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Hari Om Yoga Vidya School, one of the oldest yoga schools in Rishikesh is offering 200 hours dynamic Hatha+ Vinyasa flow yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh. This intensive yet spiritual course will take you to the next level of practicing yoga. Over the years they have trained many students in yoga. And they all define attending the course as "A life-changing experience". Hari Om Yoga Vidya School is sure you will experience quite similar to them after attending the course.
The accommodation is located in quiet surroundings, near Laxman Jhula and Ganges. The Laxman Jhula market area is a five minutes walking distance from the school. The building is newly renovated and hence is clean. The rooms also are airy, spacious and comfortable. You will enjoy your stay at the school. The students have the option to stay in single as well as private room. The rooms have king sized beds, free Wi-Fi (speed up to 4 Mbps), 24 hours hot water supply. For any assistance, the students can contact front desk, where the manager is available to help them.
Week 1: introduction, respitory system (anatomy and physiology, breath improvement from poor to full, yogic breath understanding and improvement of pranayama technique through breath correction)
Week 2: skeletal system, articular system (joints), spine and muscular system
Week 3: anatomical alignment in asana and lesson planning
Week 4: nervous system and anatomy and physiology recap (question and answer class)
Indian Bhajana (music) session
Indian dance session
Jungle yoga (a yoga session near Ganges River)
Traditional fire ceremony (Havana)
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.
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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.