour, 300 Hour and 500 Hour Yoga TTC?
A 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course is the foundation for your yoga teaching after which you will be called as RYT200 and will be able to teach beginners level.
If done a 200 hour course and want to expand your yoga knowledge and practice, then join a 300 hour yoga course. It is an advanced process of getting deep into yoga practice.
A 500 hour yoga ttc course is a combination of both 200 hour and 300 hour course. Both in continuation.
What is the duration of 200 Hour, 300 Hour and 500 Hour course?
Both 200 Hour and 300 Hour course is of 28 days duration but a 500 Hour course ends up to 56 days.
What is Yoga Retreat?
Yoga Retreat is a short term yoga asana practice schedule. It helps you to immerse yourself in a yogic lifestyle and can practice asanas for a period of 1 week, 2 weeks or 3 weeks.
What are the eligibility criteria for joining 200-hour yoga ttc?
No prior yoga certification is required to join 200 hour yoga teacher training. The applicant has to be physically and mentally fit to join any of the yoga course.
What are the eligibility criteria for joining 300-hour yoga ttc?
For 300 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, one needs to be registered yoga teacher RYT200 with 200 hour yoga ttc certification by Yoga Alliance USA.
What are the eligibility criteria for joining 500-hour yoga ttc?
500 hour yoga teacher training course is the combination of 200 hour and 300 hour course in continuation. No certification is required to join 500 hour Yoga TTC.
Do I need any special training before joining any of the yoga course?
No, any special training is not required to join a yoga course. You have to be fit enough to follow a schedule of a minimum of five yoga classes a day.
What certification I will get after successfully completing a yoga teacher training course?
You will get a yoga alliance USA certification after which you will become a registered yoga teacher RYT200, RYT300, and RYT500 by yoga alliance. RYT is recognized as a genuine yoga certification all over the world.
Do I get a certificate after doing a yoga retreat?
No certificate will be offered for a yoga retreat as it is only to obtain a basic understanding of yoga and its asanas.
How much I have to pay to join any of the yoga teacher training course?
The actual fee for a 200 hour, 300 hour and a 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training course is USD 1400, USD 1600 and USD 2800 (without any discount) respectively.
How much I have to pay to join a yoga retreat?
Fee for a yoga retreat for 1 week, 2 week and 3 week is USD $300, USD $600 and USD $800 respectively.
Do I have to pay in advance or I can pay on arrival?
You have to pay your advance booking amount of USD 350 for Yoga Teacher Training and USD 200 for a yoga retreat through PayPal.
What should be the mode of payment?
Advance booking fee to be paid through Paypal and The remaining fee you have to pay in Cash on arrival.
Is accommodation included in the package?
Yes, you will be provided with accommodation in our beautiful ashram. The rooms at the ashram are set in such a way to face the majestic Himalaya Mountains and to greet the morning sun with each new day.
Is food included in the package?
Yes, you will get three vegetarian diets daily. The food is prepared in a way keeping in mind the overall nutrition value. Some of the vegetables come from our garden (Seasonal on availability) and some from the local market.