Vinyasa Yoga Academy provides unique spiritual, religious, and mind-body experiences by applying their expertise in Vedanta philosophy and yoga retreats.
Yoga Retreats (11)
Yogi Vishnu Panigrahi
After practicing yoga from a very early age of 12, he decided to leave his family and friends behind to pursue the yogic path and meet his first Yoga Master - Narayan Muni at Jharsuguda Muni Samaj Yoga Ashram. It was here he took his first steps into the Himayalan Tradition. In 1988 he met his second Yoga Master - Swami Niranjan ji to learn the wisdom of the Vedas. There he came across the Jnana Yoga (knowledge), which taught him the important lessons in the path to self-realization.
Swami Shivabrahmananda Saraswati
Swami Shivabrahmananda Saraswati is a Sanyasi who left his home at the age of 19 in quest of spiritual knowledge. He talks on Yoga Philosophy based on Vedanta, Patanjali Yoga Sutra and Bhagwad Gita. He spent three years on the banks of Narmada River doing penance. Following that he joined Arsha vidy a peetham, Rishikesh where he completed the three year Vedanta course conducted by Dayananda ashram from 2003 to 2006. After the course Pujya swami Dayananda Saraswati sent him to the tribal belt in Madya Pradesh to start a free student home. He spent three years managing the student home.
Dr. Rohit Chobe
Dr. Rohit Chobe is very young and dynamic teacher at Vinyasa Yoga Academy. His has expertise in meditation. He is highly educated. He holds a Ph.D. in Yog Science. Through his scientific yoga teaching, he sparks people to raise self-enquiry for inner awakening. He teaches about authentic yoga culture for holistic development, helping people to live a meaningful and balanced life. He loves teaching, to give a deeper understanding of the subject for the complete development of an individual.
Parveen has done 5 years integrated course in Yoga (BA & MA) from Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar. She has 9 years of experience in teaching and conducting workshops, seminars, and retreat. Where in the main objective is to provide results with different Yoga practices integration to alternative therapies like Marma therapy, Pranic Healing, Reiky, Naturopathy, Hormonal Therapy, Prenatal-Postnatal. Her total experience includes working with organizations and renowned Academies and has also gained vast experience in dealing and counseling people by working with Academy.
Yogi Navkant Ji has completed a master’s of science in yogic science and holistic health and is trained in different aspects of hatha yoga, yoga philosophy, yoga psychology, yoga therapy and health. He shares the knowledge and experience of yoga learned from different yoga professors and teachers of the university, helping to understand the basic principles of yoga that students need in order to better prepare the foundations on which they can begin their journey.
Yogi Nicky’s teaching style is completely different to other yoga teachers. Every class he teaches is filled with love, passion and respect and he like to push his students to improve their personal practice. Nicky ji was born and raised in Rishikesh where he has learned yoga from many great masters . With over 7 years’ experience in teaching yoga and teacher training, he has a good practical knowledge of teaching. He also studied in Uttarakhand University and holds a 500 hours YTT certificate and is certified with Yoga Alliance.
from United States, February 2019
Lifetime experience!!the teachers were amazing with so much knowledge!! The people working there are so nice, everybody really helpful and good!! The school is in a nice location, definitely worth it!!
from Norway, November 2018
Very good staff. Always helpfull, especially when we got sick, they provided us with everything we needed and the kitchen mad us extra food. Thank you! I’ve had the best experience in my entire life, and the teachers have tought me so much! I leave Rishikesh as a new person with a lot of knowledge!
Julie Brunsgaard Andersen
from Denmark, January 2018
"Such an amazing experience."
Im so happy a chose this YTT! This school is amazing. If you are looking for a place with teachers truly teaching from their heart, amazing chefs and food, great accomodation, great administrative staff, that handles all requests you could have, well, then you have found the right place! I spend a month here during the 200 hour programme, and loved every second of it. Such a loving and welcomming atmosphere, and such great knowledge - all at one place! Couldn't be more grateful to have come here. Thank you!
from Canada, December 2017
I really loved my experience! We were simply well taking care of and the teachings where absolutely great! Also the location of the school was very convenient
from Spain, December 2017
"amazing and unforgettable Yoga experience"
When I first looked up for schools on the website I immediately had a wonderful feeling with Vinyasa Yoga Accademy and immediately I got in touch with them. The answer I have got back was so amazing that I knew that this was my perfect choice. So within two days I booked the school and the flight and was so excited for my first trip to India!! The welcome at the airport, at the school I will never forget. Every single person has been like a family to me during the whole stay. I felt home. The place is quiet and close to the forest, but everything very close. The food has been prepared with so much love and dedication, incredible. Every day it was different during the whole stay. The centre provides filtered water which is excellent service. The excursions included where amazing! The hospitaity of all people has been very touching. All the people I met in the group have been the best I could ever expect. The teachers are amazing. Beeing so young but which such an excellent professionality, dedication, attention and positivity making all the classes so interesting I wished that the experience would never come to an end... I will always carry this experience in my heart as a treasure and really hope to meet all again on my spiritual path... yes now I know I have a spiritual family also in India. Thanks to all the people in the center and thanks to Rishikesh and their people, their culture, their love I always felt during this wonderful month. Very grateful forever. Namasté
from Switzerland, November 2017
"Yoga in Rishikesh"
From the very first email inquiry, to the facilities, the staff, the seven different instructors, every step of the way thus school exceeded my expectations.
from Indonesia, September 2017
"The best Yoga Teacher Training experience "
The staff were always available. The head of the school (and another few schools in the area) was ALWAYS available for us and showed us such humble grace and hospitality! An incredible human being. The school was very clean and in a lovely location away from the hectic main streets but still only a short walk to the shops and cafes. The teaching was top quality. I learned to much about life and myself and feel confident to teach.
I advise that you must throw yourself fully into the experience! Embrace the culture and rituals and you won't be disappointed.
from Italy, August 2017
"Everything absolutely perfect"
Teacher very prepared and professional
from Honduras, June 2017
"Good place to do your 200 hours Ytt"
from Qatar, January 2019
"Holistic Yoga Therapy Course "
I really enjoyed our class schedule, close proximity to shopping/cafes, and the simplicity of the program and ashram. Each subject was interesting in their own way and with time you were able to see how holistic yoga truly is. I had a small group experience with 5 other students completing the 200 hour program and I really enjoyed getting to know these kindhearted, open minded, and curious individuals. The teachers and staff were very supportive, welcoming, and allowed you to learn so much from them. The philosophy, asana, and therapy classes were my favorite! The food was great and you were able to take as many blankets/towels as you wanted! I also loved the dancing and celebrations! I felt truly happy here 😍 I can’t wait to return to Rishikesh!
from Switzerland, September 2018
"Awesome experience !"
My 100hs yoga teacher training at Vinyasa Yoga Academy was a truly amazing experience. I am very grateful for the time I could spend there !
The teachers were very professional and have a wide knowledge they share during classes. The administrative staff was very kind and fulfilled special requests. The food was great, varied and when someone had a particular wish, the kitchen staff tried to include it in the menu.
Silvia Denhí Orozco Jiménez
from India, January 2018
"Nada es como lo anunciado"
Las clases de yoga eran completamente para principiantes por lo que estaban acordes a lo que yo esperaba: una introducción al yoga. El último día me permitieron quedarme 2 horas después del check out sin costó. El masaje gratis.
Tara Ngawang Ghale
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I completed the 200-hour yoga teacher training at Vinyasa Yoga Academy in March 2018. I came with mixed expectations - on the one hand, I had high expectations since I'd heard a lot about how yoga courses are life transforming and on the other hand, I knew I had to keep my expectations low to not be disappointed with my own experience. After spending a month here, I highly recommend this school for future teachers. We were a small group of 11 so it was easy to discuss in class and each got a good amount of attention from the teachers here. The management is always ready to go an extra mile to accommodate your needs. All the teachers are highly qualified in their own subjects. The school is perfectly located in quiet surroundings off the main road. Food was great! I really enjoyed all the practical classes as well as pranayama and Philosophy. The course really opened my eyes to the whole yoga philosophy and my biggest learning was how to incorporate all the different aspects of yoga into my own life. I left feeling competent to build my own practice and inspired to teach others in the future. Thank you Vinyasa Yoga Academy for helping me start this new chapter in my life.
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One of the best experience in my life. Definitely recommend thee school for my fellow yogini. All teachers as well as crew made me fell at ease & helpful. Listen to our feedback & react, satisfaction cheek list & follow up every week was amazing.
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Powerful, learn about myself and other. Faced my ego and overcome personal struggles.
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It was amazing. Yoga has deeply affected my life in so many ways. But i understand that it is important for only in this month… I understand that yoga is not just a movement, it is a way of life. Thank you a lot for this school whole my life i will remember these days.
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Very good, comfortable accommodation and very friendly and helpful staff.