Hari Om Yoga Vidya School offers 100, 200, 300-hour yoga teacher training and one-week retreats in India.

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Instructors (12)

Pramod Sahoo

Som Datt


Vikal Sajwanji

Swami Atmatatwananda Saraswati

Mayank Uniyal

Acharya Mandeep

Yogini Pooja

Yogi Devendra

Yogi Kusagra

Yogi Rohit Singh Rana

Yogini Arti

Reviews (38)

Sandra Rettner

from Nepal, November 2019

"Great experience "

It was a very intense time for me. The teachers were very competently with a great knowledge.

We were a group of only 3 people at the end, for me it was good, but of course for the school they need more people and I can really recommend to join the teacher training at hari om Yoga vidya school.

Also the food was really awesome and the smile of the friendly stuff.

Thank you!!

Jelena Roganovic

from Montenegro, January 2019

I had a wonderful time in Hari Om Yoga Vidya school. We learned a lot about ashtanga yoga, anatomy, pranayama, meditation, hatha yoga, yoga philosophy. Teachers were great, esspecially Som, the Ashtanga Vinyasa and Anatomy teacher. He gave us so much information about adjustments and modifications and how to use them properly. The food was very tasty and the accommodation clean. Pramod and his family made us all feel great and the most welcomed. I really enjoyed every second being there. 🙏💓

Louise Such

from Great Britain, October 2018

"A yoga journey, not a teacher training "

My experience at Hari Om yoga school was as intense as I anticipated. I enjoyed all the classes and the 200hr training course solidified my personal yoga practice.

I am really pleased that I took 4 weeks to focus on my yoga journey. The school provided a good learning environment, with support from Pramod (headteacher).


from Romania, October 2018

"Great time at Hari Om"

Amazing teachers, good accomodation, family like atmosphere


from Romania, October 2018

"An amazing experience I wouldn’t want to miss"

Very nice and dedicated teachers, amazing food, tough program..definetly worth it :)

Olivia Wycherley

from Cambodia, May 2018

All teachers were very dedicated and passionate about yoga, and very willing to share this. The course was continually challenging which is what we were looking for. I especially appreciated the anatomy component which looked at anatomy from western science and eastern yogic angles, relating it to asana, pranayama and meditation.

Facilities and accomodation was perfect, super comfortable and definitely the best indian food in Rishikesh. All the staff in the hotel/school were so lovely and I will miss talking with them over meals.

Pramod ji is wonderful and really cares that about our learning and comfort. We learnt many lessons from him in kindness and compassion also.

I'd definitely recommend this school over others 😊

Ashley Lucas-Spain

from Australia, May 2018

"Great stay at Hari Om"

Hari Om was great - its like staying with a family that really cares. We had a great small group of 10 of us which was perfect as you spent a lot of time with the instructors and get a lot of personal instruction. The accommodation is clean and simple and every one is very friendly professional and kind. Pramod even took our group into the jungle to complete our classes for the day and it was a very beautiful day out! The kitchen guys are great - they make a delicious chai tea to die for! Thanks all of Hari Om for the experience!

Barbara Sampaio

from Australia, May 2018

"I had a great time! Promogi the owner is a lovely person and"

I liked the friendly environment and all the support from the owner.

Sarah Jakober

from United States, December 2017

"Excellent choice"

The instruction here was very good. I would recommend the 200 hour course over the 100 as it is much more complete. The pickup from Delhi option is smooth and easy and everyone at the school is willing to help

Barbara Jackel

from United Arab Emirates, December 2017

"Lovely community"

The head teacher, Pramod is very attentive opened for changes (e.g. they changed our anatomy teacher without informing us in advance. Once we requested the first teacher back, Pramod organized it.) Dance classes were also organized in the evenings for free of charge what was a great opportunity.

Not every schools offer Ayurveda class, I loved our Ayurveda classes and found them useful.

The kitchen staff was just lovely. I enjoyed the cooking class a lot. They prepared separated food to those students who did not like any spice at all.

The laundry service was very good.

Pramod and Mahesh invited us to a wedding, and organized our transportation. It was a really great experience. Thank you.

The school is located close to the Ganga river and many other point of interests( Try out Pure Soul Caffe and Ramada's Garden).The yoga hall with the balcony is great and the rooftop at the dining area is spectacular.


from Great Britain, November 2017

"OK if you just want to practise, doesn't prepare teachers"

The school is in a good location and most of the staff are lovely and very kind. The rooms are nice (although my bathroom was probably due an upgrade) and and having balcony was great. I loved Vikal's classes and Ashtanga with Som was good too.

Tamar Friedlander

from Israel, November 2017

"A special month"

I arrived to india with many concerns, fortunately none were meeting reality. In Rishikesh the atmosphere is special, the school turned out to be a very comfy stay. The manager is a patient man with your interest at heart. To our asking he added an excursion day.

The teachers were chosen carefully and the program was planned with the interest of teaching us a broad understanding of the spiritual and physical aspects of yoga.

I especially admire the Ashtanga teacher and the anatomy and physiology one.

We were 15 students for the whole month plus 3 who arrived for the 100 hr training. Friendships were forming among us, and each one was going through their own journey. It wad a special experience and I think many people can benefit from it.

Darcy Tyler

from Canada, October 2017

"Incredible experience"

The teachers, support staff and Pramod were all very friendly and eager to make the stay a comfortable one. Class schedule was consistent and classes progressed logically with well laid out objectives. Food was as expected and was delicious in opinion. The astanga teacher in particular was clear and very respectful and if Hari Om Yoga Vidya had a 300 or 500 hour program with him I would be signing up immediately.

Steve Thurgood

from Canada, October 2017

"Enlightenment in Rishikesh"

Pramod runs a great program, so much more than the western style of yoga I have become accustomed too. The course program covers many aspects and focuses on the origins of yoga and the ancient practises. Every lesson was interesting and informing and the pool of instructors were all excellent.

The food and accommodation were good and the location of the center is really ideal, just a short walk to the bridge, Ganges, shopping and cafes.

I will be returning when time allows to continue on my path to enlightenment.

Anti Kesamaa

from Estonia, October 2017

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Ivana Horváthová

from Slovak Republic, August 2017

"One of a kimd experience "

The city of Rishikesh is wondefrul place to visit, nature around ia stunning-Ganga, Himalayas, animals, tress,.... Hari Om Yoga vidya school is the best school to study in with experienced teachers and absolutely amazing director, schedule was so interesting and subject totally suited for one month pf study. And people in Rishikesh are perfect, kind and beautiful.

Aki Takenaka

from India, July 2017

"well put together, authentic experience "

people were very nice and accommodating. food was always good, not too spicy with pretty good variety. most everything was on schedule. good experience for 27 days training

Luke Jones

from Great Britain, July 2017

"The team here are brilliant. The course is excellent"

The whole expierience was great. If your not to good with the heat avoid the obvious months.


from Great Britain, July 2017

"Excellent Yoga Course"

From the first contact with the manager, the attention was wonderful. Pramod answered all questions promptly, warmly and offered further help. The place was good, clean and well located in Tapovan, which made it easy to explore the area. The classes were well paced and the teachers were very competent and responsive to the students. Given the limited number of students in the class, this provided a very personalised learning focus and environment. The food and accommodation was of very high standards and the staff was efficient and always warm and welcoming. Mine was a very satisfactory experience and I would highly recommend.

Angela Gouvea

from Brazil, June 2017

The whole time of organizers , teachers and the kitchen crew were always super prompt to attend any request in such a gentle way. The classes were intense and full of information that really tuned me back to yoga discipline in my life .

Orlagh O Donoghue

from Italy, May 2017

"A life shaping journey "

The spirit and humble nature of all the teachers and everyone who worked there from the kitchen staffs warm friendly smiles to the skill and professionalism of the yoga teachers. Was such a life changing experience and sense of pure happiness throughout the journey.

Amy Rostron

from Australia, May 2017

Absolutely loved my time here, the yoga, meditation and pranayama classes were by far the most interesting and inspiring classes I've ever taken. The teachers were so knowledgeable and motivating, and simply beautiful people to spend these past two weeks with. Would 100% recommend to anyone wanting to gain some valuable knowledge in this way of life.

Burcu Mihcioglu

from Japan, May 2017

I spend really amazing time at Hariom. I am very happy to be choosed this place. Best training, accomodation and food for the less price. Very cosy place, very sincery interest for everything you need. Wise teachers that I can never forget. I just was upset for being have to turn back. Thank you Hariom for every knowledge that I will save and share for a lifetime.. Namaste...

Abdullah Alrobian

from Saudi Arabia, May 2017

Ashtanga teacher and philosophy teacher

Thunyarat Sukphon

from United States, April 2017

People are so nice and friendly.

Food was good! They try to make it in middle! Not to strong.

Close by the Ganga river ? 10 minutes by walk.

Manuel Ibarra

from United States, April 2017

The program covers so many ISSUES, at any moment we feel learning more YOGA ; that is every day I felt more deep in those Issues.

Arno Pienaar

from South Africa, March 2017

Pramod is a great man and many experienced teachers may be found at school.

Marine Ragot

from France, April 2018

"Bonne ambiance"

Le programme est très complet, les profs sont très sérieux et passionnés! Cuisine de qualité. Cadres super. L’école est vraiment bien placée en vile. Proche de tout mais loin du bruit.

Bonne ambiance générale

Rebekka Bergler

from Germany, March 2018

"Herzliche und familiäre Yoga Schule "

Pramod, his family and the staff...everyone was just super nice, always asking if we're alright or need any help. I felt comfortabel in the school from the very first day! The building is really nice, the highlight is the rooftop with the beautiful view of the mountains! The food they served us daily was plenty and delicious! My room was very nice, with all the necessities.

Pramod organized some day trips on our free sundays! We went together with him and his family to a waterfall. The other sunday he booked us a rafting trip which was so much fun!

In this month I just learned so much! The teachers have been amazing, I loved every single one as all of them have been very special! They teached us a lot, and the yoga hall provided a nice studying place. I loved it when the monkeys passed by the windows during class

I could keep on writing....there are just so many beautiful experiences and memories I collected in this month at hari om yoga school!

Thank you very much!


Franziska Fuchs

from Germany, March 2018

When I decided to do the yoga teacher license at Hari Om Yoga Vidya School I expected to learn the basics of the traditional Yoga, how to teach it to others & to have an inspiring time in India.

In the end I got so much more:

The teacher & the staff are all absolutely heart- warming & supporting in any concern.

At Hari Om Yoga Vidya School we had well structured practise & theory classes, furthermore the school is situated in a very nice area in Rishikesh, so there are nice places to see around.

The food, rooms & staff were just better than expected & I’m looking forward to come back & continue with my yoga journey.

Thank you so much for everything Hari Om Family!

Belinda Vandezande

from Belgium, February 2018

The Hari Om family is very welcoming and kind. Everyone was open and understanding. The classes and teachers were good and whenever we had suggestions, they reacted promptly to make us feel better.

Liz Rijkse

from Netherlands, July 2017

"TT 100 hours"

The manager was really involved with all the students personally. I really had a wonderful time . Everybody was helpful and friendly. The teachers were very supportive and professional . For me it was a great expierence on my yoga path. Especially the Ashtanga Vinyasa every morning at 6.30 am and the lovely pranayama teacher, he was also so involved with all the students

Thank you so much everybody for this wonderful experience


Francesca Stocco

from Italy, May 2017

"Great experience"

I loved this corse. Teachers are wonderful, food Very Nice And staff really helpful...

Allora Very Nice!


from United States, May 2017

"100 hours so good"

I had a perfect time. All was very professional and super planned. I had good teacher which gave good support during the class ...

The school was perfect for me, thank you Hari om and all the best. Regards theresia