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11 Day 85-Hour Pre and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh

Rishikul Yogshala, Narayana Kunj, Vill Jonk Swargashram Pauri Garhwal, Near Neelkanth Taxi Stand, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Childbirth-Preparation Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

The sole purpose of the training is to concentrate on the therapeutic applications of yoga as well as its principles so as to help pregnant women pass through the various stages of this beautiful journey with a sense of calm and a feeling of well-being. This, in turn, also affects the child in the womb in a positive way. With the progress of the course, one gets accustomed to the yogic exercises, modifications required for every trimester, anatomy, spiritual aspects of sacred motherhood, Carnatic chanting, and lots more.


  • 10 days of practice
  • 2 yoga classes per day
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • Theory lecture and mantra chanting lessons
  • Teaching methodology, practicum, and teaching practices
  • 85-hour prenatal yoga training certificate
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 10 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Yoga styles

10 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Hindi
Group size: Maximum of 10 participants
Airport transfer available:
Jolly Grant Airport (US$20 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$80 per person)
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  • Dining area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tour assistance

Over the years, Rishikul Yogshala has catered to numerous students from different corners of the globe and has the experience required to understand what makes a student comfortable. When it comes to accommodation, students are provided neat, clean, and comfortable places to stay with basic amenities like hot running water, fan, etc. There are two types of rooms that aspirants can stay in including double sharing and private rooms.

The windows open to beautiful views of the surroundings and instantly induce a sense of calm and satisfaction. The rooms are large and spacious to help you practice yoga during free time. You can soak in the warmth of the sun and indulge in the delight of meditation sitting in their verdant garden. The Ganges is just a few steps away from the Yogshala and you can go there to feel the spiritual calmness.



Students who complete their subsequent trainings are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

The 85-hour pre and postnatal yoga teacher training by Rishikul Yogshala is a specialized course specifically aimed at those who wish to lend their support to expecting mothers and mothers to newborn babies.

  • Students will have the opportunity to get acquainted with a number of gentle asanas that are good for pregnant women. These poses are given more emphasis during the program.
  • Learn the art of modification of various yoga poses to make yoga practice a more interesting practice. Also, understand how Restorative yoga helps one.
  • Use of props to make yoga comfortable during pregnancy is described in detail during the yoga program.
  • Learn how pranayama helps in enjoying a better metabolism during pregnancy and the use of this breathing-based practice for a great pregnancy period.
  • Importance of meditation in a pregnant body. Understanding the mechanism of a meditating mind and its impact on the health condition of the baby.
  • Get acquainted with the anatomical structure of the body before and during pregnancy to help your students take necessary measures while doing yoga.
  • An intensive discussion on Ayurveda takes place as a part of the course curriculum of pre and postnatal yoga teacher training in India. Understanding the Ayurvedic science helps you know the relevance of various herbal techniques in keeping the body and mind calm better.
  • You will be exposed to the knowledge of yoga philosophy while discussing multiple yogic texts such as Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutras of Patanjali to remain positive all the time.
  • Learning the techniques of class preparation keeping in mind the students’ physical and mental circumstances. Rishikul Yogshala’s exclusive teaching methodology classes will focus more on designing the class for students during each trimester.
  • During the mantra chanting sessions, know about various mantras that help in calming the brain during pregnancy and Carnatic chanting for childbirth.

Learn the art of teaching and mastering yoga poses that cater towards the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of pregnant women in Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world. Mingle with the greatest ancient philosophy of the world, yoga, and interpret yogic diversity in relation to the body requirements of pregnant ladies.

Daily schedule

  • 05:00 - 06:00 Morning tea
  • 06:00 - 07:30 Hatha asana practice
  • 07:45 - 08:45 Pranayama or breathing exercises
  • 09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Theory lecture I (anatomy and physiology or philosophy related to pregnancy)
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Theory lecture II (anatomy and physiology or philosophy related to pregnancy)
  • 13:00 - 13:45 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:30 Self-study
  • 15:30 - 15:45 Herbal tea
  • 15:45 - 15:45 Teaching methodology, practicum, or teaching practices
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Mantra chanting, meditation, or yoga Nidra
  • 19:00 - 19:45 Dinner
  • 20:00 Self-study or rest for the day

Retreat location

This teacher training program will be conducted in serene and comfortable surroundings in the spiritual town of Rishikesh. Set on the banks of the holy River Ganges and nestled in the valley of the Himalayas. Rishikul welcomes you to its home in the Swargashram area, set away from the hustle and bustle of the main town overlooking rice fields and mango trees, yet a moments stroll to local amenities and the forest.


Rishikul Yogshala has been prevalent in the field of yoga since 2011. You understand the dietary needs and requirements of a yoga training aspirant. While on the campus, students are offered pure, delicious vegetarian meals Sattvic in nature. Three meals are offered to every student. They have a team of ace chefs who take immense pleasure in offering Ayurvedic food to the teacher training course students.

Various forms of herbal drinks accompany the meals at Rishikul Yogshala to make sure each and every yoga student remains energetic throughout the training. Food can be enjoyed according to the demand of the yoga aspirants on prior notice.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Tea

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Ayurvedic
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)

During your free time, you may take a stroll to the banks of River Ganges, explore the spiritual city Rishikesh, join the counseling sessions, or take a peaceful nap. Rishikul Yogshala offers Ayurveda treatments to the participants at an additional cost. Joining this course, you are eligible for a discounted treatment at the in-house facility.

What's included

  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Yoga books for self-study
  • Teas and refreshments per day
  • Vegetarian meals per day
  • 85-hour prenatal yoga training certificate

What's not included

  • Taxi service from the railway station, bus stand, and airport on prior notice

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) or Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Transfer from and to these airports are available upon request. The pick up from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) will cost 80 USD and from Jolly Grant Airport (DED) will be 20 USD. International students are required to board at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) which is connected to all major cities in the world.

Arrival by bus

From Delhi, one can take a bus or taxi to reach Rishikesh. Luxurious and normal buses are available from ISBT, New Delhi at every hour. Other south and central Indian cities are also connected with Rishikesh via road network.

Arrival by train

Rishikesh is well connected to almost all major Indian towns through the rail route.


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Airport: Jolly Grant Airport Airport transfer available: Jolly Grant Airport (US$20 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport Airport transfer available: Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$80 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% 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: Friday October 9, 2020
Departure: Monday October 19, 2020

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