FAQ

GETTING HERE

We offer a taxi service to pick up and drop off at Dehradun airport included in the booking price. Dehradun airport is 45-60 mins away.

You can also fly to New Delhi airport. We also offer to pick up from Delhi airport on request at the additional cost of 70 USD.

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Reusable water bottle (preferably not plastic!) We have filtered water available throughout that guests are welcome to.
  • Mini torch/flashlight- handy if we experience a power cut
  • Cloth bag for laundry – we have a laundry service on request
  • Loose, comfortable clothing for yoga practice
  • An outfit that covers upper arms and legs, should guests want to visit any temples
  • Yoga Mat – if you wish to use your own. We also have yoga mats for all guests
  • A hairdryer(if required)
  • A bathing suit
  • Hiking shoes
  • Flip Flops/Sandals
  • Mosquito repellent (if required)
  • Sunscreen
  • A big smile and an open heart

The following can be purchased locally at reasonable prices:

  • Toiletries – Organic natural soaps, shampoos/conditioners, face washes, moisturizers, feminine products, etc.
  • Raincoats, clothes and yoga clothing.
  • Snacks and drinks, organic fruit and nuts, organic protein bars and chocolate, etc.

ACCOMMODATION

Private and shared accommodation is available on site (please insert options available for fans and a/c at a fixed price)

We have in-room cleaning available. We do encourage students to keep their rooms in good order. Cleaning products are available for those practising karma yoga.

FOOD

All our food is fresh, organic and locally sourced. We adhere to a nutritionally balanced vegan sattvic menu. Our sattvic food is suitable for all dosha types. If you have any dietary requirements/allergies please inform us prior to your arrival. Our buffet-style menu always consists of gluten-free and dairy-free options.

Feel free to help yourself to our caffeine-free herbal teas.

We do not serve caffeinated drinks nor do we advise the consumption of caffeine during your training.

SAFETY

Rishikesh is a very safe part of India. When travelling by yourself in any country it is advised to practice good personal safety by having a local or fellow traveller with you at night time. Always have the number of a person you can contact locally on hand.

(will we have a safe for valuables?)

TUITION AND PAYMENT

A non-refundable deposit can be paid to secure your place on the course. All payments must be completed and cleared at least 7 days before the course commences.
Payments can be made via PayPal, Bank Transfer and (please insert any other)

COURSES

We teach our courses in English. All exams are given in English.

We offer 100 hour Yoga ttc, 200 Hour Yoga ttc, 300 Hour Yoga ttc, Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course, Vipassana Meditation Courses and special Yoga Retreats of 5 days and 7 days.

WHAT STYLES OF YOGA DO YOU TEACH?

  • Traditional Hatha Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga Vinyasa
  • Kundalini Yoga

DO YOU OFFER PRIVATE YOGA CLASSES?

Yes, please contact us by e-mail – ishwaryogshala@gmail.com

I HAVE NEVER DONE YOGA BEFORE, CAN I JOIN?

Of course! We would be delighted for you to begin your practice amongst our yoga family. You may wish to book a private session before you arrive with one of our experienced teachers or attend a drop-in class.

HOW MUCH YOGA EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?

All our classes cater to students of all levels. Our master teachers offer modifications to students will less and greater experience.

WHAT IF I HAVE AN INJURY?

Please let us know at the time of booking and seek advice from your general health practitioner before committing. If you become injured you can always enjoy our holistic yoga therapy course and we can offer a more personalised experience. (if we provide that!)

EXTENSION OF STAY

We would be delighted to assist you with accommodation and food should you wish to extend your stay with us or to continue your studies. Places are subject to availability and we will do our best to accommodate everyone.

DO I NEED A VISA?

Most countries require a tourist visa entry to India. Please check with the Indian High Commission before you travel and leave ample time for processing before you join us.

DO YOU HAVE WIFI?

Yes, we do have high-speed wi-fi.

DO YOU PROVIDE LAUNDRY SERVICE?

Yes.

WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE IN RISHIKESH?

April to August is hot & rainy weather. Light cotton clothing is suitable.

September is the end of the rainy season. Raincoats may still be advisable.

October to March can vary between hot and cold with Dec-Feb being the coldest months. Jackets and warmer clothing is recommended.

CONTACT US

E-mail us on – ishwaryogshala@gmail.com
Whats-app us on +46 73 926 72 48