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12 Day 100-Hour Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Badrinath Road 140, Rishikesh, Tapovan, 249192 India

Ancient prenatal Yoga for healthy motherhood!

To be a mother and give birth to new soul is great gift of the nature. This course is created by female gynecologist and yoga masters to prepare a woman's body for soft and stressless delivery, to remove mental tensions and gently recover after delivery. You will learn anatomy of female body with the main focus on delivery, fetus and postnatal changes, and also will learn which asana, pranayama, meditation, and mantra to be used before, during delivery, and after delivery. You will understand how to prepare female body for successful conception.

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Sanjeev, Ashish, Awdhesh, & 10 More…
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  • Daily yoga posture (asana) classes
  • Daily pranayama and guided meditation sessions
  • Comprehensive teaching methodology and the study material
  • Study anatomy, physiology, and pathology of pregnancy and delivery process
  • Go on an excursion trip to Himalaya and enjoy an Ayurvedic massage
  • Daily yogic meals, detox beverages, and herbal tea
  • Eligible to register with Yoga Alliance upon completion of this Yoga Alliance Registered School program
  • 14 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

14 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: French, German, Hindi, Russian, Sanskrit
Group size: Maximum of 12 participants
Airport transfer available:
Jolly Grant Airport (US$25 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$70 per person)
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  • Health Club
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property
  • Special menu request
  • Yoga deck
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio
  • Baby sitting
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Child care
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Medical assistance
  • Wireless internet

Starting from January 1st, 2019, Vedansha are happy to offer absolutely great accommodation at reasonable price. Located in Tapovan, far from noisy streets and crowd in a newly built building, they offer single, shared twin, shared double, family suite and comfortable dormitory rooms. This type of accommodation will help you to relax and concentrate on your priorities of training.

There are a total of 12 air-conditioned and 4 non-air-conditioned rooms. Most of the rooms have a wonderful view on Himalayan Mountains. Each room has a big private bathroom and equipped with the following facilities:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot water
  • Heater during the cold season
  • Air conditioned
  • TV
  • Security
  • Clean towels, bed sheets, pillow & bed covers and blankets
  • Toilet paper
  • Free filtered water
  • Inverter and generator in case of light off

Vedansha also provide car parking and restaurant area.

Please note that sometimes the power goes off in the whole Rishikesh city area. During these moments, you will have light, air condition, Wi-Fi in your rooms because of the special electricity generator.

Guests will have the choice to stay at Vedansha's retreat center or the hotel. If guests book in the hotel, the classes will be held in Ashram (500 metres from Hotel). Vedansha provides free transportation till there and back. If you book a stay in retreat center, your classes will take place at the same place and Ashram nearby.



Students who complete their subsequent trainings are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®). The institute is accredited by International Yoga Alliance USA and follows its policy on sexual misconduct towards the client, that makes all their programs safe and secure for female students.


The Vedansha Insitute of Vedic Sciences and Alternative Medicine is accredited by International Yoga Alliance (USA) and Alternative Medical Council Calcutta (India) provides special education in yoga for supporting the health of women during important parts of their life. After the course, students get an international valid certificate and either could help to prepare a woman for soft delivery, give a woman the possibility to enjoy her happiness or provide supporting service after delivery.

Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine's prenatal / postnatal programs are created by their Guru Ji S.K.Pandey following international standard of International Yoga Alliance.

The program includes allopathic knowledge of women body according to trimester of pregnancy in anatomy, physiology, pathology of pregnancy and delivery process, risks in pregnancy, nutrition, the post-delivery process combined with special yogic / Ayurvedic methods of supporting like asana, yoga philosophy, pranayama, meditation, naturopathy, mantra, Ayurveda, and astrology. You will also get important information about your aura problems (chakra imbalance), suggestions for special Vedic practices and herbs.


  • Give yoga class to your peers under control of the teacher
  • A written test in yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, therapy, Ayurveda, teaching methodology, pranayama and meditation
  • A correct alignment of some asanas, pranayama, mantra and performance of steadiness

Teaching standard includes:

  • Understanding the yoga teacher’s relationship with healthcare professionals
  • Knowing when to suggest that the student consult a health care professional regarding pregnancy issues
  • Understanding of psychological considerations during pregnancy and how to differentiate between high-risk and non-high-risk pregnancy
  • Includes yoga techniques specialized to the needs of the pregnant woman, including practice and teaching skills for trimester-specific yoga techniques. Techniques include alignment for the expectant mother, appropriate yoga techniques for each trimester, how to practice yoga techniques safely and relaxation, and stress management techniques
  • Includes design of lesson plans for the beginning and/or advanced student during each trimester, and human anatomy and physiology (both physical and subtle body) related specifically to considerations during pregnancy. Topics include an overview of what is normal anatomy and physiology during pregnancy, how organs function during pregnancy, an overview of the complications, including miscarriage, premature labor, hypertension, preeclampsia and body mechanics.
  • Includes traditional yoga philosophy as it may apply to lifestyle and well-being during pregnancy

Yoga-Philosophical Aspects

  • Human Life: Meaning & Aim of Life
  • Pregnancy and Birth in Yogic tradition
  • Introduction of Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutra
  • Panch-Klesha (Five Causes Of Pain & Miseries)
  • Yama, Niyama (social and personal rules and regulations) Asana (physical posture), Pranayama (breathing techniques), Pratyahara (withdrawal of the mind from the senses), Dharna (concentration), Dhayan (meditation), Samadhi (self-realization) related with pregnancy
  • Conception from a yogic point of view
  • Astrology and conception
  • Delivery in yoga and Ayurveda
  • Ayurvedic healthcare before and after birth
  • Ayurvedic healthcare before and after birth
  • Childcare in Ayurveda
  • Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga-Asana Practical Aspects

Asana special adapted according to particular trimester of pregnancy

  • Bending postures
  • Relaxation poses
  • Standing Postures
  • Sitting postures
  • Supine postures
  • Stretch postures
  • Surya-Namaskar
  • Meditation Asanas
  • Hip opening postures
  • Partner yoga postures
  • Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga-Pranayama Practical Aspects

Types of breathing in pregnancy and delivery

  • Pranayama Techniques & Performance during pregnancy and delivery (Neti, Anulom-Vilom, Nadi Shodhana, Sitakari, Bhramari, Sheetali, Surya Bheda, Chandra Bheda, Murchha, Kumbhaka and Rechaka state etc)
  • The pranic body, types of Prana in the pregnant mother body
  • Prana influence a child’s development
  • Breathing and life span
  • Breath and Birth control
  • Breath during the Second stage of Labour
  • Breath during the Third stage of Labour
  • Mudras and Bandhas during Pregnancy and Delivery
  • Mudras: Dyana, Ajali, Prithvi, Varuna, Shakti, Gyana, Chin, Shambhavi, Khechari Mudra, Hansi mudra, Vayu mudra, Akash Mudra, Shunya Mudra, Surya mudra
  • Moola, Uddyana Bandha, Jalandra Bandha

Anatomy and physiology

  • Introduction to muscular and skeletal system of the pregnant women, their function during pregnancy and delivery
  • Physiology of normal and pathological pregnancy
  • Common disorders during the pregnancy
  • Physiology of normal and pathological delivery process
  • Common disorders during delivery
  • Body-mind connection during pregnancy

Ayurveda in Pregnancy

  • Essential herbs nutrition for pregnancy and postnatal period
  • Ayurvedic nutrition during the pregnancy
  • Ayurvedic herbs for improvement of lactation
  • Acupressure in pregnancy


Meditation Practice (OM Meditation, Trataka, Yoga Nidra, Sound Meditation, 5 elements meditation, Nadis meditation, breath meditation, 7 chakras meditation, chidakasha, hridakasha meditation, self awareness rotation, vipassana meditation).


Standard Mantras (Shiva Mantra, 5 elements mantra, So Ham, AUM, Ganesha mantra, Guru Mantra, Gayatri mantra, Lakshi Mantra, Mantra for health, business, children).

Teaching Methodology


  • You have to have the interest to learn Vedic science, personal work on body and mind and not only to spend a vacation as on all-inclusive resort. Vedansha is spiritual Ashram and does not allow following activity: eating a non-vegetarian meal, smoking, drinking alcohol, abuse their staff, show any type of sexual misconduct, manipulating, annoying other clients, damage the vedansha property, study material, interrupt teaching process.
  • Individuals with disabilities or ailments, people who have any disease or unfit before the course are advised to refrain from applying. If you join the course, and feel worse after that, Vedansha will help you to arrange all required medical help, but they will not allow you to continue the course and your payment will be not refunded.
  • Minimum age at the time of admission is 18 years. Applicants aged over 60 years could apply after consultation with Vedansha via email.
  • Pregnant women need a medical authorization permitting them to practice yoga from their own country with translation in English
  • Any candidate found unfit after the commencement of the course will not be permitted to continue the training and a refund of fees and other charges will not be admissible
  • This teacher training course requires educational abilities and the desire to study the program according to the standards of Yoga Alliance USA. Students are reminded to remain aware and respectful of cultural differences among the participants and teachers. Any disruptions to the teaching process or behavior deemed harmful to other students, teachers, or the institute's property is in violation of the rules and policies of Vedansha Institute. Violation of the school's policies may result in dismissal from the program without any refund of the course fees.
  • The teachers are not fitness instructors, most of them are spiritual yoga masters who have a completely different way of life and devotion to their practice. Some of them are monks, pandits in temples or swamis. They request you to please be polite and respect their work. If you find something that not suitable for you or for your faith or mentality, please do not put the blame on them. Let them know at the front desk, online or just discuss with Founder Dr Pandey Ji directly if you want any changes and what you find not suitable for you. In 99% misunderstanding will be solved in a good way.
  • The course language is English. Any other mentioned language is used for online communication and in some cases can be used in communication during the course on the place. If you wish to get a translator for any other language kindly request to ask about availability before booking. If a booking is done without the request of translation Vedansha have right to cancel the booking and refund the deposit. If translation will be requested on place Vedansha has the right to dismiss the client from the course and do not refund the deposit. If a client request to arrange another school with appropriate language ability it can be done upon request if the school with this language is available in Rishikesh for extra costs.
  • The booking should be performed by the person who is going to participate in the course. If a booking is done by the third person (relatives, friends, parents etc) the direct participant should send Vedansha an email or scanned copy of confirmation that he/she acknowledges the program, rules and regulations of the organizer.
  • Any candidate who decided to change the program after arriving have to apply for it in written form. If you decide to cancel the course after arriving, Vedansha will have to charge the amount that covered their costs of 30% of the course days as Vedansha reserve teacher, accommodation, meal prior to your arriving.

Sample daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 06:30 Wake up and cleansing
  • 06:30 - 07:00 Shatkriya and herbal tea. yogic cleansing with Jala neti (special techniques of nose cleansing) and Pooja (mantra recitation & fire ceremony purification)
  • 07:00 - 08:30 Hatha Yoga
  • 08:30 - 09:30 Pranayama: breathing exercises
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Breakfast: special yogic menu
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Yoga philosophy
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Mantra
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Anatomy of female body and child
  • 16:00 - 17:30 Asana practical class
  • 17:30 - 18:30 Yoga Nidra / guided meditation - guided relaxation practice, meditation and concentration
  • 18:30 - 19:30 Dinner
  • 19:30 - 22:00 Free time
  • 22:00 - 06:00 Sleep

Please note that timetable can be changed during the teaching process.

Included excursions

During the course, according to weather, road conditions, and amount of students, Vedansha will offer different types of excursions in Himalaya and Rishikesh including visit a spiritual temple in Himalaya, meditation in a cave under the guidance of an experienced teacher, visit Ganga aarti, waterfalls, and Beatles Ashram. Sometimes excursion can be changed or replaced with an equal offer if the conditions of weather or any other issue took place.


Sanjeev Pandey

Ashish Rawat

Awdhesh Semwal

Usha Vaishnava

Jyotish Acharya

Sandeep Semwal

Sonu Badoni


Deepak Aggrawal

Vedansh Pandey

Jyoti Sharma

Dr. Dipak Saklani

Bipin Bartwal

Retreat location

This yoga teacher training will take place in Rishikesh, in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

Nearby places

  • Dehradun Airport (DED), 15 kilometers
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) - 6 hours

Unique features


  • Cooking classes
  • Massage
  • Spa


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • River


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Library

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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During this yoga teacher training, you will be provided with daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals. Drinks are also included. Every meal will consist of a special nutritious Ayurvedic and yogic menu developed according to the season. For the morning, you will enjoy a detox hot tea with special Himalayan herbs to make you stronger and improve your digestion. Other drinks will include herbal tea, black tea, masala tea, water, milk, and juice.

Please be aware that the meal and beverages that are included during the course program and package are special yogic & ayurvedic. If you wish to try other meals from the Indian or Italian Menu in our Vedansha restaurant, extra costs will be charged.

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
  • Organic
  • Naturopathic
  • Fruitarian
  • Yogic
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 1 acupuncture session
  • Yoga posture classes
  • Daily pranayama sessions and guided meditation
  • Certificate of completion
  • Excursion trip and Ayurvedic massage
  • Pregnancy anatomy and physiology
  • Theoretical and practical skills
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 3 yogic meals per day
  • 1 Himalayan excursion
  • 1 Ayurvediic massage
  • 1 short aura check up
  • Some herbs suggestions for well-being
  • 24-hour help available during your stay
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Mala (string of beads) energized by Guru Ji Yogachariya S.K.Pandey
  • Detox beverages and herbal tea
  • Study materials
  • Cleansing kit
  • T-shirts with the symbol of the school

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer
  • Detailed aura check-up
  • Detailled Vedic horoscope assesment
  • Naturopathic consultation
  • Other Ayurvedic procedures and consultation

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport Airport transfer available: Jolly Grant Airport (US$25 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$70 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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