FAQ About Mind Flow Harmony
Common Questions Asked
When am international student travels for yoga teacher training In India, we advise all students to research the school and their credentials before signing up with a Yoga School. Mind Flow Harmony and its teachers are all accredited with Yoga Alliance and all have many years of experience and knowledge to enrich your experience.
Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh is one the most rewarding experiences in the life of yoga practitioner who is looking is to gain the strong foundation in the philosophy, practices and applications of yoga.
Below find answers to the some of the most commonly asked questions. If you don’t find the answer to your question, or you have any concerns please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over 150 countries now can apply for e-visa when visiting India and the process is very straightforward , more information can be found here https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/ .
The Visa application might ask you why you are going to India, simply indicate “travel and tourism” as your reason for obtaining a visa. If asked for contact information for the visa, use the following Address - Village Dhaulshut P.O Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192
The best airport to fly into for your international flight is the New Delhi International Airport.
There are three options to get to Mind Flow Harmony Yoga Academy from New Delhi:
Option One is to take a Flight to Dehradun (a Domestic Airport) from the New Delhi International Airport. Upon arrival at the Dehradun Airport, we can arrange a ride for you to be picked up and brought directly to Mind Flow Harmony Academy , fees apply of approximately US $20 - $75 depending on type of vehicle . Please email email@example.com to arrange your pickup.
Option two is to take a train from Delhi to Hardiwar (a neighbouring city of Rishikesh). From Hardiwar you can then either take public transportation (such as a bus).
Option three Delhi to Rishikesh is around is 5 hours journey by road .we can help to arrange a private taxi for you from New Delhi International Airport to the Mind Flow Harmony Academy. The cost of a private taxi is approximately US $90 – $150, depending on the type of vehicle . Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange your pickup
You should plan to arrive no later than the morning of the course start date.
Certification & Course
Once you have been officially accepted and have reserved your spot by putting down your deposit, you are unable to change dates. However, in extreme circumstances we can try accommodating your request. Please refer to our terms and conditions https://mindflowharmony.com/terms-condition/
Upon the successful completion of the course you will be presented with a certificate that is certified by Yoga Alliance meaning your qualification is accepted and recognized globally as Certified Yoga Teacher
Yoga Alliance is a professional trade association for the yoga industry started in 1999. It was created as a way to establish nationally recognized standards for yoga teachers and trainings. For more info see www.yogaalliance.org
Yes, we are a certified Yoga School by Yoga Alliance. Your certificate will be valid Internationally.
For the Yoga Alliance accreditation, you can go here and follow their instructions: https://www.yogaalliance.org/Credentialing/HowToRegister
If a student participates and attends all the prescribed classes in the program and completes the assignments / homework, students become a certified teacher However, if you fail to attend classes, and/or don’t complete the assignments / homework then you may not be issued a completion certification certifying you as a yoga teacher.
Yes, this certification enable the teachers to teach internationally anywhere in world, your certificate is recognized globally
At Mind Flow Harmony ,our school is Hatha yoga style. Training is a blend of many approaches to personal development, based on traditional hatha yoga curriculum with a modern twist of yogic teachings in accordance with contemporary physical and mental health fields.
Your student manuals and one notebook are included in the price of the training. Your textbooks and recommended readings are not.
Please refer to the course page for the course you are interested in . There is different curriculum for every course and is listed on the course page https://mindflowharmony.com/200-hour-yoga-teacher-training-course/
The course instruction is given in English, and everyone on the course also speaks English. Some people are native English speakers, but for a lot of participants in the courses English their second language. Our teaching team and staff are also international, so we welcome people of all levels of language ability, and we are very used to working with people from many different cultures and nationalities.
You’ll be required to complete home work this includes a written assignment (this will be given at the time of training ), participation in observation classes, create and teach classes, participate in a local seva activity (volunteer project), and submit reflection and meditation practice journals. All of this will assistant and help you to become a more confident and stronger practitioner and teacher.
Mind Flow Harmony Yoga Academy courses are designed for anyone who wants to evolve and live a more meaningful and fulfilling life. Through the Mind Flow Harmony trainings, you gain mastery over yourself and there-by master your life. So, if you are interested in a more meaningful life then these trainings are for you. Many of our participants join just because they want to deepen their understanding of yoga and life. And most of them end up teaching, inspiring and changing lives!
For level One (200 hr Teacher Training) the only prerequisite for our students is that they have an open mind and an appetite for learning and growth. Tough we do recommend that at least 6 months of practice before had but this not required. Or mandatory. For Level 2 (300 hr Training) – A 200 hr certification from Mind Flow Harmony Yoga Academy or any other Yoga alliance approved yoga school is required.
We make sure that our teachers in training are prepared for the level 2 curriculum. Depending on the nature of the yoga school you attended you may be given extra study to do in order to be up to par with the curriculum offered in this training.
What to Bring
Pack lightly. You will need less than you think and there are shops from which to buy clothing and toiletries. Most travel with one suitcase and a small, carry-on backpack that doubles as a pack for outings.
Clothing is modest. There is a washing machine available to use for the students at the Academy for a nominal charge.
You can also wash clothes in the sink and hang them to dry. Most wash their undergarments themselves.
- Pants and tops for yoga
- Scarves to use as covering and warmth
- Warmer layers (thin fleece, sweatshirt – two warmer layers will be plenty in warmer months, you may wish to also bring a jacket and hat in cooler months)
- White dress or white pants and shirt for opening and closing ceremony and for some special meditation
- Sandals and/or flip flops
- Hat for the sun
- Hand sanitizer
- Facial/body wipes
- Feminine hygiene products
- Toothpaste, toothbrush, floss
- Shower soap
- Nail clippers
- Small travel-sized first-aid kit
- Any personal medicines you require
- Water bottle
- Flashlight / Torch
- Adapter for electrical items India’s power is 230V at 50hz
- Phone and charger
- Camera and charger
- Yoga Matt
- Pens and Notebook
- Bank Card and Credit Card
- A small amount of USD or Indian Currency in large domination bills
If you do forget an item we can assist you in obtaining your forgotten item locally.
Course Fee & Registration
Rishikesh is one of the safest places in the world with very low levels of crime. For many years, millions of visitors and students have visited the area without incident. These students and visitors continue to come back again and again. Mind Flow Harmony is a home away from home. On top of that, our team at the academy makes sure that you are taken care of during your stay and supports you with any and all travel arrangements you may need assistance in.
Always check the latest advice , currently to visit in India you bust be fully vaccinated against Covid , No further vaccines are required for India, however Tetanus, Hepatitis A and Typhoid are recommended., and we always advise you consult your local Doctor as everybody’s circumstances are different, Please see here for more health travel info: travelhealth.ie/Countries/India.php. It is your responsibility to be aware of any health and safety alerts for the regions you are traveling. Malaria is not a concern if you are only traveling to Delhi and Rishikesh.
Yes, all the rooms have a modern attached bathroom with 24 hrs hot running hot and cold water with western toilet.
We advise to bring your own towel.
As part of the standard package, you will share a room with at least one more participant. If you want a single room, you can request the same and depending on availability you will be accommodated additional fees may apply.
Yes, if you know another person coming with you on the training, you can both request to be roomed together. And don’t worry we match students with similar backgrounds to share a room. We do not have unknown males and females sharing rooms, couples and partners are welcome to share a room.
One ayurvedic therapeutic massage included in your fees , other treatments can be arranged for an additional fee
Yes, there is free high speed wifi. Sometimes due to unforeseen circumstances (like weather etc.) the wifi maybe out, speed varies depending on usage, but its suitable for keeping in touch and updating your socials.
We can arrange Laundry services from outside (chargeable), There is a washing machine available to use for the students at the Academy for a nominal charge. You can also wash clothes in the sink and hang them to dry. Most wash their undergarments themselves.
Yes, the at Mind Flow Yoga School has a modern kitchen with high hygienic standards, only purified water is used, and our food is sourced locally and is organic. To know more click on the link https://mindflowharmony.com/food/
You will get 3 healthy vegetarian meals every day. The meals are served in the dinning area in buffet style.
Vegan, and gluten free options are available in meals. If you have any specific allergies kindly inform the manager at the time of your check in.
Yes, fresh spring purified (RO) water is available for free around the clock. It is very safe. If you would like bottled water that is also available for all fee
Safety, Accommodation & Food
Once your application is received and accepted, you will be required to pay a the deposit of US $200 . The deposit is applied towards your tuition.
There are 3 options to pay the balance
Mind Flow Harmony offers scholarships to deserving students, and are issued at our discretion. There are certain requirements you would have to fulfil in order to receive the scholarship to learn more please contact us a email@example.com
Full payment is due no later than the day of check in to the course.
All deposits are non-refundable but can be transferred to other upcoming trainings up to a period of 1 year.
We take our students privacy very seriously all information , data shared with us in kept confidential and secure and we ensure we comply with all Indian laws.
Our yoga school is secure with assistants/staff/ teachers on site at all times to assist you as required.