Aranya Yoga FAQs



AThe ranya Yoga is India’s premier yoga teacher training center. We offer both 200hr and 300hr certification trainings so that you can continue your yoga education. Take your love of yoga to the next level with us.

Committing to a 200hr or a 300hr yoga teacher training is a big deal! We want to make sure all your questions are answered before you register. If your questions aren’t answered below, please contact us for more information about our yoga teacher programs.

Most Frequent Question - by Students

Can I get a refund if i can not attend the yoga teacher training course?

You can not get a refund but you can transfer the course to another person or you can take the course or complete the course at a later date.

Do you provide airport pick up?

Yes. We provide airport pick up service for Dharamsala and Goa. Kindly give us a notice when booking the course and we will arrange for you to be picked up by our driver. He will hold a board with your name on it at the exit of the airport. The cost for the taxi from Goa airport to Palolem is 2000 IND RS and from Gaggal `{`Dharamsala`}` airport to Bhagsu nag is 1000 IND RS.

What will i learn in the 200 hour YTTC ?

You will learn the complete Ashtanga primary series, Hatha yoga postures, pranayama, yoga philosophy & history, mantras, mudras and meditation. You will learn the complete curriculum of the 200 hour yoga teacher training course, as laid out out for international standards.

Do i need to have practiced yoga before?

You are welcome as a beginner. It is of course of greater benefit if you have practiced yoga before, or if you have been physically active before.

Can i bring my partner with me if he does not want to participate in the YTTC ?

Yes, you can bring a friend or your partner even if they do not participate in the YTTC. You can share the room with them but you need to intimidate us in advance for booking a double room.

How long before the start of the YTTC should i arrive to the location?

It is advised to arrive at least 48 hours in advance of the commencement of the course in order to settle in and acclimatize to your new surrounding.

I have food intolerance. Can you provide for a specific diet?

Yes we can provide a gluten free or diary free diet during the course.Kindly inform us about your requirements before you arrive.

Will my certificate be internationally valid?

Yes. The certificate that you get from us is internationally valid and the course is approved by Yoga Alliance. You are eligible to register yourself with them having obtained a certificate from our yoga school. You will be able to teach in any international school with this certificate.

What do I need to bring?

You need to bring all your personal items that you need for a one month stay in India. Please bring 2 sets of light and loose cotton clothes to wear during the yoga classes. Most of products required by a western person are easily available at a small price.

Is there an exam at the end of the 200 hour YTTC course?

At the end of the YTTC you will pass a small written and oral test (Duration 1.5 hours).

Can i get laundry service?

There are several laundry services near the yoga school, providing service at a relatively low cost.

Can i participate in the YTTC if i have an injury?

We need you to be very honest and tell us about previous and present injuries. If you have a serious and longstanding injury you cannot participate in the practical asana part of the the course but can however attend all the other classes. We reserve the right to decide on your admission upon seeing the reports for old and minor injuries.

Is there a dress code?

There is no strict dress code. We encourage our students to wear loose fitting clean cotton dress in light colors. Wear fresh clothes and take a shower before the class.

How many students will be in my class?

We accept a total of 12 students per 200 hour YTTC. With this we ensure that proper attention is given to each student.

What language will be spoken in the YTTC?

The classes will all be held in English.

What kind of weather will be at the location?

In Dharamsala during spring and summer the weather is comparable to a middle European climate with warm and sunny days and temperate nights.South India has a semitropical climate almost all year around with sunny days in the lower 30’s Celsius and nights around 18-22 degrees c.

How will i be able to teach in my country after the course?

You can teach in your country after completing the course. You will need to register yourself with yoga alliance in order to be an internationally recognized teacher that can be looked up in their registry of yoga teachers. The certificate you receive from us upon completion of the course is enabling you to register yourself with them for a fee.

Will i have free time during the 200 hour YTTC?

You will have one day a week free time. Usually on Wednesdays. You also have free time after lunch until your afternoon classes every day. A lot of free time should be dedicated to self study as non contact study hours. For any further questions concerning the 200 hour yoga course or any of the other classes or workshops kindly send us an email. We will usually answer within 48 hours after receipt of your mail.


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