Rishikesh, India is a holy hub and the perfect destination for yogic retreat, adventure tour, and a walk on nature's beauty. Spiritual School of Yoga is inviting you to revitalize your body, mind, soul, and enhance your living style with 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. Your passion to become a certified yoga teacher with the best practices in the ancient form of yoga and meditation will be taken care of by Spiritual School of Yoga Rishikesh!
27 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English;
The maximum participants in the group is 10
Daily practical and theoretical yoga classes
Kirtan/Satsang/bhajan/spiritual discussion daily
2 Ayurvedic full body massage with Ayurvedic oils
Yogic purification/shatkriya, pranayama, mantra chanting, and meditation classes daily
Receive a cleansing kit, study and yoga material, and a bag with the school symbol
2 excursions to a special spiritual place in the Himalayas
Right yoga asana postures and practices; with this yoga course, you will be practicing and breaking down the yoga postures one by one. Instructors will help you to understand the correct alignment of your body and postures.
Knowledge and understanding of anatomy are very crucial in learning yoga, you will be guided to become a good yoga teacher with a deep understanding of each and every posture.
Everyone is encouraged to lead and conduct the practical classes to overcome the fear to lead.
You will be trained with the proper understanding and delivery of yoga philosophy. The philosophy classes will provide a clear understanding of your yogic path that will not only be helpful in learning yoga effectively but also enable you to encourage others in their path as well.
This training includes the most important aspect of yoga teacher training, like discipline. It will help you to understand yoga and what it is about; this will become a milestone in shaping you into the best yoga teacher.
Unique Technique for Yoga Training
Spiritual School of yoga's teaching methodology is devised to convey every minute detail of each yogic style along with a thorough demonstration, observation, and assisting students with a true ancient form of yoga. Instructors and trainers especially keep in mind the language barriers while explaining how to maintain, enter, and exit the poses while practicing yoga.
Along with practicals, theoretical discussion is an added advantage; this session ensures that you will become more than an instructor and will remodel you into an effective yoga teacher or facilitator. You will gain deepened insights not only about yoga but their teaching style as well and you will be creating an amazing yoga environment for learning.
Best Arrangement for the Best Yoga Teacher Training Course
Spiritual School of Yoga believes in “sharing and caring,” that’s why they are sharing the most friendly, peaceful, hygienic, and the best ambiance for you to stay at, where you will be highly cared with:
Tasty, hygienic, and Satvic food
Well-hygienic, lighted, cleaned, and peaceful living room
Highly-skilled, trained, and certified yoga teacher trainers and instructors
Best curriculum, syllabus, and schedule for training; including everything from entertainment to rest time to yoga time
Why Pick the Spiritual School of Yoga?
Advance your personal practice and dive deeper into the knowledge of yoga.
Experience yoga as a holistic way of life.
Find your “dharma” and begin your journey now.
Build up your own sadhana.
Build up your own asana.
This yoga teacher training course provides the best of what Rishikesh has to offer, including an amazing view of Himalayan mountains, the tastiest foods, eco-friendly and western standard accommodations, and a vacation of a lifetime; together with a deep style 200-hour yoga teacher training that will let you dive deep into yourself and into the ancient tradition of yoga.
The curriculum is based on classical yoga using elements from the ancient scriptures such as Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Vedanta, Upanishad, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and Tantra yoga, combined with modern spiritual teachings.
As a student at Spiritual School of Yoga, you will not only learn the art of teaching yoga asana but you will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the philosophy, lifestyle, and techniques of yoga while enjoying the Indian culture where the body and heart open easily, the mind relaxes, and your meditation becomes more profound.
Spiritual School of Yoga believes that in order to become yoga teachers, one should progress on their own journey of evolution and this is what they will offer to you, a deep transformational process of growing, expanding, and learning. The school believes that each person should teach from a place of inner balance and harmony; from the knowledge they gained through experience, rather than borrowed from books.
In the yoga teacher training, the school will help the students go into themselves, overcome their limitations and inner struggles, and find the internal yoga teacher that is already in them (as in everyone); they will do this through a deep process of self-inquiry, inner healing, and transformation.
Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)
Yoga Philosophy is the foundation of the 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.
Introduction to the Himalayan Tradition of Yoga
Introduction to the different Indian Philosophy
History of Yoga
Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
Types of yoga
Eight limbs of yoga
Yamas and Niyamas(Ethics of yoga)
Philosophy of Asana
Concentration and its power
4 aspects of mind
How to control the mind
Samadhi and the goal of yoga
Introduction to Bhagawat Geeta
Science of Karma
Indian culture and Spirituality
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)
Om sahana vavatu (Mantra from Upanishad)
Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara (Guru stotram)
Yogena Cittasya (Sloka on sage Patanjali)
Hare rama, Hare Krishna (Maha mantra)
Yoga Asana Session: Combination of Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa
Students will gain extensive knowledge of yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility, and discipline.
Pawanmuktasana Series 1
Pawanmuktasana Serie 2
Pawanmuktasana Series 3
Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)
Chandra Namaskar (Moon Salutation)
Tadasana (Palm Tree Pose)
Triyak Tadasana (Swaying Palm Tree Pose)
Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)
Parivirtatrikon Asana - Revolving Triangle Pose
Uttkatasana - Chair Pose
Virbhdrasana 1 - Warrior 1
Virbhdrasana 2 - Warrior 2
Virbhdrasana 3 - Warrior 3
Ardha Chandrasana - Half Moon Pose
Vriksasana - Tree Pose
Parvatasana - Mountain Pose
Adho Mukha Svanasana - Downward Facing Dog
Kati Chakrasana - Waist Rotating Pose
Malasana - Squatted Yoga Pose
Garudasana - Eagle Pose
Baddha Konasana - Bound Angle Pose
Rajkapoot Asana - Pegion Pose
Bhujanghasana - Cobra Pose
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana - Upward Facing Dog
Supta Virasana - Reclining Hero Pose
Virasana - Hero Pose
Vajrasana - Thunderbolt
ASHTANGA VINYASA YOGA
Coverage: Alignment, Drishti, Adjustment, Options
Surya Namaskar A
Surya Namaskar B
Full Primary Series
Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C, and D
Eka Pada Padangusthasana A, B, C, and D
Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
Virabhadrasana A and B
Paschimottanasana A, B, C, and D
Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
Janu Sirsasana A, B, and C
Marichyasana A, B, C, and D
Baddha Konasana A and B
Supta Padangusthasana A and B
Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
Pranayama (Breathing Practices)
Pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practicing yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind.
Week 1: Introduction of Pranayama, Benefits of pranayama, General guidelines
Clavicular, Thoracic, and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)
Nadi and Sodhana
Surya - Bhedi and Chandra - Bhedi
Sheetali and Sheetkari
Week 2: Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana
Siddha yoni asana
Week 3: Mudras (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.
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.
Mula and Maha Bandha Teaching
Meditation Session (Dhyana)
Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental, and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).
Introduction to Meditation
Breathing Awareness Meditation
Tips for Developing Concentration
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.
Full Body Relaxation
Yogic Cleansing (Shatkarma)
Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels.
Kapalbhati - Cleansing the lungs
Anatomy Physiology and Psychology of Yoga Practices
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.
Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.
Assessments are based on
A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation, students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.
Positive and conscious communication
Friendship and trust
Qualities of a teacher
Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting
Use of voice in class
Mental and emotional preparation for teaching
Step by step class structure planning
Sample daily schedule
06:00 - 06:30 Wake up
06:30 - 07:00 Shatkriya (yogic cleansing) and herbal tea
07:00 - 08:30 Asanas practical class Hatha/Ashtanga style (depending on the week schedule): Learning the asana postures under the guidance of an experienced and registered yoga teacher
Please note that the timetable can be changed according to the teaching process.
What is included
Yogic purification/shatkriya daily
Daily practical and theoretical Hatha yoga classes
Daily practical and theoretical Ashtanga yoga classes
Pranayama class daily
Mantra chanting class daily
Meditation class daily
Opening fire ceremony
Kirtan/Satsang/bhajan/spiritual discussion daily
Satvic breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily
26 nights accommodation
Study and yoga material
Bag with the school symbol
Rudraksha string mala energized by mantra
2 Ayurvedic full body massage with Ayurvedic oils
2 excursions to a special spiritual place in the Himalayas
Transportation to excursions
24-hour support for any work during your complete stay
What is not included
Extra nights of accommodation
Extra excursions more than mentioned above
The training is available to start on the 1st and 16th of each month. If you want to change the start date, please send Spiritual School of Yoga an inquiry so they can customize your request.
During the course, you will be staying at the Spiritual School of Yoga, Rishikesh, India. The retreat center is situated in the heart of the Rishikesh, next to the famous hanging bridge and the holy Ganga River. The retreat center is peaceful and surrounded by beautiful green mountains. The school has a yoga hall, a dining area, and a beautiful green garden in front of the reception.
Everything is close by the retreat center such as shops, cafes, restaurants, ATM, healthcare, organic stores. Spiritual School of Yoga has a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, beautifully decorated rooms, and lots of comfy chill-out areas. You can relax with a book on the terrace, have a dip in the holy river Ganga, chat with your fellow guests in the bright open lounge, or sit and enjoy the view to the mountains from the terrace.
The eco-friendly resort is powered by nature. If you are there in season, you will taste some of the delicious fruits and vegetables that are grown in the natural environment. Spiritual School of Yoga offers single and double rooms based on the client’s requirements. Every room has an attached bathroom with a western toilet and a hot shower, and a balcony with mountain or garden view.
The rooms for the yogis are well-maintained and clean. The school offers bed sheets, pillows, bath towels, toilet paper, blanket, and welcome amenities upon arrival. Good Wi-Fi is included on every floor and laundry service is also available at a minimum cost.
Vitality Deluxe Rooms/Suite - Has large en-suite bath, deluxe bed, and a beautiful shower
Private Room - Has a double bed for couples and friends, private bathroom, and a terrace with lovely seating; a bright and beautiful room
Serenity Room - A private room with a single bed and private bath
Twin Room - Has two single separate beds and a shared bathroom; a bright and beautiful room
Yoga and meditation are the most ancient practices to keep the body, mind, and soul healthy and pure. These are the most eminent ways to cure physical, mental, and emotional illness. In fact, at this modern age, when most of the people are very tensed and depressed, the school offers special treatment via yoga, meditation, and Ayurvedic medicine and therapies; people also visit here for spiritual rejuvenation.
Here, a team of trainers, therapists, and doctors are present to give you an immense experience of various forms of yoga and postures, meditation and nidras, and Ayurveda treatment. Ashtanga yoga, Vinyasa yoga, and Hatha yoga; trainers are experienced and well versed in all forms of yoga and let you learn and help you practice with an introduction of all benefits and importance. Likewise, you will get into a deep journey of meditation for extreme mental peace and boost your life with all good and energetic thoughts.
Similarly, Ayurvedic treatment and therapies are not only for illness treatment, anyone will find it beneficial even if you are interested in the best rejuvenating spa therapy. The main focus is to let you find peace of mind, boost in energy, refreshment of thought, and rejuvenating life.
As the Spiritual School of Yoga are willing to offer you the world’s best services and treatment to boost your lifestyle, you are promised to be served with the best services and amenities. During your stay, the school will take special care of your food, living place, and other amenities. Good food, beautiful natural ambiance, and very amiable people; what else do you need to get a refresh in life? The school is working hard to make your every stay special.
Why Choose Spiritual School of Yoga?
The school is not only running the retreat center where they organize yoga and meditation classes, etc. but they want to create a community in which people will feel like they have their second home in Rishikesh.
Beautiful Yoga Hall with Ganga View
Surroundings with Mountains
Experienced Teaching Staff
Hygienic Food Area with A/C
Beautiful and Luxuries Rooms
The center is among nature, there is Holy Water River, a mountain, and an extensive group of greeneries where you will truly feel the beauty of nature and extensive peace of mind. Natural scenic beauty itself makes you feel healthier and happy plus the treatment will take you to an upper level of rejuvenation and allow you to live a healthy and refreshing life.
Things to Do
Taxi and extra activity
Three tasty, hygienic, and Satvic food are included in the package. The school only serves Satvic food that will boost your yoga and meditation practices. It is well said that your food hinders what’s in your mind and your food helps you to think good and do good.
The following meals are included:
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
The following drinks are included:
Two Ayurvedic full body massages with Ayurvedic oils are included in the package.
Meet The Instructors
Deepika, Abhishek Jaiwal, & Dr. Sachin Dua Ayurvedic Doctor -BAMS
Yoga Alliance USA (Yoga) The founder of Spiritual Life home is Yogini Deepika Sharma born in Rishikesh, known as the city of Divine.She was born in Vedic family from the childhood Yogini Deepika came to know about the spiritual culture, Sanskrit language divine powers, meditation,mantra etc. She completed Bachelor degree in Science (ZBC) and Master degree in Business administration.she complete her 200 hours teacher training course and get registered by yoga alliance USA to just spread her knowledge and experience with true and full dedication in whole world.
Mr.Abhishek Jaiwal, the General Manager he is taking care of all management responsibilities of Spiritual Life Home. He belongs to Brahmin family complete his Bachelor degree in Science (Zoology Botany Chemistry) with 1st division and Master degree in Business administration with 1st division. He is a registered yoga teacher from yoga alliance USA for 200 hours.He is very polite in nature and ready to help to everyone in any problem. He loves to share his spiritual knowledge and is an excellent promoter of the spiritual knowledge, which is beyond normal understanding of human life.
Dr. Sachin Dua Ayurvedic Doctor -BAMS
Doctor Sachin Dua is an acclaimed Ayurvedic Physician qualified from Maharshi Dayananda University, India.He attained his Ayurvedic Degree -Ayurvedacharya (BAMS) from M.D University followed by a Post Graduate Degree in.alternate Healing and Panchakarma.He is known for blending ancient knowledge of Ayurveda with modern practice and pulling on a variety of Methods.He has successfully worked at Ayurveda Rishikesh treating thousands of patients from across the globe.He has unified approach to health and work closely with his patients to find a meaningful solution to their problems.
This room is clean and comfortable with two single beds, attached bathroom, sofa and enough space for personal belongings.
You will spend your nights at Yoga Home Nepal. At the homestay, you will find a yoga hall, meditation area, supply of hot water in the rooms, nutritious traditionally prepared food, Wi-Fi, several fruit trees, and a backyard garden. The homestay will serve you in any way possible. The venue also has a beautiful garden, green mountain view, and also located near a jungle and waterfall. The rooms are clean and comfortable that is attached with a bathroom.
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