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Open yourself up to the countless opportunities with World Peace Yoga School's 200-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh. Explore the divine intricacies of yoga in its many forms through this inspiring and life-changing program. The course deals with in depth knowledge on Hatha and Ashtanga, along with meditation yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, naturopathy, and spiritual techniques. This is the place where you will experience bliss and transformation.
During the course, you will be accommodated in World Peace Yoga School at Tapovan Resort Laxman Jhula Rishikesh Uttarakhand,India. Stay at our perfectly located center at Rishikesh, located near to the divine Ganga River embraced by beautiful mountains, breath-taking views nearby, the center is peaceful and bright providing excellent location for your inner journey.
World Peace Yoga School takes care of the environment as well as its students, so it is kept clean and bright. There are three yoga studios, a huge garden area available for students to practice yoga and meditate, so students immediately feel home after they arrive. World peace yoga school is also one of the oldest, traditional yoga teacher training school in India that follows Himalayan yoga tradition, One of the oldest yoga tradition in India. Everything will be close to you like your classes, the Dining area, there is even a Café place in the school. Laundry services is also available at the building, even a parking area.
Located at Laxman Jhula Street, where you can find everything you need, just like shops, restaurants, ATM, health-care, bike-rentals among others. World Peace Yoga School is a well-equipped Yoga Teachers Training School which is clean and cozy with Wi-Fi access, hot shower, water-heaters, and filtered drinking water system and well secured with 24/7 CCTV cameras.
Shared accommodation includes two single beds which are shared by 2 students. Bathing shower and water-heater, Western toilets, wardrobe are available in the rooms as well as unlimited free internet access and intercom all day. Bed sheets, pillows and towels are also provided for you.
Private accommodation includes a nice balcony with a stunning Mountains-view. The rooms are new, big and bright. You'll have a wardrobe and a Big-size bed. 24/7 hot shower, water-heater, unlimited internet-access and intercom. Bed sheets, pillows and towels are also provided.
Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Registration with Yoga Alliance provides a globally recognized credential.
Join thousands of students from all over the globe who have experienced the true meaning of peace through World Peace Yoga School’s unique and engaging approach to teaching yoga. Whether you are beginning or advanced in your practice, all yoga practitioners are welcome and encouraged to join this month-long program.
This course is created for individuals with aspirations of becoming yoga teachers but is appropriate for any individual wishing to further expand their yoga practice. Cultivate happiness, self-love, and positivity in a yoga program deeply devoted to spiritual growth and understanding.
Throughout the course, you will learn Yoga Alliance-approved curriculum in a nurturing and supportive classroom environment that caters to your individualized skills. The best spirituality teachers of India will share their experience to transform your lives so that you can too be messengers of peace in the world.
You will leave the program with the knowledge, experience, and confidence to become the yoga teacher of your dreams.
You will begin your life-changing journey with a beautiful and magical fire ceremony conducted by World Peace Yoga School loving founder, Yogi Vishnu. After initiation, you will be deeply connected to the mystical energies of the Himalayan yogic legacy.
World Peace Yoga School focuses on providing you with small, intimate class settings for individualized and personalized attention from their beloved teachers. Your classes are located at the same building as your accommodations, so teachers are easily accessible to you throughout the day.
Every Sunday, you will take a break from your yoga classes to explore the many tourist destinations in and around Rishikesh. Excursions include rafting the Ganga River, visiting the Beatles Ashram, exploring the natural treasures of the area (like caves, river beaches, and waterfalls), and meditating at Kunjapuri Temple during sunrise.
Every teacher and staff member of World Peace Yoga School is passionate and committed to providing the best possible experience for you. World Peace Yoga School is a spiritual hub for knowledge seekers to grow and nourish their souls. It’s a community built on love, enthusiasm, and a profound belief in the transformative powers of yoga.
World Peace Yoga School prides itself on cleanliness and providing students with a peaceful learning environment. World Peace Yoga School is extremely grateful to be located so closely to the Ganga River with its serene and magical energy wafting onto the property. The yoga halls are bright, colorful, and modern with a gorgeous Ganga view and a literary library available for students. Nirvana Cafe inside the school also has nightly movie showings of both Hollywood and Bollywood movies for students to watch.
1. Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)
The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.
2. Yoga Postures (Asana)
Students will gain extensive knowledge on yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility and discipline.
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
Coverage: Alignment, Drishti, Adjustment, Options
Surya Namaskar A
Surya Namaskar B
Full Primary Series:
3. Pranayama (Breathing Practices)
Pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practicing yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind.
Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana-
Mudras (Yoga Gestures)The practice of Mudra hand gestures is an ancient facet of yoga. Performing gestures effects the energy flow of the body and can change a person's spiritual and mental characteristics.
4. Meditation (Dhyana)
Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).
5. Yoga Nidra (Psychic Sleep)
When a yoga practitioner moves through the various internal states of Yoga Nidra, a profound experience of relaxation occurs. This is called "Turiya," a sensation of pure bliss.
6. Yoga Cleansing (Shatkarma)
Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels.
7. Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)
Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types are needed.
8. Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)
Yoga Philosophy is the foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta Philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.
9. Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)
Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.
Demonstration Alignment Instructions
10. Teaching Methodology
A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At World Peace Yoga School, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.
Assessments are based on:
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Daily Schedule
5:00 a.m - Morning Bell
6:30 to 7:30 a.m. - Pranayama
7:45 to 9:00 a.m. - Group A- Hatha yoga
7:45 to 9:00 a.m. - Group B- Ashtanga Yoga
9:15 to 10:00 a.m. - Breakfast
11:00 to 12:00 p.m. - Yoga philosophy
12:10 to 1:10 p.m. - Yoga anatomy
1:20 to 2:30 p.m. - Lunch
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Ashtanga yoga (Group A)
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Hatha Yoga (Group B)
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Alignment, adjustment, teaching methodology
6:15 to 7:15 p.m. - Guided meditation
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Dinner
9:00 p.m. - Lights Off
Every Sunday, you will enjoy excursions to many tourist destinations in and around Rishikesh. The activities include white rafting the Ganga River, visiting the Vashistha cave, exploring the natural treasures of the area (river beaches, and waterfalls), and meditating at Kunjapuri Temple during sunrise.
This teacher training course will be held near Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh, India.
Rishikesh is a very safe place for tourists and locals alike. Locals are used to foreigners and things, such as communication, are a lot easier here than other parts of India. Just practice your usual safety precautions and always keep track of your belongings.
If you are a first time visitor to India, you may experience culture shock from just how different India is from other parts of the world. Be aware that it may be very emotionally overwhelming upon arriving in India, especially if you are beginning your journey in a big city like Delhi. Just know that Rishikesh is a very peaceful and relaxed place in India compared to larger cities.
During the training course, you will be serve three meals per day. The food served is hygienically prepared, nutritious, and healthy. World Peace Yoga School puts special emphasis over yogi food for all its students.
Food provided at the center is 100% vegetaian but not vegan. It can be arranged provided you inform the chef about it well in advance.
There will be served 3 vegetarian meals per day (and a cup of chai during our tea breaks) for the duration of the course.
The meals are unlimited. Generally, you’ll get a plate of food with all of the various vegetarian Indian dishes appropriate for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (according to a yogic diet.) We always make a surplus of food for our students, which is usually placed on the dinner tables for our students to grab from if they want more of a particular dish. You can also always feel free to talk to our kitchen staff if you’d like your meals prepared a certain way or if you’d like extra food.
Music is a powerful instrument. It connects you deeply with yourself and with others in the most extraordinary and liberating ways. World Peace Yoga School hosts a jam session and you can participate.
If you are seeking alternative therapies to heal, increase relaxation, or learn more about yourself, World Peace Yoga School has a variety of spiritual treatments available at an additional cost.
When you’re in the mood to watch a Bollywood or Hollywood film, stop by Nirvana Cafe inside the school facilities. Complimentary popcorn will be provided.
World Peace Yoga School is a school with a mission. They spread their message of love and peace wherever and whenever they can through peace projects where the team and the training students regularly perform trash clean-ups around Rishikesh.
Recharge your spiritual batteries with a refreshing and peaceful experience at the satsang, a lecture led by Yogi Vishnu that is dedicated to spiritually transforming discussions.
A really fun part about Laxman Jhula is all the shops, stalls, and stores. If you have time during your busy training schedule, go wander around for a bit and see what you can find. There are lots of fun clothing to buy like pants, shirts, shawls, and scarves. Some other items that are available in the nearby markets include candles, yoga gear, natural or Ayurvedic beauty and personal care products, religious items, healthy food, snacks, and much more.
One free Ayurvedic massage is included in this course.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) where you can take a domestic flight into Jolly Grant Airport (DED). The price of the ticket ranges depending on when you book it but it’s usually around 80 USD. Upon arrival, you can use a taxi ride that takes you from the airport to Laxman Jhula. It will cost you 18 USD.
Alternatively, you can also hire a private car to take you from Delhi to Rishikesh. The cost is 75 USD. You have the opportunity to meet up with other students in your yoga teacher training group to arrange a private car in order to keep the cost down. The distance from Delhi to Rishikesh by car is generally six hours but traffic, time of day, and holidays and festivals can make the journey longer.
Depending on the time your plane arrives in Delhi, taking a bus can be a tricky option. The Volvo buses from Delhi to Rishikesh stop running around 21:00. If your plane arrives in Delhi in the evening, you will have to get a hotel for the night and then make your way to Delhi ISBT (inter-state bus terminus) in the morning.
From the airport, get a prepaid taxi to take you to Delhi ISBT. You are strongly advised to only go to the government-approved taxi stand located right outside the airport exit. The price from the Delhi airport to Delhi ISBT will be 500 INR.
Once you arrive at Delhi ISBT, navigate your way to the bus station’s ticket stands on the second level (go up the escalator). Go to the Uttarakhand State booth and ask when the next Volvo bus will be leaving for Rishikesh. The bus ticket approximately costs between 300 to 400
Make sure to ask the bus driver or the bus director where they drop off at Rishikesh. You should get off the bus at Rishikesh bus station which is usually their last stop if their destination is Rishikesh.
Once you arrive at Rishikesh bus station, find an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk) to take you to Laxman
Jhula Bridge. An auto rickshaw will cost around 300 INR from the bus station to Laxman Jhula Bridge. They will drop you near or around a path that has a sign leading you to Laxman Jhula. Once you get to Laxman Jhula Bridge, cross it and make a right at Mango Tree Guesthouse. You’ll pass many shops, cafes, and stores on your way to the school. Follow the path all the way
down for about one kilometer until you see the path curve left up a slight hill. Continue up that curve and World Peace Yoga School will be on your left-hand side.
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