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Studying at the Shala

To study with Paramaguru Sharath Jois, all students must please fill the online application form.

SYC Registration - Online process

Application Process

  • Online registration to study
    • Register online to study with Sharath Guruji
      • Registration date and time will be notified in advance on the website
      • Application must be for full 1, 2 or 3 months period.
      • Opt-in to assist at the Shala; only authorised or certified students of Sharath Guruji may apply to assist.
    • Application form details are listed in detail here – Read More
    • Confirmation emails will be sent out by the Shala in 1 to 2 week’s time
  • In-person registration to study
    • In-person registration at Mysuru up-to 4 days before the batch commencement date.
    • On the reporting dates, come to the Shala at Mysuru and fill in the registration form.
    • Carry a copy of confirmation email and relevant documents and pay the fees.
    • Carry a copy of the vaccination certificate. Students must be fully vaccinated.
    • Carry a copy of the RT-PCR test done up-to 72 hours prior to in-person registration at Mysuru.
    • Only students are allowed in the Shala for registration, avoid bringing others along with you.
    • Specifics are in the guidelines here – Read More

Acceptance Criteria

  • Applicant must have studied Ashtanga Yoga at Mysuru with Sharath Guruji in the past OR studied with a student Authorised or Certified to teach Ashtanga Yoga by Sharath Guruji for at least a period of 2-3 months. The study period and teacher’s name is to be filled in the application form.
  • Applicants must have studied in-person with the authorised/certified students of Sharath Guruji. Online or zoom class do not qualify.
  • Refer to the authorised/certified students list here.
  • Applicant must be at least 12 yrs old
  • Duplicate or incomplete applications will be rejected

COVID-19 specific requirements/guidelines:

  • Students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, carry a copy of the vaccination certificate.
  • Students must have negative RT-PCR test done up-to 72 hours prior to in-person registration at Mysuru.
  • Wear mask and follow COVID specific safety guidelines when coming to the Shala.
  • 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.
  • We have noticed that this website has latest guidelines by Govt of India with regards to COVID and International travel. However please do your own research, cross check with multiple sources and the airlines since a lot of emphasis is on the airlines to ensure the passengers do not end up in any kind of trouble.

Important updates to the registration process

Over the years we have been getting an overwhelming number of applications to study with Sharath Guruji. With the registrations being first come first serve basis, the students log-on to the website in a very large number at the same time and the website slows down, freezes or crashes.

This time we will keep the website open for 12 hrs and do the selection for admission on a random basis (like an automated lucky draw). We need your support in making registration a smooth and easy process for everyone.

Please go over the slides below to understand the changes:

  • Registration link will be open for 12 hour period.
  • All students, please register at your convenience and preferably not everyone together at 12:00 AM IST on the registration date.
  • Carefully go through the online registration guide here – Read more
  • Apply only once, duplicate applications will be rejected.

Please Note:

The classes will be held at Sharath Yoga Centre – Read More
Daily classes will start from 5:30 AM in the morning.
Chanting class is compulsory.

All students (old and new) must fill out an application form before coming to the Shala. This includes the certified teachers. Students who have not submitted the application form will not be able to register once at Mysuru. After submitting the application form, please wait for admission confirmation email. Only confirmed students are allowed to come to study at the Shala.

  • There will be no refunds or credit for future classes.
  • Full fees are expected from the start date.
  • Pay by Cash or Credit Card (the card must be in your name + carry additional copy of identity proof if paying by card)
  • Cancellations and change of dates will not be granted.
  • Extensions of stay will not be granted.
  • Shala does not provide any accommodation or food. You must arrange this yourself.
  • Sanskrit/Chanting class will cost extra.