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26 Day "Go Beyond Your Limits" 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Gyan Heilyoga, Visthapit Rishikesh

Yoga Teacher Training in India

Translated from the Sanskrit, yoga means unity and integration. Soft soothing postures and asanas can help you integrate your body, mind, and heart. Through maximum concentration of your thoughts, you can begin to open your chakras and live more consciously.

In this yoga teacher training course, you will learn to cross your limits and live your life at peace. The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training runs 25 days with instruction and is suitable for beginners to intermediates.

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  • Daily meditation or pranayama classes
  • Daily yoga asana classes with adjustment
  • Learn about shatkarma, yoga philosophy, and yoga anatomy
  • Certificate of completion to register with Yoga Alliance
  • Individual guidance and post-yoga course assistance
  • 2 daily healthy vegetarian or vegan meals
  • Complimentary Ayurvedic consultation
  • 25 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Yoga styles

24 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: German
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During this yoga teacher training course, you will be staying in bright and clean rooms where you can relax, sleep, and make yourself feel comfortable. Clean bed sheets, blankets, and pillows will be provided. You will have your own bathroom with hot water and you can use the Wi-Fi at reception area. Your classes are located at the same building as your accommodations, so teachers are easily accessible to you throughout the day.


Teaching yoga is a very fulfilling and responsible task. A good yoga teacher needs a stable base and profound knowledge about various teaching techniques. As a yoga teacher, you not only need the knowledge itself but also the ability to incorporate this knowledge into the practice so that each participant feels picked up at their level.

Increasing your life force and prana throughout the course will give you a glowing aura and energy which will help you to live a yogic lifestyle-whether you are teaching yoga or not.

Classes are held Mondays to Saturdays from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

What makes this 200-hour yoga teacher training special?

  • A Gyan Heilyoga teacher training course gives you great tools for teaching and growing yourself, individually and strong. By completing this course, you are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance and teach yoga internationally.
  • Before course start, Gyan Heilyoga offer 24/7 one-on-one guidance via e-mail to make sure all your questions will be answered.
  • After the course, you are welcome to stay in touch with them as well. Gyan Heilyoga is happy to help you in obtaining a career in yoga.
  • You will cover topics such as shatkarma, meditation, asana, yogic philosophy, anatomy, alignment, Ayurveda, alternative healing and detoxification techniques.
  • Gyan Heilyoga aim to make your stay comfortable, easy-going, and safe.
  • After completing this course, you will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).
  • Learn from the Yoga Alliance-approved curriculum in a nurturing and supportive classroom environment that expands your individualized skills


This 200-hour yoga teacher training is registered with the Yoga Alliance Foundation. Hence, the course curriculum, materials, props, and teachers are approved by it as well. As you graduate from the training, you will receive a certification that allows you to teach yoga internationally without any restrictions.

You can register as RYT-200 and after two years become an ERYT-200.

Useful information

  • The yoga teacher training takes place in English; a German translation can also be booked.
  • You may write the final written exam in German and have a German contact person on site at any time.
  • The school is registered with the Yoga Alliance ® , which means that you can teach internationally after completing the course.
  • With your 200-hour certificate, you can also teach in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland without any problems.
  • The yoga teacher training takes place in Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world.
  • Gyan Heil Yoga has trained over 250 German and English-speaking yoga teachers in the past few years.
  • With a team of 8 highly qualified international yoga teachers, the school offers the best yoga teacher training in India.
  • You learn traditional Hatha yoga and also get an insight into Indian culture, Ayurveda, and alternative healing methods.
  • The school teaches Emotional Blockage ® Treatment as part of the yoga training; a popular extra module with transforming effects.
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  • The 2019 Gyan Ashram is located directly at the Rajaji National Park and the Holy River: here you can concentrate on the training, enjoy the sounds of nature, and recharge your batteries .
  • All rooms are equipped with comfortable beds, private bathrooms, and a balcony or terrace.
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Course curriculum

1. Hatha yoga

  • Daily practice of Hatha yoga (morning and afternoon)
  • All asana exercises of Hatha yoga with modifications
  • Adaptation and support (hands-on and theory)

Hatha yoga is a perfect fit for every body type. The balancing asanas strengthen the entire body and help you to connect body with mind and soul. During the yoga training, you will learn how to master each individual asana, its healing properties and contraindications.

2. Ashtanga yoga

  • The primary sequence of Ashtanga yoga
  • Jumps, Surya Namaskar, and Bandha
  • Beginners to intermediate level
  • Theory

Ashtanga yoga is taught during the third week to give you an insight into another yoga style and to broaden your horizons. Ashtanga is a dynamic style that follows a specific sequence. After the training, you already have a solid basic experience in the two most important yoga styles.

3. Philosophy of yoga

  • Patanjali Yog Sutras
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • History and origin of yoga
  • Karma yoga
  • Chakra system

The philosophy of yoga is very profound and exciting. Here, you will learn how yoga came about, what yoga means in general, and how you can apply philosophy in your everyday life. Immerse yourself in the world of Yoga Sutras and Patanjali to fully understand yoga.

4. Emotional Blockage ® Treatment

  • Introduction EADERSHIP in emotions and Hintergünde
  • How do you remove emotional blockages?
  • The complete practice treatment
  • Learn how to treat others
  • Self-removal

The Emotional Blockage ® Treatment is a practical, alternative healing method from Bipin Gyan to release pent-up energy blockages. By treating approximately 40 points in the body (a lot in the leg, back, and forearm area) you will learn how to loosen emotional knots and get rid of suppressed trauma and feelings. The Emotional Blockage ® Treatment is very profound and can help you to minimize negative thought patterns so that your energy can flow properly again.

5. Anatomy:

  • The energy centers and shells
  • Digestive system
  • Muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments
  • Yoga asana in relation to anatomy
  • Examples

The anatomy module contains the different body systems with a special focus on yoga asanas. Which muscles, eyes, and ligaments have to work in the different asanas? Which muscle can relax? The anatomy is completely tailored to yoga, so that you not only learn the basics of human anatomy, but also know how to use your new knowledge in your lessons.

6. Ayurveda

  • What is Ayurveda
  • Heal with Ayurveda
  • Nutrition
  • Gunas and Doshas
  • Food combinations
  • Vatta, Pitta, and Kapha teaching according to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is also called the science of life. In the yoga training, you learn what Ayurveda is, as well as which body types are available and how you can enrich everyday life with different food combinations and lifestyle choices. You will also receive your personal Ayurveda consultation with pulse diagnosis and individual advice.

7. Internship

  • Learn to teach
  • Sequence
  • Sound, voice, and vocabulary (Sanskrit and English)
  • Adaptation
  • The golden rules
  • Individual planning

The internship includes the preparatory hours (teaching methods) and the teaching practice. With the help of a small guide, you go through step by step how to set up a yoga class. You will learn the most important tips and tricks as well as insights into how you can implement your yoga classes professionally.

8. Shatkarma

  • Jel Neti
  • Sutra Neti
  • Purification through three Shatkarma techniques
  • Teaching Shatkarma

Shatkarma is the teaching and practice of yogic cleaning techniques. The aim is to clean the main energy pathways (Nadis) and to eliminate pent-up body toxins. In yoga training, you will learn three of the six Shatkarma techniques: Jel Neti, Sutra Neti, and Kunjal.


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Retreat location

This teacher training course will be taking place in the heart of Rishikesh, India.


  • Jolly Grant Airport (DED) - 40 minutes

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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You will be served organic and non-fertilized vegetarian meals three times daily. Your food is freshly prepared and vegetables are always washed with filtered water.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Whole food
  • Yogic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

Jam sessions and mantra circles

Music connects you deeply with yourself and with others in the most extraordinary and liberating ways. Gyan Heilyoga hosts jam sessions, concerts, and mantra circles.

Healing therapies

If you are seeking alternative therapies to heal, increase relaxation, or learn more about yourself, Gyan Heilyoga has a variety of spiritual treatments available such as Reiki, sound healing, and crystal healing.

Movie nights

When you’re in the mood to watch a movie, you are welcome to join the Saturday movie nights. They play nice movies and sometimes also yoga documentaries.


A really fun part about Laxman Jhula is all the shops, stalls, and stores. If you have time during your busy training schedule, go wander around for a bit and see what you can find. There are lots of fun clothing to buy like pants, shirts, shawls, and scarves. Some other items that are available in the nearby markets include candles, yoga gear, natural or Ayurvedic beauty and personal care products, religious items, healthy food, snacks, and much more.

Slum children education project

Gyan Heilyoga collaborates with a creativity school for 400 slum children around. They do amazing work and the children learn so much. They are really good at writing, speaking English, dancing, yoga, science, and much more. They take the students there once a month. So if you are interested, you can visit, play, and do yoga with the kids.

Spa treatments

Ayurvedic massages


Spa treatments

What's included

  • 200-hour teacher training course curriculum
  • Daily meditation and yoga philosophy classes
  • Daily pranayama classes
  • Daily yoga classes
  • 1 teaching guide
  • Ayurveda consultation
  • Neti Pot and other Shatkarma materials
  • 1 trip to Haridwar
  • Certificate of completion
  • 25 days accommodation in a shared two-bed room
  • 2 vegetarian or vegan meals a day and fresh fruit at all times
  • 1 airport shuttle (Dehradun-Rishikesh) on the official day of arrival
  • 1 t-shirt
  • Yoga mat
  • Rudrakshmala
  • 2 course books

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Spa treatments
  • Taxi rides

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. Upon arrival, you can use a taxi ride that takes you from the airport to the centre at Laxman Jhula. The trip will cost you 15 USD.

Arrival by bus

The Volvo buses from Delhi to Rishikesh stop running around 9:00 p.m.. If your plane arrives in Delhi in the evening, you will have to get a hotel for the night and then make your way to Delhi ISBT (inter-state bus terminus) in the morning.

From the airport, you can get a prepaid taxi to take you to Delhi ISBT. The price from the Delhi airport to Delhi ISBT will be 500 INR. Once you arrive at Delhi ISBT, navigate your way to the bus station’s ticket stands on the second level (go up the escalator). Go to the Uttarakhand state booth and ask when the next Volvo bus will be leaving for Rishikesh. The bus ticket approximately costs between 300 to 400 INR.

Once you arrive at Rishikesh bus station, find an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk) to take you to Laxman Jhula bridge. From there it is only a two-minute walk to the center.

Arrival by taxi

You can also hire a private car to take you from Delhi to Rishikesh. The journey will take up to seven hours and costs about 70 USD. Taxi transfers are available upon request. The taxi driver will hold a sign with your name up at your arrival gate in Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 16.94% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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Arrival: Thursday October 1, 2020
Departure: Monday October 26, 2020

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