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FAQS ABOUT YTTC

Now that you have decided that our school is the right fit for you. Please fill out our registration form and we will get back to you with the details and instructions for depositing your fee via your selected payment method.

For international travellers, the closest airport is the IGI New Delhi Airport. The distance from New Delhi Airport to Rishikesh is approximately 260 kilometers, making it a 6-7 hours road trip.

Additionally you can also take a short flight to the nearest airport to Rishikesh, Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun (20 kilometers). We will arrange your pickup from Dehradun.

You can message us and we will send you the payment details. You can pay us via Paypal, Google pay, Bank transfer.

Yes, you do require a valid passport and visa. Please contact the nearest Indian embassy in your country to enquire more about the Visa process and requirements. You can also find more information on

https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/

There is no compulsion to get certain vaccinations. However it is completely your choice, you can reach out to a travel doctor and check what vaccinations are recommended by them.

Rishikesh welcomes thousands of female travellers of different age groups who generally travel alone. It is pretty safe to travel alone in the city. However for general public safety, we recommend that you always let a friend or family know where you are.

The kind of clothes that you should carry totally depends on the season that you are travelling in. Since the summer and spring months are pretty warm, it's best to pack light, white and loose fits. The winter here is pretty chilly and windy so make sure you carry jackets, caps and scarves, or you can also buy handknit woolen sweaters and woven shawls locally.

The advance fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. In case you are unable to attend on your booked dates, we would be happy to reschedule you in a different batch for the dates of your choosing for no added charge

Our students/trainers come to Rishikesh,India from all over the world. Some of our previous students had come from Germany, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and South Africa among several others.

We advise you to carry your own currency and not travelers cheques. You can exchange the currency or use an ATM at the Delhi Airport. You can also use ATMs in Rishikesh.

Please ensure that you inform your bank and credit card companies that you would be travelling to India on certain dates to avoid fraud protection blocks on your cards.

As a rule of thumb - you should carry about $100 USD for each week of your trip. You won’t be spending a lot unless you plan on buying expensive souvenirs. Besides is always a good idea to check the exchange rate at

https://www.x-rates.com/

POLICIES

In case of cancellation, the advance deposit for the course fee is strictly non refundable and non transferable.

However you are free to reschedule for the same course in a future month within 12 months after the initial course has been booked.

If you have paid the entire course fee and wish to cancel, you have to inform the school at least 10 working days prior to the beginning of the course. In such cases the advance deposit and other service charges will be deducted before the fee is returned.

The advance deposit is strictly non refundable. However you are free to reschedule for the same course in a future month within 12 months after the initial course has been booked.

Before all refunds, the payment gateway charges, service charges and taxes will be deducted. Only the remaining balance will be refunded to the original source of payment. For changing the refund source, please contact the admin team to check availability.

You can transfer your advance deposit or the complete course fee for a different course or different dates only before 7 days of the beginning of the course you originally applied for.

You cannot transfer the fee towards a different person applying for the same course. However for a different course you can use your deposit or complete fee for another person.

If the course has already begun, no transfer,credit or refund can be made available.

If a student wishes to withdraw from our program for any reason, they must first contact the course admin to discuss their reasons for withdrawal. Fees paid are non-refundable when students decide to withdraw due to personal reasons.

You are required to have attended 100% of your classes to certify.

A maximum of 5 hours can be missed by a student for acceptable reasons and after the approval of the course director. We will provide 5 hours of makeup sessions at $20 per hour to graduate from the course.

You can only miss a class or leave during a class in case of absolute emergencies or temporary sickness.( Cold, cough, fever, body aches etc)

In case you have missed training hours over the maximum hours allowed, even with acceptable reasons and well advanced notices, the school reserves the authority to decide if you need to retake the course to ensure completed training horse as required by Yoga Alliance, USA.

Rishikesh Yoga International does not approve uninformed absences and it may result in dismissal from the program without a refund. In this case the graduation will be at the sole discretion of the Program Director.

If you are late for class by more than 15 minutes,an hour will be docked from your training hours and you would need to make up at the rate of $20 per hour for every hour missed upto 5 hours per course only.

Rishikesh Yoga International may decide to terminate any student’s participation in the course if :

  • False or omission of information provided in during the admission process that materially affects the program. For eg : Pre-medical conditions, False identity etc.
  • A student has missed more than 8 hours of Training.
  • A student has missed 2 or more consecutive days without contacting the program director.
  • A student has failed to make the complete payment before the beginning of the course.
  • A student who appears to have mental or emotional instability or has displayed destructive or disruptive behaviour.

If RYI decides to terminate a student’s participation in the course due to the reasons stated above, the student is not entitled to receive any refunds. All prior payments are final, non refundable and non transferable.

Certificates will be rolled out to students upon completion of the course in accordance with Policies and the Code of Conduct.

In special cases of course incompletion the school reserves the right to make the final decision.

Rishikesh Yoga International takes the privacy and security of our students very seriously. The personal information collected is a requirement by the Government of India for checkin and also by our school for student registration.

Information will not be shared with any third party.

Students must understand that Rishikesh Yoga International engages in Social media marketing and networking such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest etc as a part of the school’s promotional activities. This may involve sharing of photos and other non personal information.

Rishikesh Yoga International may contact graduates in the future about upcoming events and opportunities, this requires us to use the student’s contact details. In case any student is uncomfortable with this, they may contact the admin/staff via email to be on the Do Not Contact list.

Rishikesh Yoga International or its teachers will not be responsible for any personal injuries sustained or any pre existing medical conditions triggered during the training, in or out of the class. Students will be responsible for any such injuries or any medical costs incurred during the stay at the campus.

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