General Questions about yoga
How is yoga different from other styles of fitness exercises?
encompassing mind, body and soul. It not only brings about agility and fitness in the body but also channels their energy.
Is yoga a religion? Will it interfere with my spiritual disposition?
My body is no longer flexible – can I still learn yoga?
About our yoga training
Do I need to be a trained yoga professional to join the course?
What style of yoga will I be learning?
- Traditional Hatha Yoga
- Ashtanga Yoga
- Iyengar based Therapeutic Yoga
- Vinyasa Flow
Exposure to different styles will allow you to decide which style you would like to pursue more deeply.
Will I be qualified to teach when I graduate and at what level?
I want to join the course to deepen my practice and not teach. Is this fine?
About yoga certification
What is Yoga Alliance?
organization. In order to become a RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) you must adhere to a very clear set of standards in terms of curriculum, planning, training, and qualification. In the Yoga industry, Yoga Alliance has become the standard certification backing for any yoga training school, and most studios will expect it from their teachers. Yoga Alliance has more than 3K registered schools and more than 37K registered teachers worldwide.
Is Mahi Yoga certified by Yoga Alliance?
Will certificate issued by Mahi Yoga work in my home country?
for teachers everywhere and they have 37K registered teachers worldwide in almost every country.
Will I need to apply for Yoga Alliance International separately?
Before the course
I am travelling to India first time, can you help me?
Can you arrange aiport pick for me?
Sure we can. Please let us know your flight schedule and we can make the necessary arrangement as long as you inform us in advance.
What is included in the course fee?
The course fee includes course tuition and stay at the retreat along with all three vegetarian meals from Monday-Friday. Filtered drinking water and hot water (Dharamshala only) is included. Airport pick is also included from Dharamshala Airports only depends upon where you are attending. The retreat doesn’t provide any towels, clothes or toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet papers etc. to the students. You can bring along or buy from local market.
How many students are there in one class?
What do I bring with me?
What vaccines do I need?
What are the electricity details and plug used in India?
During the course
What happens if I miss a class?
How much time will I need to spend on homework?
Will I have free time?
Are weekends off?
Do you have students from different cultures and backgrounds?
I have not taken my meal/meals on particular day; can I get refund for that?
I have special meals requirement and allergies to nuts; will you be able to take care it?
How to have meals during the weekend and how much it costs?
Is there any refrigerator in the room?
I want to get local SIM card, how long will it take and what documents are required?
Is credit card accepted in the market?
Do you have WiFi Internet?
Are there any ATMs nearby?
Is it safe there for females?
I am a blogger and have my own blog. Can I write about my experience with Mahi Yoga?
Cancellations and refunds
If I’m unable to attend the training, will I get a refund?
Students need to pay the USD 300/- as advance to book a seat in the course of their choice in Goa– this fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. Rest of the fees will only need to be paid on the day of joining. If due to any unforeseen circumstances a student has to leave a session midway, they can join back any time (with prior notice) in the next two years but fee is non-refundable. In the event you have to leave the course half way and joining us back again for rest of the course, you will need to pay for your accommodation and airport pick up. We will provide you the meals for the number of missing days from first instance and entry to the course.
If you have paid the advance and booked the dates but not able to make it, you MUST inform us minimum 2 weeks in advance to re-schedule your course with us within next year. If you failed to inform or are informing within one week of course date, you will need to bear the 50% of accommodation charges (around €100).