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After many successful programs in its service of yoga, Shakti Yoga Peeth’s scholarship program is another auspicious step in the feather. This program is about giving an opportunity to the enthusiasts' yogis whose financial inhibitions comes in the way of taking up yoga teachers training course. Affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA, this ensures a highly standardized and quality education at zero cost to the students.
Airport transfer available:
Dehradun Airport (US$20 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$80 per person)
Shakti Yoga Peeth has rooms available to accommodate students who are coming from all over the world. Staying here means you will be getting an ashram-like environment, but a home away from home. You can either stay on the shared or single rooms, with each room having all the modern facilities. All the rooms are very beautiful, airy, and neat with windows that open to the wonderful surroundings.
In the morning, you will wake up to the chirping of the birds and sun rays that throw the mystical spell over the mountain peaks. Each room is attached to a bathroom, where there is a facility of hot and cold water.
Yoga is not only for a healthy body, mind, and soul, but it has also encompassed each facet of the social life of the people who have adopted it. For many, it is a beginning of a new life and for some; it is a feeling of fulfillment and a feeling of connectivity between a student and a teacher. This universal acceptance and adaptation of yoga have helped students to come out of their financial limitations.
Shakti Yoga Peeth is proud to bring all the virtues of yoga for the easy accessibility to the students. It makes the life of enthusiastic yogis more accessible and wonderful. To take this mission further, Shakti Yoga Peeth has started the special scholarship program of yoga teacher training for the students who are in financial need but are eager to learn and teach yoga. Shakti Yoga Peeth mission is to give each individual opportunity to learn and taste the fruits of yoga.
The scholarship program is available in its 200-hour yoga teacher training program, enlightening the mind of the students towards this more than 5000 years old tradition, a complete wellness program for the healthy body, mind, and soul. It is running under the banner of Yoga Alliance USA, initiating to provide the best teaching and providing maximum exposure to the students.
Candidates who are interested in taking up the scholarship for free yoga teacher training program have to fill an application form and mention in a few words why they need the scholarship. Though the candidates will be selected, Shakti Yoga Peeth would try to provide the scholarship to as many students as possible. The students eager for the scholarship program should love and be passionate to learn about yoga and should be ready to attend at least five classes per week.
They must also be interested in taking up voluntary activity in the institute which Shakti Yoga Peeth calls as Karma yoga or seva. The activities might include helping the yoga school in maintaining discipline and decorum of the yoga hall, and so on.
This yoga teacher training program includes a Himalaya sight seeing tour and a visit to Ganga Arti.
The school is located in Rishikesh, known as the yoga capital of the world, which nestled on the banks of the river Ganga. As soon you land up in Rishikesh, you will be enchanted by its beauty, sacredness, and sanctity. Rishikesh is well connected with the roadways, railways, and airways.
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During this course, meals will be served three times a day. It will be the typical Indian Ayurvedic meals prepared with the help of Indian spices. The meals are highly nutritious and sumptuous. An Ayurvedic chef will prepare the meals in accordance to the yogic regime.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), where you can take a domestic flight into Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Shakti Yoga Peeth will arrange taxi pick up from the airport to the school, upon request. The cost from Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to the school is 80 USD and the cost from Jolly Grant Airport (DED) is 20 USD.
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