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18 Day 200-Hours Holistic Healings and Therapy Based Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Yoga Therapy Foundation, Tapovan Vatika, Laxmanjhula, Rishikesh, India

India Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Yoga Therapy Foundation invites you to explore the magical world of yoga and its divine intricacies in its multiple forms. Take advantage of the highly inspiring as well as life-changing training program for yoga teachers spanning 200 hours and become one of the best in the field. The 200 hours yoga and yoga therapy teacher’s training program is not limited to the use of various limbs in the anatomy and yogic asanas alone. Instead, it is an all-comprehensive training program that enlightens you on various aspects of yoga therapies, their use as healing components, and Ayurveda as well as natural therapies. They believe that a yoga teacher is not only a physical instructor but a healer as well as a mental guide for his or her disciples.

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Yogi Vishnu, Yogi Navkant, Yogi Surendra, & 1 More…
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  • Yoga for a better life
  • Group meditation class
  • Alternative healing process
  • Use of Ayurveda and yoga therapy
  • 200-hour teacher training program, theory, and practice
  • Yogic nutrition and diets that help in designing a satwik life
  • 17 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfer

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

17 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Chinese (mandarin), Hindi
Airport transfer included: Jolly Grant Airport
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$75 per person)
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Yoga Therapy Foundation is located in the lush green background, a peaceful and natural environment in Rishikesh, which is the yoga hub of India. At the same time, it offers all the modern amenities that are essential and logical for the well-being of the students learning in the institute. The peaceful natural environment around coupled with all the modern amenities made available to the students renders the institute ideal abode for learning yoga therapy.



Courses are internationally certified and certificates they offer are accepted all over the world. They can easily open up the gateway for entry into a new world of yogic excellence and provide the appropriate platform for building up a successful career as the learned yoga and yoga therapy teacher.


Many of the yoga and yoga therapy programs are extensions of top quality original training programs. For instance, at Yoga Therapy Foundation they offer 200 hours training program on holistic yoga therapy that is virtually an extension of our highly successful 100 hours yoga therapy training program. Yoga therapy is not taught in a stereotyped manner. It encompasses various aspects of the holistic program like the principles and philosophies underlying yoga therapy and fundamentals, all-in-one.


Human anatomy has three layers. These are the subconscious or sleeping state, conscious or general awaken state, and superconscious or the spiritually enlightened state. The 200-hour yoga therapy courses for teachers aim at creating an effective harmony between all these levels of human anatomy and ensuring that the healing process triggered by the use of yoga therapy is able to generate not only physical but also mental containment for the persons administered with yoga therapy.

Teachers trained in yoga and yoga therapies are not only great healers of physical ailments but also healers for psychic imbalances. Through the training course, you will learn how to create the perfect balance in three levels of anatomic features and to get the best results thereby.

The certification in 200 hours yoga training can help the learner to become an accomplished yoga and yoga therapy teacher understanding the core essences of yoga and yoga therapies:

  • Find a career prospect anywhere across the globe; and
  • Gain the ability to spread the excellent benefits of yoga and yoga therapies as alternative treatments
  • The training program is designed to develop your interest in yoga and yoga therapy and also in related issues like Ayurveda and yogic nutrition
  • Training program is interactive and supported by the best of the teachers around

Join the upcoming 200 hours of holistic yoga and yoga therapy teacher training certification program by booking from the calendar below. If you have any questions then, they will be more than happy to answer you offering all the assistance on contact. Why wait? Join the program and explore divine states in human lives with a deep-rooted spiritual awakening. They are only a phone call or a few mouse clicks or keystrokes away.

200-Hours Holistic Yoga (Yoga Therapy based) Teacher Training, Complete Curriculum

1. Joints Movements Therapy Asana

  • Pavan Muktasana (joints movements exercises - pre-yoga poses)
  • Pawanmuktasana series 1
  • Pawanmuktasana series 2
  • Pawanmuktasana series 3

2. Warm Up Yoga Salutation (Preparation to Hatha)

  • Sun salutation (Meditative and Vinyasa)
  • Moon Salutation (Meditative and Vinyasa)

3. Hatha Yoga Asana (Yoga Postures)

  • Standing pose
  • Sitting pose
  • Kneeling pose
  • Forward bending asana
  • Backword bening asana
  • Twisting asana
  • Fire series asana
  • Tadasana (palm tree pose)
  • Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
  • Trikonasana (triangle pose)
  • Parivirtatrikon asana - revolving triangle pose
  • Uttkatasana - chair pose
  • Virbhdrasana 1 - warrior 1
  • Virbhdrasana 2 - warrior 2
  • Virbhdrasana 3 - warrior 3
  • Ardha Chandrasana - Half moon pose
  • Vriksasana - tree pose
  • Parvatasana - mountain pose
  • Adho mukha svanasana - downward facing dog
  • Kati chakrasana - waist rotating pose
  • Malasana - squatted yoga pose
  • Garudasana - eagle pose
  • Baddha Konasana - bound angle pose
  • Rajkapoot asana - pegion pose
  • Bhujanghasana - cobra pose
  • Urdhva mukha svanasana - upward facing dog
  • Matsyasana
  • Setu Bhandasana
  • Utrasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Salabhasana
  • Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
  • Virasana - hero pose
  • Vajrasana - thunderbolt
  • Gomukhasana
  • Balasana
  • Dandasana
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana

4. Pranayama Therapy

  • What are prana and pranayama
  • How Prana flow in the body
  • Types of major and sub prana
  • Pranayama and lifespan
  • Prana healing
  • Know how to breathe correctly
  • Diaphragmatic breathing and qualities of breath
  • Anatomy of pranayama
  • Kapal Bhati Pranayama Level I
  • Bhastrika Pranayama Level I
  • Bhramari Pranayama Level I
  • Sitli and Sitkari Pranayama without retention
  • Yogic breathing Level I with sitting and supine position
  • Nadi sodhanam Pranayama 1 techniques

5. Meditation Therapy

  • What is meditation and what not
  • Major meditation tradition
  • How to sit in meditation
  • How to breathe in meditation
  • How to relax in meditation
  • How to focus In meditation
  • So-ham meditation
  • Nadabrahma meditation
  • Mantra meditation

6. Contemplation

  • Buddha walk
  • Contemplation on real self - Shivoham

7. Yoga Nidra - Healing Relaxation

  • Mastering sleep through yoga Nidra
  • Mastering death through yoga Nidra
  • Complete relaxation practice
  • Point to point yoga Nidra

8. Bandha (Energy Lock)

  • What is energy blockages
  • Reasons of blocking the energy and chakras
  • Three majors energy blockages
  • Mula bandhas (Root lock) Level I
  • Uddiyana bandha (Abdominal lock) Level I
  • Jalandhar Bandha (Throat Lock) Level I
  • Maha Bandha (Great Lock) Level I

9. Mudras Therapy (Yogic Gesture)

  • What is Mudra and its necessity in yoga
  • Mudras- The energy Tranqulisr
  • Jnana Mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Vishnu/pranayama mudra

10. Yoga Philosophy

  • Yoga tradition and history of yoga
  • The classical texts of the yoga tradition
  • Yoga Sutra of Patanjali - Raja yoga
  • Bhagavat Geeta - Lord Krishna
  • What is Ashtanga yoga
  • Mind and its functions
  • Chakras and Kundalini in yoga
  • Hinduism - a way of living not a religion

11. Alignment And Adjustment - the base of yoga therapy

  • Understanding the balance and imbalance of the body
  • Alignment an art to be free from injuries in yoga
  • Helping the energy flow correctly in the nadis
  • Adjusting pose is a part of yoga therapy
  • Applying in all exercises

12. Mantra Chanting And Sound Therapy

  • Mantra what and why
  • Origin of Mantras and The Vedas
  • 4 kinds of speech
  • Gayatri Mantra - om bhur
  • Shiva Mantra - om namah shivaya
  • Guru Mantra - Guru brahma
  • Healing Mantras - Maha mritunjaya

13. Yoga Anatomy

  • Understanding skeletal system for joints movements
  • The function of the muscular system in yoga
  • Respiratory system and pranayama
  • Spiritual anatomy
  • Posture anatomy

14. Yoga Therapy

  • Importance of yoga therapy
  • Treatment of different kind of diseases through yoga therapy
  • Alternative medicine is the boon for health

15. Teaching Methodology

  • Role of the teacher in the class
  • Sequencing the asana, pranayama, and meditation

16. Ayurveda

  • Basic principles of Ayurveda

17. Massage

  • Ayurvedic massage

18. Assessments

  • Written test
  • Oral test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior


  • 05:30 Morning bell
  • 06:00 Hatha yoga
  • 07:45 Pranayama
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Self-study
  • 11:00 Yoga adjustment and alignment
  • 12:15 Anatomy
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:00 Rest and silence practice
  • 15:00 Yoga philosophy
  • 16:00 Yoga therapy
  • 17:15 Asana flow
  • 18:45 Meditation
  • 19:50 Dinner
  • 21:00 Light off

Included excursions

Sunday (in the morning) activities

  • Himalayan sunrise tour
  • White river rafting or waterfall
  • Thursday (half-day in the evening)
  • Cave meditation tour
  • Ganga Arati


Yogi Vishnu Panigrahi

Yogi Navkant

Yogi Surendra

Yogini Parveen

Retreat location

They have a very beautiful location where mountains, River Ganges, beach, jungle, and hills are very near. It is a very peaceful and natural environment which is best for yoga and spiritual practices.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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They serve a pure vegetarian and yogic and Satvik food three times a day.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Yogic
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Shared accommodation (private room with extra cost)
  • 3 vegetarian / vegan / glutton free meals
  • Free airport pick up (Dehradun)
  • Free Ayurveda massage
  • Sunday excursion
  • Himalayan tour
  • Books and study material
  • Beach yoga
  • Music concert and Kirtan
  • Life-time membership
  • Yoga mat
  • Yoga cleansing kit
  • Mala (Rosary)
  • T-Shirt
  • Yoga bag

What's not included

  • Air ticket
  • AC or heater (80 USD extra for the whole course)
  • Private room (250 USD extra)

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a six hours journey. We have a transportation package for 150 USD which will cover your airport pick-up, transfer from Delhi to Rishikesh (by car) and after completion of the course transfer back from Rishikesh to Delhi. One way transportation i.e. Delhi airport to Rishikesh can also be availed for 75 USD.

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport Airport transfer included: Jolly Grant Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport Airport transfer available: Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$75 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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