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Updated on 20th Jan 2022, 8:10 PM

Regarding Classes for Feb 2022

  1. As per new Govt Regulations, international travellers have to home quarantine for 7 days. So when can I come for in-person registration for Feb 2022?
    The Shala will let you register anytime after completing home quarantine.
    Due to weekend curfew, there will be no in-person registration on 29th and 30th Jan 2022.
    If you have completed the home quarantine, you could come as per the schedule updated on the website here – Dec 2021 to Feb 2022
    • If registering after 1st Feb, you can come at 7 AM to register at the Shala if it’s a weekday.
    • On Sat, 5th Feb you can come at 5:30 AM to register and then join the led class at 6 AM.
    • On Sun, 6th Feb the Shala will be closed.

      Only students are allowed in the Shala for registration, avoid bringing others along with you.

  1. Documents to be carried when coming to the Shala for in-person registration.
    The list of documents is included in your confirmation email.

COVID-19

  1. What are the Govt regulations for international travellers regarding COVID-19?
    Govt regulations keep changing frequently, so please keep yourself updated from reliable Govt sources and also your airlines.
    You may refer to this website https://www.mohfw.gov.in/ regarding latest updates on Govt regulations, rules for international travellers.
    It has updates on
    • Mandatory home quarantine
    • RT-PCR testing requiements
    • Classification of countries as ‘At Risk’ and others
  2. What are the guidelines advised by the Shala regarding COVID protocols, RT-PCR testing facilities, etc
    Given that awareness about COVID is widespread and all of us have first hand witnessed the impact of it globally, we expect the students to be vigilant and cautious.
    The symptoms, side effects, precautionary measures, safety habits, etc have all been shared very regularly by respective government agencies, news and media channels also.
    COVID test kits are available in local pharmacies or can be purchased online on e-commerce websites. If any student is feeling sick and especially feels that the symptoms are like COVID, we have already advised:

    Once at Mysuru, and during the course of your study period, in case you are having any COVID like symptoms, stop coming to the Shala and isolate yourself, seek appropriate medical advice and treatment and immediately notify the Shala of the same.

    Multiple options to get tested:
    All international passengers must have been advised by the Govt of India to install an app called “Arogya Setu”, the same is advised by the Govt to all the Indian citizens.
    On the app, one can find a lot of information, advice, guidelines, contact numbers, helpline number, hospital and testing centre addresses. Everything related to COVID. https://www.aarogyasetu.gov.in/
    Ideally that one app should be enough for all your queries, furthermore if you search for “covid testing” on google maps, you will find nearby testing centres. Please ensure they are “ICMR” certified (Indian Council of Medical Research).
    Regarding quarantine and guidelines if someone tests positive, you shall be able to get help from the Govt Helpline number on the app.
    Also, if someone tests positive, we believe the Govt agencies will get in touch with the patient for contacts tracing and further advice. We expect the students to promptly notify the Shala too.
    There is a lot of useful information on https://www.mohfw.gov.in/. (Posters, guidelines, Govt regulations, etc.)

  3. I have a medical condition due to which I cannot be fully vaccinated, can I still apply?
    Sorry, only fully vaccinated students are accepted to study at the Shala. This is for everyone’s safety.

General FAQ

  1. What are the next teaching dates for Sharath Guruji’s classes at SYC Mysuru?
    Sharath Guruji’s next teaching dates after Feb 2022 are undecided, so you may need to keep checking the website regularly for updates.
  2. I want to study Ashtanga Yoga with Sharath Guruji, how do I apply?
    Please refer to the website here for the application process, acceptance criteria and other details – Studying at Sharath Yoga Centre
    Registrations for the current teaching season at SYC Mysuru are closed – Dec 2021 to Feb 2022
  3. How can I apply to study at SYC? I belong to one of the below categories of students:
    • Never practiced any kind of Yoga
    • Have been practicing other forms of yoga than Ashtanga for past few months or years
    • Have practiced Ashtanga Yoga, but not with SYC authoried/certified teachers
    • Have practiced Ashtanga Yoga with SYC authoried/certified teacher, but only online.
      You are only eligible to apply for the regular classes at SYC, Mysuru. These classes are taught by qualified and authorised teachers at SYC, but not by Sharath Guruji.
      Registrations for the same are open now – Regular Classes
  4. Does the Shala provide food and accomodation?
    No, the students have to arrange for it themesleves.
  5. What are the etiquette and guidelines the students must follow when at SYC Mysuru?
    Please refer to the website here – General etiquette and guidelines