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Guidelines for registrations to Study with Sharath Guruji

Details needed for filling the Online Application form to study

  1. Photo (jpg file up to 250kb) – Kindly follow guidelines that apply to clicking a passport photo
  2. Passport copy (jpg file up to 250kb)
  3. First Name
  4. Last Name
  5. Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd)
  6. Nationality
    1. Aadhaar card number (only for Indians)
  7. Passport number
  8. Date of issue (yyyy-mm-dd)
  9. Date of expiration (yyyy-mm-dd)
  10. Email
  11. Phone (+country area-code number)
  12. Address
  13. Choose study period (multiple choices, only one will be confirmed by Shala)
  14. Have you studied with Sharath Guruji in Mysuru before?
    1. Have you been authorised/certified by Sharath Guruji to teach Ashtanga?
      1. Attach a copy of your authorisation/certification (jpg file up to 250kb)
      2. Choose your authorisation level
      3. Date of issue of authorisation/certification (yyyy-mm-dd)
    2. Do you want to apply to assist at the Shala?
      1. Have you assisted Sharath Guruji at Mysuru before?
      2. If so, mention the dates that you have assisted at the Shala.
  15. Have you ever practiced Ashtanga yoga before?
  16. Have you studied for at least 2-3 months with a Sharath Guruji authorised or certified teacher? (Absolute beginners are not admitted to practice with Sharath Guruji. Students must have studied for at least 2-3 months with one authorised or certified teacher. Or if you practice with more than one authorised or certified teacher, please do so for at least one month each. Online or Zoom classes do not qualify.)
    1. If so, list the teacher’s name(s) and the country where he/she teaches.
    2. Please mention the dates that you have practised with them.
  17. Are you applying along with your spouse who is also applying to study with Sharath Guruji?
    • If so, then mention their email address

Keep above details ready when registering online

Please Note:

  • Apply only via online registration form. Do not send email applications.
  • Note the registration window date and time carefully. All time’s listed are as per IST – Indian Standard Time. Use a world clock to find your corresponding local time.
  • Apply for the study periods carefully.
  • All classes will be held at the Sharath Yoga Centre.
  • Classes will start from about 5:30 AM onwards. Exact time may vary based on total number of students in the batch.
  • Indian students – if you don’t have passport, please skip the fields for passport number, issue date and expiry date; enter Aadhaar card number
  • If your passport is up for renewal, enter the old passport number now and bring the new passport copy during in-person registration
  • Duplicate or incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • Kindly wait for at least a week to get the confirmation email.
  • The Shala does not provide food, accommodation or transport, you have to arrange it yourself.
  • Extensions of stay will not be granted. Students must not apply for visa extensions. Supporting documents for the same shall not be issued by the Shala.

In-person registration at Mysuru (Only for those who have received confirmation email after online registration)

Please register in person at Sharath Yoga Centre. Students will be asked to fill a registration form and provide

  1. Printed copy of the confirmation email
  2. 2 sets of photocopy (Xerox) of your valid passport
  3. 1 copy (Xerox) of visa. One more copy if paying by card.
  4. 1 passport size photo (about 4 x 5 cm)
  5. 1 stamp size photo (about 2.5 x 2 cm)
  6. The local Mysuru address that you will be staying at
  7. 1 copy (Xerox) of aadhaar card (only for indians). One more copy if paying by card.

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

Details needed for filling the Online student’s recommendation form

Note: SYC Authorised/certified teachers please ensure the email id shared with the Shala for communication is working. If it has changed, then promptly notify us to update it. Do share your certificate copy with that email.

  1. Authorised/certified teacher’s information
    1. Attach a copy of your authorisation/certification (jpg file up to 250kb)
    2. First Name
    3. Last Name
    4. Email
    5. Authorisation level
    6. Date of issue of authorisation certificate
    7. One time password – OTP
      1. The OTP is sent to each authorised/certified teacher by email. If you have not received it, kindly check your inbox and also the spam folder. Lastly, write to the Shala and we will check and revert back.
      2. The same OTP is to be used for each student being recommended for this current season.
    8. Recommendation – yes/no
    9. Student’s study duration and dates
    10. Remarks – why do you recommend or not recommend the student
  2. Student’s Information
    1. First Name
    2. Last Name
    3. Email
    4. Nationality
    5. Passport number
    6. Aadhaar card number (only for Indians)