Most frequent questions and answers

“Yujyate anena iti yogah” – which means, “That which joins un yoga”.

The word yoga comes from Sanskrit root word Yuj which means to join.

Yoga is union of individual consciousness (Jivatman) with the universal consciousness (Paramatma).

In yoga, one practices the asanas in a rhythmic manner that involves the body, mind and spirit. Yoga is like an appointment with the Self, which rejuvenates one’s entire system. It leaves you feeling relaxed and energized. In exercise, the focus is more of physical well being. After an ordinary exercise session, one feels exhausted. And is not so after a yoga session.

Yoga is not just an exercise but a state of oneness. This state is achieved through many ways – asana, pranayama, meditation, service, devotion and knowledge. Our institute emphasizes the holistic aspect of yoga, bringing a difference on all levels of the being – body, mind and spirit.

Certification will take into consideration, but not be limited to, the following aspects:

• Attendance: All sessions are mandatory. 100% attendance is compulsory.

• Practice Instructions: Trainees must be able to memorize practice instructions.

• Conducting classes: Trainees must show proficiency in conducting mock classes.

• Practice: Trainees should be competent to demonstrate the practices.

• Attitude: Trainees should be sincere and willing to participate fully in all aspects of the program.

Yes. By successfully completing all of the requirements for Yoga’s Teacher Training Program you will receive your certificate of completion at the 200-Hour Level.