FAQ: Arhanta Yoga TTC Netherlands August 2017

14th August – 8th September 2017

Please read these FAQ carefully for practical information regarding the course and your stay at the Ashram:

  • When is the balance fees due?

The balance fees are payable 10 weeks prior to the course i.e. 5th June 2017, afterwards the non paid seats may be given to other applicants.

  • Will the program be in English?

Yes, the program will be taught in English.

  • What date/time should I arrive and leave?

You should arrive on 14th August between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM and you can leave after 11:30 AM on 8th September 2017.

  • Which airport is the closest to the ashram ?

Dutch national airport of Schiphol, Amsterdam.

  • How do I get to the ashram?

You can come by public transport, there is a bus stop right outside the ashram premises. You can plan your trip on www.9292.nl/en. If you are coming from Schiphol airport you can also make use of the Schiphol Travel Taxi

  • What’s the ashram’s exact address?

Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands, Sinderenseweg 66, 7065BL Sinderen, The Netherlands.

  • What is the temperature like in August/September ?

General temperature will be between 20-27 C.

  • How much personal belongings should I bring it or allowed?

You are suggested to carry light.

  • What kind of clothes should I bring?

Bring some comfortable clothes T-shirts / yoga pants etc for yoga practice, some shawl for early morning meditation. You can bring extra white pants for theory classes.

  • Is there a washing machine or laundry facility at ashram?

There is no laundry service at ashram, there is a washing machine available for use against small charge. You can bring extra clothes if you prefer.

  • Is health care provided in case of injury or illness?

Assistance is provided but please carry enough medical insurance / travel insurance before leaving your country.

  • What kind of food & drinks will be served?

Pure vegetarian. There is variety for people who cannot eat gluten. For any special requirements regarding food, please contact the office to check the availabilities.

  • How many meals a day will be included?

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Herbal tea.

  • Can I leave the ashram during the course?

Students are not allowed to leave the ashram during the week. In case of emergency they can ask permission from the director to leave the ashram.

  • What can I do on free days?

Sundays are free for rest and self study. On some Sundays there can be a class in the morning. Students can leave the ashram on Sundays (after class) but have to be back for dinner (17.30).

  • How can communicate to my family while there?

There is a payphone for international calling and limited internet access daily.

  • Do I have to bring my own yoga own mat, meditation cushion etc?

You don’t necessarily have to bring them with you, you can also buy a yoga mat at ashram for reasonable price.

  • What kind of footwear I should bring?

Slippers for the ashram and comfortable shoes for morning walks.

  • Do I need to bring alarm clock?

Yes please bring an alarm clock.

  • Do I need to bring my own towel and toiletries?

Yes, please bring your own towel and toiletries; you can also buy toiletries at ashram at reasonable prices.

  • Can I bring my camera in ashram?

Yes, but it can not be used in classroom area.

  • Will I be provided bed sheets?

Yes you will be provided  bed sheets and pillow covers.

What to bring:

  • Comfortable clothing for Yoga asana class. You will be provided 2 pairs of uniform for theory classes.
  • Umbrella and water/wind tight jacket and comfortable shoes for morning walks.
  • Slippers for inside the accommodation.
  • Working wrist watch with second’s hand for How to teach classes.
  • Battery operated alarm clock, a torch and an umbrella.
  • Writing material (pen, pencil, markers etc).
  • Toiletries and towels.
  • Yoga mat, cushion. (Also available at the ashram for a reasonable price).
  • Blanket for yoga practice (preferably a fleece or cotton plaid of about 130 x 170 cm – also available at the ashram for a reasonable price)
  • Meditation shawl for morning meditations.

If you have any further questions regarding your visit or the course, please contact us at