FAQ Yoga Teacher Training at Om Yoga Academy
Here are some common questions and answers. We hope you find this helpful. If your question has not been answered below, please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing us at: [email protected]
Before Joining the Course
Q. Do I need to be proficient in Yoga to do the program?
A. Prior experience in yoga is recommended but is not a necessity. We teach from the basics to ensure every student has a solid foundation and understanding.
Q. How many students are enrolled in each Teacher Training at one time? What is the typical age range of the participants?
A. We have a maximum capacity of ten students, and they are of all ages.
Q. Will I be qualified to teach yoga once I complete the 200-Hour Teacher Training Program?
A. Yes! With the successful completion of the teacher training programme, you will be certifed by yoga alliance and be licensed to teach anywhere in the world.
Q. Can I enroll in the training just to develop my own personal practice?
Yes, the course is also designed for those who would like to deepen their own practice of yoga. Not every student wants to become a teacher. A 200 hour YTT course is a great way to secure and improve the fundamentals of a strong personal practice.
Q. Are meals and accommodation included in the price of the training?
A. Yes meals and accomadtion is included in the price of the YTTC.
Q. What kind of food is provided during the course?
A. We provide healthy vegetarian sattvic food (traditional yogic diet), that is cooked fresh on the premise every day
During the Course
Q. What do I need to bring for the training?
A. You will need comfortable yoga clothing, light shoes/sandals, toiletries and a towel. We have all of the props you will require but you will need to bring your own yoga mat. Clothing needs to respect the cultural heritage of India. This means short shorts and backless tops would not be recommended. Leggings are fine, as are knee length shorts.
Q. Do I need to follow any ethical guidelines?
A. Yes, there are some simple guidelines to help create a Sattvic (yogic) environment. Students need to participate in the ethos of respect and compassion for one another. We want to create a loving community so we encourage one another to share with each other and have love for ones neighbour.
Q. What happens if I miss a session on the timetable?
A. Students need to have 100 percent attendance to comply with Yoga Alliance requirements. However, if due to sickness or unforeseen circumstances, you miss a class, you must make the teacher aware of the reason and it will be dealt with accordingly.
After the course
Q. Do you offer job placement on completion of the course?
A. No. We don’t assure or offer jobs on course completion but students who have taken the courses in the past have gotten good jobs / started their own yoga studios.
Q. How can I contact you for further clarifications?
A. You can contact us anytime. We’d be happy to answer any questions or doubts you may have about the course.