FAQs Regarding Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal
5 Oct 2019 HYN Himalayan Yoga Academy
Given are those FAQs Regarding Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal with respective answers.
Q. My body is no longer flexible – can I still learn yoga?
Yes! Flexibility is not required to learn yoga. Our patient and empathetic teachers will help you increase fitness and flexibility.
Q. How is yoga different from other forms of exercise?
Unlike other forms of exercise, yoga focuses on the all-encompassing wellness of mind, body, and soul. It does bring fitness to the body, but the spirit is uplifted along the way.
Q. Is yoga a religion?
Yoga is not a religion. It is a Vedic science, first documented by ancient sages of India, which aims to unify the mind, body, and soul. This unification brings enhanced mental and spiritual awareness and well-being.
ABOUT THE COURSES
Q. Do I need to be trained in yoga to join a course?
It is not highly needed for you to take a yoga course before entering a yoga teacher training course. Because here we will teach you the knowledge and practices of yoga from the beginning.
Q. What style of yoga will I be learning?
Yoga has many different styles, each having its own significance. At Himalayan Yoga Academy, you will be exposed to several forms of yoga, which will give you a holistic view of how and what you’d like to teach. Our goal is to give you the most comprehensive training we can.
You will encounter these styles in our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training:
- Hatha Yoga – Yoga of Body and Mind Purification
- Karma Yoga – Yoga of Action
- Bhakti Yoga – Yoga of Devotion
- Mantra Yoga – Yoga of Recitation
- Raja Yoga – Yoga of Meditation
- Vinyasa Yoga – Modern Yoga Flow
- Ashtanga Yoga – Yoga of Eight-fold Path/Totality of yoga
Q. Will I be qualified to teach when I graduate? At what level?
Students who pass this course by attending all the classes and completing the homework– receive certificates of course completion and can start teaching as they will receive certificates from Yoga Alliance USA . Then It is recommended that they apply for Yoga Alliance certification as well.
. Q. Can I take the course to deepen my practice if I don’t plan to teach?
Sure. Many students join us for access to high-quality yoga training. This is a perfect place for those who want to go beyond the physical aspect of yoga to study meditation and philosophy.
ABOUT YOGA CERTIFICATION
Q. What is the Yoga Alliance?
Yoga Alliance is an education and support organization for yoga schools. In order to become an RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher), you must adhere to their standards for curriculum, planning, training, and qualification. In the yoga industry, Yoga Alliance has become the standard certification program for any yoga training school, and most studios will expect it from their teachers.
Q. Is Himalayan Yoga Academy Certified by Yoga Alliance?
Yes. All Himalayan Yoga Academy courses are Yoga Alliance accredited.
Q. Will the certificate issued by Himalayan Yoga Academy work in my home country?
Yes, Himalayan Yoga Academy has an excellent reputation internationally. We have trained students from more than 60 countries. More importantly, your Yoga Alliance registration is the international standard for teachers of yoga.
Q. Will I need to apply for Yoga Alliance separately?
Yes. The certification you receive from us on completion of the course will allow you to apply for Yoga Alliance certification. You will need to pay their fees separately. They charge USD115 for the first time and after that USD65/year. However, this registration is not compulsory. If you wish, you can register in our graduate directory for free.
BEFORE THE COURSE
Q. I am traveling to Nepal for the first time. What do I need to know?
Upon registration, you will receive the contact information of our course manager. Feel free to ask them your travel questions. You can also take a look at this article for more details.
Q. Can you arrange an airport pickup for me?
Yes, please let us know your flight schedule in advance, and we can arrange free pickup. If you wish to tip the driver, we recommend Rs.100.
Q. How many students are there in one class?
We have a maximum of 10-15 students in one class.
Q. What do I bring with me?
You should bring comfortable clothing for your practice, toiletries, and towels. You may also like a notebook, natural mosquito repellent, an umbrella, and an alarm clock. For Rooms, expect cooler temperatures and plan accordingly. You can also take a look at this article for more details.
Q. If I’m unable to attend the \ will I get a refund?
The deposit that is required to reserve a spot in a course is non-refundable. The rest of your course fees are due one month before arrival. If a student has to leave training unexpectedly, The student can join us to complete training during any program in the next one year by paying for the accommodation and meals again. However, tuition is non-refundable.
If you have paid the deposit and can no longer make the dates you chose, you must inform us 30 days in advance to reschedule your course within the next year. If we are informed fewer than 30 days in advance, your deposit will be forfeited.
If you have paid the full fees and did not inform us that you are not coming, under “no show” your 50% fees will be forfeited. Rest of the 50% fees you can use within next year against any of our courses.
Q. I am pregnant, or injured, and can no longer attend training. Can I get a refund?
We are so sorry about your injury and happy to hear about your pregnancy. Unfortunately, the course fee is non-refundable. Please contact us to reschedule your training within the next one year.
Q. I noticed a promotion running after I booked my course. Can I receive a discount?
Sometimes we need to run special promotions to make sure there are enough people to run the course instead of canceling it. The promotional price applies to the new bookings only.
Q. How can I get a visa of Nepal?
In Nepal, the visa is on arrival. So, there won’t be any issue regarding the visa of Nepal
Q. What if Himalayan Yoga Academy postponed the course or canceled it?
So far we have not canceled 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 the option to attend future batch also where we will issue you special discounts.