31 Days 300-Hr Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

  • Moksha Ashram, #140 Badrinath Road Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand 249192, India

31 Days 300-Hr Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

  • Moksha Ashram, #140 Badrinath Road Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand 249192, India

Rishikesh Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

This training is a part of an intermediate educational level of a Yoga Therapist Training. During this course, you will improve your knowledge and master the techniques of yoga therapy, go forward in your spiritual way in asanas, with Hatha and Ashtanga style, pranayamas, meditation, yoga philosophy, mantras, yoga anatomy, yoga therapy, yogic nutrition. The Institute's yoga teachers and therapists are professionals, with 5 to 30 years of experience. The team will show you the result from their programs, by special aura assessment, before and after course.

Highlights

  • Learn yoga philosophy, anatomy & Ayurvedic therapy
  • Daily meditation asanas, pranayama and yoga therapy classes
  • Participation in online webinars and courses before and after course
  • Certificate of attendance upon completion of the course
  • Excursions & Ayurvedic massages
  • Yogic cleansing kit and Mala
  • 30 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • 30 days with instruction
  • French, German, Hindi, Russian, Sanskrit, English

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During this training, you will stay in a shared, private or double room at the Kriya Ashram or at the Vedansha Retreat Center. The rooms offer hot water, a clean toilet, warm conditions during cold seasons, and security in the area. Rooms have fan and good ventilated. For the summer season, you may opt for an air-conditioned room, offered upon availability, at an additional charge of 8 USD per night.

If you would like to stay in a single or double hotel room, Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine offers you a private accommodation, with air-conditioning, either in a deluxe room or an apartment, for an additional cost. Please send an inquiry and the institute will be pleased to offer you a quotation, for the hotel accommodation option.

Please note that sometimes the power goes off in the whole Rishikesh. During these moments, you will have light in your rooms, but the Internet may stop working for a while. In such cases, you should not worry, as it usually comes back in a few minutes. Otherwise, please ask Vedansha Institute's manager to assist you and provide the internet stick.

Certifications

Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA. Registration with Yoga Alliance USA provides a globally recognized credential.

The Vedansha Insitute of Vedic Sciences and Alternative Medicine is accredited by the International Yoga Alliance (USA) and the Alternative Medical Council Colcatta and provides a 300-hours training in yoga for people who already have a 200-hours certificate from Yoga Alliance or an equal certificate that proves their experience in yoga or who wants to develop in technical and spiritual aspects of yoga.

It's possible to do this education separately from the 200-hours teacher training or as a continuation. During the weeks, you will improve your knowledge, master the techniques, and go forward in your spiritual way in asanas that include Hatha and Ashtanga style.

You will also practice pranayamas, meditation, yoga philosophy, mantra, yoga anatomy, yoga therapy, yogic nutrition, Ayurveda, naturopathy, astrology, teaching methodology, and psychology as well as get important information about your aura problems, suggestions of special Vedic practices, and herbs.

About the Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine

The institute offers high qualified and certified teachers and provide authentic knowledge of yogic tradition. The institute is accredited by the Yoga Alliance and the Alternative Medical Council Colcatta and contains basic principles of ancient yogic tradition and self-experience of the teachers following international standard of Vedic science.

All the teachers have long experience of practice and continuously improve their qualification by practice it by Himalayan masters, monks, or universities, and they are motivated to develop in their own practice in order to guide you to success in your practice.

The aim of this meditation practice is to encourage a deep state of concentration, that can be reached by everyone at a different pace, from 7 days even up to several years. It depends on the student's possibility of concentration, brain activity, dominance of nervous system, desire to reach the goal and fear of obstacles. If you have any troubles related to the things mentioned, please let us know and we will help to you go forward and overcome the troubles. Every student is different and sometimes it requires more time and effort, we are ready to offer our help anytime.

Please note that the yoga atmosphere and classes can be different from that what you learned or saw in your home country. We teach not only Asana, we also give knowledge of yoga as a Vedic science (pranayama, meditationa, mantra, ayurveda, astrology, sadhana, yajna, yoga philosophy, yoga therapy). Our teachers are not fitness instructors, most of them are spiritual yoga masters who have have a completely different way of life and devotion to their practice. Some of them are monks , pandits in temples or swamis. We 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 us know on the front desk, on-line 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 by the good way.

The study materials were created according to international study requirements in Vedic science and adapted for easily understanding for every student. The institute uses special technical, visual, written materials to make classes diverse and study process effective with desired results.

The institute offers special developed yogic classes according to scientific and practical experience of the team based on purification, Ayurvedic principles of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha types of personality with their disturbances of energy body and special methods of asana, pranayama, meditation technics that help to correct disturbances of the body and reach desired effect of yogic practice.

Curriculum

What is health?

  • Definition of health as multimodal concept from a yogic, Ayurvedic, and allopathic point of view
  • Principles of yoga therapy

Yoga philosophy

  • Yoga sutras
  • Panch

Klesha or the five causes of pain and miseries

  • Yama Niyama or the social and personal rules and regulations
  • Asana or physical posture
  • Pranayama or breathing techniques
  • Pratyahara or the withdrawal of the mind from the senses
  • Dharna or concentration
  • Dhayan or meditation
  • Samadhi or self-realization in an intermediate level
  • The nine disturbances of mind, possibilities of control, and Kriya yoga
  • The functional model of seven chakras from a philosophical point of view

Yoga asana Hatha style intermediate level

  • Natural relaxation asana
  • Natural standing asana with external rotations
  • Forward bending asana
  • Backward extensions
  • Spinal twisting asana
  • Inverted asana
  • Balancing asana
  • Surya

Namaskara

  • Meditation asana
  • Thunder-Bolt group asana
  • Lotus group asana

Pranayama and mudras

  • Healing aspects of pranayama
  • Improvement of pranayama techniques for the intermediate level
  • Intermediate mudras and badas
  • Prana and lifestyle
  • Mediation aspects in pranayama
  • Mantra and pranayama

Meditation

  • Standard meditation practice
  • AUM meditation
  • Trataka meditation
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Sound mantra, morning meditation, Nadi meditation, and the five elements of meditation

Mantra

  • Intermediate mantras, Hindu gods and the mantras related with them

Anatomy and physiology comparing allopathic and the yogic system

  • Detailed explanation of skeletal, muscular, and nervous system and their function during physical exercises

Ayurveda

  • Concept of tridsosha, ama, Ayurvedic nutrition, day regimes, and Ayurvedic physiology

Teaching methodology

  • Teaching the standard concept of preparation for your own class with attention to psychology of the clients in yoga class
  • Ethic of a yoga therapist

Vedic astrology

  • Introduction to planets, sign assessment, and the role in developing the deseases

Clinical assessment of the patient

  • Interview, history of the desease, family history, and habits
  • Body-mind connection -Introduction of pathology of common deseases and syndromes
  • Anxiety, burn-out syndrome, depression, back pain syndrome, insomnia, migraine, brain injuries, insults, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease
  • Scoliosis, props, hernias, arthritis, statement after fractures, luxations, operations on the muscle-scelital apparat

Teaching methodology

  • Relationship with clients and medical professionals

Clinical assessment of the patient

  • Objective assessment and connection with medical practitioner if there is a need of some examinations and diagnosis
  • How to make a therapy plan

Introduction of pathology of common diseases and syndromes

  • Arterial Hypertony, low arterial pressure, heart failure, thyroid gland disorders
  • Cancer of different organ systems
  • Urin tract disorders, infertility, menopause, menstrual cycle disorders, chronic pelvin pain
  • Gastritis, colitis, some forms of hepatitis, cholecystitis, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome
  • Diabetes, rheumatismus, obesity, anorexia
  • Alcohol, drug, play addictions
  • Allergy
  • Common child deseases
  • Professional deseases of sportsman, dancers, drivers

Management of yogic of common deseases with case study

  • Musculo-scelital, respiratory, cardio-vascular, gastrointestina, nervous, and uro-genital system disorders, yogic and Ayurvedic methods
  • Professional deseases disorders yogic and Ayurvedic methods
  • Pre-post surgery concept from Vedic view
  • Chemotherapy or cancer treatment associated supportive methods

Eligibility criteria

  • Your interest to learn Vedic science
  • Certificate of yoga teacher from any valuable authority (international or local depending on country)
  • Successful pre-payment
  • Individuals with disabilities or ailments are advised to refrain from applying
  • Minimum age at the time of admission is 18 years. Applicants aged over 60 years could applied after consultation
  • Pregnant women need a medical authorization permitting them to practice yoga from their own country with translation in English
  • Any candidate found unfit after commencement of the course will not be permitted to continue the training and a refund of fees and other charges will not be admissible.

Assessments

  • Give yoga class to your peers under control of the teacher
  • Teaching skills, management skills in communication with clients in Vedansha Institute programs
  • A written test in yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, therapy, Ayurveda, teaching methodology, pranayama, and meditation
  • A correct alignment of some asanas and pranayama with performance of stability

Sample daily schedule

  • 05:00 - 06:00 Wake up & shower
  • 06:00 - 07:00 Shatkriya (yogic cleansing with Jala neti (special techniques of nose cleansing)), pooja (mantra recitation for meditation & fire ceremony purification)
  • 07:00 - 08:00 Pranayama: practical classes related with yoga therapy
  • 08:00 - 08:15 Pause and herbal tea: detox hot beverage with special Himalayan herbs
  • 08:30 - 09:30 Anatomy & Physiology (yogic & allopatic): explanation of body systems according to the anatomical & functional structure
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Breakfast: special yogic menu according to needs of body during physical and mental practice
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Yoga philosophy/Ayurveda: basic skills explanation of Vedic sutras in easy way
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch: specially developed according to season and nourishing need of the body.
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Free time
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Clinical assessment of the patient/Workshop: methods of interview, history of disease, family history, habits/presentation of common diseases/presentation of cases
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Asana alignment related with yoga therapy (theory class): number of physical postures according to study program
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Asana practice related with yoga therapy (practical class): number of physical postures according to study program
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Guided meditation with pranayama guided relaxation practice, meditation, and concentration
  • 19:00 Dinner: specially developed according to season and nourishment of the body
  • 20:00 Special event/Free time
  • 22:00 Sleep

During the training, there will be two excursions included in the price. You will go visiting waterfalls or spiritual temples, or go meditating in a cave.

  • Sanjeev Pandey

    Yogachariya Dr. Sanjeev Pandey Ji is the founder of the Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine. He has a PhD in Yogatherapy and Naturopathy, and he is a Himalayan yogi from the seventh generation. He has kept the family and university tradition of yoga during his teaching and personal practice. Since January 2017, he provides education and supplementary treatment according to the high level of ancient and modern standard of Vedic science at his own Institute to share yoga knowledge.

  • Rahul Singh

    Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Hatha Yoga, Bhakti Yoga)

    Rahul Singh, known as yogi Raj, was born in 1986 in Meerut City and graduated from school there. At the age of 16, he went to a monastery, where he lived for five years. While there, he learned the philosophy of yoga, asana, and pranayama from his holiness guru Ji Swami Karshni Guru Sharnanand Ji at his Udaseen Karshni Ashram, the Raman Reti Ashram. At the monastery, he also learned Bhakti yoga, mantra chanting, and ancient meditation techniques through traditional Hatha yoga practice.

  • Natalia Vdovichenko

    Dr. Natalia Vdovichenko was born in physicians family in Kazakhstan. After graduating from Lyceum in Chelyabinsk, Russia, she decided to follow the footsteps of her parents and be a physician. In 2008, she graduated from Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy and continued her education in gynecology and obstetrics specialty. In 2015, she decided to participate in a yoga teacher training in Rishikesh where she met dr. Pandey Ji. and developed her meditation and pranayama techniques.

  • Ashish Rawat

    (Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga)

    Ashish is a yoga master with a uniqueness that attracts the learners with his dynamic teaching style. He was born in 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 Semwal

    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 heath. Awdesh Semwal completed his diploma in yoga and other degrees in 2014.

  • Usha Vaishnava

    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, having 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.

  • Jyotish Acharya

    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.

  • Maksim Vdovichenko

    Dr. Vdovichenko was born in Kazakhstan. He graduated from the Chelyabinsk Medical Academy in Russia and began his work as a general surgeon. Then, he decided to continue his career in Germany and has worked since 2014 as a vascular surgeon in Thüringen. In order to complete his specialization in emergency medicine, he now works as an anesthesiologist. Dr. Vdovichenko is responsible for the programs that include human anatomy, physiology, and yoga therapy in the Vedansha Institute.

  • Loseva Galina

    (Kundalini Yoga)

    Dr. Loseva Galina was born in Kazakhstan. She is a physician and a specialist in radiology medicine. Over the last 30 years, she has been practicing in Russia and Kazakhstan. Dr. Loseva is interested in alternative medicine and began to learn bioresonance medicine according to the method of Dr. Puchko in 2011. In 2015, she started to practice yoga and did a yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, where she met Dr. Pandey Ji and experienced a different way of Kundalini yoga and an awakening of deep concentration.

This training will take place at the Moksha Ashram and the Kriya Ashram in Rishikesh, India.

Nearby places

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

During this training, you will enjoy daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus drinks. 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 & 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.

During your free time, you can book a detailed aura check-up with a written report about the aura statement, disturbances in aura if they are present, supporting methods, and treatment advices of a naturopathic specialist. You can receive an individual plan of asana postures, pranayama, herbs, and meditative practice. Additionally, you can receive a detailed horoscope assessment with methods of correction according to Vedic medical astrology.

You will be able to enjoy three ayurvedic procedures, which are included in the price package. Additional spa treatments will be available on request, for an additional cost.

  • 1 brief astrological consultation about your natal map
  • 1 brief aura check up
  • 1 t-shirt with the school symbol
  • 2 excursions
  • 3 ayurvedic procedures
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • 30 nights accommodation
  • Cleansing kit
  • Daily detox beverages and Herbs suggestions for well-being
  • Full support during your stay at the institute and help provided 24 hours
  • Herbs suggestions for well-being
  • Mala string of beads energized by Yogachariya and Dr. S.K.Pandey-Ji
  • Possibility to participate in online webinar before and after course
  • Study materials theoretical & practical classes
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional ayurvedic procedures and consultations
  • Detailed aura check-up
  • Detailed horoscope assessment
  • Naturopathic consultation

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). From there, you can book a domestic flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

Arrival by bus

You can also opt for Volvo service from Delhi, however bus traveling could cause inconvenience for the first time travelers.

Arrival by train

Take train for Haridwar from New Delhi Railway Station and from Haridwar there are many transport facilities available to reach Rishikesh. Transfer from and to this train station is available upon request.Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine

Arrival by taxi

Upon arrival to Dehradun Airport (DED) you can hire a taxi. Alternatively, you can hire a taxi from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) or you can avail the Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine transport package which covers the cost from Delhi Airport to Rishikesh by taxi and back, after the completion of the course. Rishikesh is a six-hours drive away from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL).

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 16% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Rishikesh, India

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Upon booking, the deposit is non-refundable, however if you are no longer able to attend on the initial date of booking, you may use this deposit to secure a spot for another program, offered by Vedansha Institute, within the next 6 months.

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