71 days 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

71 days 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

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

Comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training

During this basiс, intermediate and advanced training, you will study asanas, pranayama, meditation, yoga philosophy, mantras, anatomy, yoga therapy, and nutrition in yoga, as well as naturopathy, ayurveda, astrology teaching methodology, and get important information about your aura problems. Improve your yoga teaching, in the truest sense, by joining this authentic training in the Himalayas, which is part of a basic educational level of yoga designed for those who want to learn standard techniques and be able to teach them.

Highlights

  • Concentration and meditation
  • Yoga philosophy & Ayurveda in daily life
  • Deep study of breathing & mantra techniques
  • Asana Hatha and Ashtanga vinyasa yoga classes
  • Workshops & on-line after course webinars
  • Excursions & Ayurvedic massages
  • 70 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • Detox beverages
  • 70 days with instruction
  • 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.

The institute

The Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine was founded by Yogachariya Dr. Sanjeev Pandey Ji. It was established to provide education in Vedic science, provide 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 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 deep meditation in the Himalayan mountains. The institute has trained more than 10,000 yoga teachers from USA, Canada, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Australia, Mexico, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Greece, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, and Peru.

It also guides its clients after courses are completed by giving regular workshops and online webinars for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels in yoga, Vedic astrology, meditation, and Ayurveda. Because of this, clients keep on returning to the institute and its partners. 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.

Programs

There are no unsolved problems for the institute, only new questions to be answered. Vedansha aims to develop an authentic Himalayan yoga tradition worldwide. The quality of its yoga programs is guaranteed. These programs are proven safe by European medical doctors, and can be easily performed by clients with varying levels of physical ability.

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.

Each program was made by Dr. Sanjeev who is a seventh generation hereditary yogi, and is oriented on beginner, intermediate, and advanced yogic levels. Vedansha has certified, healthy yoga products, and is considered as one of the best in Himalaya as proven by its certification from the International Yoga Alliance (USA) and Alternative Medical Council Calcutta (India).

Its programs are based on centuries-old traditions and adapted to contemporary conditions that makes its clients 99% satisfied. You will get a full-service package with meetings, accommodation, three daily vegetarian meals and beverages, check-up of body problems, individual, naturopathic consultation, classes, special events, workshops, Ayurveda procedures, and excursions.

Vedansha starts to work with its clients even before their visit by providing a short check-up of their natal map and recognizing concerns. A program is then created for clients according to the information they provide regarding goals and opportunities for corrections during the visit. By using methods of yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic astrology, the center creates special yoga classes with healthy nourishment, herbs, and spices, reaching purification and balance of the body and soul.

Responsibility

The institute takes responsibility for its students and patients. If you come as a student to get knowledge, Vedansha will not only propose to you the exact number of hours and classes, but also consider your understanding of the difficulties in Vedic material and obstacles in your own practice. The center is sure that there are no untalented students.

Because of special, organized programs with attention to practical exercises, Vedansha's students are confident, able to teach without fear, and can represent Vedic science in their countries. The institute will support you in your teaching career, and will always be glad to help you with advice or sharing of professional skills.

If you decided to get supportive treatment, Vedansha will do its best to provide you with high-quality procedures in diagnostic therapy in India. And because of its international connections, the institute will try to help with organizing any succeeding treatment in your country.

500 Hours Yoga Course Teaching Plan

Yoga-Philosophical Aspects:

  • Human Life: Meaning & Aim of Life
  • Yoga: introduction/its origin & development
  • Introduction of Patanjali's Yoga-Sutras
  • Panch-Klesha (Five Causes Of Pain & Miseries) / causes of success and failure in Yoga
  • 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)
  • 9 disturbances of Mind, possibilities of control, Kriya Yoga
  • Functional model of 7 chakras from philosophical point of view
  • Stages in the Yogic experiences and its achievements by birth or through training
  • Philosophical aspects of bhagvat geeta
  • Philosophical aspects of different forms of Samadhi
  • Philosophical aspects of ayurveda

Yoga-Practical Aspects:

  • Asana (advanced 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 (vajrasana) Group Asana
  • Lotus (Padmasana) Group Asana

Pranayama & Mudras

  • Pranayama and treatment possibilities
  • Improvement of Pranayama Techniques (Neti, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodana, Surya Bheda, Bastrika, Sheetali, Shetkari, Bhramari intermediate level)
  • Advanced mudras and bandas
  • Prana in daily life, how to reach new level
  • Guided meditative pranayama
  • Mantra and pranayama advanced level
  • Kriyas (body cleansing methods) intermediate level

Meditation

  • Standard Meditation Practice (AUM Meditation, Trataka, Yoga Nidra, Sound meditation, Mantra meditation, morning meditation, Nadi meditation, 5 elements meditation, Natraj meditation, chakra meditations and its variety, other advanced meditative techniques)

Mantra

  • Intermediate Mantras, Hindu Gods, mantras related with them

Anatomy and physiology:

  • Detailed explanation of muscular and skeletal system and their function during physical exercises of intermediate level

Yoga therapy/Ayurveda

  • Using of number of yogic/ayurvedic methods in supporting and treatment of some diseases, detailed knowledge about ayurvedic herbs and their supplying techniques

Teaching methodology:

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

Special events:

  • Once pro week: mantra concert performed by students of TTC with the help of teachers and staff
  • Once per two week: Yoga/ Meditation/Ayurveda & other vedic scieneces
  • Once per two week: silent walk meditation
  • Once per two weeks: cooking hands-on workshop (Ayurvedic/Yogic/Indian/International)
  • Once per month: magic night & candle meditation

Sample daily schedule

  • 05:00 - 06:00 Wake up and cleansing: taking shower, teeth brushing, shaving, etc. according to your needs
  • 06:00 - 06:45 Shatkriya (yogic cleansing with Jala neti (special techniques of nose cleansing), pooja (mantra recitation & fire ceremony purification)
  • 06:45 - 08:15 Asanas Practical class Hatha/Ashtanga style (depending on the week schedule): learning the asana postures under the guiding of experienced Yoga teacher. According to Plan and weather conditions, classes will be inside and outside oft he school building
  • 08:15 - 08:30 Pause & Herbal tea: detox hot beverage with special himalayan herbs that makes you stronger and improves your digestion
  • 08:30 - 09:30 Pranayama: breathing exercises according to study program guided by experienced yoga teacher
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Breakfast: special yogic menu according to needs of body during physical and mental practice
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Yoga Anatomy/Mantra classes: 2 weeks/Asana Elignment Hatha/Ashtanga Style, 2 weeks Explanation of Asana Postures according to the anatomical structure of the body/Correct Mantra pronunciation & recitation/Explanation of mantra sound, texts, learning and reading basic mantras
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Yoga Philosophy/Ayurveda/Teaching methodology: explanation of vedic sutras in easy way, Ayurveda in daily life/Teaching of Yoga as a subject in your country
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch: special developed according to season and nourishing need of the body
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Free time: Relax/sleep/self study/visit the library or the spa center and take procedure or a private class or a consultation
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Yoga Therapy /Ayurveda: basic principles of therapy possibilities in yoga, basic knowledge of ayurveda, how to use it in daily life
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Ashtanga Vinyasa/Hatha Yoga (Theory & Practice): number of physical postures according to study program, presented and explained with the help of projector, detailed deep model visual explanation step by step
  • 17:00 - 18:00 Yoga Nidra/ guided Meditation: guided relaxation practice, meditation and concentration
  • 18:30 - 19:30 Dinner: specially developed according to season and nourishment of the body
  • 19:30 - 20:30 Satsang/Special Event: special meeting in order to discuss philosophical questions accompanied by mantra chanting, presented by S. K. Pandey, other Rishis, Babas, Monks/ or special event according to schedule
  • 20:00 - 22:00 Free time and Self study: enjoy your free time or private consultation or visit the spa
  • 22:00 - 05:00 Sleep: relax and sleep, we wish you sweet dreams!

Note

Please note that the Satsang is available for up to 10 people and the timetable is subject to change, during the teaching process.

During the training, 5 excursions in Himalaya are included in the price package.

  • 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.

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 a 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.

During this training, 6 ayurvedic massages are included in the price package. Other spa treatments are available, on request, for an additional cost.

  • 1 t-shirt with the school symbol
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals plus herbal teas
  • 5 excursions in Himalaya
  • 6 ayurvedic massages
  • 70 nights accommodation
  • Cleansing kit and a daily detox tea
  • Full support during your stay at the institute and help provided 24 hours
  • Herbs suggestions for well-being Mala string of beads energized by Ji Yogachariya and Dr. S.K.Pandey
  • Possibility to participate in on-line webinar before and after course
  • Short Aura check up
  • Short astrological consultation
  • Study materials
  • Theoretical and practical skills
  • Yoga Alliance certificate upon completion
  • Wi-fi
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare Airport transfer
  • Detailed aura check-up
  • Detailed horoscope assessment
  • Naturopathic consultation
  • Other Ayurvedic procedures and 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 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.

Rishikesh, India

Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine offers yoga classes, methods of asana, pranayama, meditation, Ayurveda, and retreats.

  • Availability: The Yoga Retreats of this organizer are available 97% of the time.
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71 days / 70 nights

Booking information

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.

Departure:
Thursday April 12, 2018
(71 days / 70 nights)

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