11 days 100-Hour Holistic Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

  • location Adi Yogpeeth, 58, Tapovan, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, India

11 days 100-Hour Holistic Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

Holistic & Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Rishikesh

Join Adi Yogpeeth for 100 Hour Holistic Yoga Therapy course commencing every month throughout the year. In this course, we offer a balanced combination of traditional Yoga, Indian Yoga Philosophy with knowledge of Yoga Therapy, Therapeutic Yoga Asana, Ayurveda, Holistic Pranayama, Meditation, Mantra chanting, Alignment- Adjustment. This course builds a strong base in the in-depth knowledge of Yoga science and therapy. Our class size is also designed for a limited number of the student so, that teachers can give adequate attention to each and every student.

11 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English; English;
The maximum participants in the group is 12


  • Daily yoga therapy and Ayurveda
  • Daily meditation and chanting session
  • Guest lecture on food nutrition, nature cure
  • Daily holistic yoga asana with adjustment-alignment teaching
  • Himalayas sightseeing trip and weekend excursions
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, herbal tea, and juice
  • Free pick-up service from Dehradun Airport
  • 10 nights in comfortable accommodation
  • Daily holistic pranayama and shatkarma
  • Mandala art and kirtan dancing night
  • Indian classical dance
  • 1 Ayurvedic massage

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
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Grab the ancient wisdom and insight of Himalayan yogis and gurus; broaden your yogic knowledge in an enchanting and wonderful environment among a like-minded bunch of people. At Adi Yogpeeth yoga school, the major objective behind 100-Hour Holistic Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India is to make students aware of all the principles of yoga history and its philosophy. The course will assist students to master different forms of holistic yoga asanas and styles with perfection and ease. Meditation and pranayama did on a daily basis along with chanting mantras will help students to cleanse, heal throughout mind, body, and soul in a spiritual way, make a balance in your life and more. Making students aware of yogic discipline, cleansing activities, lifestyle, and diet, they will also be taught by expert yoga gurus to become an expert yoga teacher.

Complete course syllabus

Recitation of sacred sound (mantra chanting)

The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (mantra from Upanishad)
  • Tvameva Mata Ca Pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe (mantra on Lord Shiva)
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudeva Maheshwara (Guru Stotram)
  • Yogena Cittasya (Sloka on sage Patanjali)

Yoga postures (asana)

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

Holistic Hatha yoga course syllabus

The word Haṭha literally means 'force; and thus alludes to a system of physical techniques in a therapeutic way.

  • Surya Namaskar (sun salutation)
  • Chandra Namaskar (moon salutation)
  • Bharadvajasana
  • Lolasana - swinging pose
  • Kukkutasana - rooster pose
  • Sarpasana - snake pose
  • Shalabhasana - locust pose
  • Dhanurasana - bow pose
  • Paschimottanasana - seated forward bend
  • Janu sirshasana - head to knee pose
  • Parivirta Janu sirshasana - revolving head to knee pose
  • Sarvangasana - shoulder stand
  • Padam Sarvangasana - shoulder stand lotus pose
  • Sirshasana - headstand
  • Natarajasana - Lord Shiva’s pose
  • Utthita hasta padangusthasana
  • Naukasana - boat pose

Pranayama (breathing practices)

Pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practising yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind.

Introduction of pranayama, benefits of pranayama, general guidelines

  • Clavicular, thoracic, and diaphragmatic breathing (yogic breathing)
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalbhati

Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana

  • Easy pose
  • Half-lotus
  • Swastikasana
  • Siddha Yoni asana
  • Nadi - Sodhana
  • Bhramari
  • Surya - Bhedi and Chandra - Bhedi
  • Sheetali and Sheetkari

Mudra (yoga gestures)

The practice of mudra hand gestures is an ancient facet of yoga. Performing gestures affects the energy flow of the body and can change a person's spiritual and mental characteristics.

  • Introduction of mudras
  • Jnana and chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra

Bandhas (energy lock)

The practice of bandhas expands the lung capacity and breathing capabilities during yoga. It also strengthens the entire body from the inside out.

  • Introduction to bandha
  • Jalandhara bandha
  • Moola bandha

Yoga therapy

  • Introduction and importance of yoga therapy
  • Understanding individual’s body type and its ailments through yoga therapy
  • Planning a nutritious yogic diet programme, making lifestyle changes through yogic mindful living and meditative practices
  • Understanding and applying the practices and philosophy of yoga in your daily lives, as well as advocating their therapeutic benefits to the world
  • Being in connection with nature’s five elements, adopting a healthy and environmentally-conscious lifestyle and truly understanding your responsibility as human beings on all levels and stages

Meditation (dhyana)

Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquillity with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).

  • Breathing awareness meditation
  • Trataka
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for developing concentration
  • Silence meditation

Yoga Nidra (psychic sleep)

When a yoga practitioner moves through the various internal states of Yoga Nidra, a profound experience of relaxation occurs. This is called 'Turiya', a sensation of pure bliss.

  • Basic relaxation
  • Tension relaxation
  • Full body relaxation

Yogic Cleansing (shatkarma)

Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during the physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels.

  • Jalaneti Satkarma (nasal cleansing with salty water)
  • Rubber neti (nasal cleansing with a rubber string)
  • Agnisar Kriya -Anatomy and physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

The proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during, and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types are needed.

  • Digestive system
  • Respiratory system
  • Circulatory system
  • Nervous system
  • Effects of pranayama on the respiratory system
  • Endocrine system
  • Organs
  • Bodily systems

Yoga philosophy (yoga darshana)

Yoga philosophy is the foundation of your yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.

  • Patanjali yoga sutras
  • Chapter 1 - Samadhi pada. Meditation (Dhyana)
  • Breathing awareness meditation
  • Trataka Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for developing concentration
  • Silence meditation
  • Yoga Nidra (psychic sleep)
  • Basic relaxation
  • Tension relaxation
  • Full body relaxation

Daily schedule:

  • 05:00 Morning bell
  • 06:00 Holistic Hatha Yoga Asana
  • 07:45 Holistic Pranayama & Shatkarma
  • 09:15 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Yoga Anatomy
  • 11:05 Yoga Therapy & Ayurveda
  • 12:10 Yoga Philosophy
  • 13:15 Lunch
  • 16:00 Asana Flow Yoga
  • 17:00 Adjustment Alignment
  • 18:15 Meditation & Mantra Chanting
  • 19:15 Dinner
  • 21:00 Lights off

What is included

  • 10 nights comfortable accommodation
  • Complete yoga course kit with a school t-shirt
  • Daily nutritious vegetarian meals, tea, and Juice
  • Weekend excursions
  • 1 Himalayas sightseeing trip
  • 1 Ayurvedic massage
  • Taxi-pickup from Dehradun Airport (DED)

What is not included

  • Private accommodation
  • Air-conditioner
  • Room heaters
  • Pick-up from Delhi airport
  • Drop-off back to the airport

Additional Details

Special discount

The prices below include a discount of 100 USD per person for courses in October until March 2020.


  • Check-in Time:12:00
  • Check-out Time:12:00

Adi Yogpeeth surrounding and accommodation are one of the best and cleanest spaces in whole Rishikesh. Whether you are on a vacation or on a yoga course, amenities make your life a little easier when you are away from home. For different types of travel, there are amenities that are more important than other ones. They basically provide two types of accommodation and they are private and twin shared room and student, according to their preference, can choose accommodation.

In the room, clean bed sheets, blankets, and pillows will be provided. Every room has air-conditioner and attached bathroom with cold and hot water 24 hours. This complete school campus has unlimited high bandwidth Wi-Fi service. The school is surrounded by the serene green mountains which heal the inner soul and river Ganga flow at a walking distance.


  • Café
  •  Dining area
  •  Environmentally friendly
  •  Lounge
  •  Luggage room / storage
  •  Restaurant
  •  Smoke-free property

Retreat location

Learn yoga in world’s yoga capital, Rishikesh, from traditional Himalayan yoga teachers from the very basics to advance in a traditional way at Adi Yogpeeth which is situated in Tapovan, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh which is in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges river. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a world’s yoga capital. The surrounding of Adi Yogpeeth is very serene and peaceful and at the same time very energetic by the flowing energy of river Ganga.

Also, Rishikesh is a magical and holy place that has been somehow attracting people from all over the world for many years already. The school is at a walking distance from the river Ganga. The school is surrounded by the serene green mountains which heal the inner soul and river Ganga flow at a walking distance. It is far from the craziness but near enough to reach everything you need. All over Rishikesh, you can find local markets, unique shops, and breathtaking views of the holy river and nature.

Things to Do


There are some amazing things to do in Rishikesh. These activities are not included in the package, but they can be arranged upon request.

  • Attend Ganga Arti
  • Ayurvedic massage and therapies
  • Bungee jumping
  • Camping and bonfire
  • Cliff jumping
  • Experience the traditional Indian culture
  • Flying fox
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing and paragliding
  • Rappelling and rock climbing
  • River rafting - the most popular thing to do in Rishikesh
  • Trekking


Adi Yogpeeth regards food as medicine. Using only fresh seasonal herbs and vegetables from the local market, they provide a daily menu of wonderfully nourishing vegetarian food. Food that not only supports the healing of the body but also enhances the purification process during your stay. In addition to serving healthy, soulful, delicious vegetarian meals, they provide unlimited, filtered mineral water from their private well; naturally chilled and served from traditional earthen water basins.

Adi Yogpeeth also provides an unlimited supply of detoxifying herbal teas made from homegrown herbs like tulsi basil, lemongrass, and ginger. This wonderfully refreshing tea is available throughout the day and is a great detox drink for the body. It keeps you well hydrated and is designed to support the digestive process.

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The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Yogic
The following drinks are included:
  • Detox Juices
  • Tea
  • Water

Spa Treatment

During this course, you will enjoy a full body Ayurvedic massage.

Meet The Instructors

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Yogi Praladh Ji has been a Hatha yoga teacher at Adi Yogpeeth for more than a year. He is completely established in Hatha yoga. Parladh Ji’s teaching style is completely different from others, he teaches full of love, respect, as well as understanding that each of you needed. These qualities make him a good yoga teacher. Parladh Ji was born and brought up in Rishikesh and learned yoga in Rishikesh with many great masters. He is a well-experienced teacher with good practical knowledge.


Mandeep Bhatt Ji has been an ardent student of Vedic Study since last 20 years and has been teaching Mantra Chanting and Meditation during yoga programmes at Adi Yogpeeth Rishikesh India


Yogi Bhavesh Ji attributes every aspect of his life to Lord Shiva and his Guru’s grace. He is certified by reputed institutions like Kaivalyadhama, Swami Rudradev Yoga Centre and Yoga Alliance(500 hours). Yogi Bhavesh Ji also founded a Mumbai based yoga group called Yoga Virtually. Yogi Bhavesh Ji is a master in vedanta and has deep philosophical knowledge. Yogi Bhavesh Ji teaches pranayama, philosophy and meditation. He not only understands the subject matter, but lives it everyday thus imparting true knowledge to his students.


Yogini Parveen Ji is an expert at yogic health, Ayurveda, nutrition and the human body. She is certified by reputed institutions like Dev Sanskriti University and Yoga Alliance. She is adept at the esoteric techniques of pranic healing and energy channelisation. Yogini Parveen Ji has also taught yoga in different parts of India to students of varying age groups and treated complex health conditions. She is a bundle of unreserved joy, and is unlikely to be found without a smile on her face. Yogini Parveen Ji brings the same energy to the classroom and makes learning fun for her students.


To watch Yogi Suraj Negi Ji perform his Vinyasa flows is like witnessing a controlled explosion of energy. He has learned his craft during his master's degree in Yoga Science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University. He has been teaching for about 4 years now out of which some months have been spent in conducting Hatha, Ashtanga-Vinyasa and Iyengar based retreats in China.


With the Master of Science (MSc) degree in Yogic Science and Holistic Health, Nitin Ji has been teaching in various schools in Rishikesh for more than six years. He has a knack of connecting with the students by sharing several anecdotes and conducting character building activities. He is a well-known Social Worker and runs an NGO called Jeevan Jagriti which provides free education for students in Yoga, Computers, and Academic Skills.

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Location Adi Yogpeeth, 58, Tapovan, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, India

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED) in India. Traveling by plane from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Dehradun Airport (DED) is the safest and most convenient way of transportation and it is a one-hour journey. Most of the students choose this option and the charge is in between 50 to 60 USD. At Dehradun Airport (DED), the school driver will be waiting with a name board to pick you up and transfer you to the school.

Arrival by train

Traveling by train (from Delhi train station to Haridwar station) is also suitable and the fare is between 20 to 25 USD and it is a four to five-hour journey. At Haridwar railway station, the school driver will be waiting with your name board to receive you.

Arrival by taxi

Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh by car is a six to seven-hour journey. The taxi from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh can also be arranged for 65 USD by Adi Yogpeeth. At Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), the school driver will be waiting with your name board and will transfer you to the school.

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Booking And Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% 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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