Not only are asana, pranayama, and meditation all practiced on-site, but students also live at the ashram and receive all of their meals as part of the course fee.
Perhaps the most important experience for me was an unexpected deep peace that settled through me during a visit to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India.
Even if you find an ashram with low residence fees, you'll still have to consider the cost of airfare and ground transportation, which can cost thousands.
Just as I was getting ready to depart the little ashram, one of the disciples asked me, "What are you taking home from this experience here with Baba-ji?
Students are responsible for all transportation, including airfare and transfers, as well as all incidentals while at the ashram.
Living at an ashram in India for a month in order to earn a yoga certification is an incredible opportunity and experience.
In Bellerose, Queens, the Yogashakti ashram is a popular place for regular yoga classes, workshops, and retreats.
The Living Yoga Program teacher training includes either one or two intensives at an ashram outside of Austin.
The Beatles cemented Maharishi in pop culture when they traveled to his ashram in India in the late 1960s.
Kashi Yoga is an urban ashram in Atlanta that hosts classical yoga teaching programs.