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After many successful programs in its service of yoga, Shakti Yoga Peeth’s scholarship program is another auspicious step in the feather. This program is about giving an opportunity to the enthusiasts' yogis whose financial inhibitions comes in the way of taking up yoga teachers training course. Affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA, this ensures a highly standardized and quality education at zero cost to the students.
Shakti Yoga Peeth has rooms available to accommodate students who are coming from all over the world. Staying here means you will be getting an ashram-like environment, but a home away from home. You can either stay on the shared or single rooms, with each room having all the modern facilities. All the rooms are very beautiful, airy, and neat with windows that open to the wonderful surroundings.
In the morning, you will wake up to the chirping of the birds and sun rays that throw the mystical spell over the mountain peaks. Each room is attached to a bathroom, where there is a facility of hot and cold water.
Yoga is not only for a healthy body, mind, and soul, but it has also encompassed each facet of the social life of the people who have adopted it. For many, it is a beginning of a new life and for some; it is a feeling of fulfillment and a feeling of connectivity between a student and a teacher. This universal acceptance and adaptation of yoga have helped students to come out of their financial limitations.
Shakti Yoga Peeth is proud to bring all the virtues of yoga for the easy accessibility to the students. It makes the life of enthusiastic yogis more accessible and wonderful. To take this mission further, Shakti Yoga Peeth has started the special scholarship program of yoga teacher training for the students who are in financial need but are eager to learn and teach yoga. Shakti Yoga Peeth mission is to give each individual opportunity to learn and taste the fruits of yoga.
The scholarship program is available in its 200-hour yoga teacher training program, enlightening the mind of the students towards this more than 5000 years old tradition, a complete wellness program for the healthy body, mind, and soul. It is running under the banner of Yoga Alliance USA, initiating to provide the best teaching and providing maximum exposure to the students.
Candidates who are interested in taking up the scholarship for free yoga teacher training program have to fill an application form and mention in a few words why they need the scholarship. Though the candidates will be selected, Shakti Yoga Peeth would try to provide the scholarship to as many students as possible. The students eager for the scholarship program should love and be passionate to learn about yoga and should be ready to attend at least five classes per week.
They must also be interested in taking up voluntary activity in the institute which Shakti Yoga Peeth calls as Karma yoga or seva. The activities might include helping the yoga school in maintaining discipline and decorum of the yoga hall, and so on.
This yoga teacher training program includes a Himalaya sight seeing tour and a visit to Ganga Arti.
Arya's acquaintance with yoga happened at a very young age because of his father Sri Vivek’s influence and motivation. For 15 years, he has lived and followed the ashram life, but his hunger to learn yoga and philosophy took him to the Himalayas. The sages noticed his passion and zeal in him and taught him secret mysteries, which are still unknown to the people. He also gained knowledge in naturopathy, acupressure, pranic healing, and learned the philosophies of Buddhism, Jainism, Sufism, body anatomy, and physiology. He is currently doing Ph.D in yoga.
Ashish is a charming and dynamic yogi who teaches yoga with equal love and flavor as he himself does yoga. With an experience of six years, he demonstrates different aspects of classical asanas with great precision. He is based in Rishikesh, but often visits other parts of the country too to teach yoga to the enthusiasts. He is trained from international school of yoga Ved Niketan Dham in Rishikesh and got the master's degree in yogic sciences from Sanskrit University, Uttarakhand. He also enthusiastically takes part in many workshops and seminars not only in yoga, but also physical education.
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Yogi Pankaj teaches Hatha and Ashtanga yoga with great precision and as per his each student’s body composition. The way he incorporates the yoga philosophy lessons, breathing techniques, and meditation in his session is highly commendable. His background is religious and so spirituality is in his blood since his childhood. He has attained master's degree in yoga and had also undergone training under traditional yogis. He had also completed his 200-hour teacher training certification program. As a great inspirer and motivator, he is a perfect teacher with whom people would love to get trained.
Jeevmoksha Yoga Gurukul (Yoga)
Tanushree is a yogini with immense knowledge and appetite for yoga. With seven years of experience in yoga, she can give students what all that is required to be a good yoga master and above all, a good yogi. She trains students in different forms of asanas, pranayama, meditation, and other yoga forms. She has a post-graduate degree in yoga from Sanskrit University Haridwar and master in yogic science. She has done a six-month certificated course from Ved Niketan Ashram and 200-hour teacher training course from Jeevmoksha Yoga Gurukul. Her teaching career started from ashrams in Rishikesh.
The school is located in Rishikesh, known as the yoga capital of the world, which nestled on the banks of the river Ganga. As soon you land up in Rishikesh, you will be enchanted by its beauty, sacredness, and sanctity. Rishikesh is well connected with the roadways, railways, and airways.
During this course, meals will be served three times a day. It will be the typical Indian Ayurvedic meals prepared with the help of Indian spices. The meals are highly nutritious and sumptuous. An Ayurvedic chef will prepare the meals in accordance to the yogic regime.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), where you can take a domestic flight into Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Shakti Yoga Peeth will arrange taxi pick up from the airport to the school, upon request. The cost from Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to the school is 80 USD and the cost from Jolly Grant Airport (DED) is 20 USD.
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