ADMISSION & TUITION: GENERAL INFORMATION
Payment of Fees
Student Malpractice Insurance
Professional Sessions Requirement
Books and Manuals
First Aid and CPR Certification
Tuition Refund Policy
Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy
Admission to Namasté Institute programs and training requires that student applicants be high school graduates (or holders of equivalent GED) who are at least 18 years of age by the start date of the program being applied to. Namasté seeks applicants who are able to commit to their training program and who are emotionally mature to complete and participate in all experiential classes within their program and physically able to perform all bodywork techniques. Applicants must receive a professional bodywork session prior to the beginning of their program.
Anyone interested in Namasté programs can visit Namasté at any time during the year by scheduling an information-session appointment with the Director. Applications are accepted at any time throughout the year. Applicants submitting a completed Application for Admission must include, evidence of secondary education, a current photo, two letters of recommendation, work experience, a personal statement (typewritten), a non-refundable application fee of $50 and schedule a personal interview.
Prospective students are welcome to phone or email the Director for assistance. We encourage you to visit Namasté and meet with the Director or attend an Open House prior to applying. We also suggest you explore our website. The Director is available by appointment to answer your questions and help you through the enrollment process.
Upon receipt, your application is reviewed by the Director. Applicants are then interviewed in person unless an interview has been completed prior to applying. Upon acceptance, an Enrollment Agreement plus a $200 deposit must be signed and completed to hold your space in the requested program. All tuition deposits are applied fully toward tuition fees only. Upon receipt of all application documents, tuition deposit, and financial approval, your place is reserved in the program. Please submit completed paperwork as soon as possible prior to program start to ensure a reserved space.
PAYMENT OF FEES
Namasté Institute offers financial payment plan contracts for qualified students.
Other financing options are available through other financing institutions. Please do not hesitate to apply for financing. Call our office today to discuss your options!
STUDENT MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
Students in any bodywork classes at Namasté Institute must provide Namasté with a copy of the Student's Malpractice Insurance Policy. Malpractice Insurance is in effect during all forms of hands-on practice in the classroom and when fulfilling course requirements off campus. Student Malpractice Insurance is approximately $100 per year. Applications for Insurance are available from the Director.
PROFESSIONAL SESSIONS REQUIREMENT
Students are required to receive four professional sessions in their field of study between the start and end of the enrolled program. Prices for sessions vary from $50 to $100.
Students are required to purchase a Massage Table, Linens, Lotion/Oil, and Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope before the start of their program. Professional Equipment Expenses range from $600 to $1,350 for the Holistic Massage Therapy Program, and Professional Equipment Expenses for the Holistic Massage Therapist & Asian Healing Arts Program range from $900 to $1,600. Professional Equipment distributor information is available through the school.
BOOKS AND MANUALS
Students are required to purchase books and manuals before the start of each class within their program. The cost of required books and manuals is approximately $600. Additional recommended texts costs are approximately $200. Students may purchase books through the school or outside of school. Booklists are available to students from the Director. Please do not purchase books until you have confirmed the correct texts from the Director.
FIRST AID AND CPR CERTIFICATION
Students must possess a current Standard First Aid & CPR card at the time of graduation. First Aid/CPR classes are offered at local American Red Crosses. $45
TUITION REFUND POLICY
The student has the right to cancel enrollment. Written notice of cancellation within three (3) days after signing an enrollment contract constitutes that all monies paid will be refunded to the student.
Students have the right to withdraw from the program at any time after they have begun their enrolled program of study. All refunds are subject to the refund policy of Namasté Institute. Refunds will be paid within thirty (30) days of cancellation or withdrawal. Please see enrollment form and/or student handbook for withdrawal or dismissal refund breakdown policy prior to enrollment and during enrollment.
Student Handbooks are provided to all enrolled students and provide additional information, including policies on student progress, attendance and tardiness, make-up work requirements, expected conduct, dismissal, graduation requirements, and refund policies.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY
Namasté Institute admits students of any race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, or national and ethnic origin to all the rights, programs, and activities generally made available to the students of the school.