Please fill out the Raja Yoga Internship Application to participate in our program on the Big Island of Hawaii (for more info about the program, click here).
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Thank you for your interest in Polestar’s Intern Program. This questionnaire is designed to help us get to know each other, and to let you know what to expect and what is expected of our participants.
1. Please share with us a little about yourself. For example, your family, educational background, life experiences, jobs, talents, skills, and interests; whatever else you feel to share.
2. How did you hear about us?
3. What would you like to gain from your time here?
4. Do you have a spiritual practice? Have you had any experience with yoga and meditation; or with the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda? If yes, please describe.
5. Yogananda’s ideal was a life of intense activity and deep meditation. In addition to the required work trade hours, we also ask that you participate in other ongoing community events including: Sadhana (spiritual practices), normal house chores (including cooking and/or cleaning), occasional classes, workdays, kirtans (group chanting) and adventures. Do you foresee any difficulty participating in this dynamic lifestyle? If yes, please explain.
6. Are you willing to commit to not using drugs or alcohol either on or off the property during your stay with Polestar?
7. Do you have a residence to return to at the conclusion of your stay at Polestar? (If No, please explain)
1. Our work trade situation very often includes physical labor. Do you have any physical limitations or medical conditions we should be aware of? If so, please describe.
2. Generally speaking, we are a lacto-vegetarian household. Do you have any special dietary needs or restrictions?*
3. Do you smoke?
4. Are you currently seeing, or have you seen in the last five years, a physician or therapist for any physical conditions or mental illness? If so, please explain.
5. Are you now taking any medications? (If yes, please specify)
6. Have you ever had an alcohol or substance abuse problem? (If yes, please specify)
7. Do you have any allergies to any food or medication?
Please include name, phone, email, address, and how this person is related to you.
Please include at least 2 character references with contact information (at least Name, Phone, Work Title, and Relationship)