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Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Yoga has become a significant realm of education, which requires capable yoga teachers and systematic methods for teaching yoga practices. The focus of this experience of teacher training course is to deepen the study and self-practice in yoga so that sufficient mastery is achieved in yoga philosophy and its practices. This focus is achieved through a micro group in the serenity of the Himalayan hills of Rishikesh.

Retreat highlights

  • Certificate upon completion of training
  • Yoga and meditation sessions with world-class trainers
  • Advanced level practice of Shatkarmas (cleansing technique)
  • Comprehensive understanding of yoga principles and practices
  • 3 wholesome vegetarian meals daily
  • 41 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

42 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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You will be accommodated in a pleasant single / private room with an attached bathroom having the facility of both hot and cold water. The rooms are neat and clean with fine antiques, carpets and paintings with proper ventilation. Also, there is an internet caf, as well as, Wi-Fi connection in the living room at nominal charges / cost. You are also allowed to access to the mini library of the school for additional books for reference.

Ojashvi Yoga Shala Yoga Teacher Training India Program


Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA. Registration with Yoga Alliance USA provides a globally recognized credential.

Ojashvi Yoga Shala conducts an advanced level 300-hour Hatha yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, which is recognized by Yoga Alliance USA. The course meets the standards of Yoga Alliance 300-hour syllabus, which makes successful candidates eligible for the certification of RYT-500 certificate from Yoga Alliance USA.

Course summary

The teacher training program is an excellent opportunity for the comprehensive understanding of yoga principles and practices, as well as, its applications. The curriculum of the course revolves around the study and practice of concept of health and disease in yoga through the principles of yoga therapy, as well as, philosophical and practical aspects of the yoga with emphasis on the allied sciences.

The course curriculum of this Hatha yoga teacher training program consists of the advanced level practice of Shatkarmas (cleansing techniques), asanas (postures), pranayamas, Bandhas, mudras, relaxation techniques and meditation and mantra chanting, etc.

The team of well-experienced and qualified yoga teachers is dedicated to share the complete knowledge through this training program. The teaching experience, skills, expertise and compassionate approach of the teaching team makes supportive and nurturing environment ensuring the safety in yoga practice. Learning resources of the school and study material are helpful to enhance the effective learning experience of yoga teacher training course.


This advanced level yoga teacher training program is designed for the immersed practitioners of yoga having certification of approved 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training (RYT 200 hours training) from any of the RYS around the world designated by the Yoga Alliance USA. Eligible candidates must be capable to demonstrate the ability to teach core yoga poses and basic sequencing. This yoga training course is well suited for intermediate and advanced level yoga students.

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 07:30 Sun salutations and asana practice
  • 07:45 - 08:00 Tea break
  • 08:00 - 09:00 Pranayama
  • 09:00 - 11:00 Breakfast and self-study
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Yoga philosophy
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
  • 14:15 - 15:15 Applied yoga
  • 15:15 - 16:15 Meditation, yoga Nidra, or mantra chanting
  • 16:15 - 16:45 Evening tea break
  • 16:45 - 17:45 Anatomy and physiology
  • 17:45 - 18:45 Teaching methodology
  • 19:00 Dinner


Nagesh Hiregoudar
Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Sivananda Yoga)
Nagesh Hiregoudar is the lead teacher in Yoga Teacher Training Courses of Ojashvi Yoga Shala. Nagesh is a deeply experienced and extensively qualified yoga practitioner who embodies and imparts the highest standards and ethics of training to his students. His deep interest in yoga, fueled his hunger to experience the different traditions and their teaching methodologies. Since more than a decade, Nagesh has exclusively devoted himself to teaching of yoga. He is bringing a most humane approach to his teaching.
Ganesh Prasad
Ganesh Prasad did his postgraduate diploma in yoga from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga. It deepened his further interest in yoga and he pursued a Masters degree in yogic science and holistic health from Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya and further he is pursuing his PhD in yoga from Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar. Ganesh Prasad has had the opportunity of being the guest of honor at a conference at the Italian Yoga Federation in Assisi, where he also conducted workshops.
Rohithaksha is registered yoga teacher with Yoga Allaince USA and has received his masters in yogic science from Mangalore University Karnataka. He has been experienced as a yoga therapist in PG centre Mangalagangothri Mangalore and later he served as yoga therapist in J S S hospital in Mysore. He has also been trained in Bihar School of Yoga, Munger and Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy, and in the Divine life society Rishikesh to deepen his understandings of yoga philosophy and practices.
Sandeep did his masters in yoga from Sanskrit University in Haridwar. He has been trained in yoga by traditional teachers of Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama and Parmarth Nikethan Ashram of Rishikesh. He specializes in the teachings of yoga nidra, meditation and Hatha yoga techniques.

Retreat location

Ojashvi Yoga Shala is located amidst the surroundings of the ashrams in the picturesque location of Himalayan hills on the bank of river Ganga in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is full of spiritual vibrancy and having numerous ashrams, the serenity of River Ganga and the surrounding Himalayans hills make the environment fully charged with charm. The study of yoga in Rishikesh is long lasting experience in the life of the yoga teacher.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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The trainees of the teacher training course will be provided with three times nutritious and delicious vegetarian meals.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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

Spa treatments

Ayurvedic massages and therapy sessions are available to interested participants within the premises of yoga shala.

What's included

  • 3 daily wholesome vegetarian meals during the course
  • 41 nights of accommodation
  • 300 Hours RYT certificate
  • Extracurricular activities - short mountain trekking, river rafting depending on feasibility
  • Guidance and assistance for local sightseeing
  • Training course tuition fee
  • Welcome kit with the course study material
  • Yoga techniques, training and practice - Monday through Saturday

What's not included

  • Airport transfers - can be arranged on request at extra cost
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in What is included
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Driving directions from Delhi

Delhi to Rishikesh is around 7 hours journey by road.

Arrival by train

  • The nearest railway station is Haridwar located at distance of 25 kilometers from Rishikesh.


  • Delhi - 7 hours
  • Haridwar - 25 kilometers

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 20 days before arrival.
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