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Diploma Course Summary

Individual Learning

You watch weekly video lessons - each lesson is 15 to 20 minutes in length. These are provided on our WebSchool or in a resource learning pack. It gives you the flexibility to learn Naad Yoga in your own home, in your own time and at your own pace.

You practise your weekly lesson using your chosen string instrument for 15 minutes a day, five days a week. Since all the learning is practical and hands-on, there are no written assignments or exams.

At the beginning of a new week you watch the next weekly lesson and practise it throughout that week. This pattern of learning continues for 12 weeks or until you complete your current grade. There are eight grades.

Tutor Guidance

You are assigned a qualified personal tutor who monitors your progress and provides guidance as needed. This is usually via Skype, but may occasionally be in person when students are within a tutor’s local area. Your tutor will encourage you if you begin to fall behind in your individual practice and help you to get back on track.

Learning Assessment

When you complete the assigned 12 weeks of video tutorials for a grade, a Raj Academy tutor will conduct a learning assessment.

There may also be an opportunity to visit a local venue where Raj Academy teachers organise a hands-on workshop and conduct assessments in person.

These workshops are designed to inspire you, help you overcome learning challenges and refine your instrumental playing techniques. They also enable you to meet other students for mutual support on the adventure of learning Naad Yoga.


1. No Experience Required

The Naad Yoga Diploma is aimed at anyone who seeks capability in mental or emotional composition in life. You may be aged seven or seventy. Previous experience of yoga or a background in music is not necessary. This course is built upon the Nanakian methodology of Naad Yoga.

Students, families and communities are all encouraged to learn Naad Yoga and make it an essential part of life. Our vision is to help all individuals nourish their physical, psychological and spiritual wellbeing with this sacred art.

2. Easy and Accessible Learning

Whether you are a high-school or university student, a working adult, a parent or a senior citizen, the flexibility of this course allows you to learn Naad Yoga at your convenience.

Your progress is achieved through the individualised, one-on-one learning environment and input from our teachers.

3. Qualified Teachers

Raj Academy teachers are highly qualified with unparalleled background in Naad Yoga of the Nanakian tradition, which is also known as Gurmat Sangeet. Raj Academy Conservatoire trains and employs experienced teachers who have dedicated their life’s mission to Naad Yoga education.

Teachers have received academic accreditation in Naad Yoga by British academia and/or private certification from Raj Academy Conservatoire.

4. Affordable for Everyone

We believe in education that is affordable for everyone. The course fee is present to cover the basic costs of the resources provided to all students.

We do our best to make this course accessible to all, regardless of financial background. Assistance may be possible through community sponsorship. Please contact us if you seek financial help.