FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FAQs – Queries about the course, location and, Price
Yoga Course Information
Q1. What are the durations of Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Retreat courses?
- 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course – 12 Days
- 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course – 25 Days
- 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course – 29 Days
- 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course – 58 Days
- Yoga Retreat – 7 Days, 15 Days
Q2. Will there be written and practical exams at the end of the course?
Yes. You’ll have to be compelled to meet the assessment criteria to pass the YTTC. You’ll be assessed on each of the modules. Assessments area unit each written and sensible. Our lecturers can offer you details of what’s expected throughout the first week. You’ll have much steering and support throughout the course.
Q3. How many students will there be in the course?
We have a limit of a maximum of 13 students per course. We keep our batches small so that every student has the personal attention of the teacher.
Q4. How many years of experience do I need to join the Yoga TTC course?
The Yoga Teacher Training course is suitable for everyone as we are committed to teaching you from the root to all the aspects of Yoga, so the experience is unnecessary.
Q5. What will I be studying in the 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training course?
In 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa course, you will learn:
- Hatha Yoga
- Ashtanga Yoga
- Yoga Philosophy
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Yoga Sutras
- Use of props
- How to avoid injuries
- Teaching Methodology
- Class Management
- Class Arrangement
- Business & Ethics
Q6. Are you registered with Yoga Alliance?
Yes, we are registered with Yoga Alliance; you can check our registration here. AYM Yoga Goa on Yoga Alliance.
Q7. Can I do a work exchange for your TTC course?
As our ttc courses are highly demanding, you will not have any time to work, so we do not offer this option. After the course, we will see if you qualify to stay on as an assistant, which is the current work exchange program.
Q8. What is expected from our students while they are here?
Apart from an open mind and desire to learn, we have a few more expectations when taking part in our teacher training course.
Applicants should have a good general fitness level to get the most from our courses, so please come healthy and in good shape! 100% attendance to all classes during the course is mandatory; otherwise, you will not gain full benefit. There is a minimum contact hour requirement to qualify for your certificate under the yoga alliance guidelines.
We understand that the courses are very intense, so please communicate with us if you have any problems during your stay. We do our best to ensure your comfort but can’t read your mind if you don’t tell us there’s a problem, so please talk to us!
Q9. I am not sure which program to choose. Which one do you suggest?
Please read through the different program details on this site and see which attracts you the most! If you have any individual circumstances you think may affect your choice and are unsure, please feel free to contact us directly.
Generally, our 200-hour courses benefit all levels of practitioners. Those who wish to take more advanced classes should be firmly established in their yoga practice to ensure they can get the most out of the opportunity.
Q1. How do I get to AYM Yoga School Goa?
Arrival by airplane:
The Dabolim Airport lies just 60 kilometers from the AYM Yoga School, Arambol. It is well connected by daily flights from New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin, and Bangalore.
Arrival by train:
The two major railheads in Goa are Thivim and Madgaon, which are well connected by trains from all over the country.
Arrival by bus:
There are many bus operators in Goa, which offer options for intracity and intercity travel. KSRTC, KTC, and MSRTC are government roadways that operate from Panaji, Madgaon, and Vasco Da Gama.
Q2. Do I need a VISA to attend Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Retreat?
Yes, you will need a VISA to visit India; you can check your VISA status through this link: indianvisaonline.gov.in.
Q3.How is the weather in Goa? What kind of clothes should I bring with me?
Being in the equatorial zone and situated near the Arabian Sea, Goa typically experiences a hot and dewy climate all around the year. Pack light clothes and don’t forget to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat.
Q4. How far are you from the airport? Do you provide airport pickup?
We are just 60 kilometers away from Dabolim (Goa International Airport). Yes, we provide airport pickup at an additional price.
Q1. How do I reserve my spot in the course?
To register your spot for the Yoga Teacher Training course in Goa, send us an Application Form or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. After your application form, we will send you a link to deposit your advance fee, and after you deposit the advance fee, we will send you a confirmation email that your place has been secured.
Q2. What is the refund policy?
The advance fee is non-refundable, but it is transferable (valid for 12 months), which means that if you are unable to join the course on the month you choose, you can switch your course to another month within 12 months.
Q3. What amount should I deposit to reserve my spot, and when do I need to pay the balance?
Following is the classification of the advance fee:
- 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training == US $105 ($100 fee and $5 tax)
- 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training == US $210 ($200 fee and $10 tax)
- 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training == US $210 ($200 fee and $10 tax)
- 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training == US $420 ($400 fee and $20 tax)
- Yoga Retreat == US $105 ($100 fee and $5 tax)
Q4. How can I pay the remaining fee?
You can pay in hard cash (We accept INR, USD, EUROS, and AUD), or you can pay us through debit/credit card, Bank Transfer, and transfer wise. You can visit our Payment options page to get more information about Payment options on arrival.
Q1. Will we have days off during the course?
Yes, Sundays are free.
Q2. After attending a Yoga TTC with AYM Yoga School Goa, Will I teach Yoga anywhere in the world?
Yes, after successful completion, you will teach Hatha, Ashtanga & Iyengar Yoga anywhere in the world. You have to check your country’s requirements regarding registration, requirements, etc.
Q3. I am a beginner. Can I attend the course?
Yes, you can our courses are specially designed for beginners.
Q4. What Vaccines do I need to bring with me?
Vaccines are not compulsory but advisable. You have to consult with your doctor about the vaccines that you need to come to India. Depending on your country you may need different ones. On this page, you can find some helpful information.
Look at this site for more info: wwwnc.cdc.gov.
In case if we forget to answer any question, feel free contact us with your query.