Frequently Asked Questions - Nepal Yoga Institute

Yoga Teacher Training course consist both philosophy and practice studies in Yoga. The different types of yoga, asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha, anatomy and teaching skills.

We cover general description on all types of yoga but mostly we teach Astanga,Hatha , Mantra & Raja yoga during the course period.

We follow traditional (Sanatan) Yoga. Mostly we teachAstanga, Hatha, Mantra& Raja yoga during the course

Yoga teacher training (YTT) takes 28 days.

Our main reference book is “ Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha” written by Swami SatyanandaSaraswati published by Bihar School of Yoga. You will receive a copy of this reference and our own manual book.

Highly motivated to learn yoga and have a dreams to be perfect yoga teacher.There is age limit 18 years with physical, mental and spiritual health.

We create small groups during teaching period. Each and Every student will get a chance to teach in group during training periods.

We encourage students from all backgrounds with different levels of experience there is no any specific requirement of experience to join the course.

There is booking system by completing the application form. We will process your application within three working days and notify you by email. Please read Terms & Conditions carefully before submitting payment.

We run YTT in small group. The range of group will be 15 to 20.

As a Yoga Teacher Training view, there is no any special month. We run YTT courses every month of year. It depends what your schedule is and what type of weather you prefer.You can plan comfortable way for every month.

Students from all over the world can be participate in our YTT. Students range in age from 18 to 65.

Yes, just about every nationality can get a multiple entry visa on arrival at the Tribhuwan International airport, Kathmandu or border for 30 or 90 days. At this time, 30 days is US$40 cash (or major currency equivalent) and a 90 day visa is US$100. Visa extensions can be granted in Kathmandu within a couple of hours. Check your options before you arrive. Currently, photographs are not required because a machine will take your photograph at the airport. Please check here for updated information.

About 24 km from tourist hub Thamel and 22.km from the airport.Roughly $20 (2000 rupees more or less) in a taxi. You can call  Yogi Dr. Bal Krishna or ………..on the taxi driver’s phone to clarify the location: …………………………………………………Yogi.Dr.BalKrishna 9860480478.

Sure, bring some comfortable clothes items for doing yoga. We provide yoga mats and props but you may wish to bring your own mat or mat cover. Bring toiletries and anything else you need. In winter season bring warm clothes. In summerseasonsummer clothes, umbrella ,a raincoat, sun block cream and for all seasons we suggest you bring mosquito repellant, a hat, a flashlight, trekking shoes for hiking in a forest area.

We invited you to pay by bank or Western Union transfer prior to arrival or credit card or cash currency.

All meals, tea, 250 hours of training course training materials, shared accommodation,1 massages, and upon satisfactory completion – a Yoga Alliance Australia YTT certificate.

Transportation to and from the Yoga Institute. Anything we have not mentioned unless by arrangement.

Sure! But you will have to make up for any parts of the course you miss with study or by arrangement.

Sure, we can send an invitation letter by email.

Sure, you should have to pay for extra nights at a rate determined on agreement.

There is one full day off a week and you can travel around that day for sightseeing and shopping. Kathmandu valley is reach for their art, different culture, world heritage sites, beautiful and historical places.You can plan and visit these places.

Here is a sample daily schedule.It can be change as per season and according to requirements.

• 06:00 to 06:30 – Wake up / freshen up

• 06:30 to 07:00 – Satakarma (neti cleansing),

• 07:00 to 07:15 – Tea break

• 07:15 to 09:30 –Mantra chant, Asana session ,Pranayama and Meditation

• 09:30 to 10:30 – Breakfast

• 10:30 to 13:00 – Theory class and yogic relaxation

• 13:00 to 14:00 – Lunch

• 14:00 to 15:00 – Self study/Rest

• 15:00 to 16:45 – Meditation and Yoga workshop

• 16:45 to 17:00 – Tea break

• 17:00 to 18:30 -   Evening Asana and Meditation

• 18:30 to 19:30 – Dinner

• 19:30 to 21:30 – Self Study

• 21:30 – on ward bed time, lights out

Some people like to vaccinate and some people  do not. Yoga is related to preventive and curative therapy so yoga does not encourage for  vaccination.. Nepal is not listed for any proper communicable disease. We are providing healthy environment, purified water, hygienic food and spiritual vibration.  If you want to make vaccination, you can take it.We advice to use your personal judgment in this matter.

We provide sattvick (organic vegetarian/vegan meals) foods for all yogis, that are included in the cost of the course. In the case of  special dietary you can mail in details to us in advance. We can not provide non veg. like meat fish and egg also in our institute...

Sure! There is freeWi-Fi service.You can bring your devices and phone and use in leisure time.

For Package/Training please pay a US$200 deposit (20% of whole package for retreat and US$200 for Training) to initiate your registration. We hope you understand that this deposit will be Non-refundable. Upon initial registration, Full payment is due at the time of arrival.

If you have questions concerning the registration process, feel free to contact-

Email at ………………….

Or call at:

Tel: 9860480478 Yogi Dr. Bal Krishna

Tel: +977 98………………………

We do  not charge additional taxes or fees stated on our website,it includes all lodging, meals and session.

Travel insurance would cover your every risk part.We always prefer travel insurance to all teacher training students during their trip. We request to provide us your details identity documents’ Xerox upon arrival in the institute.

We prefer to bring your regular medicine from your home country.There are some herbal and Ayurveda products available here. For toiletry products local shops and storesare available here if you wish to save and travel light. We advise you to bring your proper branded products because they may not available here.

We provide each and every student with yoga mat, blanket, cushion and other supports, but we recommend you yogis have your own yoga mat, towel other personal items for the training period.

Sure, many people attend the institute without their friend or partner, we provide warm hospitality and home environment to you.

Sure. We provide vegetarian/vegan diet.We manage most of foods locally from organic farms.

Sure, once a week you will have a full day free (mostly  Sundays). In the day time there are also breaks in between meals and classes. Some program can be set like organic farm visiting, hiking, volunteering in the – village-geriatric home, natural health program, stress management program, Ayurveda massages or other activities into free time.

Sure, Please feel free for this purpose. At the end of program you can collect some money as a gift for service provider team during the period. It will be shared equally for all. Generally satisfied people are providing tipping amount not less than minimum of US$10 by per participants and we also recommend for same.

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• Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual, by David Swenson

• Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Postural Practice, by Mark Singleton

• Yogini, by Janice Gates

 • Light on Yoga, by B.K.S. Iyengar

 • Light on Pranayama, by B.K.S. Iyengar

• The Guru Papers, by Joel Kramer and Diana Alstad

• Original Yoga, by Richard Rosen

• The Yoga Stura of Patanjali: A Biography, by David Gordon White

• Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, by Stephen Cope

• Awakening Shakti, by Sally Kempton

• Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness, by Erich Schiffmann

•Anatomy and Phusiology of Yogic Practices, by M.M. Gore

• Yoga Anatomy, by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews