Welcome to our 200-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, India, the birthplace of yoga! Our comprehensive program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a confident and competent yoga teacher. Our experienced teachers will guide you through the fundamental principles of yoga, including asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, anatomy and physiology, philosophy, and teaching methodology.

Our program is internationally recognized and certified by Yoga Alliance, ensuring that you will be able to teach yoga anywhere in the world. Our course also includes opportunities for self-reflection, personal growth, and spiritual development, as we believe that teaching yoga is not just about physical postures, but also about cultivating a deeper understanding of oneself and the world around us.

During your time with us, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of India, as well as connect with a supportive community of like-minded individuals from around the world. We offer comfortable accommodation and delicious vegetarian meals, as well as excursions to nearby sacred sites and natural wonders.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India, The World Capital of Yoga, awaits your presence and participation. Nestled in the enchanting Himalayas, Rishikesh – The Adobe of Gods, has drawn yogis and seekers since ancient times. As a historical center for traditional, holistic yogic education, The Land of Yoga, gives students access to the knowledge and wisdom passed down by generations of gurus. The residential Yoga Teacher Training Course in The Land of Ganga, will provide participants with a transformative experience in one of the world’s most peaceful destinations.

Join us for this life-changing experience and take the first step on your journey to becoming a yoga teacher. Contact us today to learn more and reserve your spot in our next training course.


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* Yoga mats are available for practice, But if prefer to bring your own, then you can.


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Unlock Your Potential with our Transformative 200hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh!

Discover the true essence of Yoga and embark on a life-changing journey with our Yoga Teacher Training Program in the heart of Rishikesh, India. Our immersive 200-hour course is meticulously designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to become an inspiring and motivational Yoga Teacher.

Step into the footsteps of ancient Vedic teachings as we take you on a profound exploration of yoga’s rich traditions. Delivered in English for global accessibility, our progressive program sets the perfect foundation for your yogic evolution.

Feel the gentle embrace of our serene and supportive environment, carefully curated to nurture and guide you towards self-discovery and growth. You’ll be encouraged to challenge yourself both mentally and physically, pushing your limits to unearth your hidden potential.


During 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh Program you will learn about Hatha, Vinyasa and many other styles of Yoga. Our curriculum is presented in sync with both day and night cycles, and the energy cycle of the Universe, so our students can experience physically what they are learning theoretically during their lectures on Yogic Theory and Spirituality.

Asana practices should be done with an empty stomach, so daily physical practice sessions are scheduled for before breakfast and several hours after lunch before dinner. This will ensure that your body has time to digest food properly.

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05:30 am – 06:00 am Ginger / Herbal Tea
06:00 am – 07:30 am Hatha Yoga
07:45 am – 08:45 am Pranayama – Breathing Practices
09:00 am – 10:00 am Breakfast
10:30 am – 11:30 pm Yoga Anatomy
11:45 pm – 12:45 pm Mantra* / Adjustment & Alignment
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Lunch
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm Rest
03:00 pm – 04:00 pm Yoga Philosophy / Ayurveda
04:15 pm – 05:45 pm Vinyasa Yoga
06:15 pm – 07:15 pm Meditation and Relaxation
07:30 pm – 08:30 pm Dinner
08:30 pm – 10:00 pm Self Study
10:00 pm Gates Closed, time to rest


  • Yoga practicum includes Alignment and Adjustments, Teaching Methodology.
  • On half days, classes go until lunch and the rest of the day is for self-study.
  • Please note that the daily schedule is subject to change according to the availability of lecturers, holidays, inclement weather and extraneous circumstances.
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  1. Detailed teachings of Vinyasa Yoga and Vinyasa Flow
  2. Alignment oriented classical Hatha Yoga
  3. Revealing the secrets of mystic Pranayama
  4. Understanding how the breath is connected to the mind and body
  5. Focusing on mind control in Yoga Nidra
  6. Meditation taught according to the classical text “Vijnana Bhairava Tantra”
  7. Detailed anatomy of respiration, human spine, joints with relation and affect of yogic practices
  8. Basics of Yoga Therapy

Curriculum for 200 Hrs YTTC

The practice of Hatha yoga is deemed to be a crucial component of yoga and therefore must be included in this program. Its numerous benefits make it an integral part of any yoga practice. However, it is strongly advised to practice Hatha yoga under the guidance of an experienced instructor. The yoga postures that are encompassed in Hatha yoga include:

  • Hatha Yoga

    • The fundamentals of Hatha yoga such as its history, principles, and other related aspects.
    • The techniques and methods of Hatha yoga.
    • How to effectively teach Hatha yoga to students, including how to apply it appropriately
    • Sequencing the postures and structuring each pose for optimal practice
    • Asana: In this module, you will learn about the various postures or asanas that are an integral part of Hatha yoga. You will be introduced to the different types of asanas, their benefits, and the techniques required to perform them correctly.
    • Asana with Breath: This module will focus on the importance of breath in Hatha yoga practice. You will learn about the different types of breathing techniques, their benefits, and how to synchronize your breath with your movements during asana practice.
    • Posture Awareness: In this module, you will learn how to develop awareness of your body posture during asana practice. You will learn about the correct alignment of your body, the common mistakes to avoid, and how to maintain your posture for optimal practice.
    • Sequence of Asanas: This module will cover the sequencing of asanas in Hatha yoga practice. You will learn about the different types of sequences, their benefits, and how to design a sequence based on the needs and abilities of your students.
    • Core Principles of Hatha Yoga Practice: In this module, you will learn about the core principles that underpin Hatha yoga practice. You will explore the concepts of balance, strength, flexibility, and relaxation and how they relate to Hatha yoga practice.
    • Benefits of Asana: This module will focus on the benefits of asana practice. You will learn about the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of asanas, and how to adapt your practice to suit individual needs.
    • Traditional Sun Salutation: In this module, you will learn about the traditional Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskar. You will learn about the benefits of this sequence, the correct technique, and how to incorporate it into your practice or teaching.


The name of the asanas itself indicates that they are sitting postures that can be easily performed with little effort and in a short amount of time. The Akshi Yogashala 200-hour teacher training course covers several sitting postures, which we will explore shortly.

  • Tadasana or Mountain pose – strengthens the Body
  • Tiryaka tadasana or swaying palm tree pose – building strength
  • Trikonasana or the triangle pose – stretches and lengthens the spine
  • Utthita Trikonasana or Extended Triangle Pose – strengthens your legs, feet and ankles
  • Parivritta trikonasana or Revolved Triangle Pose -activates your core muscles, which aids in balance and stability
  • Virabhadrasana 1 or Warrior 1 pose – enhances your circulation
  • Virabhadrasana 2 or Warrior 2 pose – improves circulation and respiration
  • Prasita Padottanasana A, B, C, D or Wide-Legged Forward Bend – provides rest to the heart
  • Hasta uttanasana or Raised arm Pose – gives the body a nice shape
  • Padahastasana or Hand to foot pose – eliminating pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles

Balancing asanas involve postures where one balances on a single leg or uses their arms to maintain balance. These poses can help strengthen various muscles such as hamstrings, calves, quads, glutes, and abs. Balance training is an important yet often overlooked tool to prevent falls and injuries.

    • Dandayamana Baddha Konasana or Balancing Bound Angle Pose – activates the deep core muscles to help open the hips
    • Dandayamana bharmanasana or Balancing table pose – improves balance and core strength
    • Vrikshasana or Tree pose – increases balance, focus, memory and concentration and strengthens the ankles and knees.
    • Utthita Ashwa Sanchalanasana or High Lunge Pose – opens the hips and chest, stretches the groin and legs, lengthens the spine and strengthens the lower body.
    • Eka hasta vyaghrasana or One handed Tiger Pose -improves immune function
    • Prapadasana or Toe Balance pose – alleviates joint pain, especially in the knees.
    • Virabhadrasana 3 or Warrior 3 – improves balance and strengthens  core.
    • Hasta Padangusthasana or Standing hand-to-big-toe pose -strengthens the legs and ankles.
    • Natarajasana or Dancer Pose – improves concentration.
    • Garudasana  or Eagle pose – helps relieve sciatica and rheumatism.
    • Bakasana  or Crane pose – strengthens the arms and the shoulders with the balance.
    • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana or Extended hand-to-toe pose – coordinates the muscular and nervous balance.
    • Urdhva Upavistha Konasana  or Upright Seated Angle Pose – strengthens the core, thighs, and calves by integrating them into the movement.
    • Ardha Chandrasana or Half Moon Pose – improve balance and calms the mind.
    • Vasisthasana or side plank – Strengthens and tones your arms and shoulders

The name of the asanas itself indicates that they are sitting postures that can be easily performed with little effort and in a short amount of time. The  Akshi Yogashala 200-hour teacher training course covers several sitting postures, which we will explore shortly.

  • Gomukhasana (Cow Face Pose) – Stretches shoulders, chest, and hips, improves flexibility, and relieves tension in the upper body
  • Baddha Konasana (Butterfly Pose) – Opens hips and groin, stimulates abdominal organs, and improves flexibility in the inner thighs.
  • Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend) – Stretches the entire back of the body, stimulates abdominal organs, and helps to relieve stress and anxiety.
  • Merudandasana (Spinal Column Pose or Balancing Bear Pose) -Strengthens the core muscles, including the abdomen and back
  • Navasana (Boat pose) – strengthens the core muscles and improves digestion
  • Krounchasana (Heron Pose) – stretches the thighs and improves flexibility in the hips.

Kneeling asanas offer multiple benefits, such as aiding digestion and increasing flexibility. These asanas are easy to perform and can help keep the body fit and healthy. We will explore different kneeling asanas shortly.

  • Virasana (Hero Pose) – Stretches thighs and ankles, improves digestion, reduces swelling in legs, and helps to relieve tired legs.
  • Vajrasana (Diamond Pose) – Strengthens the lower back, aids digestion, calms the mind, and improves blood circulation in the pelvic area.
  • Balasana (Child’s Pose) – Relieves stress and fatigue, stretches hips, thighs, and ankles, and gently stretches the spine.
  • Ustrasana (Camel Pose) – Opens the chest and shoulders, stretches the front of the body, improves flexibility in the spine, and stimulates the digestive organs.
  • Supta Virasana (Reclining Hero Pose) – Stretches thighs and ankles, opens the chest, and improves digestion.
  • Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge) – Stretches the hips and thighs, strengthens the legs, and improves balance.
  • Ardha Virasana (Half Hero Pose) – Stretches the knees and ankles, improves digestion, and helps to relieve gas and bloating.

Backward bending poses are designed to release stress and anxiety while also being beneficial for those who suffer from back pain. This form of yoga can be particularly useful for individuals with back issues. Let’s explore the various asanas involved in backward bending asanas

  • Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) – Strengthens the back muscles, improves spine flexibility, stimulates abdominal organs, and alleviates stress.
  • Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog Pose) – Stretches the chest and shoulders, tones the arms and legs, improves posture, and opens the heart.
  • Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) – Stretches the entire front body, including the chest and hip flexors, improves digestion, and strengthens the back muscles.
  • Ustrasana (Camel Pose) – Stretches the entire front body, stimulates the organs in the abdomen, opens the chest, and improves posture.
  • Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose) – Strengthens the back and glutes, opens the chest and shoulders, stimulates the thyroid gland, and reduces fatigue.
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana (Wheel Pose) – Opens the entire front body, including the shoulders, chest, and hip flexors, strengthens the back muscles, and boosts energy.
  • Natarajasana (Dancer’s Pose) – Stretches the shoulders and chest, improves balance and concentration, strengthens the legs, and opens the hip flexors.
  • Kapotasana (Pigeon Pose) – Stretches the thighs, groins, and psoas muscles, opens the chest and shoulders, and releases tension in the hips and lower back.

Forward bending asanas involve postures that primarily target the upper body. These poses can be extremely beneficial and effective. Let’s explore the different asanas or poses involved in forward bending asanas.

  • Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) – Stretches the hamstrings and calves, relieves tension in the spine, calms the mind, and improves digestion.
  • Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend) – Stretches the entire back body, including the spine and hamstrings, stimulates abdominal organs, and reduces anxiety.
  • Balasana (Child’s Pose) – Relaxes the back and neck, stretches the hips and thighs, calms the mind, and promotes a sense of surrender and introspection.
  • Janu Sirsasana (Head-to-Knee Forward Bend) –  Stretches the hamstrings and groins, massages abdominal organs, improves flexibility in the spine, and calms the nervous system.
  • Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Bend) – Lengthens the spine and hamstrings, activates the core muscles, improves balance, and relieves lower back tension.
  • Marichyasana (Marichi’s Pose) – Stretches the shoulders, spine, and hamstrings, massages the abdominal organs, improves digestion, and stimulates the liver and kidneys.
  • Upavistha Konasana (Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend) – Opens the hips and groins, stretches the hamstrings and inner thighs, improves flexibility in the spine, and stimulates the abdominal organs.
  • Padangusthasana (Big Toe Pose) –  Stretches the hamstrings and calves, improves flexibility in the hips, relieves tension in the lower back, and enhances blood circulation to the brain.

One of the easiest asanas is the spinal twisting pose, which involves lying on the floor and twisting the spine to the opposite side of the head. This pose is both simple to execute and highly relaxing. Let’s explore the various types of spinal twisting asanas


  • Bharadvajasana (Bharadvaja’s Twist) – Improves spine flexibility, massages abdominal organs, relieves lower back pain, and aids in digestion.
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Lord of the Fishes Pose) – Enhances spine mobility, stimulates the digestive system, stretches the shoulders and hips, and detoxifies the body.
  • Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose) – Increases spinal rotation, stretches hamstrings and hips, stimulates abdominal organs, and improves balance and concentration.
  • Marichyasana III (Marichi’s Pose III) – Opens shoulders and hips, stretches the spine, massages abdominal organs, and improves digestion.
  • Sukhasana Twist (Easy Sitting Twist) – Gently stretches the spine and hips, aids in digestion, and promotes relaxation.
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Fish Pose) – Stretches spine and shoulders, massages abdominal organs, improves digestion, and relieves stiffness in the upper back.
  • Jathara Parivartanasana (Revolved Abdomen Pose) – Twists the spine and abdomen, stimulates digestive organs, relieves gas and bloating, and strengthens core muscles.
  • Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana (Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose) – Increases spinal flexibility, stretches hamstrings and hips, stimulates abdominal organs, and calms the mind.

Yoga poses that target core strengthening are designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles and other muscles that support the lower back and pelvis. Including these asanas in your yoga practice is essential, as the core muscles help maintain stability and balance throughout the body.

  • Navasana (Boat Pose) – Strengthens the abdominal muscles, improves balance, and stimulates the digestive organs.
  • Kumbhakasana or Plank Pose – Engages the core muscles, builds core strength, and improves posture.
  • Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) – Strengthens the back muscles and core, increases flexibility in the spine, and opens the chest.
  • Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) – Tones the abdominal muscles, stretches the entire front body, and improves digestion.
  • Naukasana (Boat Pose Variation) – Further strengthens the core muscles, improves balance, and stimulates the abdominal organs.
  • Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose) – Develops core stability, builds arm strength, and prepares for more advanced arm balances.
  • Ardha Navasana (Half Boat Pose) –  Focuses on lower abdominal strength, improves balance, and engages the hip flexors.
  • Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III Pose) – Engages the core muscles for balance, strengthens the legs and back, and improves focus and concentration.

Inversion asanas are any poses in which the heart is positioned higher than the head.

  • Sirsasana (Headstand) – Increases blood flow to the brain, improves focus and concentration, strengthens the upper body, and promotes balance.
  • Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand) – Stimulates the thyroid and parathyroid glands, improves digestion, relieves stress and anxiety, and enhances circulation.
  • Halasana (Plow Pose) – Stretches the spine and shoulders, massages the abdominal organs, and calms the nervous system.
  • Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand) –  Strengthens the arms and shoulders, improves balance and coordination, and boosts confidence.
  • Viparita Karani (Legs Up the Wall Pose) – Relieves tired legs and feet, reduces swelling, calms the mind, and promotes relaxation.

Relaxation asanas , also known as restorative poses,   are aimed at reducing tension in the body and promoting both physical and mental relaxation.

  • Savasana (Corpse Pose) – Promotes deep relaxation, reduces stress and anxiety, calms the nervous system, and rejuvenates the body and mind.
  • Balasana (Child’s Pose) – Stretches the back and hips, releases tension in the shoulders and neck, and provides a sense of surrender and comfort.
  • Makarasana (Crocodile Pose) – Relieves lower back pain, opens the chest, relaxes the body, and encourages deep breathing.
  • Viparita Karani (Legs Up the Wall Pose) – Relieves tired legs and feet, reduces swelling, calms the mind, and promotes relaxation.
  • Supta Baddha Konasana (Reclining Bound Angle Pose) – Opens the hips and groin, releases tension in the lower back, and soothes the nervous system.
  • Supta Matsyendrasana (Supine Spinal Twist) – Stretches the spine, shoulders, and hips, aids in digestion, and releases tension in the back.

Meditative asanas are postures specifically designed to support a calm and focused mind during meditation. They provide a stable and comfortable foundation, allowing the practitioner to sit with an erect spine, relaxed muscles, and an open chest. These asanas encourage a sense of inner stillness and aid in turning the attention inward. The practice of meditation cultivates mindfulness, self-awareness, and a deep connection to the present moment.

  • Sukhasana (Easy Pose) – Promotes comfort and stability for meditation, opens the hips, lengthens the spine, and fosters a peaceful state of mind.
  • Padmasana (Lotus Pose) – Enhances concentration and focus, stimulates the spine and pelvis, calms the mind, and aids in deep breathing.
  • Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose) –  Provides a stable base for meditation, aids digestion, relieves sciatica and lower back discomfort, and promotes grounding.
  • Ardha Padmasana (Half Lotus Pose) – Similar to Padmasana, but with a bit less intensity, offering many of the same benefits for meditation and focus.
  • Siddhasana (Adept’s Pose) – helps to stabilize the body and mind, promoting inner balance and tranquility. It stimulates the pelvic region, improves blood circulation to the abdomen and pelvic organs, and enhances focus during meditation.
  • Swastikasana (Auspicious Pose) – aids in digestion, reduces anxiety, and promotes a sense of groundedness. It helps to lengthen the spine, opens the hips, and provides a comfortable base for pranayama and meditation practices.

This practice is a traditional way of preparing the body for meditation by gently moving various parts, mainly the joints. These movements target the deeper tissues like tendons, ligaments, and fascia, improving flexibility and supporting comfortable meditation postures.

The sequence starts from the head and moves down to the toes, focusing on opening the joints and glands throughout the body. This stimulates the immune system and cleanses the body of negative prana, promoting better health.

Benefits include improved joint range of motion, stability, and balance, as well as better circulation and a more efficient lymphatic system. It also contributes to better posture and supports comfortable meditation positions

  • Vinyasa Yoga or Vinyasa Flow

    • About Vinyasa Yoga Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic style of yoga that synchronizes breath with movement, flowing through various poses to create a fluid and meditative practice.
    • Preparation for Vinyasa: Before starting Vinyasa Yoga, it’s essential to warm up the body with preparatory movements and stretches to avoid injuries and improve flexibility.
    • Dynamic Sun Salutation: Sun Salutation is a dynamic sequence of poses that serves as a foundational flow in Vinyasa Yoga, combining breath and movement to energize the body and mind.
    • Vinyasa Series-1: It refers to a sequence of asanas linked together in a continuous flow, promoting strength, balance, and increased body awareness.
    • Vinyasa Series-2: It builds upon the first series, incorporating more challenging poses and transitions to further enhance flexibility and endurance.
    • Sukshma Vyayam (Preparatory Movements): It involves subtle stretching and warm-up exercises to prepare the body for more intense yoga practices, improving joint mobility and circulation.
    • Pavan Muktasana Series: These series comprises a set of postures that focus on releasing tension from various body parts, especially the abdomen and digestive system.
    • Structuring and Sequencing of Postures: In Vinyasa Yoga, structuring and sequencing of postures are essential to create a balanced and harmonious flow, ensuring a safe and effective practice.
  • Ashtanga Vinyasa as a part of Vinyasa classes

    • Utthita Hasta Padangushthasana – Extended Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose
    •  Utthita Parshvasahita – Extended Side Angle Pose
    •  Utthita Hasta Padangushthasana B – Extended Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose B
    •  Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana – Half Bound Lotus Intense Stretch Pose
    • Utkatasana – Chair Pose
    • Virabhadrasana A, B – Warrior Pose A, B
    • Dandasana – Staff Pose
    • Paschimottanasana A, B, C, D – Seated Forward Bend A, B, C, D
    • Purvottanasana – Upward Plank Pose
    • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana – Half Bound Lotus Seated Forward Bend
    • Tiryam-Mukha Eka-Pada Paschimottanasana – Reverse the Face One Leg Seated Forward Bend
    •  Janu Shirshasana A, B, C – Head-to-Knee Pose A, B, C
    • Marichyasana A, B, C, D – Sage Marichi’s Pose A, B, C, D
    • Navasana – Boat Pose
    • Bhuja-Pidasana – Shoulder-Pressing Pose
    • Kurmasana – Tortoise Pose
    • Supta-Kurmasana – Reclining Tortoise Pose
    • Garbha Pindasana – Embryo in the Womb Pose
    • Kukkutasana – Rooster Pose
    • Baddha Konasana A, B, C – Bound Angle Pose A, B, C
    • Upavishtha Konasana A, B – Seated Wide-Angle Pose A, B
    • Supta Konasana – Reclining Angle Pose
    • Supta Padangushthasana – Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose
    • Supta Parshvasahita – Reclining Side Angle Pose
    • Ubhaya Padangushthasana – Both Big Toes Pose
    • Urdhva-Mukha Paschimottanasana – Upward Facing Seated Forward Bend
    • Setu Bandhasana – Bridge Pose
    • Urdhva Dhanurasana – Upward Bow Pose (Wheel Pose)
    • Chakrasana – Wheel Pose (Full Wheel)
    • Paschimottanasana – Seated Forward Bend
  • Pranayama - science of breath

    • Definition of Prana
    • Connection of Prana and the breath
    • Definition of Prana
    • Importance of Pranayama
    • Benefits of Pranayama
    • Preparing ourselves to practice pranayama
    • Ancient Texts of Breathing
    • General understanding of breath
    • Knowledge of nostrils
    • Activating nostrils for pranayama
    • Secrets of Pranayama
    • Function of Prana
    • Flow of Prana
    • Imbalance of Prana
    • Retention of breath
    • Aspects of Breathing
    • Quality of breath
    • Breathing patter
    • Sitting postures for Pranayama practices
    • Five sub pranas in yogic science
    • Ida, pingala, and sushumna
    • Nadi
    • Importance of diaphragmatic breathing
    • Four qualities of yogic breathing
    • Stress and stress-less related breathing techniques
    • 1:1, 1:2, and 1:4 breathing for emotional purification
    • Psychological effect of yogic breathing


    • Diaphragmatic Breathing
    • Bhastrika Pranayama (Bellows Breath)
    • Bhramari Pranayama (Humming Bee Breath)
    • Surya Bhedi Pranayama (Right Nostril Breathing)
    • Chandra Bhedi Pranayama (Left Nostril Breathing)
    • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama
    • Anulom Vilom Pranayama (Alternate nostril Breath)
    • Sheetkari Pranayama (Hissing Breath)
    • Sheetali Pranayama (Cooling Breath)
    • Ujjayi Pranayama (Ocean or Victorious  Breath)
    • Pranava Pranayama (Om Meditation Breathing)
    • Kapalbhati Pranayama (Skull Shining Breath)
  • Yoga philosophy

    • Exploring the History and Origins of Yoga: Tracing the Evolution of a Timeless Practice
    • Diving into the 6 Core Schools of Yoga: Unveiling the Pathways – Ashtanga, Hatha, Raja, Karma, Bhakti, and Jnana Yoga
    • Unraveling the Essence: The 5 Fundamental Elements and Three Gunas in Yoga Philosophy
    • Navigating the Nadis: Understanding the Vital Channels and Introducing the Primary Nadis
    • The Mind Unveiled: Decoding the Nature of Mind and Its Multifaceted Dimensions
    • Unveiling the Wisdom: Introduction to Yoga Sutra by Patanjali – Exploring the Essence of Yoga and Chitta-Vrittis
    • Easing Suffering: Identifying the Roots of Pain and Learning How to Alleviate Them
    • Embarking on the Ashtanga Yoga Journey: A Holistic Exploration of Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi
    • Navigating the Realm of Emotions: Understanding the Nature of Emotion and Practicing Emotional Management in Yoga
  • Yoga anatomy

    • Yogic skeletal and joints system
    • Yogic physiology
    • Yogic respiratory system
    • Yoga safety while doing asana and pranyama practices
    • Muscular system and usage of some important muscles in yogic exercise
    • Nature of lunar energy, solar energy and neutral flow energy.
    • Yogic anatomy of spinal cord and its importance
  • Yoga therapy

    • Yogic counseling for therapy
    • Yogic therapy like back problems, slip disk problems, spinal deformation.
    • Yoga therapies on common disease like – Headache, cold, sinus, migraine
  • Meditation and concentration

    • Breath awareness meditation
    • Inner light meditation
    • Chakra awareness meditation
    • Body less meditation
    • Mantra Awareness meditation
    • Walking meditation
    • Full moon meditation
    • Third eye meditation
  • Relaxation

    • Point to point full body relaxation technique
    • Yoga Nidra for insomnia
    • Emotional body relaxation
    • Minor and major chakra relaxation
    • Deep causal body relaxation

Eligibility for YTTC

1. Yoga Alliance, USA certificate is open for yogis who are keen to deepen their yoga practice.
2. Candidates above 16+ are allowed admission in the training. Those who are under 16 can also take admission but will be trained under the parental observation.
3. Student should have been self practicing yoga for at least five months before joining the program.
4. The School is Registered Yoga School which ensures higher standard of education is imparted to the students and once they have completed the course they will be eligible to get register with Yoga Alliance.
5. To get the certificate students needs to complete the whole course and appear for the written as well as theoretical examination for evaluation.

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Best YTTC 200 hrs Rishikesh
Best YTTC 200 hrs Rishikesh
Best Yoga school in Rishikesh
Best YTTC 200 hrs Rishikesh
Best YTTC 200 hrs Rishikesh

Highlights of our 200 Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh:
– Dive deep into the ancient wisdom of Yoga and its profound philosophies.
– Learn from experienced and passionate Yoga instructors, dedicated to your growth.
– Master the art of asanas, pranayama, meditation, and more.
– Cultivate a strong and authentic teaching style that resonates with your future students.
– Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and spirituality of Rishikesh, the Yoga capital of the world.

Prepare to blossom into the best version of yourself as you embrace this transformative experience. Join us in Rishikesh and set yourself on the path to becoming an extraordinary Yoga Teacher. Your journey starts here!

FAQs – 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

What is a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course?

A 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training course is an immersive program designed to deepen your understanding of yoga. It provides comprehensive training in yoga philosophy, asanas, meditation, and teaching methodology. This certification is a fundamental step towards becoming a certified yoga instructor.

Why Choose Rishikesh for Yoga Teacher Training?

Rishikesh is known as the Yoga Capital of the World, offering a serene environment, experienced teachers, and a spiritual atmosphere. It’s the ideal place for an authentic and transformative yoga teacher training experience.

Who Can Join the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course?

Anyone with a passion for yoga can join, regardless of their level of experience. However, having some prior experience with yoga will be beneficial.

What Are the Certification Requirements?

To receive certification, you must attend all classes, complete assignments, and pass practical and theoretical exams. You’ll also need to demonstrate a commitment to the yogic lifestyle.

Can I Teach Yoga After Completing the Course?

Yes, upon successful completion of the 200-hour training, you will be qualified to teach yoga. Many of our graduates go on to become yoga instructors, but it’s essential to continue learning and gaining experience.

What Styles of Yoga Are Covered in the Training?

Our training covers a variety of yoga styles, including Hatha, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga. This allows you to explore and find your unique teaching style.

What Are the Advantages of the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course?

  1. Comprehensive Learning: You’ll gain a deep understanding of yoga, from its philosophy and history to asana practice and teaching methodology.
  2. Teaching Skills: This course equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent and confident yoga instructor.
  3. Certification: Upon successful completion, you’ll receive a globally recognized certification, opening up opportunities to teach yoga worldwide.
  4. Personal Transformation: The training is not just about teaching; it’s a personal journey of self-discovery and growth.
  5. Yogic Lifestyle: You’ll adopt a yogic lifestyle that promotes physical and mental well-being, helping you lead a more balanced and healthier life.
  6. Community: You’ll become part of a supportive and like-minded community of fellow yoga enthusiasts and practitioners.
  7. Rishikesh Experience: Studying in Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of the World, offers a unique and spiritually enriching experience.
  8. Career Opportunities: Completing this training opens doors to various career opportunities, including teaching at yoga studios, retreats, and more.
  9. Flexibility: Whether you aim to become an instructor or simply deepen your personal practice, the 200-hour course caters to various goals.
  10. Global Perspective: The training exposes you to a global perspective on yoga, connecting you with diverse students and cultures.

How Do I Register for the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course?

To register, simply visit our website and fill out the registration form. You can also contact us for any additional information or assistance with the registration process.

Guide to Reach Rishikesh Ashram

Before preparing for your yogic trip, read the guide to reach our Rishikesh Ashram.

Excursion Days

To provide a day away from the busy schedule of teacher training, Excursion Day was established for students to witness Indian culture and relax with bhajans, mantras and sight seeing.

Discipline & Rules of Ashram

Discipline is mandatory in the ashram for every student and member of Akshi.

Swarg Ashram, Near Ram Jhula,
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand-249304,

Best Yoga school in India

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