28 Days 200-Hour Affordable Multi-Style Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

  • location Haritha Yogshala, Swargashram Area, Near Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, India

28 Days 200-Hour Affordable Multi-Style Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh Yoga Teacher Training

This is an awesome chance to reach a state of mindfulness by unifying with the universe through the means of yoga. A unique experience of yoga teacher training in the grand city of Rishikesh, the world's capital of yoga. The vibes of the world’s yoga capital, Rishikesh are exemplary to magnify the Vedic art of yoga.

28 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English;
The maximum participants in the group is 20


  • Meditation and Healing Classes
  • Pranayama and Mantra chanting
  • Hatha, Ashtanga-Vinyasa Yoga classes
  • One Traditional Ayurvedic Massage Therapy
  • Ayurvedic meals, detox juices, Indian Masala tea, detox herbal tea
  • Eligible to register with Yoga Alliance upon completion
  • Weekly excursions and outdoor activities
  • 27 nights accommodation
  • Heena Workshop

Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Kriya Yoga
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Students who complete their subsequent trainings are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

Whether it is a learner or a teacher, the 200-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh aid and abet to enhance practitioner's ancient practice of yoga by infusing the very techniques and qi energy in every cleft of human body and soul. The 200-hour yoga teacher training course is an invincible course, underlying every minute detail of yoga in a brief framework, ensuring the learner an overall view and in-depth knowledge of yoga.

The 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Haritha Yogshala is a substantially designed course organized by keeping in view, the needs, and requirements of the learners thereby mastering them in this authentic art of yoga within a stipulated brief period. Haritha not only provides the learners with the rightful course of 200-hour yoga teacher training course but also ensure a vibrant ambiance with all the positive vibes taking one in the lap of mother nature while in the days of learning, providing a perfect blend of yoga and natural forces thereby, rejuvenating the body, soul, and mind of the learner.

The 200-hour yoga teacher training course is designed for beginners, intermediate, and advanced level of students that are seeking traditional fundamental knowledge and cannot find the right path or simply enhance their practice to a whole new level and deepen their knowledge on the subject. You will be immersed and living the yogic lifestyle for 28 days and experience the real Indian yogic culture in first hand.

The main purpose of the yoga teacher training course is delivering the fundamentals of the yogic practice to students, so they can practice it with a deep understanding and later pass this beautiful knowledge to others. As they profoundly believe that only a good practitioner can be a good teacher. For Haritha Ayurveda and Panchkarma Center, unlike the way yoga is taught in many other places, yoga is a way of life that through different tools brings you to the crystal clear reality with pure consciousness.

Their 200-hours yoga teacher training course was designed for the serious study of vast yoga science with the intention to grow great practitioners. With this course, students will be diving into studying such essential elements of yoga as asana, pranayama, shatkarma, mantra, meditation, anatomy, physiology, alignment and adjustment, teaching methodology, Ayurveda teachings, yoga nutrition, etc.


You will learn pranayama (breathing exercise) to control of prana or the subtle energy that will help to control the mind. The different types of pranayama, breathing exercises, and relaxation will be rehearsed in the teacher training course for a better unwinding of everyone.

Theory and practicals

1. Introduction of pranayama

2. Benefits of pranayama

3. The pranic body

4. Prana and lifestyle

5. Breath, health, and pranayama

6. Pranayama and the spiritual


1. Nadishodhana pranayama

2. Sheetali pranayama

3. Sheetkari pranayama

4. Bramari pranayama

5. Ujjayi pranayama

6. Bhastrika pranayama

7. Kapalbhati pranayama

8. Surya Bheda pranayama


A perfect mudra can help in achieving the best results out of the pranayama, pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyan, and Samadhi. You will learn what Mudra is and how these can help during practice and meditation.

1. Jnana mudra

2. Chin mudra

3. Yoni mudra

4. Bhairava mudra

5. Hridya mudra

6. Shambhavi mudra

7. Khechari mudra

8. Kaki mudra

9. Bhoochari mudra

10. Akashi mudra


You will learn the practice of bandhas (energy locks) in the body. Bandha is achieved by restraining or locking the muscle on a physical level.

1. Preparation for Bandha

2. Benefits of Bandha

3. Mula Bandha

4. Jalandhara Bandha

5. Uddiyana Bandha

Mantra chanting

You will be taught to chant and present ‘yogic’ mantras. It is one of the most ancient spiritual practices and a part of most religions and spiritual paths. Mantras play a big role in daily yogic life. Mantras are sounds and prayers that carry huge energy and vibration.

1. Opening mantra

2. Om chanting

3. Gayatri mantra

4. Guru Vandana (prayer to Guru)

5. Student and master mantra

6. Patanjali mantra (ashtanga mantra)

7. Completeness mantra

Kriya and Shatkarma (the six purification methods)

Shatkarma is one of the six yogic purification techniques (kriyas) as outlined in the 'Hatha yoga Pradipika'. The purpose of these cleansing techniques is to keep the body strong, clean, and healthy. They remove toxins and anything blocking the flow of prana in the body.

Practicing shatkarmas internally purifies the body and makes pranayama and meditation practice easier by preparing the body to perform these practices without distraction, discomfort or fatigue. This is a traditional yogic cleansing technique which is very effective and good to remove many illnesses and open the body blockages.

1. Jal Neti

2. Ruber Neti

3. Sutra Neti

4. Kunjal Neti

Hatha yoga

Hatha is the conjunction of words 'ha' (sun) and 'tha' (moon), and Hatha yoga is playing out certain physical developments disciplinary to adjust the hot and chilly Prakriti (nature) of the body. This is additionally considered as a preliminary procedure of the body for a higher possibility. The stance is a simple method to comprehend the state of a person. Consciousness can be hoisted effectively by rehearsing certain act and that is the thing that you call the study of asanas.

Asanas (posture)

Throughout the long periods of the presence of yoga, these stances have been honed to practice each muscle, nerve, and organ in the body. Asanas acquire stability the body while quieting the faculties and renewing the inside organs. The most advantage is experienced by the brain through the act of asanas in a restrained situation. This is the most traditional, popular, and beneficial yoga style.

What you will practice

1. Pawanmuktasana series one

2. Pawanmuktasana series two

3. Pawanmuktasana series three

4. Surya Namaskar (sun salutation)

5. Chandra Namaskar (moon salutation)

6. Tadasana (palm tree pose)

7. Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)

8. Trikonasana (triangle pose)

9. Parivirtatrikon asana - revolving triangle pose

10. Uttkatasana - chair pose

11. Virbhdrasana 1 - warrior one

12. Virbhdrasana 2 - warrior two

13. Virbhdrasana 3 - warrior three

14. Ardha Chandrasana - half moon pose

15. Vriksasana - tree pose

16. Parvatasana - mountain pose

17. Adho mukha svanasana - downward facing dog

18. Kati chakrasana - waist rotating pose

19. Malasana - squatted yoga pose

20. Garudasana - eagle pose

21. Baddha Konasana - bound angle pose

22. Rajkapoot asana - pegion pose

23. Bhujanghasana - cobra pose

24. Urdhva mukha svanasana - upward facing dog

25. Matsyasana

26. Setu Bhandasana

27. Utrasana

28. Dhanurasana

29. Salabhasana

30. Supta Virasana - reclining hero pose

31. Virasana - hero pose

32. Vajrasana - thunderbolt

33. Gomukhasana

34. Balasana

35. Dandasana

36. Ardha Matsyendrasana

Individual practice

The asana class gives you the opportunity to strengthen and deepen your own practice and helps to create a good habit of practice. During the course of the month, the classes will include

1. Theory of Hatha yoga, which will explain the relationship between asanas and breathing exercise with the body, prana (life energy), mind, and chakras (energy centers)

2. Sun salutation and the twelve postures - the teacher will thoroughly explain each posture with corrections and benefits

3. The asana variation will allow you to progress in your practice, physically, and mentally

4. Physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of asanas and pranayama

5. Individual corrections and proper relaxation

6. Release of blocked energy

Benefits of asanas

1. Control emotions

2. Improve the power of concentration

3. Rid the body of excess fat

4. Enhance physical fitness

5. Relieve chronic ailments such as constipation, rheumatism, stomach complaints

6. Stimulate circulation

7. Stabilize thyroid functions

8. Keep muscles youthful and supple into old age

Teaching methodology and adjustment

During these classes, you will learn how a perfect posture should be. You will also learn how to connect with your future students through correct class verbal guidance and touch adjustment and about recurrent yoga injuries and how to prevent them. The teaching methodology is one of the most important parts of the course as you will learn the following:

1. How to teach the postures and breathing exercises to beginners and intermediate students

2. Setting up a proper environment for the class

3. General pointers on teaching a class

4. Detailed correction workshops

5. Which kind of words you should be used as a yoga teacher

6. Which kind of asanas you should recommend with a different health issue

7. How to use belts, bolster, bricks, and chair during the class adjustment

8. In the second half of the training course, participants will teach each other under the guidance of an experienced instructor

Yoga philosophy

The history of yoga, the sutras of Patanjali, and the importance of yoga and its origins in India are the subjects of these classes and lectures. Questions will be addressed and you will deepen your knowledge about yoga.

Yoga anatomy

Anatomy classes expose how the body, bones, inner systems, and respiration are affected by asanas and the flow of breath. To know the basic structure and function of the organs and systems is very important to practitioners so that their work as a yoga teacher can be safe and beneficial to future students. This is what you will learn

1. Complete body anatomy

2. Skeleton system

3. Muscular system

4. Circulatory system

5. Nervous system

6. Respiratory system

Yoga nutrition

1. Vegetarianism - for ethical, spiritual and health reasons

2. How diet affects the mind and body

3. The proper balance of the main nutrients

4. Ayurvedic principles of nutrition

5. Healing effects of fasting

Ashtanga Vinyasa

An intensive and integral part of yoga, Ashtanga yoga style requires deep commitment and self-practice to achieve the goal. The pyramid’s yoga instructors are experienced teachers and advanced practitioners of the Ashtanga style and will guide you safely through the hardest postures. You will learn the complete Led primary series:

Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga course syllabus

  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B

Full primary series

1. Padangusthasana

2. Padahasthasana

3. Utthita Trikonasana

4. Parivrtta Trikonasana

5. Utthita Parsvakonasana

6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C and D

8. Parsvottanasana

9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C and D

10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana

11. Utkatasana

12. Virabhadrasana A and B

13. Dandasana

14. Paschimottanasana A B C and D

15. Purvattanasana

16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana

17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana

18. Janu Sirsasana A B and C

19. Marichyasana A B C and D

20. Navasana

21. Bhujapidasana

22. Kurmasana

23. Supta Kurmasana

24. Garbha Pindasana

25. Kukkutasana

26. Baddha Konasana A and B

27. Konasana

28. Upavishta Konasana

29. Supta Konasana

30. Supta Padangusthasana A and B

31. Ubhaya Padanghusthasana

32. Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana

33. Setu Bandhasana

34. Urdhva Dhanurasana

35. Salamba Sarvangasana

36. Halasana

37. Karnapidasana

38. Urdhva Pindasana

39. Matsyasana

40. Urdhva Padmasana

41. Sirsasana

42. Urdhva Dandasana

43. Baddha Padmasana

44. Yogimudra

45. Uplutih

46. Savasana

Students will gain extensive knowledge of yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility, and discipline.

200-hour yoga teacher training daily course schedule

  • 06:00 Morning bell
  • 06:30 Hatha yoga class
  • 08:00 Pranayama class
  • 09:15 Breakfast
  • 11:00 Anatomy class
  • 12:00 Philosophy class
  • 13:15 Lunch
  • 14:00 Rest
  • 15:00 Alignment and adjustment
  • 16:00 Tea or juice break
  • 16:30 Ashtanga yoga
  • 18:00 Meditation class
  • 19:15 Dinner
  • 20:00 Self-study or music night
  • 22:00 Lights off

During the course, Thursday will be a half-day holiday and Sunday will be a full holiday.

What is included

  • 1 Ayurveda cooking class
  • 1 Ayurvedic massage session (45 minutes)
  • 1 Ganga Aarti guided session
  • 1 Beatles Ashram tour
  • 1 sunrise view from Kunjapuri temple tour
  • 1 Himalayan cave meditation trip
  • 1 Rishikesh market guided tour
  • Herbal teas and healthy juices
  • 1 yoga kit (yoga book, yoga mats, textbook and pen, yoga shirt, bag, yogic cleansing kit)
  • 3 fresh Yogic vegetarian meals a day
  • 27 nights accommodation (including one day before the course starting date)
  • Pick-up from Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun (DED) to school (one day before from the course starting date)
  • Certificate of completion

What is not included

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Drop off from the school to the airport

Additional Details


  • Check-in Time:10:00
  • Check-out Time:11:00

The accommodation at Haritha Yogshala in Ramjhuhla, Swargashram area, Rishikesh, India will guarantee the degree of comfort you would like to enjoy. Considering the fact that the location of establishments is extremely important in virtually all places Haritha Ayurveda and Panchkarma Center chooses to reside, surrounded by beautiful green gardens, forest, and holy Ganga (Holy river).

They also have their own Ayurveda spa and therapy center. There are two yoga halls, a restaurant area, and an in-house medical shop. Cafes restaurants, shops, ATMs, healthcare, and organic stores are in the neighborhood, making Haritha Yogshala the perfect place to host wellness retreats and teacher training courses in Rishikesh. Haritha Yogshala has single and double room accommodation for the students and guests, all with own private bathroom.

Running hot water, electric kettle, and television are available in every room, common balcony area, where you can chill during break time. Rooms at the Haritha are well-maintained and clean. Bedsheets, pillows, bath towels, toilet paper, blanket, and welcome amenities upon arrival are included. Wi-Fi is available in the whole campus area as well as free filtered water, also laundry service is provided on request at minimum charges.

Amenities upon arrival

  • Flower Mala
  • Welcome drink
  • Welcome fruit bowl (season fruits)


  •  Health Club
  •  Shopping
  •  Spa
  •  Steam room
  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Café
  •  Dining area

 Retreat location

The center is located in the foothill of Himalayas, Ramjhula, Rishikesh and is considered the holiest of cities on the planet. It is known as the yoga capital of the world with its authentic style of ancient yoga and Ayurveda teachings. Rishikesh is a perfect place to learn and study yoga. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, lush green surroundings, holy and mighty Ganges, Himalayan foothills, and tranquility, one can instantly get a natural feeling of sigh, contentment, and happiness.

All set to take you on a spiritual and enjoyable journey to India and cherish the yoga teacher training with an enhanced and uplifted spirit and feel compassion and love for everything life have given to you and for all that, which is surrounding you.

Things to Do


There is a lot to do and see around here. These are not included in the price but Haritha Ayurveda and Panchkarma Center can arrange upon request

1. Bungee jumping

2. Camping and bonfire

3. Mountain biking

4. Flying fox

5. Cliff jumping

6. Trekking

7. Rappelling and rock climbing

8. Kayaking

9. Parasailing and paragliding

Haritha Yogshala on-campus additional activities

1. Ayurvedic therapies

2. Ayurvedic cooking classes

3. Hair and beauty treatments

4. Indian head massage

5. Thai yoga massage

6. Sound healing workshop

7. Heena workshop

8. Chakra healing workshop

9. Ayurveda massage courses

10.Ayurveda treatments


It is literally true 'you are what you eat' - the notion that to be fit and healthy you need to eat good food. Haritha Ayurveda and Panchkarma Center cooks and serves food based on Ayurvedic philosophy. It denotes the balance of nature, more importantly, the balance between you and the environment around you. They believe in non-violence and quote from Bhagwad Geeta - अहिंसा परमो धर्मः - strictly suggests that.

Spirituality is the core of the organization you follow a vegetarian course of meals at all times. The basic principle of cooking is to choose appropriate ingredients - raw ingredients that are available locally and are seasonal and organic in nature. Combination of ingredients is equally important to get desirable results as each individual is different and predominant doshas in the body differentiate as well.

They focus on preparing the meal which does not destroy its prana, so they avoid deep frying and keep a check on the food to prevent overcooking and burning. Their chefs are focused on providing you the meals rich in nutrients and food in their kitchen is cooked with keeping doshas in perspective which plays a very important role in your physical and emotional constitution. At Haritha, dishes are completely inspired by Ayurveda and primary serves Indian cuisine.

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The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Vegetarian
The following drinks are included:
  • Tea
  • Water

Meet The Instructors

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Neeraj, Yogacharya Kapil, Kushal, & Others

Neeraj Purohit

He takes a personal and individualized approach to teach yoga, influenced by his own serene experiences as a practitioner Power Vinyasa Flow yoga. The basis of his teaching philosophy is that yoga can benefit all body types; if one can breathe, then can easily benefit from yoga. The base of his yoga is to classes is the focus on breath while leading students through a series of asanas. He is mastered in-breath modulation and pranayama techniques which makes his classes totally distinct from others. Students enjoy the learnings imparted by him as they are a blend of traditional lessons.

Yogacharya Kapil Bhatt

He grew up in the hills of Rishikesh – close to nature and yoga all my life. This has imbibed in him a love for imparting the beautiful art of yoga to people around the world. He has a deep understanding and demonstration skill of all asanas. Well-groomed in the assessment of all participants and understanding personal needs according to the Individual. He holds a great Knowledge of Hatha yoga, shatkarmas (cleansing practices), yoga nidra, pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy.

Kushal Sharma

Kushal has been actively participating in the world of yoga by imparting his well-cultured lessons to the learners for years. Kushal Ji believes in a serene blend of Yoga Anatomy with the yoga practices which in turns results in healthy growth of body, mind, and soul of the learner. Kushal Ji has spent years serving the Indian army by serving them with his powerful yoga lessons to contribute to the Army’s wellness and overall wellbeing. Being post-graduate in Yogic Science he maintains the mix of practical yoga and science while giving lessons to the learners.

Aacharya Vimal Sharma

Engrossed in yogic practices from an early age of 11, Aacharya Vimal has decided to set out on the way of Yoga and Spirituality since childhood. He has been born and brought up in a traditional North Indian family, spending his entire childhood in the serene lap of enthralling Himalayas. In the pursuit of deeper and authentic knowledge of yoga, curious Vimal devoted his entire life to the yogic science and expanded his knowledge and wisdom by earning various degrees including Bachelor’s degree in Sanskrit, a Master’s Degree in Philosophy and a PG diploma in Yogic Science.

Yashika Jain

ashika Ji is a spiritual enthusiast with a decade practice in meditation. She is a healer in Reiki Science, Crystal and Sound healing therapy. She is known for her artistic and impartial teaching styles with compassion. She is also a Certified Yoga Teacher for 200 hour yoga teacher training. Her classes are very helpful for all level of yoga students. She teaches Healing, Meditation, Mantras chanting in Haritha Yogshala.

Arya Murty

He belongs to a South Indian Brahmin family from Andhra Pradesh and started his yogic practices at the age of 15. By the age of 18, he was initiated into Mantra Yoga and his practices included the mantras of Ganesh, Shiva, and Shakti. In his experience, he found the practice of adhering to a vow of silence for several days at a stretch to be very helpful in mastering one’s own mind. He finds it joyous and meaningful to lead a self-disciplined yogic life with regulated sleep and food habits beginning the day by waking at the Yoga-stipulated time of approximately two hours prior to sunrise.

Yogi Aman

Being born and raised in the small village northern state of Uttarakhand Indian, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River, his teachings smells of the natural learnings and laws of life. His classes are moreover challenging that sets a new milestone for a learner to maintain the curiosity whilst his classes, furthermore, his classes are focused to take the learners to the real state of peace and helps them to connect to higher selves, preparing for the boundless possibilities.

Yogi Jasveer Singh

Jasveer Singh Motivated yoga instructor with advanced training in yoga, specialized in Hatha Yoga enjoy inspiring others to improve wellness and commit to long term health and fitness goal. He is a self-motivated, hardworking, responsible and honest person towards duties and responsibility. He is a Self-disciplined personality highly focused on his teachings and imparting yoga teachings in easy and comprehensible forms to his students.

Yogi Somesh Bhatt

Somesh is an experienced hatha yoga teacher. He takes her work very seriously and holds space for yoga that is strong, true and focused. Somesh pulls the energies from the Mother Earth and her God to create a true yoga experience. This is because though he is educated and grounded with knowledge, what gives his real power is that he walks the path of yoga as a divine journey and a way to create more good in the world.

Yogini Krishna

Krishna Panwar is a local to Rishikesh, educated in yoga with a BA in yoga therapy. She pulls from her love of nature and her devoted spirituality in her teaching of Hatha and Mantra chanting and Ashtanga Yoga. She is not only an incredible yoga teacher but also a powerful energy worker. She has a magical ability to help heal her students’ pain.

Yogi Ashwini Gupta

Ashwini belongs to Rishikesh, Himalayas region of Uttarakhand, He was spiritually inclined since his childhood. He spent the past 5 years dedicated to learning and teaching yoga & meditation. He has done his Yoga teachers training from Sivananda Yoga centre. He is very passionate for fitness, health and overall well being. He wishes to help people to achieve their fitness goals and improve their lifestyle in a joyful and easy manner.

Dr.Aswath P M

Dr. AWASTHI PM belongs to KOZHIKODE, KERALA, INDIA. He is a profound personality having immense knowledge in the field of Ayurveda and a lot of experience in teaching the basic technicalities in just a snap to the learners. He has obtained his bachelor degree in BAMS Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery. His basic aim is to make his knowledge and skills of his science useful for the people who are in need. He holds a position in the medical arena which can provide ample scope to garner knowledge by treating or observing diverse types of patients.


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Location Haritha Yogshala, Swargashram Area, Near Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, India

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 Dehradun (DED). Upon your arrival, Haritha Ayurveda and Panchkarma Center have a complimentary taxi waiting for you, which will bring you from Dehradun airport to their yoga center at Ramjhula.


Arrival by bus

From Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), you can get a taxi to bring you to Delhi ISBT bus station. From there, you can find many government and private transportation to bring you to Rishikesh.


Arrival by train

The nearest railway station is Haridwar train station. From there, you will find many buses, taxis, and other transportation services that will bring you to Rishikesh.



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