Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I learn Yoga in India?
Yoga's origins can be found in northern India over 5,000 years ago. The word yoga was first mentioned in ancient holy texts called the Rig Veda(ancient science texts). There are few places in India where yoga is practiced under spiritual guidance, Rishikesh is one of them which is also known as world capital of yoga because of its holiness and spiritual aspects.
How is Yoga in India different than the west?
Since yoga was originated in India way back and that where it is in it’s pure form , where many yogis were born and they spread the peace and love they spread yoga through their own nature and their own life taught us and motivated us to become a part of this sacred science, on the other hand western world consider it as a other type of physical exercise for healthy life and well being which is limited point of view towards this huge science.
How can I find out about Yoga for beginners in India?
It is easy to find yoga for beginners , a beginner can start his journey with 200 hours yoga teachers training course which is for 24 to 28 days, you just have to google Yoga teacher training in India you will have list of institutions and schools in India and you can easily chose on the basis of little research you do.
Is Yoga popular in India?
Yoga is practiced in most of the places in India as it is a gifted science for overall health and wellbeing it maybe practiced in different forms for instance hatha yoga, kriya yoga, ashtanga yoga , iyenger yoga etc. Ultimately the purpose of it is same which is to raise one’s consciousness through it.
Why study Yoga in India?
India is considered the origin of yoga hence the authenticity of it is firstly seen here, spiritual aspect of it makes India the most preferred place to study it where many yogis were born and passed their wisdom to others.
What are the best Yoga Teacher Training programs in India?
There are numerous yoga programs going on across India, it depends on the purpose of a practitioner what one chooses, the courses that one can go for are 200 , 300 and 500 hour teacher training courses affiliated by yoga alliance which are most popular across the world and allows one to be able to teach anywhere in the world.
What should I wear to do Yoga in India?
India is a place that is diverse in culture and there are several clothing that represent the custom, in yogic culture lose, light and comfortable clothes are worn which are soothing to body and mind, one also can wear exercise clothing.
Where did Yoga start in India?
Yoga was started way back 5000 years ago by indus sarsvati civilization and it was mentioned in one of the sacred texts rig veda which is a part of veda which is a science it self. Yoga was mentioned in rig veda in the form of mantras , songs and rituals that was mainly practiced by brahmins. How do I apply for an Indian Visa to attend a Yoga course?Yoga teacher training program such as 200, 300 or 500 hour , doesn’t really require a student or any educational visa , you can apply a tourist visa and come join this program for a month or two.
What is a 200 hour yoga teacher training course?
200 hour yoga teacher training or 200-hour Yoga TTC is a beginner yoga course which allows one to accumulate the fundamental knowledge of yoga philosophy, anatomy, alignment and especially makes you able to teach yoga(hatha, ashtanga and vinyasa) around the world under the guidelines of Yoga alliance USA
Is a 200 Hours yoga teacher training course enough to teach yoga?
As long as it is about certification, Yes 200-Hour YTTC is enough for an individual to be able to teach yoga classes anywhere but in order to be confident teacher and teach professionally many places demand for 500 hours but sometimes it is more about your experience and teaching skills that would be more appreciated.
How long does it take to complete a 200 hour yoga teacher training course?
200 Hour Yoga Course takes 24 to 30 days in general and it depends upon how the course and syllabus has been designed by the organization, sometimes online 200-Hour Yoga TTC could take 2 to 3 months if done few classes a week on the other hand offline 200YTTC may just take upto a month since everyday there can be 7 to 8 sessions per day that covers the whole syllabus which follows the yoga alliance standards.
Can a beginner do yoga teacher training courses?
Yoga is not about flexible or strong people but for anyone who is willing to give time to themselves and yoga, Yoga TTC could help a novice learn the basics of yoga and could motivate one to teach in future once one realizes the capability of him to pass it on others, not always one does TTC to teach but to learn himself too.
How do I prepare for a 200 hour yoga training course?
200 Hour Yoga TTC is a beginner course anyway so if there is no previous knowledge about yoga, it is going to be fine, since everything one learns is new, the information could be felt too much for one to process, otherwise better prepare yourself mentally that you are going to be staying somewhere only for yourself for a month so keep the stuff with you that is necessary for your use like your personal belongings, course related paraphernalia is provided during course.