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27 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

  • School Of Yoga, Baba Balaknath Street, Upper Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Overview

Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

Our 200-hour yoga teacher training program has been formulated by a team of highly qualified and proficient yoga masters in accordance with the guidelines of Yoga Alliance USA. The primary objective of this course is to enhance personal yoga practices of aspirants while cultivating efficient teaching skills in them to nourish their talent as part of their journey to be proficient yoga masters.

Under the guidance and supervision of our team of experienced yoga masters who will also share their yogic experience and wisdom, participants will learn the true meaning of yoga teachings with both practical yoga sessions as well as theoretical methodologies.

Highlights

  • Learn effective teaching methodologies
  • Introduction of Sat kriyas and yoga therapy
  • Anatomy and physiology of human body and mind
  • Theory and practical of Hatha yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa
  • History, philosophy, classification, and principles of traditional yoga
  • Location surrounded by the Himalaya and river Ganges
  • Daily organic and nutritious food
  • 26 nights accommodation
  • 27 days with instruction
  • English
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School of Yoga provides modern lifestyle accommodation, which include western style bathroom attached to well-ventilated rooms and pure vegetarian nutritious organic food for the participants of 200 hours yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. Wi-Fi connectivity is also available for the yoga aspirants.

The course curriculum of 200-hours yoga teacher training includes both static form of yoga styles like Hatha yoga and Sivananda yoga where the practitioners are supposed to hold a posture for longer duration as well dynamic form of yoga styles such as Ashtanga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Flow yoga and Power yoga which are associated with physical movements synchronized with breath between postures.

The participants are rewarded with 200 hours yoga teacher training certificate after successful completion of the course, which allows them to get registered with Yoga Alliance USA as 200-RYT. It is a globally recognized yoga teacher certification, which allows creating unique yoga sequences and managing yoga classes anywhere in the world.

The three major elements of a teacher training are asanas, pranayama, and meditation.

Asanas (postures)

  • The aspirants shall participate in learning classifications, characteristics, objectives, methods, benefits as well as rules and regulations of various postures.

Pranayama (breathing control)

The aspirants shall participate in learning types of pranayama techniques like abdomen breathing, thoracic breathing, clavicular breathing, yogic breathing, dynamic kapalabhati, surya kapalabhati, chandra kapalabhati, alternate nostril kapalabhati, traditional aapalabhati along with methods, contra-indications and benefits of pranayama.

Yogic relaxations and meditation

The aspirants shall participate in learning powerful methods and benefits of meditation and its application in stress management and enhance mental ability to improve personal performance in all areas of life. Yoga Nidra is included in the syllabus of 200 hours yoga teacher training program. Methods and benefits of various mudras (gestures) and bandhas (locks) are also taught in training course.

Shatkarma which includes various therapeutic procedures such as Jala Neti, Sutraneti, Agnisara kriya, Nauli kriya and Tratka are involved for cleansing and detoxification of body to attain mental balance and create harmony in the energy system are also covered in the course curriculum. Yoga therapy to alleviate and cure pain and other chronic diseases are also taught to the participants of the course.

Effective teaching methodologies are designed to transform inspired yoga aspirants into proficient yoga teachers by preparing them with all essential qualities required to manage yoga classes and create unique yoga sequences with the help of various techniques and tools.

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 Wake up
  • 06:30 Pranayama and meditation
  • 08:00 Tea
  • 08:15 Asana practice and Astanga Vinyasa yoga
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 11:00 Lecture
  • 12:45 Lunch
  • 13:30 Karma yoga
  • 14:00 Rest or self study
  • 15:30 Lecture
  • 17:00 Asana practice and Hatha yoga
  • 18:45 Dinner
  • 19:30 Self study or cultural program
  • 22:00 Lights off

Yogini Manisha

Yogini Manisha is highly qualified yoga master recognized by Yoga Alliance USA as experienced registered yoga teacher. She has been associated with teaching activities as well as developing unique yoga sequences at Yoga School India since 2010. She has grown up and studied in world yoga capital. She has educational background supported by diploma in yoga and graduation degree in arts. Yogini Manisha has gained the core understanding of ancient yoga teachings under renowned yoga masters including K. Pattabhi Jois of the Astanga Vinyasa tradition and attained her highest proficiency in Iyengar yoga from Yogi Chetan Mahesh and Yogini Usha Devi.

Yogini Manisha has been recognized as multi-style yoga instructor who has proficient skills in delivering authentic teachings of Hatha yoga, primary and secondary series of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, Sivananda yoga, Kundalini yoga, Flow yoga and many other yoga styles. She has been conscientiously delivering best of her efforts to create amazing experience for the aspirants with a hope to inspire them by providing tools to enhance their personal practices. She imbibes the best teaching methodologies from all possible fields of yoga and focuses most of her teachings of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga by creatively synchronizing breath and movement to activate the subtle energies.

Sumit Sharma

Sumit is a head of department at Nirmal Ashram Hospital Rishikesh and chief physiotherapist at Shiva Cricket Academy Rishikesh as well as a certified Pilate's trainer from Indian Academy of Fitness Training Mangalore. He did his certification course in manual therapy from Capri Institute New Delhi under the guided supervision of Doctor Deepak Kumar, who is the only accredited Mulligan therapy teacher in India. He is popular among students for his all-famous simple and contemporary style of offering in-depth understanding of anatomy and physiology in both theory and practical. Primarily focusing on therapeutic aspects of yoga teachings, he has enlightened hundreds of aspirants across 35 countries with his knowledge and wisdom.

His qualification cover masters of physical therapy in musculoskeletal disorders in orthopedic branch and diploma in sports medicine from West Bengal. He has expertise in the field of physical therapy including posture imbalance and sedentary life disorders. Sumit has been engaged in cultivating essential qualities in aspirants, which are required to correct spinal disorders and posture imbalance. He is always keen to share his wisdom of Ayurveda teachings and specialization in pain relief techniques. He leads the teaching staffs at Academy of Manual Medicine and has conducted many yoga workshops on anatomy, massage therapy, soft tissue release, myofascial release, and pain relief techniques.

Sumit has grown up in the lap of Himalaya mountain playing along the scenic beaches of river Ganges living a natural life, which motivated him to plunge in the ocean of ancient knowledge of wellbeing.

India is a land of yogis from the ancient times and it is considered as the master of spiritual awareness, which introduced the science of wellbeing to the world. India has been an ideal place for ascetics and yoga practitioners to learn traditional yoga and gain in-depth understanding of the science of wellbeing. The most preferred destination for yoga practitioners is a small city in the state of Uttarakhand in India called Rishikesh, which is located at the foothills of Himalaya Mountain. Rishikesh is an ancient spiritual city with fascinating natural beauty and serene environment, which makes this place an ideal destination for learning, practicing and teaching yoga in its original form.

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  • Local sightseeing
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  • Free Wi-Fi

The price of this retreat includes daily organic and nutritious food for the participants of the course.

  • Daily lectures
  • Daily yoga class
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • 26 nights accommodation
  • Daily meditation and pranayama
For information about the booking conditions, please send School Of Yoga India an inquiry.
  • Review by Anissa from Helsinki, Finland

    "I had high expectation before I join School of Yoga India. I have friends who are yoga teachers who helped me a lot to know about this beautiful asset of mankind by sharing their own experiences. I did my research and practices to a level before making my decision to partake yoga teacher training. I hoped to gain deeper understanding by participating in yoga teacher training in India and finally decided to join School of Yoga. I found great teachers here and the course curriculum covered so many elements varieties of asanas, pranayama, meditation, anatomy and philosophy of yoga. It had been, really, amazing experience for me to be here among great teachers and great aspirants, I must say. Thank you so much! Namaste!"

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  • Review by Cheryl from USA

    "I would like to thank both teachers and students in my group for being so kind and supporting to me during this training course. Everything I found here from beautiful surrounding, serene atmosphere and sattvic food has impressed me and the syllabus is wisely structured to simplify the teachings so as to be easily absorbed by the participants in their inner dimension. After so much of care and dedication that I see here at School of Yoga, I feel secure and confident when I see so much work to be done on our body and mind. It has been a great piece of experience that I am taking with me from India and Ill try my all best to make it a large in my life. Thanks to everybody here!"

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  • Review by Melisa from Turkey

    "My name is Melisa. I am from Turkey. I just finished my yoga teacher training with School of Yoga India and I found it among the responsible and reputed institution with great teaching faculty as well as accommodation facilities. I found the course suitable for people like me who are looking for in-depth and authentic Vinyasa Yoga and Hatha Yoga teachings. I have been nourished both physically and mentally with the curricular activities designed and practiced during yoga teacher training here. I would like to like to add to this that the environment of the place where we have had the opportunity to give a push to our practices is so much ideal for yoga like practices."

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  • Review by Linda from Michigan, USA
    10 out of 10

    "This has been an experiential time that allowed all of us to live and breathe yoga during the course. It has been an opportunity for me to develop my personal practices to become skilled and safe yoga instructor. I personally feel that the structure of this course has been balanced to offer deeper understanding of yoga and its therapeutic applications in our daily life. I am thankful to everyone here, teachers and other staff, for their kindness and care. I am happy with the accommodation and food facilities and also I am very much impressed with the local lifestyle and culture of this place. Thank you once again!"

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  • Review by Silva from Canada

    "I had been looking for a good school for a long time and I decided to join School of Yoga India as I find things matching my requirements. As a beginner with yoga, I still find myself, I can attest to this. Initially I found it challenging but I must add to this that this pain has been sweet to me under such great Yoga teachers who guided me personally throughout the course. They taught me in both theories and practical with an ethos that injuries can be prevented with proper techniques and being an aspirant, I listened to their words and now I am feeling up with energy and confidence to start as yoga instructor. Thank you!"

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  • Review by Theresia from Malaysia

    "I found this school after a long time of search that is a perfect match for my needs. I saying this today that this place is one where you can find passionate teachers who have love for their job and I have found it true to my own personal experience. They high with their energy and passion when guiding the class with their wisdom and knowledge. Adding to the course as one of best match for anyones requirements, the accommodation is nice and the food is good. I am really happy being here and would like plan another trip in future for sure. Thank you to all of the teachers and staffs working for the good of people like me who are seeking true yogic guidance. Namaste!"

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  • Review by Anne from Talomo, Philippines

    "I felt like at home as the team of School of Yoga created an atmosphere of care and coziness. Good and clean room and phenomenal food as well. The course syllabus is structured and balanced which allowed the participants to evolve from within by deepening their yoga practices. All the teachers who are guiding the group are so kind and passionate and always trying to pass the caliber to each participant by paying personal attention on each of the student. I felt the intensive course curriculum has been supported by the wonderful environment. Thank you! Namaste!"

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  • Review by Felix from Australia

    "There are so many yoga schools in Rishikesh that it had been really hard for me to choose the best out of them but somehow I made it with School of Yoga India which, I personally feel, is the best of all schools I could imagine with goodness of authentic teachings, good accommodation and amazing environment. It not only offers truly good Hatha and Vinyasa yoga classes but also create atmosphere to help the participants to plunge into the course. I have learned about postures from popular yoga styles in more depth and also learned how to create yoga sequences. All in all, I would say, this is one I have been looking for so many years. Thank you!"

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  • Review by Josefina frpm Mexico

    "If you are looking for personal help and advice, you should consider choosing School of Yoga India in Rishikesh. I had really a good time as the people here, from teaching faculty to management, had cared about me and other participants so much. The place has so pleasant atmosphere for yoga things and the guidance from skilled yoga masters is so intensely amazing to work for transformation of aspirants into qualified teachers. All the people at School of Yoga are so kind and caring as they are always encouraging the participants during the hard time of intense course. I loved my stay here with everything nice accommodation and healthy food. I do recommend it! Yes, thank you!"

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  • Review by Renata from Italy

    "My name is Renata and I am from Italy.Yoga teacher training at School of Yoga India is definitely an amazing life experience for me. I feel deeply grateful to the teachers who shared their knowledge with me and others in the group. They are very good and taught us the deeper understanding of yogic science. I have been practicing yoga for a while and I have been so much impressed with it that I decided to make it my career. Now as I am certified yoga teacher, I would like to pass the wisdom to others in my country. For facilities, I can say, the rooms are ventilated and clean and I love the kind of cuisine that I have been served here. They are nutritious and delicious. If someone is looking ahead to partake YTT, I would recommend School of Yoga India as per my personal experience. Thank you and Namaste!"

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Rishikesh, India

School of Yoga India is a registered yoga school recognized by Yoga Alliance USA to conduct yoga teacher training certification programs to transform inspired aspirants into certified yoga teachers.

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27 days / 26 nights

Availability

Arrival: Thursday December 15, 2016
Departure: Tuesday January 10, 2017

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