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Yoga Teacher Certification in Rishikesh

  • 27 days with instruction
  • Gain theoretical and practical knowledge of yoga through this comprehensive 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh India, developed from traditional yoga techniques. Embark on a fascinating journey and expand your knowledge horizon on the best yoga practices and lifestyle. Yoga has amazed and influenced western society completely, becoming the next big health regimen practiced by every second citizen in the busiest tech-enabled cities of the 21st century.

    Highlights

    • Daily lectures
    • Daily yoga asana practice
    • Morning meditation, chanting, and pranayama
    • Daily breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
    • 27 nights accommodation
    • Yoga course materials
    • Vegetarian meals

    Languages

    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: Hindi, Japanese, English
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    Chandra Yoga will be providing private rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

    Recognized as an easy form of exercise that offers much with a little devotion of time and attention, yoga can help you tone up your body into a fitter shape and attain utmost peace. The teacher training course is focused on the core principles of Hatha and Ashtanga yoga, with a hands-on training program on various asanas, pranayama, kriyas, anatomy, adjustment, alignment, mantra chanting, meditation, and many more traditional yoga techniques.

    This 28 days 200 hour yoga teacher training is compiled to enhance the knowledge resource of yoga practitioners with the ability of self-introspection, improved memory, and increased creativity, analytical capability, and intuition.

    Syllabus

    • Teaching methodology of different styles of yoga - Patanjali Ashtanga, Traditional & Classical Hatha, Vinyasa, Shivananda etc.
    • Method, principle, sequencing, adjusting, benefits, and cautions of yoga postures.
    • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
    • Bandhas (yogic locks)
    • Yogic Shatkarmas / Kriyaa (cleansing techniques)
    • Learning to teach yoga classes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels students
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of yoga
    • Basic Ayurveda, nutrition, and the yogic diet
    • Introduction to chakras, nadis, and mudras
    • Mantra chanting and meditation
    • Yoga philosophy (eight limbs of Ashtanga-yoga) with Patanjali Yoga Sutra
    • Yogic lifestyle
    • Teaching practicum
    • Ethics for Yoga Teachers

    Daily schedule (7-8 hours a day; 6 days per week)

    • 06:00 - 07:00 Wake up
    • 07:00 - 08:00 Morning meditation, chanting, and pranayama
    • 08:00 - 08:30 Tea break
    • 08:30 - 10:30 Yoga Asana practice
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Breakfast
    • 11:30 - 13:30 Lecture (yoga principles, philosophy, sutra, Sanskrit, or mantras)
    • 13:30 - 15:00 Lunch or rest time
    • 15:00 - 16:45 Lecture (Human biology and applications, Ayurveda, traditional yoga texts, Karma yoga)
    • 16:45 - 17:00 Refreshing time
    • 17:00 - 19:00 Yoga Asana practice including teaching practicums
    • 19:00 - 19:30 Rest time / free time
    • 19:30 - 20:30 Dinner time
    • 20:30 - 22:00 Self-study
    • 22:00 Lights off

    Yoga teacher training eligibility

    Any Indian or foreigner who has interest in learning ancient traditional yoga and its applied science, with the ability to follow the instructions and lectures in English. The applicant should be between 18 and 70 years old at the time of admission, and in a reasonably good health condition as the busy course schedule includes at least four hours of physical practice, with the remaining class time for lectures, meditation, chanting, and other activities each day.

    Orientation meeting

    The opening fire ceremony and orientation meeting will take place on the first day training, starting at 3 p.m. to ensure students know where classes are to be held. This is also to familiarize each student with the course facilities and to allow them to meet each other and their teachers. Student attendance at the orientation day is mandatory.

    Code of conduct

    You will practice four hours of asanas (yoga of varying types) each day. One should be prepared for physical activity and willing to follow the instructor despite their personal experience or preference. The course is carefully designed by highly experienced professionals to teach many different styles of yoga, and students must commit to take part in each variety without challenging the instructors.

    95% attendance is mandatory. Participants must follow the schedule and attend all physical, theory, and practical classes as well as yoga activities. Tardiness is not tolerated and anyone repeatedly interrupting classes or diminishing the experience of other students will be dismissed from the ashram without refund.

    Chandra Yoga International is happy to explain these terms and conditions, however they are non-negotiable. Those demanding exceptions or behaving inappropriately toward students or staff will be dismissed from the ashram immediately without refund.

    • Dr Sushil Yogi

      Dr. Sushil Yogi was born in Haridwar, in the foothills of the Himalayas on the holy banks of the Ganges. The founder of this organization, he is a highly qualified yoga teacher. His credentials include a Ph.D. (Doctrate) in yoga, two years masters degree in human consciousness and yoga science (M.Sc.), a one year post graduate diploma in yoga, a one year diploma in Vedic Karmkand, and a three year B.Sc. degree from Gurukul Kangri University, in Haridwar, India.

    • Dr. Vineet

      Dr. Vineet is a highly qualified Ayurvedic medical therapist. He received his Ayurved acharya (B.A.M.S.) degree in medical science from Gurukul Medical College in Haridwar, India. Additionally, he has a certificate in yoga and has participated in the International Ayurveda and Panchkarma Congress held in New Delhi last 2006. He has experience in creating formulas of Ayurvedic herbal drugs and medicine, and knowledge for the treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes, joint pains, obesity, and skin disorders.

    • Yogacharya Amit

      Yogacharya Amit practicing yoga since 2003. Amit is also running a social firm NGO named "Happy Faces Foundation". This NGO is working for education of children in backward areas in India.

    • Yogi Devendra

      Yogi Devendra is a multi-style Yoga Teacher who has a great outlook towards his teachings. He is a trained hatha yoga teacher. He has done diploma and certificate courses in Yogic Sciences and now he has completed his Masters in Yogic Sciences as well. Apart from being a trained Hatha Yoga teacher, he is also well in Ashtanga-Vinyasa flow. His diversity of this multi-style teaching makes him unique. He has a long-term experience of training people and giving them the exact base in their practices. He is a person with a very cool behavior towards his work and a dynamic personality.

    • Dr. Rakesh

      Yogi Rakesh is an Anatomy & Philosophy Teacher. He has completed Diploma in Anatomy & Philosophy and Diploma in Ayurveda as well. ⇒ His skill of explaining his knowledge to students is extremely great.

    The yoga school is located in one of the most well-known spiritual towns in all of India. Located at the base of the Himalayan mountains, snuggled alone the banks of the sacred Ganges River, Rishikesh is frequented by spiritual pilgrims from all over the world. An incredible place to experience classical Indian yoga, Rishikesh is a bit calmer than other parts of India. As a pilgrimage point, Rishikesh greets many devout Hindus and wandering sadhus (holy men).

    Nearby places

    • Agra, 400 kilometers
    • Badinath, 300 kilometers
    • Dehradun, 43 kilometers
    • Gangotri, 248 kilometers
    • Govindghat, 275 kilometers
    • Haridwar, 30 kilometers
    • Kedarnath, 227 kilometers
    • Mussoorie, 78 kilometers
    • New Delhi, 240 kilometers
    • Yamunotri, 234 kilometers
    General
    • River
    Services
    • ATM / banking
    • Car rental
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Free Wi-Fi / computer
    • Internet access

    This listing is vegetarian-friendly Click to see more vegetarian-friendly listings

    This yoga teacher training certification will take place at Yoga Niketan Ashram, surrounded by a serene and peaceful environment and equipped with a hygienic community kitchen that serves nutritious, pure vegetarian Sattvic and yogic food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    You can enjoy unlimited servings of fruit and porridge for breakfast, as well as healthy Indian cuisine for lunch and dinner. The menu is set. To experience the good effects of a yogic lifestyle, you should not eat unhealthy or non vegetarian food from the market. Smoking and drinking alcohol are strictly prohibited.

    Exclusions

    Additional food items may be available at a shop or restaurant nearby at your own expense.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Organic
    • Yogic
    • Ayurvedic
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

    Sundays are off, students can go for a sight seeing nearby Ganges or hill trekking.

    • Private room accommodation with attached bathroom
    • Three vegetarian meals a day
    • Three times Ayurvedic yogi tea per day
    • Shatkama kit (cleansing techniques)
    • One yoga textbook, one notebook, and Chandra Yoga Student Handbook
    • Yoga Alliance USA 200 hour certificate after course completion
    • Airfare
    • Local sightseeing
    • Taxi fares during pick up and drop off from the airport

    Arrival by airplane

    The nearest airport is in Dehradun (Jolly Grant Airport) (DED) about 43 kilometers away. Another international airport is IGI Airport, New Delhi. The city, Rishikesh, is situated 240 kilometers north of New Delhi. It is connected by road, train, and air.

    It is recommended to fly into Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi.

    Another option is to fly into Jolly Grant Airport (DED) (also known as Dehradun Airport) from New Delhi.

    Arrival by bus

    • Rishikesh is 6 hours (250 kilometers) by bus from New Delhi. Buses depart regularly throughout the day from near the ISBT.

    Arrival by train

    • Trains, including the luxurious Shatabdhi Express with its meal service and air conditioning, arrive at Haridwar; an hour by bus or taxi to Rishikesh.

    Arrival by taxi

    Traveling to and from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh is your financial responsibility, however Chandra Yoga International are happy to book a taxi for you. If you'd like for them to do so, please forward your flight info to them and we they confirm with you that a driver will be sent to pick you up. Look for your name on a sign at the airport. If you prefer to travel another way, it is your responsibility to arrange and pay for the travel separately. The taxi ride from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh takes about 5-7 hours and costs aproximatively 65 USD.

    It is about a 30-45 minute drive from Dehradun to Rishikesh. If you would like, Chandra Yoga International can also arrange a taxi to bring you from the Jolly Grant Airport to the school for 12 USD (800 IN).

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

    Rishikesh, India

    We provide yoga teacher training courses to yoga lovers and our training has two levels for beginners. We provide 200 hours and 300 hours for advanced students.

    Speaks English

    • Availability: The Yoga Retreats of this organizer are available 88% of the time.
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    28 days / 27 nights

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