41 Days 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

  • Yoga Vidya Mandiram Yoga School, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India

Advanced Hatha Focused Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Give yourself the opportunities to learn and have a magical life-changing experience of yoga with this 500-hour yoga teacher training program in Rishikesh, India. This training mainly consists of the traditional Hatha yoga, Patanjali's philosophy and eight elements of yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga styles.

Highlights

  • Intensive study of Sankhya and Yoga philosophies
  • Advance learning of relaxation and yoga-nidra techniques
  • Daily detailed yoga asanas classes beginning to advance asanas
  • Detailed guided exercises of breathing and pranayama practices
  • 500-hours Yoga TTC Certificate from Yoga Alliance, USA
  • Detailed instructions to teach and guide others
  • Excursion to nearby holy temples and shrines
  • 3 daily healthy nutritious vegetarian meals
  • 40 nights accommodation
  • 41 days with instruction
  • English
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During this yoga training, you will stay in a comfortable room at Tapovan Vatika Resort, an ideal hotel to relax and enjoy in nature. The accommodation is facilitated with air-conditioning and Wi-Fi connection. Please note that Yoga Vidya Mandiram School provides the accommodation for a student who joins yoga classes. Any friends or relatives will not be included in the accommodation.

There are two room options available for this course: single private room and double shared room. The rooms are equipped with double beds, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi connection. All rooms are shared with the same gender. Mother and daughter, wife and husband can share their rooms. The bathrooms are equipped with hot showers and towels.

Certifications

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

This teacher training is a multi-style course for beginners with basic knowledge of yoga. After the completion of the course, the students will be given a yoga alliance certification for the 500-hour yoga training course, from Yoga Vidya Mandiram School. This 500-hour yoga teacher training will be held by experienced reputed meditation guides and the team of accomplished yoga teachers.

The teachers and guides are including an Ayurvedic doctor who feels privileged to share his/her knowledge and practice of ancient traditions with modern elements of medical sciences (yoga anatomy and physiology).

This training course aims to provide a solid foundation in different aspects of yogic disciplines that prepare them to adopt yoga as their life profession. In addition, this 500-hour yoga training course includes mantra recitation (mantra - Japa), daily joints and glands practices (granthi - vimochana - kriya), yoga postures (yoga asanas), meditative steps of doing asanas, six cleansing exercises (shat karma), science of breath (pranayama), yoga energy locks (Bandha) and yoga gestures (Mudra), meditation (Dhyana), yogic sleep (yoga Nidra), history and philosophy of yoga (yoga Darshana), yogic anatomy and physiology of human body, basic principles of Ayurveda, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology. Yoga psychology enhance the students' learning at various levels; mentally and emotionally by which they learn to adopt the yogic disciplines in daily life. Thid intensive course helps the students to establish a harmonious lifestyle.

Course curriculum

Mantra chanting

  • Intro to Mantra science
  • Basic mantras: aum, gayatri, trayambakam, guru, shanti etc.
  • Morning prayers and Evening prayers
  • Meal prayers
  • Study prayers
  • Health prayers
  • Surya-namaskara 12 mantras along with bija mantras
  • 1-20 Sanskrit counting
  • Names of the asanas
  • Selected yoga-sutras recitation

Hatha Yoga Asanas

  • Meditative steps of performing the hatha yoga; centering, entering, refining, holding, coming out, and reflection
  • Astanga vinyasa flow - series 1 & 2
  • Surya namaskar (sun salutations) - dynamic surya namaskar, surya namaskar with breathe awareness, surya namaskar with bija-mantra chanting
  • Modifications of yoga asanas
  • Types of yoga asanas - standing, sitting, backward bending, forward bending, spinal twisting, fire series, inversion, shavasana etc.
  • Alignment and art of adjustment
  • Preventing common injuries
  • Counter pose
  • Contraindications
  • Yoga asanas benefits

Pranayama (the science of breath)

  • Introduction to science of breath
  • Physiology of pranayama
  • Postures for pranayama
  • Establishment of diaphragmatic breathing
  • 1:1, 1:2 and 1:4 breathing practices
  • Different practices of pranayama: nadi shodhana, ujjayee, kapalabhati, bhastrika, shitali, shitkari, brahmari, and anuloma viloma, suryabhedi, and various types of kumbhaka pranayama and others
  • Benefits or pranayama practices
  • Guidelines for regular pranayama

Bandhas (lock)

  • Jalandhara-bandha (chin lock)
  • Uddiyana-bandha (abdominal lock)
  • Moola-bandha (root lock)
  • Maha-bandha (great lock)

Mudra Vijnana (Science of Graceful Gestures)

  • Intro to mudras and their importance in yoga practices
  • Mudra and its psychology
  • The elements residing in the fingers and five mudras: akasha-mudra, jnana-mudra, agni-mudra, varuna-mudra, and prithvi-mudra
  • Other important mudras: dhyan-mudra, prana-mudra, apana-mudra, linga-mudra, shunya-mudra, vishnu-mudra, bhairava-mudra, and hridaya-mudra

Satkarma or Cleansing Exercises

  • Jala-neti
  • Sutra-neti
  • Kunjala
  • Trataka
  • Agnisara
  • Nauli

Practice Relaxation and Yoga Nidra

  • Introduction to the concept and practices of relaxation
  • Relaxation in daily life
  • Sequence of relaxation
  • Tension and relaxation exercises
  • Systematic relaxation exercises
  • 31 points relaxation exercise
  • 61 points relaxation exercise
  • Preparation for yoga-nidra
  • 61 blue star relaxation

Meditation

  • What is meditation and what is not?
  • Meditation in daily life
  • Yoga asanas for meditation
  • 2-5 minutes meditations
  • Steps into basic meditation
  • So-ham mediation
  • Mantra and meditation
  • Spinal breath
  • Sushumna breath through chakras

Yoga Anatomy and Physiology

  • Introduction about Yoga anatomy and physiology
  • Systems: Digestive system, Circulatory system, Respiratory system, Muscular system, Nervous system, Endocrine system, Skeletal system, Excretory system, Lymphatic system, Homeostasis
  • Stress: Introduction
  • Humoral theory (in ancient Indian medicine, Greek medicine and modern medical science)
  • The Brain and its sub cortical centers
  • Stress and Neuro-endocrinal changes
  • Therapy principles for stress disorders
  • Stress management through yoga: Asana (physical postures), Pranayama (breathing practices), Dhyan (meditation)
  • Effect of yoga posture on muscles and systems
  • Nadis (energy channels)
  • Chakras (energy plexus)
  • Pancha tattva (five great elements)
  • Panchakosha (five sheaths)
  • Pancha pranas (five vital energy)

Yoga philosophy, Life-style and Yoga Ethics

  • General introduction: six schools of Indian philosophy
  • Philosophy in daily life
  • Elementary intro to Samkhya and Yoga philosophies
  • The Yoga-sutras of Patanjali
  • History of Yogic science
  • Astanga-yoga: yama, niyam, asana, pranayam, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi
  • Introduction to Vedanta (Yoga of the Upanishads)
  • The yoga of the Bhagavad-gita
  • The tantric yoga
  • Yoga Ethics: Yamas and Niyamas; More on the ethics of a teacher
  • Daily life style of a sadhaka

Yoga and Ayurveda (Science of Life)

  • Intro to Ayurveda
  • Philosophy of Ayurveda
  • The concept of tri-dosha
  • The concept of tri-gunas
  • Ayurveda and the balanced diet
  • Balance of the mind and body through proper diet as prescribed in Ayurveda

Teaching Methodology

  • Learning to instruct and guide
  • Main points: Teaching to what you observe, Timing a class, Greeting/Centering, Sequence in teaching,
  • Theme-ing a specific posture
  • Classroom Organization
  • Demonstration
  • Health Concerns
  • Language
  • Modification in Posture
  • The role of a teacher
  • The practice and service of teaching yoga

Yoga Practicum

  • Class sequences
  • Develop intention for classes
  • Self-evaluation
  • Assignments
  • Practice teaching
  • Feed back
  • Group discussion
  • Questions and answers
  • Home work

Typical Daily Schedule

  • 05:00 Wake Up!
  • 06:00 - 06:30 Mantra chanting and shat karma
  • 06:30 - 08:00 Warm-up exercises, joints and glands following hatha yoga asanas
  • 08:00 - 08:30 Pranayama and breathing practices, mudras, bandhas, meditation
  • 08:30 - 10:00 Breakfast and free time
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Yoga Philosophy
  • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch and free time
  • 14:00 - 15:15 Anatomy and physiology workshop, and Ayurveda
  • 15:15 - 16:00 Tea break
  • 16:00 - 18:00 Astanga Vinyasa and Practice teaching
  • 18:00 - 20:00 Dinner and free time
  • 20:00 - 21:00 Guest lectures, Satsanga, meditation, audios and videos, self-study, inner dialogue
  • 21:00 Go sleep!

It is advised that you arrive at the yoga school one day before the course starts.

You will have the opportunity to explore the surroundings and visit the nearby holy shrines.

  • Acharya Jagjeet Singh

    Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Yoga)

    Yoga Acharya Jagjeet is a saintly personality by birth. He was blessed to have taken birth in a spiritual family. He has been practicing and teaching yoga for more than 11 years. He feels fortunate to have Acharya Karamveerji (Swami Ramadeva’s guru brother) as his yoga guru. Even after acquiring skills in yogic therapies and doing meditation in the Himalayas, he had an urge to go deeper, in order to gain more awareness of yoga therapies; as a result he opted to learn and work enthusiastically on Shatkarma.

  • Swami Omkarananda

    Swami Omkarananda, grew up around the great lady saint of India, Ma Anandamayi. He studied and lived with six enlightened masters: Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Veda Bharati, Swami Chidananda Saraswati, Dalai Lama, Lung Chu, and the master of masters, Kalyan Babaji of Himalayas. Academically, Swami Omkarananda holds a degree in Electronic Engineering, along with five master's degrees and a PHD in Metaphysics. A seeker of truth with an engineering background, Swamiji correlates science with ancient wisdom to create and inspire applied spirituality and transformation in everyday lives.

  • Swami Atma Jnanananda

    Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Yoga)

    Swami Atma Jnanananda Giri is a sadhaka from Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh, who by profession is a homeopathic doctor, learnt meditation techniques from his guide and teacher, Swami Veda Bharatiji. Now he delivers his lectures and classes on meditation, mantra chanting, yoga Nidra, and philosophical texts, such as Bhagavad-gita and Patanjali Yoga-sutras. According Swami Atma “finding happiness and peace within oneself is the greatest achievement in life.”

  • Acharya Sudhir Agasti

    Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Hatha Yoga)

    Jain Vishva Bharati University, Rajasthan Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Hatha Yoga)

    Acharya Sudhir Agasti, is a very experienced and an influential guide of yoga and meditation, follower of Swami Rama of the Himalayas and the direct disciple of Swami Veda Bharati. Born in a spiritual family, he grew up and was trained by his parents in disciplines of yoga and spiritual life. He is designated as an E-RYT 200, and RYT 500 from Yoga Alliance (USA), and a certified Master Yoga Teacher of 500-hour from Yoga Alliance India (YAI). Acharyaji also holds his academic education of MA in Yoga from Jain Vishva Bharati University, Rajasthan.

This yoga teacher training will be held at Yoga Vidya Mandiram Yoga School, Rishikesh, India. The yoga school is located in the heart of the sacred township of Rishikesh, on the bank of the holy river Ganges and at the foothills of the Himalayas, the abode of yogis. The school is in a wonderful magical place, only a short walk from the main town and the bank of the river, and it is the perfect location for your activities.

Nearby places

  • Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport (DED), 15 kilometers

During this yoga training, you will be served three daily delicious and healthy vegetarian meals; breakfast, lunch and dinners. Filtered water, herbal tea, and snacks are also available. The menu is creative and balanced with proteins so you feel full and satisfied. If you are planning to have fast in any day, please inform Yoga Vidya Mandiram for avoiding food waste.

  • Shopping
  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Visit nearby temples and shrines
  • 40 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Filtered water, herbal tea, and snacks
  • Free Wi-Fi connection
  • Free use of yoga tools during the course
  • Local sightseeing exploration
  • Neti pot and sutra neti
  • Quality 500-hours teacher training course, internationally accredited by by Yoga Alliance, USA and the corresponding certificate, upon completion
  • Textbooks, printed study handouts and 500-hours yoga teacher training manual
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Additional meals and activities
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane:

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), from where you can take a domestic flight to Jolly Grant Airport Dheradun (DED). Another option is to book your flight directly to arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED).

Arrival by taxi

Taxis are always available anywhere in India. The drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh will take around six hours depending on traffic conditions.

Arrival by bus

Buses to Rishikesh leave New Delhi from the Kashmiri Gate national bus stand approximately every hour. The bus ride takes about eight hours and costs around 450 INR for air conditioned buses and 250 INR for buses without air conditioning.

Arrival by train

The best option is to reach Haridwar train station, about 45 minutes away from Rishikesh, by road on a driven taxi or the so called tuktuks. From Delhi, the train ride takes approximately eight hours, depending on the train. Haridwar is serviced by many trains from and to Delhi, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, and many others.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 31% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Ruben Navarro from Spain
    10 out of 10

    "Well, I have been practicing and teaching yoga worldwide for a decade now. Yoga Vidya Mandiram school is a wonderful and amazing guide for the yoga students. I met Sudhirji 10 years back at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, when he was learning yoga from Swami Rama's disciple, Swami Vedaji. The teachers at his yoga school are experienced and knowledgeable. The classes are safe and full of valuable information. I love the variety of classes offered. I appreciate the lessons in yoga anatomy and physiology which taught me to bring balance in my personality. I wish to come back to this beautifully natural place and advance my practices with Sudhirji. Love & Blesssings! "

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  • Review by Pooja Gupta from India
    10 out of 10

    "I participated in the yoga course with Acharya Sudhirji. His way of offering his yoga experience was very friendly and effective. I had been practicing yoga asanas for last 7 years, but his guidance in establishing a posture was truly useful. I have incorporated the effective sitting posture in my meditation, and now I can sit with more ease and for longer duration. Heartfelt gratitude to Sudhirji. With thanks and pranamas!"

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  • Review by Divesh Varma from India
    10 out of 10

    "I come from a near city called Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, India. I was always very much passionate to learn yoga and its practices. My passion was culminated at Yoga Vidya Mandiram. "

    "I finished my 200hours RYS in last December at Yoga Vidya Mandiram. The Center offers Yoga Alliance certification. I am looking forward to do my 500hours RYS Yoga Alliance soon from here. "

    "At the center room was nice, clean and spacious. Here you can have a nice view of the Ganges over the Himalayan mountains. Many nice cafes nearby, where you can great vegan and organic food, life music and good wifi. The food was simple but taste-full and nourishing. "

    "The course itself was very good with experienced and very gentle teachers, a good program and a clear syllabus and books. I loved the daily philosophy lessons and our meditation class in the morning. These were outstanding because of the teachers, Swami Atma, Omkarananda and Sudhirji and other accompanies. "

    "All in all I am really happy I experienced this intense course, inclusive all difficult moments of continuous sore muscles and fatigue. Thank you, guys."

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  • Review by Natia Partskhaladze from Georgia
    10 out of 10

    "OMG! What an amazing journey. I always planed for external spaces for mind peace until I came to this mesmerizing yoga center and the center teachers; all wonderful people. I couldn't believe that there could be so much interesting learning of life. The one month intensive yoga teacher training is just a perfect beginning to the people wishing to acquire base knowledge of yoga and life-style. I highly recommend Yoga Vidya Mandiram for such an experience in Rishikesh."

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  • Review by Subhasha Acharya from India
    10 out of 10

    "I was among the lucky few who had the fantastic opportunity to participate in this December yoga teacher training. It was a truly transformational experience and my first step in becoming a real yogi."

    "The teachers were incredibly supportive and knowledgeable during this journey and I learned more from them than I could express or even grasp at this moment. "

    "I would highly recommend this teacher training to anyone interested in deepening their meditation practice or want to learn how to teach others. "

    "The location of the school is perfect, near the Ganga river and surrounded by nice little cafes and shops where you can buy everything you might need for your stay. I had a spacious room with balcony from which I could not only see the river, but also the most stunning sunsets."

    "I will forever be grateful to Sudhirji and his respected best teachers in Rishikesh who opened my eyes in their magical guidance to other levels of consciousness and perceptions and they will always be an inspiration as a teacher. I am sure I will come back soon to this very special place!"

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  • Review by Sorin Malihen from Brazil
    10 out of 10

    "It is indeed the best yoga training school in India. I completed my 200hrs teacher training course from this center. The facilities it provides are truly great and modern. As far as food is concerned it was nutritious and healthy. Whenever I wanted to have some different diet the Institution was very kind to me to facilitate. I am grateful for this help."

    "The center has the best teachers of Rishikesh. They are really good, and passionate about serving their students. Several times I was facing an issue of not grasping the subject or a practice they were always ready to help me. Thank you the wonderful help, my teachers. "

    "They arrange nice trips at Sundays and their welcome and graduation ceremonies are just amazing, I will never forget that. All in all it was a really authentic, intense, alternative and beautiful experience in beautiful the holy city Rishikesh."

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  • Review by Eveline from Netherlands
    10 out of 10

    "Thank you Sudhirji, for your humble presence and nice words. "

    "The Hatha yoga class were really special to me and also to my friend Anita. We really enjoyed the quietness and environment of your yoga studio. It really meant a lot to me, also your nice gift (the book of swami Sivananda). After my yoga course I went to the Sivananda ashram to see the ashram. That was also beautiful and peaceful."

    "Unfortunately our trip to India has come to an end. Last Sunday we arrived back in the Netherlands. But the experiences of my learning in India, the people, the colors, it is al in my memory. I will never forget. "

    "Thank you again for the yoga lessons and everything. "

    "Wish you all the best!"

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  • Review by Gorapin Pangnakom from Thailand
    10 out of 10

    "In my yoga learning experiences Yoga Vidya Mandiram in Rishikesh was an excellent exposure. I would love to rate this yoga teacher training 10 upon 10. "

    "I am thankful to my loving Sudhirji (Center Director), and other wonderful faculties of the school for giving me the best way of living life. I am planning soon to come back to learn with my second family in Rishikesh."

    "May God give all good fortunes!"

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  • Review by Pamela Khudan from United States
    10 out of 10

    "I had been to many yoga schools before I visited Yoga Vidya Mandiram center. First I attended dropping classes, but after few classes I got interested deeply and I decided to spend rest of my time there. I still feel fresh when I remind myself of the excellent learning at the center."

    "The classes were very informative and pertinent to understanding yoga with full of loving care. This course opened my eyes and made my mind more clear and vibrant. During the training I hardly was missing my home. I liked all yoga sessions in spite of a little dry cold weather in February in India. Thank You! "

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  • Review by Rahul Kataria from India
    10 out of 10

    "I feel fortunate to have come across Yoga Vidya Mandiram to study and practice yoga with the excellent teachers of Rishikesh. I did my 200hrs yoga alliance certification."

    "I would say Yoga Vidya Mandiram is simply an excellent space for practicing and guidance of yoga course. The whole teaching and the teachers were far beyond my expectation. I wish to come back soon here."

    "Thank you my loving teachers!"

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  • Review by Aminta Pedrosa from Spain

    "WOW… I had a wonderful journey of a beautiful experience at Yoga Vidya Mandiram, Yoga School. The training gave a full length exposure of Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in integration with pranayama and breathing exercises. Yoga Philosophy along with teaching of holistic life style lead me through trance. The place is located at the bank of River Ganges which nourishes everyone's soul at all times. In nut shell, five star to the course and the place. Thank You!"

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  • Review by Emilie Mechatti from France

    "Excellent yoga school in Rishikesh, India. I found it way surpassed any expectations. Thank Sudhir Agasti, center director, to lead me through an amazing exposure of yogic life. It really made my life transformed and I felt the teaching the best at Yoga Vidya Mandiram, yoga school. I highly recommend this intensive course to anyone serious about becoming a better teacher/person!"

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  • Review by Erika Marquez from Mexico
    10 out of 10

    "Yoga Vidya Mandiram School has been a truly incredible experience. I learnt so much than I expected. I lived there for my intensive learning where I got in depth insight and understanding of universal yogic principles. The teachers here are very knowledgeable and experienced. Each one of them is a genuine authority in their expertise. The accommodation here is very clean, nice and comfortable. And the food is delicious, nutritious, and made with lots of love. Therefore I highly recommend Yoga Vidya Mandiram for your yogic exposure."

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  • Review by Hannelore Pleschinger from Germany
    10 out of 10

    "I absolutely adore Yoga Vidya Mandiram and looking forward to coming back again and again. There are lots of yoga institutions in Rishikesh which have their own unique quality and specialties. What you will find here is an increadibly sweet and warm atmosphere that is completely authentic and nurturing. Thanks to the Director, Sudhir Ji. This is not a factory style churn-out of yoga training program like so many other places in Rishikesh. This is where you will find the individualized attention you are looking for in order to move your practice forward. SudhirJi's aim is to promote real yogic values in an authentic with their scientific verification. So I warmly recommend Yoga Vidya Mandiram School for your first step towards the self-awareness. "

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  • Review by Liran Aviram from Israek
    10 out of 10

    "If you are searching for a real depth and a profound guidance in your inner path of self-realization then seek instructions from Acharya Sudhir Ji and his highly experienced and accomplished teachers of yoga and meditation. I had truly an amazing experience of the intensive yoga training at Yoga Vidya Mandiram School. I loved the food that is prepared by the people practicing Seva, services in love. The school is a vibrant place for exploring the inner journey of self-realization. Lovely blessings to the all the team at the School for teaching me the best lessons and learning of life. Namaste & Hari Om!"

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  • Review by Kosolapova Irira from Russia
    10 out of 10

    "It was a life changing experience with the teachers, especially Sudhirji, who was humble and kind for me to devote now and then an extra time to support in my yoga learning. I have learnt how to manage myself. This well presented program should open up new dimensions self-realization. Not only for beginners, but for all those under stress and tension, this course would be a boon. Personally I have found a new vision into our ancient wisdom through this program and have learnt how to manage myself in circumstances of stress. Blessings!"

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  • Review by Xuemei Huang from China
    10 out of 10

    "I was among the lucky few who had the fantastic opportunity to participate in this March yoga teacher training. It was a truly transformational experience and my first step in becoming a real yogi."

    "The teachers were incredibly supportive and knowledgeable during this journey and I learned more from them than I could express or even grasp at this moment. I would highly recommend this teacher training to anyone interested in deepening their meditation practice or want to learn how to teach others. "

    "The location of the school is perfect, near the Ganga river and surrounded by nice little cafes and shops where you can buy everything you might need for your stay. I had a spacious room with balcony from which I could not only see the river, but also the most stunning sunsets."

    "I will forever be grateful to Sudhirji who opened my eyes in his magical guided meditations to other levels of consciousness and perceptions and will always be an inspiration as a teacher. I am sure I will come back soon to this very special place!"

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  • Review by Eric from Norway
    9 out of 10

    "Yoga Vidya Mandiram is a great introduction to yoga in Rishikesh, India. I could not have a better exposure to yoga than this school. The teaching I have received from Acharya Sudhirji changed my life. I had met some very amazing yoga practitioners, guides, and instructors at the center during my training of yoga with teaching faculties. All the guides and teachers were passionate and well-educated in their related fields. I am grateful for the experience I had during the training at the center and the wonderful opportunity to have learned such important personal guidance and scientific methods of finding internal balance."

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  • Review by Mataji from Germany
    9 out of 10

    "The accommodation was comfortable and clean. The yoga hall was bright and well equipped with necessary things. The food was delicious and other activities were very carefully done. I learned important parts of yogic life and had the opportunity to learn from and practice with wonderful, inspiring guides and teachers."

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  • Review by Tushar Joshi from India
    9 out of 10

    "This was an amazing experience to have met Acharya Sudhir Agastiji. He is a teacher of his personal revelation. While teaching his students, he conveyed directly from his experiences. After having such unconditional flow of knowledge, he shared his teachings in a friendly manner. Therefore, his aspirations find him their dear friends."

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Rishikesh, India

Yoga Vidya Mandiram is located in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. They offer registered Yoga Teacher Training Programs (YTTP) affiliated by Yoga Alliance.

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