Join this 100-hour yoga teacher training to receive fundational knowledge for teaching yoga. Yoga goes beyond the posture, that is why the classes include diverse topics such as Hatha yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Ayurvedic medicine, philosophy, meditation, everyday living, and much more. You will learn yoga according to the ancient Himalayan tradition. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School preserves what is lost by many schools who see yoga as mere exercise. Hari Om Yoga Vidhya School is a small school with a big message. They are a family who lives yoga and wants to pass it on.
During this teacher training, you will stay either in a private room or a shared double room. At Hari Om Yoga Vidya School, they are very concerned about the locality and other staying facilities for the students. They took extra care of the students to give them the feel of natural view of Rishikesh. All the accommodation facilities are duly verified in terms of comfort so that they can give the best to the students. Every room has hot shower and free Wi-Fi.
Nowadays, many yoga schools are following paths that differ from what yoga really is. Sometimes yoga is misunderstood with body stretching, physical exercise or relaxing, but yoga has a lot more to offer. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School follows the tradition kept from thousands of years by sages from the Hymalayas. They are very proud of the quality of the teachers they have gathered for you.
All of them have an extensive background and expertise, but most important they give classes with purpose. Their main goal is not to teach you the right asana (position) but to look after your individual growth so that you can share it to your friends and family and later to your students. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School is a family with the goal of learn from the ancient tradition the ways for a happier and more meaningful life.
They love that all students spend as much time as possible with the teachers and stay in touch after the course ends. Everyone is invited to this courses even if you have no experience. Practicing is very important to become a competent teacher and it is always recommended that you have at least two years of experience before or after the course to start teaching groups.
After this course, you will have the certification of completion from Yoga Alliance. If you are an experienced student you will be able to become a yoga teacher if not; it's recommended that you keep practicing for a while until you feel confident to teach.
It is advisable that you arrive to India at least one day before the program starts.
Please note that the courses starting on the 17th, of each month, are for more experienced students. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School will be happy to give you more information on this matter, once you send an inquiry.
This teacher training will be held at Hari Om Yoga Vidya School in Rishikesh, India. Hari Om Yoga Vidya School is located just at the heart of the sacred township of Rishikesh, at the foothills of the Himalayas, and at the bank of holy river Mother Ganges. From time immemorial, the Himalayan mountains have been home for countless Sages and Saints. Their knowledge has been passed down and is referred to as the knowledge of the Himalayan masters.
The school has its roots in this ancient knowledge. They teach yoga from this ancient perspective and the teaching will help you on your personal journey as much as in your ability to share this knowledge.
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The price of this retreat includes all daily meals and coffee and tea during breaks. The dining room serves delicious vegetarian meals in order to practice yoga. The meals are made with natural foods and the daily meals are sourced from local fresh vegetables, salads, fruits, fresh milk, and herbal teas. You will also enjoy one Indian cooking class.
Along with the course, you also can enjoy extracurricular activities for an additional cost like rock climbing, white water rafting, beach volleyball, bungee jumping, visit the local ashrams to learn more about the Rishikesh spiritual community, meet many yoga masters, or participate in the Ganga Aarti fire ceremony.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Another option is to book your flight to arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED).
Buses to Rishikesh leave New Delhi from the Kashmiri Gate national bus stand approximately every hour. The bus ride takes about eight hours and costs around 450 INR for air conditioned buses and 250 INR for buses without air conditioning.
The best option is to reach Haridwar train station, about 45 minutes away from Rishikesh by road on a driven taxi or the so called tuktuks. From Delhi, the train ride takes approximately eight hours, depending on the train. Haridwar is serviced by many trains from and to Delhi, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, and many others.
Taxis are always available anywhere in India. The drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh will take around six hours depending on traffic conditions.