Yoga Alliance Certified 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course In India

 500 Hour TTC consist of a 200 Hour TTC and a 300 Hour TTC over a duration of 10 weeks. From this intensive, fully immersive program, students can expect to develop a comprehensive appreciation for what it means to be a student and teacher of yoga. Upon completion of the 500 Hour TTC, graduates will be able to lead students of all experience levels with authority and precision.  

Under 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Program, the objectives will be:-

1. Develop your own self practice.
2. Develop and daily practice of Asanas, Pranayama with Bandha, Mudras, Kriyas and Meditation.
3. Learn about detailed Yoga Anatomy, Yoga Philosophy, Asanas, Pranayama with Bandha, Mudras, Kriyas and Meditation.
4. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how to use its principals to heal others.
5. Study of classical literature of Yoga: Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hatha yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita and Upanishad.
6. Learn how to organize, structure and design your own class based on the needs of your students.


Feb 3rd – April 2nd 2024

3rd Sept – 2nd Nov

FEES – $2600 Now $1799 (USD) (Triple Shared)

$2850 Now $2149 (USD) (Twin Shared)

$3150 Now $2499 (USD) (Private)

*Batch size is limited to 20 students only.

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HIGHLIGHTS- 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

  1. Detailed teachings of Ashtanga Vinyasa Series 1 and 2
  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. Teaching of mediation according to the classical text “Vijnana Bhairava Tantra”
  7. Detailed Anatomy of Respiration, Spine, Joints in relation to  yogic practices
  8. Basics of yoga therapy

SCHEDULE- 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

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 Ashtanga 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.
  • *For 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, only the first 200 Hours will have a half day in the weekly schedule.
  • Please note that the daily schedule is subject to change according to the availability of lecturers, holidays, inclement weather and extraneous circumstances.


All Classes Food Accommodation
Study Material Laundry Free Wifi
T-Shirt Excursions Rubber Neti
Bag Pen & Note book Neti Pot


Airport Pickup & Drop Personal Expenses Over Stay at the Ashram
Flight Charges Visa Charges Doctor Consultation


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


Course fees are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend your scheduled training, course fees may be transferable in the case of an emergency. Cash payments upon arrival are preferred, however non-cash options are available. Please note that there are additional fees associated with non-cash payment methods.


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FAQs – 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

What is a 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Akshi Yogashala?

The 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Akshi Yogashala combines the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) with an additional 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (YTTC). This comprehensive program offers a deeper and more advanced understanding of yoga, including teaching methodologies and personal practice.

Why Choose Akshi Yogashala for a 500-Hour Training?

Akshi Yogashala in Rishikesh is renowned for its experienced teachers, authentic teachings, and a serene environment conducive to profound yogic learning. We offer a comprehensive 500-hour program that focuses on personal and professional growth.

What Topics Are Covered in the 500-Hour Training?

The 500-hour program includes advanced teachings on yoga philosophy, anatomy, asana practice, pranayama, meditation, and the art of teaching. It also delves deep into therapeutic yoga and the study of ancient texts.

How Long Does the 500-Hour YTTC Program Take to Complete?

The 500-hour Yoga TTC program typically takes around 8 to 10 weeks to complete, with a structured daily schedule that includes classes, self-study, and practice sessions.

What Are the Certification Requirements?

To receive the 500-hour YTTC certification, you’ll need to attend all classes, complete assignments, demonstrate advanced teaching skills, and show a commitment to the yogic lifestyle.

Can I Teach Yoga After Completing the 500-Hour YTTC?

Yes, upon successful completion of the 500-hour YTTC, you’ll be qualified to teach yoga at an advanced level. Many graduates go on to become skilled and respected yoga instructors.

How Do I Register for the 500-Hour YTTC at Akshi Yogashala?

To register, visit our website and complete the registration form for the 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training program. If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact us.

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

The path of Yoga is of discipline and order, please read the rules of ashram very carefully.

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

Best Yoga school in India

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