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24 Day 200-Hours Hatha, Ashtanga, and Ayurveda Yoga Teacher Training Course Rishikesh

Yogi House, Upper Tapovan Near Deecon Valley, Badrinath Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, 249192, India

Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

The 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India (Traditional and Holistic Approach). At Sanskar Yoga Shala's school, to become an RYT-200 (registered yoga teacher) with yogic food and accommodation is the best course for those who have done the beginner's course or basic practices. More than this, the course can be only started when you are enthusiastic about becoming a yoga teacher, full of the techniques of meditation and yoga. The major question, if the great Indian sages learned Yoga and meditation after the tenacity of several years along with very rigorous work (Karma). As from name, this teacher training course will have some sessions from of traditional Hatha, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Ayurveda also.

Meet the instructors

Yogi Naveen, Yogi Ajay, & Yogi Vishnu
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  • Daily Hatha and Ashtanga class
  • Satsang / Kirtan and River meditation
  • Daily Pranayama and Shatkarma (breathing techniques)
  • Every morning starts with fire pooja and Mantra Chanting session
  • Group outings to visit heritage place and temple
  • Daily 3 meals delicious vegetarian meals
  • 23 nights accommodation
  • Certificate of completion

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

24 days with instruction
Group size: Maximum of 15 participants
Airport transfer available:
Jolly Grant Airport (US$20 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$60 per person)
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  • Health Club
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio
  • ATM / banking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Conference room
  • Currency exchange
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Meeting room
  • Parking lot
  • Tour assistance
  • Wireless internet

Your surroundings certainly affect your mood and hence your practice and learning. For this reason, Sanskar Yoga Shala offers you the best accommodation with the aesthetic view of the Great Himalayas. The rooms are clean and comfy with a private room and attached washroom.

The best part of the accommodation is that you will not get disturbed while studying or practicing as the rooms are located in silence and peaceful area of Rishikesh which is beyond the crowd and unnecessary noise. Attached clean western style bathroom - 24 hours hot/cold water supply and filtered drinking water.

Comfy Stay:

Sanskar Yogashala provides spacious accommodation for its students. Entering in this place make your escape from all your tension, anxiety, and frustration. The location of this school is astonishingly beautiful little far from Ganga River, rich cultural heritage, wonderful flora and fauna, marvelous temples, and alluring beauty.


So how can you learn it in just 24 days or 200 hours? The simple answer, you cannot learn it but you can learn how to learn it. This simply means, you will learn the techniques and the way to learn to live a yogic life. During the teacher training course, you will be feeling a non-artificial environment that helps you to connect nature and inspire you from inside. The course will give you opportunities to feel the Indian culture, nature, and tradition with experienced and amicable yoga teachers/masters.

Come and join this life-changing program that includes yoga and traditional Indian meditation sessions without editing it and gives a break to your heady life.

Course expectations

  • After the successful completion of this course, our students will be able to teach the Traditional Hatha and Ashtanga yoga for beginners as well as experienced practitioners
  • Learn alignment and art of adjustment techniques
  • Learn back bending and hip opening asanas
  • Learn more about pranayamas, Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali yoga sutras, Upanishads, yoga anatomy, Ayurveda and naturopathy
  • Learn meditation techniques from world famous gurus
  • Learn fundamental of Ayurveda and yogic diet
  • Learn fundamental of Therapy and cure of diseases
  • Learn the art of teaching (soft skills teaching skills)
  • Sanskrit classes to understand the basic terminology of language
  • Learning the kundalini yoga awakening
  • Astrology sessions
  • Field trips to ashrams, temples, Ayurveda hospitals, waterfalls, and anatomy labs on demand
  • Know more about Indian culture and participate in festivals, fire pujas
  • Teaching the experienced practitioners to depend on your previous experience
  • Chance to teach 70-100 Kids Yoga Class for 2 hours (for last 3 days)

Being an effective teacher

Being an effective teacher requires you to pay attention to the Yoga Teachers who attract students in class and make them enjoy and easily understandable class. Learning from the masters is the best way to improve teaching style. Complete the training properly. In Traditional Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga teacher training program you will learn not only the practice asanas but also anatomy, injury prevention, philosophy, and history. Have a positive attitude. You will have to make people feel good about themselves. Be sure to pay attention to the individual student. Be versatile and be comfortable in front of a group.

The best teachers live their practice of yoga on and off the arena. The role of a teacher is to lay the foundation for maximum development of students (Sadhakas) and provide them with a safe and positive learning environment. A teacher makes a lot of difference in the lives of young learners because a students preschool experience is his own experience in the world of TTC education. Teachers play a definite role in delivering an appropriate experience for young learners who are diverse learning needs. Teachers develop the sensibilities and teacher needs to be thoroughly trained to work with students. Sanskar YogaShala (Traditional yoga Ashram) in Rishikesh, India incorporates yoga education in the vital areas of one's personality.

Teaching subjects

  • Ayurveda and related sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Therapy sessions
  • Anatomy

Overview of syllabus

  • Origin of yoga and history
  • Four paths of yoga
  • Sat Darshan
  • Yoga Sutra
  • Yoga posters
  • Pranayama
  • Satkarma
  • Philosophy yoga (Ashtanga yoga)
  • Mythology teaching
  • Teaching practice
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Ayurveda and lifestyle
  • Bhandha (energy locks) and mhudra (gestures)
  • Yoga Nidra (deep guided sleep yoga)
  • Meditation / Mantra Chanting
  • Practicum


The 200 hours yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India at this school with Yogic food and accommodation is the best course for those who have done the beginner's course or basic practices(for a month or two). More than this, the course can be only started when you are enthusiastic about becoming a yoga teacher, full of the techniques of meditation and yoga.

The major question, if the great Indian sages learned Yoga and Meditation after the tenacity of several years along with very rigorous work (Karma) so how can we learn it in just 24 days or 200 hours? The simple answer, you can not learn it but you can learn how to learn it. Simply means, you will learn the techniques and the way to learn to live a yogic life. During the teacher training course, you will be feeling an inartificial environment that helps you to connect nature and inspire you from inside.

The course will give you opportunities to feel the Indian culture, nature, and tradition with experienced and amicable yoga teachers/masters. Come and join our life-changing program that includes yoga and traditional Indian meditation sessions without editing it and gives a break to your heady life.


Pranayama is generally defined as breath control. Although this interpretation may seem correct in view of the practices involved, it does not convey the full meaning of the term. The word pranayama is comprised of two roots: ‘prana’ plus ‘Ayama’. Prana means vital energy or life force.

  • Introduction of pranayama
  • Benefits of pranayama
  • Explain the pranic body
  • Prana and lifestyle
  • Breath, health & pranayama
  • Pranayama and the spiritual aspirants


  • Nadishodhana pranayama
  • Sheetali pranayama
  • Sheetkari pranayama
  • Bramari pranayama
  • Ujjayi pranayama
  • Bhastrika pranayama
  • Kapalbhati pranayama
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama

Shatkarma (the six purification methods in Hatha yoga)

Shatkarma is the Sanskrit term for one of the six yogic purification techniques (kriyas) as outlined in the "Hatha Yoga Pradipika." The purpose of these cleansing techniques is to keep the body strong, clean and healthy. They are said to remove toxins and anything blocking the flow of prana in the body.

Practicing shatkarmas internally purifies the body, which makes pranayama and meditation practice easier by preparing the body to perform these practices without distraction, discomfort, or fatigue. This is a traditional yogic cleansing technique that is very effective and good to remove many illnesses and open the body blockages.

  • Agni Saar
  • Jal Neti
  • Ruber Neti
  • Sutra Neti


  • Jnana mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Hridya mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Khechari mudra
  • Kaki mudra
  • Bhoochari mudra
  • Akashi mudra

Bandha (energy lock)

The first definition of the bandha is that by restraining or locking the muscle on a physical level.

  • Preparation for Bandha
  • Benefits of Bandha
  • Mula Bandha
  • Jalandhara Bandha
  • Uddiyana Bandha

Mantra chanting

  • Om chanting
  • MahaMrityunjaya Mantra
  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Guru Vandana (prayer to Guru)
  • Prayer before class and meal


You are starting your day with morning mantra chanting continue with shat-kriya and finished with meditation.

  • Mantra chanting meditation
  • Breathing meditation
  • Bhajan/kirtan
  • Trataka (candle meditation)
  • Silence practice meditation

Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion. It is the most valuable inheritance of the present. It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow.

Hatha Yoga Pardipika

Rejuvenate your mind and soul with the Indian traditional yoga style called "Hatha" which will lift your body stamina and strength. This is the most popular and beneficial yoga style.

Yoga Asanas (Yoga Postures)

Asana Name

  • Swastikasana
  • Gomukhasana
  • Veerasana
  • Koormasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Uttanakoormasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Mastyendrasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Mayurasana
  • Shavasana
  • Siddhasana
  • Padmasana
  • Simhasana
  • Bhadrasana

Gheranda Samhita

Asana Name

  • Siddhasana
  • Padmasana
  • Bhadrasana
  • Muktasana
  • Vajrasana
  • Swastikasana
  • Shimasana
  • Gomukhasana
  • Veerasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Savasana/mritasana
  • Guptasana
  • Matasyasana
  • Matsyendrasana
  • Gorakshasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Sankatasana
  • Mayurasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Koormasana
  • Uttankoormasana
  • Mandukasana
  • Uttanmandukasana
  • Vrikshasana
  • Garudasana
  • Vrisasana
  • Shalbhasana
  • Makrasana
  • Ustrasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Yogasana

Yoga philosophy

Attend a theoretical class and lecture about the history of yoga and the importance of yoga in your life and its origin in India. You can ask their questions and deepen your knowledge about the existence of yoga.

  • Introduction of yoga
  • Yoga Patanjali sutra
  • 5 basic element
  • Injuries & rest
  • Integrating your daily practice
  • Principle of yoga
  • Bhagavad Gita

You will also learn about:

  • 8 limbs of yoga
  • Yoga therapy
  • Yoga for stress, migraine, and insomnia
  • Yoga for hypertension
  • Yoga for a heart problem, blood pressure, and diabetic
  • Three Dosha
  • The Nadi and kundalini
  • Basic knowledge of Chakra and Ayurveda

Additional knowledge

  • Yogic diet
  • Difference between Satvic & Tamasic food
  • Group discussion
  • Clear doubt

Yoga anatomy

Yoga is considered to be a perfect medium to know oneself and his inner power. Anatomy classes expose the internal working of the body, bones, inner systems, and respiration that effect asanas and the flow. The basic structure and function of the organs and system are very important for the practitioners so that their work as a yoga teacher can be more enhanced. Knowing the different types of joints and their range of motions helps our students to be safe from injuries and also keep safe their students after they start teaching as a teacher.

  • Types of bones
  • Circulatory system
  • Types of heart block
  • Skeletal system

Teaching methodology and adjustment

During the class, you will learn how to do a perfect posture. You will also learn Ayurveda therapy, injuries, and rest and integrate your daily practice, basic knowledge of foot reflex, warming up, alignment, and core posture. The teaching methodology is one of the most important parts of the course as our students will learn the following:

  • How to conduct a class
  • Classroom management
  • How to get in and come out from the posture
  • How to assist & help while teaching the class
  • Which kind of words you should be used as a yoga teacher
  • What makes you different than other teachers in terms of teaching.
  • Which kind of asanas you should recommend with a different health issue

200 hours yoga teacher training daily schedule:

  • 05:30 - 06:00 Wake up and half bath
  • 06:30 - 07:30 Shatkarma / Pranayama
  • 07:30 - 09:00 Vedic yoga practice
  • 09:05 - 09:30 Hawan (Fire Pooja)
  • 09:30 - 10:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 - 12:00 Philosophy
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Self-practice / Advance Asanas Practice
  • 13:00 - 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 15:00 Personal time
  • 15:00 - 16:05 Asana Alignment / Practicum
  • 16:15 - 16:30 Herbal tea
  • 16:30 - 18:00 Asana practice
  • 18:15 - 19:15 Mantra / Mediation
  • 19:15 - 19:30 Relaxation / Yoga Nidra / Kirtan
  • 19:30 - 20:30 Dinner

Books recommended for reading

  • Yoga mala - Sri Pattabhi Jois
  • Light on yoga - B.K.S Iyengar
  • Asana, Pranayama, mudra, Bandha - Swami Satyananda Saraswati
  • Yoga anatomy - Leslie Kaminoff
  • The original yoga - Shyam Ghosh
  • Learn more about Patanjali yoga sutras, Upanishads, Vedas, Shastras, Puranas, and Bhagavad Gita

Guidelines - Must Read Before Booking

  • Sanskar Yogashala is Traditional Yoga Ashram with a Modern Touch.
  • For a better Training Course, Sanskar Yogashala only accepts a maximum of 9-10 students in each TTC program. This helps the Yoga Master to focus on every student properly.
  • The advance course fees will not be refunded.
  • There are multiple options to pay the remaining course fees.
  • You can pay in cash (USD / INR / EUR)
  • You can withdraw from nearby ATM's and then pay in cash.
  • You can pay through bank transfer, Paypal but the student have to pay 23% extra charge of the remaining course fees. (There is no extra charge if a student pays in cash.)
  • Respectful behavior is mandatory at all times on and off the premises.
  • We provide free accommodation to the student for a day(normally 2nd of the month) before the Teacher Training Course starts.
  • There is an extra charge for the additional stay after the course. We charge 1500 INR per day for a private room and 1000 INR for a shared room. It includes 1 yoga class, 3 times meal and a private/shared room with an attached washroom.
  • To respect the rules and regulations Sanskar Yogashala will not refund the fee of students after joining the course.
  • We must be informed in a 3-4 hours advance if the student is not going to come for a meal.
  • Sanskar Yogashala follows it’s own curriculum, any other practices are not allowed which are not in the course.
  • Non vegetarian food, smoking, and drinking alcohol is not allowed on the Sanskar Yogashala premises.
  • Clear your account of books before departure from Sanskar Yogashala.
  • Before departure return any other assistances if taken.

Included excursions

  • Spiritual sun rising tour - Kunjapuri trek trip
  • Ganga Aarti
  • Vashistha cave (temple visit and meditation session at the cave)
  • Holy Ganga dip (spiritual bath in Holy Ganga River)
  • Know more about Indian culture
  • Participate in festivals and fire pujas


Yogi Naveen Joshi

Yogi Ajay Joshi

Yogi Vishnu Joshi

Retreat location

Rishikesh is a residential area and a civil board in Dehradun locale in the northern condition of Uttarakhand in India. Grandly found where the Heavenly Ganges Stream descends from the Himalayas. Rishikesh additionally spelled Hrishikesh, Rishikesh or Hrushikesh.

Rishikesh slung to western distinction when the Beatles dropped by for a visit to Maharishi Mahesh Yogis Ashram. Rishikesh is connected with Master Rama and Laxman.

The town of Rishikesh lies in the foothills of the Himalayas of the Garhwal district. It is the passage to the upper Garhwal area and the beginning stage for the Singe Dham journey (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath) and a perfect destination for pioneers as well as for the individuals who are occupied with enterprise, meditation, and different parts of Hinduism.

Rishikesh is additionally a door to the world legacy site valley of Blooms National Park The eighth miracle of the world and Burn Dham Yatra.

Rishikesh, otherwise called the Spot of Adventures is a profound town arranged 24 kilometers upstream from Haridwar, at the conversion of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga and encompassed by picturesque excellence of the slopes on three sides.

The entire spot is thought to be sacrosanct as it is trusted that reflection at this spot prompts fulfillment of salvation. There are numerous sanctuaries some antiquated, some new along the stream Ganges. The Waterway side is specked by the ashrams of Sadhus and Sages.

Rishikesh speaks to the site where Vishnu vanquished the evil presence Madhu. Rishikesh as appearing the enterprise capital of India for the experience seekers as Rishikesh is the recommended spot for beginning their trekking undertakings to the Himalayan crests and for the white stream rafting.

Likewise, Universal week which pulls in investment from over the world is held here, consistently, in February on the banks of the blessed Ganga. Rishikesh is a vegan city by law, and additionally a liquor-free city. Rishikesh has additionally banned the utilization of plastics packs by retailers and sellers.

India one of the second most crowded nations on the planet, its biggest majority rule government and home to unfathomable assorted qualities in geology, atmosphere, society, dialect, and ethnicity. Its human advancement originates before that of Europe.

India won autonomy from Extraordinary England in 1947 after the descent of the English standard drove by Mohandas K. Gandhi. Autonomy split English India into India and Pakistan, bringing about proceeding with hatreds confused by both the nation's ownership of atomic weapons.

Financial changes started in 1991 prompted fast monetary development and advancing and developing the industry. Numerous have communicated trust that Hindu patriot Narendra Modi, the board destitution, imbalance, a settled in station framework, debasement, vitality, and base needs and sexual roughness.

Unique features


  • Spa


  • Balcony
  • Beach
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Picnic area
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio


  • Free Wi-Fi


During this training, you will be served with three daily delicious vegetarian meals (Vegan and gluten-free is served on a need basis) and herbal teas.

Sanskar Yogashala provides balanced gluten-free yogic-diet which helps you to start your yoga session with positive energy. A meal includes sufficient vitamins, protein, carbohydrate, calcium and other minerals, detox tea and juices. What we eat directly affects our learning and practice in yoga and meditation, food holds a crucial place. Right food will keep your body healthy, mentally stable and soul relaxed.

Also, hygienic and sattvic food provides you with divine energy to do your yoga practice properly. This is the reason that Sanskar Yoga Shala is highly focused on giving suitable and wholesome food to their students.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Yogic
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)

Below are the most amazing things to do in Rishikesh. These activities are not included in the package but Sanskar Yogashala can arrange upon request. There will be an extra charge for this.

  • River rafting - The most popular thing to do in Rishikesh
  • Bungee jumping
  • Mountain biking
  • Flying fox
  • Cliff jumping
  • Trekking
  • Rappelling and rock climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Ayurvedic massage and therapies
  • Parasailing and paragliding
  • Experience the Traditional Indian culture

Spa treatments

During this retreat you will enjoy one session of massage. Various kinds of massages are also available in this retreat at an additional cost.

What's included

  • 23 nights in a clean private room
  • 3 meals a day and yogic food
  • Soups and herbal tea
  • Certificate of completion
  • Group Ganga pooja ceremony (Ganga Aarti) Satsanga (devotional concert)
  • Sunrise Trek Kunjapuri Temple
  • Tour around Rishikesh
  • Cleansing process materials
  • Free Wi-Fi connection at the yoga school
  • Library
  • 1 sight-seeing tour
  • 1 yoga book, yoga mats for use, 1 textbook and pen
  • One Rudraksha mala (Indian Mantra necklace)
  • Yogic food (vegan on demand) and clean accommodation
  • Soups and herbal tea
  • Group Ganga pooja ceremony (Ganga Aarti)
  • Satsanga (devotional concert)
  • Sunrise trek Kunjapuri Temple
  • Cleansing process materials
  • Certificate of completion
  • Free Wi-Fi connection at the yoga school
  • CCTV Security
  • Hot water

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Airport transfer

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

The nearest international airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from this airport is about seven hours by a prepaid taxi. You can hire a taxi from the international airport or you can request Sanskar Yogashala to book it for you. The extra cost is 60 USD.

The nearest domestic airport is Dehradun Airport (DED) which is one hour from the school. Sanskar Yogashala provides taxi service from Dehradun Airport to the Yogashala. There is 20 USD additional charge. Make sure to share your flight details to Sanskar Yoga Shala a week in advance.

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$60 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% 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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