27 Days 200 Hour River Side Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

  • location Sri Yoga Ashram, Behind Police Station, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, India

27 Days 200 Hour River Side Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Program in Rishikesh India

Sri Yoga Ashram Rishikesh, a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga School, offers 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, Himalaya. They are situated in a lush green environment, very close to Ganga, in the Laxman Jhula area. The yoga teacher training courses and retreats are fully residential including all three meals. They specialize in Ashtanga yoga and Kundalini Yoga. Students will also learn the proper use of all yoga props for achieving better alignment in yoga postures that enhance the fitness, health, and inner peace and well being. Their yoga courses provide the great spiritual foundation for the whole life. They teach yoga in its pure and holistic manner including, pranayama, meditation, cleansing process, anatomy, and yoga philosophy. So, this way you will come out as a complete yoga teacher and not just a 'asana teacher' or 'fitness trainer'. The course aims to prepare the future yoga teachers and able instructors who will spread the light of yoga in the whole world.

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


  • Daily yoga classes
  • Certification of completion
  • Musical bhajan and devotional kirtan
  • Beach yoga meditation class / yoga meditation in nature
  • 3 Indian vegetarian meals daily
  • 26 nights accommodation
  • 3 sightseeing on Sundays
  • 1 Ayurvedic massage

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Iyengar Yoga
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The courses are offered in a real ashram environment. The teachers and staff live in the same place and are always available for their students for all kind of support. Unlike many other schools, here you get a real family environment and get to connect with your teachers and their families. This is a unique part of Sri Yoga Ashram. This is an intense yoga course where the students will undergo seven hours of training every day. The training will comprise the sessions of asanas, pranayama, meditation, yoga philosophy, physiology of yoga, and mantra chanting.

This retreat course is fully residential. All the activities are conducted at the same place. So, all the yoga practice and theory classes will be conducted on the same premises. The duration of this course is 27 days. Students who complete the training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

Course syllabus

The brief syllabus for 200-hour yoga teacher training course is below:

  • Ashtanga yoga: The primary series of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga with the use of Sanskrit counting, Breath, Drishti and Bandhas.
  • Pranayama: You will learn various breathing techniques of yoga including Kapal Bhati, Bhastrika, Nadi Shodhan, Yogic Pranayama, Ujjayi, Bhramari, Aarohan, Avrohan, Kumbhak
  • Cleansing: Jal Neti, Sutra Neti, Vaman, Tratak, Agni Saar
  • Anatomy: The physiology of yoga postures and pranayama
  • Meditation: Various techniques of meditation for increased awareness and spiritual growth
  • Philosophy: The theoretical understanding of yoga and Patanjali’s Eight Limbs Yoga System and Mantra Chanting
  • Teaching methods: Art of teaching and sequencing
  • Hatha yoga: yoga postures with their proper alignment, adjustment and use of proper yoga props

200-hour Ashtanga Yoga TTC course structure

  • Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga: 35 Hours
  • Hatha yoga alignment: 35 Hours
  • Pranayama and cleansing Pprocess: 22 hours
  • Teaching methods: 10 hours
  • Meditation and mantra chanting: 22 hours
  • Philosophy: 20 hours
  • Karma yoga: 10 hours
  • Library and assignment and self-practice: 26 Hours
  • Anatomy: 20 hours
  • Total: 200 hours

Daily schedule

  • 05:30 Wake up
  • 06:00 - 07:30 Hatha yoga (alignment and adjustment)
  • 07:30 - 08:30 Pranayama, meditation, cleansing process
  • 08:30 Morning tea
  • 08:45 - 09:45 Meditation, Yoga Nidra
  • 09:45 Breakfast
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Anatomy class
  • 11:45 - 13:15 Astrology (on extra cost)
  • 13:45 - 14:30 Lunch
  • 15:00 - 16:15 Library, self-study or practice, Karma yoga
  • 16:15 - 16:30 Herbal tea
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Philosophy, teaching methods
  • 17:45 - 19:15 Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga
  • 19:15 - 20:00 Dinner
  • 22:00 Lights off

200-hour yoga teacher training course benefits

  • A much healthy and sound body
  • A more refined and awakened mind
  • Improved immunity against common diseases
  • Existing diseases will heal faster after removing toxins by yogic cleansing
  • A sweet smile and inner happiness
  • Self-awareness and self-love
  • Spiritual and broader view of life
  • Self-discipline
  • The most importantly knowledge and wisdom which is priceless

What is included

  • Free pickup from Dehradun Airport
  • All yoga classes for 27 Days
  • 26 nights accommodation
  • 3 vegetarian meals everyday
  • 2 times tea daily
  • Yoga kit with books and stationary
  • Yoga T-shirt
  • 1 Himalayan trip
  • 1 waterfall or cave temple trip
  • 1 trip to Ganga Pooja ceremony
  • 1 musical evening with prayers and bhajans
  • 1 Ayurvedic massage
  • 1 Ayurveda lecture
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Certificate of completion

What is not included

  • Any other transfer not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Laundry charges
  • Personal clothes like towels, etc.
  • Spa treatments

Additional Details


  • Check-in Time:11:00
  • Check-out Time:13:00


  •  Environmentally friendly
  •  Smoke-free property
  •  Terrace
  •  Yoga shala
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Laundry
  •  Medical assistance

The accommodation facility is in the Sri Yoga Ashram premises at a very peaceful area of Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh. They provide guesthouse type accommodation. There is a small garden with many flower plants, so you get the beautiful smell and soothing view of flowers. You will find yourself at the foothill of the mountains and on the side of the River Ganga. The environment is green and clean.

They provide private single sharing accommodation or twin shared accommodation for their students. All rooms are well appointed with attached toilet and bathroom. All rooms have 24-hour hot water facility. They also provide free unlimited Wi-Fi facility to all their students. All rooms have a comfortable bed, chair, table, and windows.

The hostel also has RO water purifiers. There are some rooms with beautiful view of the holy river Ganga.


 Included excursions

  • Waterfall trekking
  • Himalaya view trip at sunrise (Kunjapuri 5500 feet)
  • Ganga Pooja ceremony


Retreat location

Sri Yoga Ashram Rishikesh, a Yoga Alliance USA Certified Yoga School, offers 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, Himalaya. They are situated in a lush green environment, very close to Ganga, in the Laxman Jhula area. You get the beautiful view of river Ganga from the yoga hall.

They are surrounded by the mountain and forest from three sides and a small mountain river runs just touching the ashram premises. You listen the beautiful sound of flowing river all day. Beautiful and rare species of birds are visible around the Sri Yoga Ashram. Many beautiful waterfall are nearby at walking distance. Beautiful peacocks also bless us sometime by their visits.


Unique features


  • Hiking


  • River
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio


  • Currency exchange
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Medical assistance
  • Room cleaning
  • Tour assistance
  • Wireless internet

Things to Do

These activities are not included but are available for extra cost:

  • Astrology consultation and courses by a famous astrologer
  • Ayurvedic massage courses
  • Reiki healing courses
  • Rafting in river Ganga


Sri Yoga Ashram serves delicious Indian vegetarian meals. The food is prepared every day fresh and in the most hygienic manner and they use only filter water for preparing the meals for our guests. The same filter water is available for drinking all the time. They suggest the guests and students take their meals only at the center and not outside during your stay with them. As they care for the health and well being of the students more than any restaurant can. Meals included are breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Besides it, they serve two-time tea every day. Expect the great north Indian taste and be ready to try many different dishes. The menus is fixed for whole week. Please note that individual requests for the separate meals may not be fulfilled. But if most of the students want to eat some special dish then it can be definitely prepared in the center by Sri Yoga Ashram cook.

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The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Ayurvedic
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Yogic
The following drinks are included:
  • Tea

Spa Treatment


Meet The Instructors

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gaurav agrawal

​​​​​​Dr Gaurav Agrawal is the founder and philosophy teacher of Sri Yoga Ashram. He earned PhD degree in Clinical Psychology and worked as Assistant Professor of psychology in Dev Sanskriti University in Haridwar. Dr Agrawal is well versed in the understanding of ancient texts and as well as the modern scientific knowledge which helps him present the ancients ideas in a very simple language. He tells entertaining stories by which various yogic concepts are taught in a easy grasp manner. He also is author of three books of Indian Astrology, which is also a part of ancient Indian knowledge tradition.

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Arpit Agarwal

Yogi ArpitJi has instructed in various schools of Rishikesh and got unbelievable gratefulness from the understudies from all corners of the world. He shows yoga as a smooth and graceful lifestyle. He started learning yoga at the most famed Bihar School of Yoga, Munger. He is additionally the follower of Swami Niranjanananda (Bihar School of Yoga) the well-known yoga school in India. He will also be pleased to guide you and support you through this process as he has a Yoga Bachelor degree and a Master degree and a very good knowledge of the human body & psychology.

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Location Sri Yoga Ashram, Behind Police Station, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, India

Recommended Airports

(DED)  Jolly Grant Airport 16 km Transfer included

Arrival by airplane

Jolly Grant Airport (DED) at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is approximately 20 kilometers away. Popular carriers like Air India, Spice Jet, and Jet Airways often have daily flights from New Delhi.

Sri Yoga Ashram can provide free taxi pickup from Dehradun Airport for all their students.

The second nearest international airport for Rishikesh is in New Delhi; Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) which is well-connected with different cities across the globe.

Arrival by bus

Being a popular tourist destination, Rishikesh has a good network of buses connecting it with important places such as Haridwar, Dehradun, and New Delhi.

Buses depart in the morning and late evening from the Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi for Rishikesh every day. You can choose from a regular, deluxe or a luxurious coach.

Arrival by train

The nearest rail heading to Rishikesh is in Haridwar which is approximately 25 kilometers away. Haridwar, in turn, is linked to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Varanasi.

Some of the popular trains are Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express and Mussoorie Express. For those making the journey to Rishikesh, it is advisable to take the train till Haridwar and then either take a bus or hire a taxi to Rishikesh.

While the bus would take about 45 minutes, the taxi will take you to Rishikesh in about half an hour.

Airport: Jolly Grant Airport Airport transfer included: Jolly Grant AirportNo additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

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  • A reservation requires a deposit of 15% 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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