We welcome all level aspirants including beginners. But kindly note that our TTC is an intensive yoga course that extends over 4-weeks, it is important that you make sure that it is not too much for your body. Our course might seem to be challenging for few beginners because it deals with advanced levels of knowledge as well as practice. However, we shall provide personal assistance to each and every trainee whenever they need more explanation and support. We pay special attention to each and every student individually.
English is the medium of instruction. So you are expected to have reasonable proficiency in English. You may occasionally encounter sanskrit terms or versus. These will however be translated into English while explaining.
Yes because Himalayan Yoga Bliss is a RYS 200 and RYS 500 certified Yoga School and thus you will be awarded the Yoga Teacher Training Certificate upon the successful completion of the course which is valid throughout the world. So you can teach yoga in your own country or anywhere else in the world.
To join our course, you should only apply for a Tourist VISA only with purpose stated as “visit to India for tourism and to experience yoga at Darjeeling” or “visit Taj Mahal” etc whichever is appropriate in your case. Kindly note that we are not a University and thus cannot offer a student VISA eligibility. So no invitation form is needed for tourist VISA. Please do not mention “study” anywhere in your application in order to avoid unnecessary complications. You may contact the Indian Embassy for further information about your tourist VISA.
You may submit your application along with booking fees in person at our reception if you are available in Darjeeling. Else you can submit your application online. When your application processing is done you will have to make the payment for booking fees through PayPal. Kindly note that the booking fees is a non-refundable amount. However request for a change over to some other batch within 12 months from the date of your booking. Remaining fee should be paid when you arrive at our center.
We recommend comfortable yet modest clothing for both men and women during the course. Particularly women are expected to dress minimal skin show. Low necks should be strictly avoided and your dress should your shoulders too.
Vaccination is completely a personal choice. We don’t emphasis our personal views on it. Coming to malaria, though malaria is prevalent in most of the parts of India, it is not the case with Darjeeling. However, there are abundant repellents available locally. If you choose to take the vaccination as a matter of precaution then you should have it done well before your journey to avoid unpleasant experiences like nausea during the journey.