FAQs – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How To Reach Dhrti Yoga Center?
A. 1. We are located in a quiet residential place, not in a commercial place. Our building is behind the Canara bank BDA flats easily approachable.
Q. What do you teach?
A. We teach traditional Hatha Yoga – Asanas, Pranayamas, Mudras Bandhas, Shatkarmas… we follow the teachings of Sivananda Yoga & Satyananda Yoga
Q. How does Yoga help?
A. Yoga helps you to come back to your base regular practice of Shatkarmas (Detox practices), Asanas, Pranayamas, Mudras, Bandhas, and Meditation helps you achieve it.
As you start practicing, you start discovering about your limitations, strengths, and weakness. The different practices help to develop all the faculties of a man – physical, mental, intellectual, and emotional in a harmonious and integrated fashion.
Thus deal with the all round challenge of the modern technological era with its hectic speed.
Q. When can I start my practice session?
A. Monday of a new month.
Q. How do I go about with it?
A. Email or fill the online registration form, or call at the given mobile numbers, we will reply you with an appointment time and take it forward from there.
Q. Do I need to register myself, is there a registration fee?
A. You have to fill a registration form, no charges. yes, you pay, yoga fee in advance on the date of joining and on every scheduled date. Fee is Rs. 1600/- per month. sessions are from Monday to Friday. There are weekend sessions also and fee is Rs. 1000/- per month. There is no registration fee. There is a standard dress code, practitioners buy uniform from the center a track pant and a t-shirt at the cost of Rs. 600/- and they come in uniform only.
Q. What should I do if I have health concerns?
A. Please meet the Yoga teacher before you take up the sessions, discuss all the concerns. Keeping in mind your health concerns the the teacher will guide you. The yoga practices at Dhrti are structured practices made to correct the health concerns.
At Dhrti, yoga has helped many practitioners improve their lifestyle, sleeping patterns, dietary habits, and relationships; as a result, they lead much cheerful and healthy life now.
Q. How often do I need to practice?
A. Regularity is the key! Practice Everyday.
Q. What is the best time for practice?
A. Practice at the same time every time. Ensure a disciplined routine. The effect is best felt on light stomach.
Q. How long is the session?
A. The session is for 60 minutes.
Q. Can practice when I am menstruating?
A. Yes you can, let the teacher know as there are certain practices to avoid.
Q. What I need to bring along for my practice session?
A. Please carry your own yoga mat.
Q. Do you sell Yoga mats, neti pots, yoga books and other yoga accessories?
A. Yes, we do sell them. They are available at the center.
Q. Is weight reduction possible by doing yoga?
A. Weight reduction is possible through through detox practices that you learn under the guidance of the teacher. Detox practices are as important as regular asana pranayama. You learn all these practices under one roof. The detox practices happen once in a month at different venue AdyaShakti Yogadarshana, (The Valley View Yoga and Retreat Center, Jigani, Bannergatta, Bangarlore).
ALong with detix you learn to be persistent and gradually scale up intensifying the practices. Follow a good lifestyle, incorporate a balanced diet, sleep well, and maintain good relationship. A well balanced personal and professional lifestyle will help you give desired results.
Q. I travel a lot, can I still practice my Yoga?
A. Yes, it is very easy to practice yoga anywhere, anytime; all you need is a will to do and your yoga mat.
Q. Am not flexible, can I do yoga?
A. Never worry about flexibility. You don’t need to start off flexible to become flexible. Stiffest of the stiff people become flexible in just few sessions and they are the one who notice the results first.
Q. I work in different shifts, when is the best time for me to practice my yoga?
A. When you feel fresh and relaxed and when your body cooperates with you practice at that time. Make sure you get enough sleep, clear your system, have a shower, and then practice your asanas. See the effect you will feel much energised for the rest of the day.
Q. I have just eaten, can I practice asanas?
A. No, all the bending and twisting will cause discomfort. If you have just eaten a full meal, give at least 3 hours and light meal give half an hour before you start your practice. If you are new to yoga, begin your practice in the evenings, and then gradually acquire the discipline to practice in the early mornings. Yoga is best early mornings as you are very light and must have had very little if any, say a fruit.
Q. I have difficulty in emptying my bowels, is it still safe to do yogasana?
A. It is not advisable to practice yoga on a full bowel or bladder. If you frequently feel constipated, have a fruit on rising in the morning. This will clear your bowels and will allow you to go ahead with your practice with ease.
Q. Can we do yogasanas on a bare floor?
A. It is not advisable to practice yoga on the bare floor or in open air- windy or draught places.
Q. Is it alright to practice yoga after a hot shower?
A. However cold it may outside, practicing yoga after a cold shower is highly recommended. Hot showers before your practice could lead to neurosis and laziness. If you are weak, suffer from an ailment that cannot handle cold showers, or the weather is excessively cold outside, shower in warm water until you get used to the idea of cold showers. But if you suffer from asthma or diabetes, try shower in cold water whenever possible – this speeds up the curing process.
Q. How much time should I devote to my yoga practice every day?
A. A daily dose of asana, pranayama, yoga nidra and simple meditation practices, as well as following simple lifestyle can be distributed the whole day. At Dhrti students learn the holistic approach and apply the same daily for 10 tp 15 minuts and have gained benefits. At center their learning also includes karma yoga, bhakti and jnana yoga.
Q. Is there any age restriction for practicing yoga asanas?
A. No. People of all ages can practice yoga; seniors need to practice for a shorter duration.