FAQ

Read our FAQ and find answers for common questions.
If you can't find the answer feel free to contact us via the form.

Retreats

Depending on the type of yoga retreat, in general, bring comfortable clothing that you can stretch and exercise in. Some retreats include excursions, so make sure to bring proper footwear and sun protections.

All levels of students are welcomed! There are many types of retreats with different requirements of the participants. Make sure to read over the descriptions for details.

This depends on the retreat you’re interested in. The maximum number of students is included in the description.

This depends on the retreat you’re interested in. You’ll find the number of instructors in the ‘Meet the Teacher’ section or in the description.

Some yoga retreats offer free use of yoga mats and props. However, we recommend bringing your own for hygiene reasons. If you want to reduce the weight of your luggage, you can also purchase one upon arrival.

Simply pay a deposit of 15% now through Yovada and you have secured your space.

Food

The food varies from retreat to retreat. Mainly you'll be enjoying vegetarian meals with some meat/fish choices. You can find out more information in the ‘Food’ section of the event page. Most retreats can accommodate special requests.

Make sure to consult your retreat instructors or hotel staff about your allergies. Special meals can be arranged for you. All retreats can accommodate vegan or vegetarians dietary preferences.

Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga is a vast subject area with many traditions and styles.Which style depends on the program you are interested in and each course will include this in the description.

That depends on the Centre but generally yes, you will also be provided a yoga teacher training manual on course commencement.

Yes, you will have a day free each week. There are also breaks built in for meals and between some classes. It depends on the program you are interested in.Each course will include this in the description.

Our students mainly range in age from 28 to 50 and come from all over the world. Most of the students are European, Australian and American.Its always a good mix.

Yes, we recommend you have your own mat for the duration of the training for hygiene reasons. If you want to reduce the weight of your luggage you can also purchase a yoga mat upon arrival.

Yes! With the successful completion of all the requirements of the program you will receive your Diploma evidencing your training with the Yoga Alliance.All Yovada Teacher Training is held at accredited Yoga Alliance Schools.

The 200 hour program is a foundational yoga teacher training course which is recognised by the Yoga Alliance.Many new teachers decide to continue their Teacher Training education and participate in an advanced Program as a way to further solidify their skills, knowledge and style as a yoga instructor. 300 and 500 hour programs offer you the opportunity to do so.

Yes you can apply the 200 hour training to 500 hour programs.

Yes, Yoga Alliance is an organisation that was started in 1999 as a way to create recognised standards for yoga teachers and yoga teacher training courses.All our Yoga Teacher Training Courses are held at Yoga Alliance Registered Schools. Once you receive your certificate of completion at the end of the course then it is up to you to submit the certificate to Yoga Alliance along with your application.

Simply pay a deposit of 10% now and you have secured your space.
You can pay through the ‘Book now’ button on the event page.

Travel

Some yoga retreats offer airport transfer. Please email your retreat organisers for arrangement. If it's not included in the package price, most venues can be reached by taxis, boat, shuttle or bus.

The type of vaccination you'll need depends on where you're traveling to. The best way to find out is to visit your local travel clinic. They'll be able to provide you the proper information.

It's recommended to check online whether you'll need a visa or not. Most countries offer free visa on arrival and 30-60 days tourist visas.

Traveling has never been safer. We recommend bringing a language book or download a translator app on your phone, it'll come in handy when you're traveling to a foreign country. Use your discretion regarding handling money and late night outings and be courteous whenever possible.

On Payment

By paying a simple deposit now of 10% for Yoga Teacher Training Courses or 15% for Retreats you reserve your space on the course of your choice. You can pay through the ‘Book now’ button on the event page.

You'll pay the remaining balance directly to the organiser. They will contact you on how to submit final payments.

Yes. Yovada offers free cancellation and refund within 14 days of booking if the booking was made at least 90 days before the event starts.