Inspiring Yoga Teacher Training India

Do you want to be a yoga teacher and have a chance to be certified yoga instructor or want to learn about yoga with a professional instructor? Come to Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School, one of the best places in the world to study yoga. You will experience theoretical and practical skills of yoga, have study materials and training manuals, and full support as well as help during your stay. Furthermore, you will be provided Ayurvedic massage treatment and excursion to unwind your mind and body. Also, special vegetarian meals will be served for your nourishment. Be ready! Pack your mat and get inspired by this yoga teacher training.

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

Highlights

  • 2 asana practices daily
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • 2 Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga practices daily
  • Daily ShatKarma Kriya and Vedic mantra chanting sessions
  • Yoga anatomy and philosophy classes during weekdays
  • 2 Ayurvedic massages and 1 excursion
  • 13 nights' accommodation
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
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Program

Certification

Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive a certificate. For more information, please send Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School an inquiry.

You will get Yoga Alliance certificate if you participate in another 14-day 100 hours Yoga Teacher Training in the future. Yoga beginner or intermediate aspirants can join the course to get it internationally certified to start teaching anywhere in the world. You will be certified as a Vinyasa yoga teacher and you can register yourself as RYT 200 after successful completion of the 28-day yoga immersion program. Courses at the school is designed based on standard and guidelines set by Yoga Alliance and traditional Vinyasa yoga culture and custom.

Program

The best Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga yoga teacher training course is at Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School - ashram. The program is specialized for aspirants who wish to become a Vinyasa Flow yoga instructor or if you already practice and spend your yogic travel-based holiday in Himalayan foothills at Rishikesh or Dharamsala, India. The internationally recognized school is offering you multi-style training of Ashtanga primary series and Vinyasa Flow.

Besides, you may learn of traditional yoga asana, pranayama, Shatkarma Kriya, Vedic spiritual mantra chanting and spiritual meditations practices. Also, you will get to learn more about yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, yoga body alignment, yogic nutrition, Ayurveda lectures on philosophy teaching, and training methodology. It is the very same program of 200-hour yoga teacher training where participants of 100 hours would be just there for 14 Days.

Vinyasa yoga

Vinyasa yoga, usually referred to simply as Ashtanga yoga, is a style of yoga codified and popularized by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th Century and which is often promoted as a modern-day form of classical Indian yoga. Jois began his yoga studies in 1927 at the age of 12 and by 1948, he had established the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute for teaching the specific yoga practice known as Ashtanga (Sanskrit for “eight-limbed”) yoga. Ashtanga yoga is named after the eight limbs of yoga mentioned in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

In the words of Pattabhi Jois, "'Vinyasa' means ‘breathing system.’ Without Vinyasa, don’t do asana. When Vinyasa is perfect, the mind is under control." Vinyasa means breathing with movement. For each movement, there is one breath. All asanas are assigned a certain number of Vinyasas.

According to Sharath, “The purpose of vinyasa is for internal cleansing. Breathing and moving together while performing asanas makes the blood hot, or as Pattabhi Jois says, boils the blood. Thick blood is dirty and causes disease in the body. The heat created from yoga cleans the blood and makes it thin, so that it may circulate freely.

Sharath also claims that the heated blood removing toxins, impurities, and disease from the organs through sweat produced during the practice. He claims that “it is only through sweat that disease leaves the body and purification occurs.”

Ashtanga yoga

Ashtanga yoga literally means “eight-limbed yoga” as outlined by the sage Patanjali in the yoga sutras. According to Patanjali, the path of internal purification for revealing the Universal Self consists of the following eight spiritual practices which are yama (moral codes), niyama (self-purification and study), asana (posture), pranayama (breath control), pratyahara (sense control), dharana (concentration), dhyana (meditation), and samadhi (absorption into the Universal) (Scott 14-17).

The first four limbs - yama, niyama, asana, pranayama - are considered external cleansing practices. According to Pattabhi Jois, defects in the external practices are correctable. However, defects in the internal cleansing practices - pratyahara, dharana, dhyana - are not correctable and can be dangerous to the mind unless the correct Ashtanga yoga method is followed (Stern and Summerbell: 35). For this reason, Pattabhi Jois emphasizes that the “Ashtanga yoga method is Patanjali yoga” (Flynn).

Schedule

  • 05:00 Morning bell
  • 05:30-06:00 Morning tea
  • 06:00-06:30 Mantra chanting and Shatkarma (yogic cleansing practices)
  • 06:30-08:30 Hatha yoga
  • 08:30-09:30 Pranayama (yogic breathing)
  • 09:30-10:30 Breakfast / self-study
  • 11:00-12:30 Yoga lectures
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:30 Rest / self-study
  • 15:30-16:45 Yoga lectures
  • 17:00-19:00 Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga
  • 19:15-20:00 Meditation / guest lectures
  • 20:00-21:00 Dinner time
  • 22:00 Sleep

Note: You will be participating in the same group of 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training students. It is a part course within the 200 Hour yoga teacher training course.

What is included

  • 2 asana practices daily
  • 2 Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga practices daily
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions during weekdays
  • ShatKarma Kriya and Vedic mantra chanting sessions daily
  • Yoga anatomy and philosophy classes during weekdays
  • Theoretical and practical skills
  • Study materials
  • Training manuals
  • Yoga Alliance certificate if you participate in another 14 days 100-hour YTT in the future
  • 1 excursion and 1 Ayurvedic massages
  • Cleansing kit and a daily detox tea
  • 3 daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus herbal teas
  • 13 nights' accommodation
  • Full support during your stay at the institute and help provided 24 hours
  • Wi-Fi access to rooms

What is not included

  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer
  • In room useable products (toiletries, toilet paper, and detergent)

Additional Details

Early bird discount

There is an early bird discount of 150 USD per person for bookings made before three months before the course starts.

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Availability

This Yoga Teacher Training starts any month in 2018 and 2019 on the first day of the month. You need to visit Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School one day in advance as per date published on this site.

 Accommodation

  • Check-in Time:09:00
  • Check-out Time:10:00

You will be staying at Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School.

Facilities

  •  Yoga studio
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Laundry

 Retreat location

Rishikesh is holy Mother Ganga City known as the yogic capital of the world. It is a tourist attraction as well as a residential area and a civil board in Dehradun locale in the northern condition of Uttarakhand in India. Grandly found where the Heavenly Ganges Stream descends from the Himalayas. Rishikesh additionally spelled Hrishikesh, Rushikesh, or Hrushikesh. Rishikesh became popular in the western society when the Beatles dropped by for a visit to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram. Rishikesh is connected with Master Rama and Laxman.

The town of Rishikesh lies in the foothills of the Himalayas of the Garhwal District. It is the passage to the upper Garhwal area and the beginning stage of the Singe Dham journey (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath) and a perfect destination for pioneers as well as for the individuals who are occupied with enterprise, meditation, and different parts of Hinduism.

Rishikesh is additionally a door to the world legacy site Valley of Blooms National Park - The eighth miracle of the world and Burn Dham Yatra. Rishikesh otherwise called the 'Spot of Adventures is a profound town arranged 24 kilometers upstream from Haridwar at the conversion of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga and encompassed by the picturesque excellence of the slopes on three sides. The entire spot is thought to be sacrosanct as it is trusted that reflection at this spot prompts fulfillment of salvation. There are numerous sanctuaries, some antiquated and some new along the stream Ganges. The waterway side is specked by the ashrams of Sadhus and Sages. Rishikesh speaks to the site where Vishnu vanquished the evil presence Madhu.

Rishikesh as appearing the enterprise capital of India for the experience seekers as Rishikesh is the recommended spot for beginning their trekking undertakings to the Himalayan Crests and for the white stream rafting. Likewise, the universal week which pulls in yoga specialist from all over the world is held here consistently in February for Satsang of Mooji, Prem Baba, Om Baba, and other spiritual seeks and followers and March during first to seventh for international yoga festival on the banks of the blessed Ganga.

Rishikesh is a vegan city by law and additionally a liquor-free city. Rishikesh has additionally banned utilization of plastics packs by retailers and sellers.

Nearby places

  • Dehradun Airport (DED), 18 kilometers

Things to Do

Optional

  • A day visit to the beach
  • A nice restaurant tour
  • Exploring the town
  • Trekking

Food

You will be served daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus herbal teas. Also, you will be provided a daily detox tea.

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

Meet The Instructors

Yashpal, Sarvottam, Mahesh, & 2 Other

Yashpal Rauotela

Yogi Yashpal was born in very holy place of Rishikesh and is the founding director of Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School. He is a gold medalist and multiple medal winner in numerous state, national, and international yoga championship events. He has been teaching for five years and is a master of primary series of Ashtanga-style Vinyasa flow yoga. He has an excellent knowledge of Vinyasa Flow style yoga. He is a registered yoga teacher (RYT) from Yoga Alliance USA. Yogi has a masters degree in yoga science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar. Yashpal is also a guest teacher in Bali.

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam is a yogi and meditation master at Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School. He is the senior director of marketing and a spiritual meditation instructor at the school and also a founding member of Meditation School Rishikesh - Shree Mahesh Heritage. His spiritual pathway onto wellness career started in 2006 after getting involved with the Art of Living Foundation. After continuously experiencing and sharing his yogic knowledge of the wellness world, he finally started his teaching in 2014 and continues to share his knowledge with disciples worldwide.

Mahesh Bhatt

As a yoga philosophy, therapy, and Indian Vedic history teacher, Mahesh is a master in yoga, specializing in yogic science philosophy. By profession as a yoga instructor, he is currently pursuing a PhD in Ayurveda yoga from Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Haridwar. As a specialist in Marma therapy, acupuncture, and Ayurveda body evaluation, he has been teaching yogic philosophy and treating local patients. He has been awarded a gold medal during his yogic career and has a master of science and PhD degrees in Yoga.

Yogi Rajesh

Yogi Rajesh has been living with holy and saintly people since his childhood. He was brought up in a place where spirituality is the home atmosphere. He is an expert in Hatha, Kundalini, and Mudra yoga, and Mantra Chanting. Yogi is currently pursuing a Master of Science Yoga Degree from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar.

Ajay Dasmana

Ajay has been contributing his sincere service of teaching yogic anatomy of the body at Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School since May of 2015. He has a Masters Degree in human biology, yogic treatment, and physiology. In addition to teaching at the yoga school, he has been rendering his services as a volunteer to the Indian National Kids Academy as an anatomy instructor. His core philosophy involves teaching and helping students to develop their inner body strength control & maintain their physical postures.

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Location Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School India, Village Ghughtayni Talli, Ward No-5, Upper Tapovan, Off Badrinath Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192, India

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). Transfer from and to Jolly Grant Airport (DED) by taxi is available on request with additional charge.

The nearest airport from Rishikesh is Dehradun Airport (DED) on route to Dehradun, 18 kilometers from here. Indian airlines connect Dehradun to Delhi. Some chartered planes also operate from here.

Booking And Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% 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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