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By doing your training with Vedansha in Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School (RYS) program you will be a professional yoga teacher. With Vedansha you will be a specialist not only in yoga but in the whole of Vedic science. As one of the best yoga teacher training schools, they know all the aspects and qualities of a professional yoga teacher such as a committed attitude, accurate knowledge about the subject, goodwill for students, as well as safety and insurance of the yoga teacher.
Starting from January 1st, 2019, Vedansha is 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 the Himalayan mountains. Each room has a big private bathroom and equipped with the following facilities:
Vedansha also provides 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, and Wi-Fi in your rooms because of the special electricity generator.
Students who complete their subsequent training in Yoga Alliance Certified School are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).
The Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine was founded by Yogacharya Dr. Sanjeev Pandey Ji. It was established to provide education in Vedic science, holistic treatment, and support programs with yogic and ayurvedic methods in common and non-curative diseases and help humans control emotions, remove fears, improve their lives, find themselves in a society of modern technology, and open their power in order to feel harmony and happiness.
The institute is accredited by International Yoga Alliance USA and followed its policy on sexual misconduct towards the client that makes all their programs safe and secure for female students. The institute keeps the ancient yogic tradition of Himalayan masters adapted to contemporary service requirements according to international standards of yoga education.
Its teachers were born in yogic families and have scientific degrees in yoga, astrology, and Ayurveda. Its yoga masters have spent more than 90,000 hours on improving their practice of yoga postures and meditation. Its founder, Dr. Sanjeev Pandey, has spent more than 20,000 hours in the deep meditation in the Himalayan mountains.
Vedansha collaborates with medical doctors and performs research in yoga and cancer in Germany. It also performs special healing programs for people with different diseases to support their health. Its programs are based on centuries-old traditions and adapted to contemporary conditions that make its clients 99 percent satisfied.
During the course, according to weather, road conditions, and amount of students, Vedansha will offer different types of excursions in Himalaya and Rishikesh including visiting 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. Please note that excursion is offered and planned by the Institute, not by the student.
Yogachariya Dr. Sanjeev Pandey Ji is the founder of the Vedansha. He has a Ph.D. in yoga therapy and naturopathy, and he is a Himalayan yogi from the seventh generation. From 1990 to1995 University of Lucknow with the diploma of bachelor of science (ZBC) in biology. From 2008 to 2011, he received a Master's degree in yogic science and human consciousness and become a Yogachariya. He began his teaching career in yoga in Rishikesh in 1999. He received a Ph.D. in yoga therapy and naturopathy in 2016 and is an E-RYT 500-hours and member of IAYT (International Alliance of yoga therapy).
Ashish is a yoga master with a uniqueness that attracts the learners with his dynamic teaching style. He was born in a Vedic family and is a certified yoga teacher that has been teaching during six years. In this period of time, he had shown exceptional qualities of a yoga teacher in Hatha and Ashtanga style. He undertook the yogic training from the international school of yoga, Ved Niketan Dham in Rishikesh and gained the master degree in yogic sciences from the Sanskrit University in Uttarakhand.
Awdhesh is an asana teacher for Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. He was born in Rishikesh, the capital of yoga. His yogic practice started from 2011 after he met various yoga masters who inspired him and encouraged him to come to yoga path. He began to study in Uttarakhand Sanskrit University yoga philosophy and started his own practice as well. He obtained positiveness, peace in mind, and physical health. Awdesh Semwal completed his diploma in yoga and other degrees in 2014.
Having studied Ayurveda and herbal medicine at Kanpur in the Kanpur University in 1966, Dr. Usha completed her internationally recognized bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery in 1997. Her competence is evident in her extensive and varied experience during the past 20 years, has shared her expertise as a lecturer of Kaya Chikitsa at Himalaya Ayurvedic College (Bareilly, U.P.), as a trainee physician in Arya Vaidya Sala (Kottakkal, Kerala), and Panchkarma specialist.
Pandit Shiva Ji or Jyotish Acharya is a famous traditional Vedic astrologer in Rishikesh. He is well qualified in astrology and Vedic science, he completed his Jyotish Acharya (master degree in astrological science) and Ved Acharya (master degree in Vedic science and Vastu Shastra) from Sampoorna Nanda Sanskrit University, Kashi (Varanasi), India. He worked with great Himalayan Astro Masters and he lives and teaches in Rishikesh, sharing his knowledge of Vedanta, astrology, and Vedic karma kand.
He is a master of yoga in traditional Hatha, Ashtanga, pranayama, and meditation styles. He lived in different ashrams during his childhood in north India and learned yoga from Himalayan masters. After he completes his master degree (Yogacharya) in Sanskrit University of Uttarakhand, he started to share his knowledge with his students. In free time Sandeep used to go to a spiritual place in Kedarnath and Badrinath to balance his energy and develop more in his practice. He is very polite and passionate teacher. He can teach either beginners or advanced students as well.
Hemlata Bahaguna (yoga anatomy, physiology teacher, and physiotherapist). She was born in New Tehri, located in the Indian state of Uttrakhand. After school Hemlata entered in combined (P.G.) Institute of Medical Science and Research (CIMSR), Dehradun where she is graduated in Bachelor of Physiotherapy, during graduation she started working in the field of effect of physiotherapy on rib-fracture & spinal-cord Injuries. She is an expert in the field of yoga anatomy & physiotherapy. Hemlata Bahaguna was working in 2009-2010 CMI Hospital, Dehradun (Physiotherapy department & faculty of anatomy).
He was born in Holy place and origin of yoga - Rishikesh. He is practicing yoga since 2008. He is a certified yoga teacher with a diploma from Sanskrit University of Haridwar. In 2013 he completed certification of 200 Hours of yoga alliance USA. He practices Hatha, Karma, Bhakti, mantra, Gyan, and Yin yoga. These experience changed his life. Being a young boy he was learning yoga in Ashram from traditional yoga masters and implemented that knowledge in his teaching as well. Sonu follows a yogic lifestyle and 8 limbs of Ashtanga yoga. He is teaching beginners, intermediate, & advanced classes.
Lakhiram is one of the best and talanted meditation teacher in Rishikesh. He was born in Himalayan Village and was dedicated for yoga. He completed his education in Himalayan Yoga Institute in Haridwar and choose meditation as main subject. Since 7 years he is teaching in different schools in Rishikesh meditation, mantra, kirtan.
Experienced spiritual master, yoga instructor. He is born in Hariyana state in India. He completed secondary education in HBSE in Bhiwani. His excellent notes in maths and physics gave him a good opportunity to become a teacher of these subject, however, destiny offered another opportunity to him. After revealed of some health issues, where medical science was not able to help, he started to search the holistic way of healing. Anth his path lead him in Rishikesh to Dr. Pandey Ji.
Vedansh Pandey (yoga teacher) is a son of founder and yogi 8th generation. He is dedicated to continue the Vedic tradition of Pandey Ji’s family and be a yogi. He practices yoga since childhood, knows very well all types of fire ceremonies, kriyas, & shatkarmas. He is RYT 200. He is follower of the Bharadwaj Gotra line, keeps brahmacharya and doing self-practice daily. He masters asana, pranayama, meditation techniques under father’s control and integrate them in his teaching. He is permanent student of spiritual Anandam Gurkul and learns there from himalayan masters secrets of hatha yoga.
Jyoti is a professional female massage therapist. She completed her education in ayurveda therapy and massage in 1995 and performs massage to our female clients as well as shirodhara and other detox procedures as panchakarma.
Ayurveda doctor and teacher Dr. Saklani practicing Ayurveda and responsible for theoretical as well as practical classes in ayurveda therapy, cooking, massage. High qualified and experienced with practical exprience Ayurveda doctor and teacher is practicing ayurveda and responsible for theoretical as well as practical classes in ayurveda therapy, cooking, massages, Dr. Saklani complited Government Ayurvedic College, Gurukul Kangari Haridwar in 2010 (BAMS in Ayurveda, Panchakarma, SPA, Ayurvedic Medicines).
Bipin completed 200-hour yoga teacher training in Vedansha Institute in 2017 and six months yoga certified course in Rishikeshyog Kendra in 2018. His main focus is Ashtanga Vinyasa primary, intermediate, advanced series, Acro yoga and Aerial yoga. He is also practicing meditation, mantra and pranayama on a daily basis. He is a gold winner of Yogathon in Rishikesh on 21 June 2019. Since 2019 he is attending Uttarakhand open University for receiving high education in yoga. His purpose in teaching is to relieve stress on the mental and physical level of the student and make his client balanced.
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All of the food that you get during the course is freshly cooked. Vedansha takes care of its quality. If you eat outside, sometimes you can have problems with your stomach. Remember that it's better to ask about fewer amounts of spices for your meal preparation in the restaurants if you have a sensible stomach or any stomach problems. Vedansha also provides pure drink filter water.
Vedansha is only catering for vegetarian and vegan meals. As in Rishikesh non-vegetarian meal is not provided. They can fulfill all dietary requirements from gluten-free meal till special menu for diabetes, obesity, kidney failure, cancer, etc. Here you can find the standard dishes that Vedansha offers during a week. Each meal time includes three to five different dishes.
These meals are provided without extra costs from your side. If you wish to have an additional meal or other variety of gluten-free, meal you can share your wishes, it will come with extra costs as the meal will be delivered from another big city or nearby area.
Jolly Grant Airport
Transfer available for additional US$25 per person
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$70 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). If you arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), you can take a domestic flight. The nearest airport close to the Institute is 16 kilometers by domestic flight. They are safe and quick (60 minutes). Price on average is around 30 - 50 USD.
Taxi is the most chosen transportation to reach the school. Vedansha can arrange the best and professional taxi driver for you 24 hours a day. They work only with professional staff and not send someone whom they don’t know. The taxi service is absolutely female friendly and secure.
Price is 70 USD from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and 85 USD from Delhi Hotel. It is only 25 USD from Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Please note that from Jolly Grant Airport (DED) there is no bus service or other transport, Vedansha would recommend you to reserve transfer in advance. Duration 6 - 8 hours according to traffic, on average is 7 hours, at night time can be reached in 5 hours as well.
From Delhi ISBT (Kashmere Gate, New Delhi) you can reach Rishikesh within some hours in a comfortable bus. You can take a taxi or metro to the Delhi ISTB. The bus will reach in Rishikesh (Rishikesh Bus station). From there you can take a 3-wheeler (tuk tuk) for around 150 - 200 INR if you are alone in the car towards Tapovan. Price is around 700 INR. Duration 8 - 9 hours.
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