questions we often get asked
Questions & Answers
We have made a list of the more frequently asked questions we get about our trainings and retreats. Do reach out if you have any more questions. We are always happy to chat.
How can I pay directly?
You can pay directly through Paypal or Transferwise. When you have sent us the payment then please do reach out to us via our contact page.
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The Body-Mind-Soul Center
ICICI Siolim, Bardez, Goa
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How experienced do I need to be to start the training?
Yoga is about doing the practice according to the capability of your body and to grow in your practice every day. Therefore we feel it doesn’t matter if you are experienced or not, if you are open-minded and open to learning then you are there to start! However, certain programes are more or less suitable for different stages of your yoga journey, just get in touch to discuss which one is best suitable for you.
What do I need to bring to my teacher training?
We recommend that you to bring a few sets of comfortable yoga clothing and swim wear, sunscreen, mosquito repellant, a torch, a white outfit for our opening and closing ceremony, a reusable water bottle, and your own yoga mat. There are mats and bottles available for you to buy if you dont want to carry too much luggage.
I have special dietary needs (gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, allergy)
We have a love for a conscious lifestyle, therefore our offered food is always fresh and pure, as organic as possible, mostly vegan with some vegetarian and gluten-free options (for all of our courses). If you have any specific requirements (especially allergies e.g. nut allergy) please let us know in your application so we can prepare to accommodate that.
How do I need to prepare for the course?
Although you will benefit from having a regular practice before starting, it is not a necessity. It is however advised to have an affinity with yoga and to be familiar with the practice. Check with us specifically the requirements for the program you choose.
How can I pay 50% now and 50% later?
Use the code PAY50LATER to pay 50% of the course fee now and 50% before the course starts. This is not an option for the Online Training.
What is your payment policy?
Upon acceptance into the program, the applicant must pay a deposit of 50% to hold the applicant’s place in the program.
The deadline to pay in full is thirty (30) days prior to the start date of the training.
Read more about tuition & refund policy here >
Will I be able to teach classes after my teacher training?
Yes, you will receive a Yoga Alliance certificate when you complete your course. We will give you all the knowledge and tools you need to be a yoga teacher. You will have plenty of opportunity to practice teaching in our course and recieve constructive feedback. It is then up to you if you feel ready to take on teaching. Some students feel ready while others feel that they need to practice and continue learning before teaching others.
What are your regulations during the Covid period?
We follow all international guidelines and the country’s restrictions, we also keep a close eye on any updates of the country’s regulations. During the classes, there is plenty of space to keep distance and we do encourage you to take your own yoga mat and sanitzier with you at all times. We will be providing you personal yoga equipment (blankets, bloster covers etc) to ensure everyone’s safety.
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus. Linens and towels washed in accordance to local guidelines. Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays. The accommodation partner we work with follows the guidelines of the local authorities. Equipment for activities is disinfected before and/or after use.
Cashless payment available. Speceous venues and shalas where physical distancing can be maintained. Activities and meals take place in outdoor areas where possible.
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by the local government. Hand sanitizer available in guest rooms and key areas. Protective masks are available for all staff and for clients.