How to get away with yoga in India, even if you’re not in the US, if you get an invitation from an Indian yogi, and even if your parents don’t know.

The guidelines vary from place to place.

Some, like Sanjeevans yoga centre in Chicago, are more welcoming to American tourists than they are to Indian yogis.

And some, like the Yogeshwari ashram in Gurgaon, don’t even have a welcome mat in their yoga studio.

These are all the places where you might be surprised to find out how hard it is to get a visa or green card to visit.

Read more about visa and green cards: visa requirements for yoga and yoga culture in India.

Read more about visas and greencards in India: yoga visas and expats in India and yoga visas in US.