General queries

The school is on the beach. It takes one minute to be on the sand. Yes, it is safe to swim.

Upaya Yoga is recognized both by USA & UK Yoga Alliance. We deliver to the participants the corresponding certificate at the completion of the course. The first copy of the certificate is free of charge.

No, we recommend that you purchase some of the books for reference and read them prior to the training. If possible bring them along with you.

Yes. Please refer to the course schedule.

You can use our center name “Upaya Yoga” as a reference name and contact us to get more details about the contact number and email id.

We request our participants to apply for a Tourist visa only! Under the immigration laws of India, you cannot get a study visa by registering for these short-term courses. Visa duration will start from the date of the issue! For most of the countries, a basic Tourist Visa is valid for 6 months but do check with the Local Indian embassy, it may differ.

Electrical sockets (outlets) in the Republic of India usually supply electricity at between 220 volts and 240 volts AC. I will recommend you carry a universal adapter along with you.

Yes, of course. We will arrange to buy the book for you from the nearest local market. It will cost you around 12 EURO.

Accommodation & Transportation

Yes, taxis run 24 h in Goa and they are safe.

You may bring a limited amount of cash for the first week and withdraw from the one of the atm afterward.

You may want to bring a good sunscreen, hat, mosquito repellent, beach towel. Overall, all ordinary items for personal hygiene, sim cards, snacks, and plant-based milk are easily available in the villages nearby.

We provide good quality yoga mats and all props for the practice. You should bring your own towel to be used in the Shala if you need it.

Yes, we offer free Wi-Fi to all our students.

No, we do not but we can help you to arrange your transfer safely and at a regular price.

Yes, please feel free to borrow books from the library, if you would like to take it to your room we kindly ask to log it in the checkout book.

If you know swimming, then yes. You can enjoy swimming on Arambol beach. Our center is 30 seconds walking distance from Arambol beach (SEA).

The cost includes accommodation, three vegetarian meals per day (except Sunday), unlimited filter water, full tuition. Our both centers have Wi-Fi facility. You can enjoy unlimited free Wi-Fi.

Generally, we accommodate a maximum of 2 people in sharing. But in Goa, we have few rooms large enough to accommodate three people in a room. You can buy accommodation as per your budget either in the sharing or private room.

At Upaya Yoga Goa, we do have EcoHut, Non-Ac Room, AC room & AC Apartment.

The nearest Airport’s name is “Goa International Airport, Dabolim”. Our center is 35.8 miles away from Goa Airport. It takes a maximum 1 hr 30 min to reach our center from the Airport.

Upaya Yoga Center, Cola Beach Road, 403702 Cola, South Goa, India

No, we don’t provide free drop service at the nearest Airport. You will have to pay for it. Regarding your demand, we can arrange a taxi for you. It may cost you 25 EURO to 30 EURO and the taxi driver can accommodate a maximum of 4 passengers.

You can reach one day prior to the course schedule start date (Check-in time: 11.00 AM).

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