27 Day 300 Hour Intensive Hatha & Ashtanga - Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Traning in Rishikesh

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

27 Day 300 Hour Intensive Hatha & Ashtanga - Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Traning in Rishikesh

Enlightening Yoga Teacher Training India

Join Adi Yogpeeth for the inspiring, transforming, tough, and affordable Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India! 300 Hour Intensive Hatha & Ashtanga-Vinyasa Yoga TTC is designed for those who want to imbibe the spirit of Hatha & Ashtanga-Vinyasa yoga by following the traditional Himalayan Yogies teachings and experiences. As a course requirement, Adi Yogpeeth encourages people who have already completed the 200 Hours YTT to join this program to re-sharpen their skills and gather deeper knowledge of yoga and its principles. The batch size is designed for eight to ten students. After this course, you can apply for becoming a 500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance.

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


  • Daily meditation and mantra chanting
  • Daily yoga asana, pranayama and shatkarma
  • 1 Ayurvedic massage & sound healing session
  • Guest lectures on yoga therapy, Ayurveda, naturopathy, nutrition
  • Free taxi-pickup from (DED) Dehradun Airport
  • 1 exciting Himalayas sightseeing trip
  • Daily nutritious vegetarian meals
  • 26 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Nidra Yoga
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Students who complete their subsequent training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®). The knowledge imparted, if imbibed religiously, can help the successful participants practice as a Restorative Yoga Teacher and help your student manage their lifestyle disorder and restore their health effectively.


This training aim is to build a strong base in every aspect of yogic disciplines that prepare them to adopt yoga as their life profession. Here student does advance study and classes on mantra chanting, daily joints, and glands practices.

You will also learn Shatkarma, pranayama, Bandhas and Mudra, meditation, yogic sleep, history and philosophy of yoga (yoga Darshana), yogic anatomy and physiology of the human body, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology.

This course is basically designed for serious students who want to grow and move on and on towards the yogic path. The class size is also designed for a small group of students so, that teachers can focus on each of the students properly.

Course overview:

Recitation of sacred sound (Mantra Chanting)

  • 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 Postures (Asana)

  • 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 & D
  • 8. Parsvottanasana
  • 9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
  • 10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • 11. Utkatasana
  • 12. Virabhadrasana A & B
  • 13. Dandasana
  • 14. Paschimottanasana A B C & D
  • 15. Purvattanasana
  • 16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
  • 17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
  • 18. Janu Sirsasana A B & C
  • 19. Marichyasana A B C & D
  • 20. Navasana
  • 21. Bhujapidasana
  • 22. Kurmasana
  • 23. Supta Kurmasana
  • 24. Garbha Pindasana
  • 25. Kukkutasana
  • 26. Baddha Konasana A & B
  • 27. Konasana
  • 28. Upavishta Konasana
  • 29. Supta Konasana
  • 30. Supta Padangusthasana A & 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

Hatha Yoga Course Syllabus

  • 1.Pawanmuktasana series 1
  • 2.Pawanmuktasana serie 2
  • 3.Pawanmuktasana series 3
  • 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 1
  • 12.Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
  • 13.Virbhdrasana 3 -warrior 3
  • 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

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)
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalbhati
  • Nadi - Sodhana
  • Bhramari
  • Surya - Bhedi & 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.

  • Jnana mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Nasikagra
  • Khechari

Bandhas (Energy Lock)

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

  • Preparation
  • Uddiyana
  • Jalandhar
  • Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching
  • Teaching
  • Doubts

Meditation (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
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Trataka
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for developing concertation
  • Silence practice
  • Ajapa Japa
  • Antar Mouna

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

Yoga 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.

  • Jalaneti Satkarma (Nasal cleansing with salty water)
  • Rubber neti (Nasal cleansing with a rubber string)
  • Bhasti
  • Agnisar Kriya

Anatomy and physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

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
  • Endocrine system
  • Organs
  • Bodily systems
  • Nadis
  • Chakras
  • Muscular system
  • Skeletal system
  • Muscle function according to joint movement
  • Anatomy of: Breathing Inversions Savasana

Yoga philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

Yoga philosophy is the foundation of our 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

Week 1

  • Introduction to the Himalayan Tradition of Yoga
  • Introduction to the different Indian philosophy
  • History of Yoga
  • Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
  • Types of yoga

Week 2

  • Eight limbs of yoga
  • Yamas and Niyamas (Ethics of yoga)
  • Philosophy of Asana
  • Concentration and its power

Week 3

  • 4 aspects of mind
  • How to control the mind
  • Samadhi and the goal of yoga
  • Introduction to Bhagawat Geeta

Week 4

  • Chakras
  • Kundalini
  • Science of Karma
  • Indian culture and Spirituality

Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.

  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions

Teaching methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. Our 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
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental and emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning

Assessments are based on:

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.

  • Written test
  • Oral test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior

Daily schedule:

  • 05:00 Morning bell
  • 06:00 Pranayama and Shatkarma
  • 07:30 Traditional Hatha yoga
  • 09:15 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Yoga anatomy
  • 11:00 Extra activities/self-study
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 14:00 Indian yoga philosophy
  • 15:00 Ashtanga-Vinyasa yoga
  • 16:00 Alignment-adjustment and teaching practice
  • 17:30 Meditation and mantra chanting
  • 19:15 Dinner
  • 21:00 Lights off

What is included

  • 26 nights in comfortable accommodation
  • Daily nutritious vegetarian meals, detox juice, and tea
  • Weekend excursions
  • Yoga material such as books, manual, school t-shirt, notebook, neti pot, school bag
  • Guest lectures on yoga therapy, Ayurveda, naturopathy, nutrition
  • Vinyasa Flow session thrice a week
  • Mandala art and kirtan dancing night
  • 1 Himalayas sightseeing trip
  • 1 free Ayurvedic massage
  • Free taxi-pickup from (DED) Dehradun Airport

What is not included

  • Pickup service from Delhi airport
  • AC/room heater service
  • Airfare

Additional Details


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


  •  Café
  •  Dining area
  •  Environmentally friendly
  •  Lounge
  •  Luggage room / storage
  •  Restaurant
  •  Smoke-free property
  •  Terrace
  •  Yoga shala
  •  Yoga studio
  •  ATM / banking
  •  Car rental
  •  Currency exchange
  •  Free parking
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Internet access
  •  Laptop rental
  •  Laundry
  •  Meeting room
  •  Parking lot
  •  Tour assistance
  •  Wireless internet

Adi Yogpeeth's surroundings and accommodations are some of the best and cleanest spaces in the whole Rishikesh. Whether you are on a vacation or on a yoga course, amenities make life a little easier when you're away from home. For different types of travel, there are amenities that are more important than others.

They provide two types of accommodations, private and twin shared rooms, and students can choose according to their preferences. In the room, clean bed sheets, blankets, and pillows will be provided.

Every room has an air conditioner and an attached bathroom with cold and hot water 24 hours. The 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 flows at a walking distance.


Included excursions

  • River Ganges worship ceremony
  • Visit the ancient Himalayan temple
  • Waterfall hiking
  • Ancient Sages Cave tour


Retreat location

Learn yoga in the world’s yoga capital, Rishikesh, from traditional Himalayan yoga teachers, from the basics to advanced, in a traditional way, at Adi Yogpeeth which is situated in Tapovan, Laxman Jhula, in 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 surroundings of Adi Yogpeeth are 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.

It is surrounded by the serene green mountains which heal the inner soul and the Ganga River flows at a walking distance. The school 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:
  • Vegetarian
The following drinks are included:
  • Detox Juices
  • Tea
  • Water

Spa Treatment

1 free full body Ayurvedic massage is included in the price.

Meet The Instructors

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Pandit Mandeep Ji

Mandeep Bhatt Ji has been an ardent student of Vedic Study for the last 20 years and has been teaching mantra chanting and meditation during yoga programs at Adi Yogpeeth Rishikesh India.

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Yogi Bhavesh Ji

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 Center, and Yoga Alliance. 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 every day thus imparting true knowledge to his students.

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Yogini Parveen Ji

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 channelization. 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.

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Yogini Prem Varsha Ji

Prem Varsha Ji's life and teachings are inspired by compassion for self and others, gratitude, and surrender towards existence. A certified Kundalini yoga teacher, she has been guiding foreign nationals towards leading a life full of abundance and inner richness. The students appreciate and love her humor, calm demeanor, open heart, and deep knowledge of yoga in the form of Kundalini, meditation, and pranayama.

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Yogi Suraj Ji

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 four years now out of which some months have been spent in conducting Hatha, Ashtanga-Vinyasa, and Iyengar based retreats in China.

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Yogi Nitin Ji

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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Yogi Vishnu Ji

With his roots in the yoga capital, Vishnu began his yoga journey at the age of 18. Over time, his arduous practice and passion for asana developed into a spiritual journey. Vishnu has over two years of teaching experience and has been trained under the proficient Swami Rudradeva Goda. He has also earned a Master’s degree in yoga from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University and also is a 500-hour certified teacher. Adept in Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Iyengar styles of yoga, Vishnu also blends in therapy and adjustment/alignment in his classes.

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Yogi Siddha Ji

Siddha Ji is a renowned sound healer and yoga teacher since 4 years ago. He has dedicated his life in the field of sound healing and energy healing and has done sound healing training under Tibetan and Nepali masters. He's done extensive research in the field of sound and energy healing, and his unique skills and talent are recognized internationally. Today he is working with many hospitals in India in the field of alternative medicine and energy healing. Along with that he is doing many workshops and certificates courses in countries like China, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Middle East.

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Yogi Kapil Ji

Yoga has been a part of his life for over 10 years, he completed his Master's Degree in yoga from Uttrakhand Sanskrit University and to experience and learn more about the traditional yoga philosophies and meditation he spent years under the guidance of gurus in one of the most prestigious institutes in India The Bihar School of Yoga. Since then he has taught in various yoga schools and also has experience of 5 years of teaching in well-known resorts around the world ‘Ananda In the Himalayas’ in Rishikesh.

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Dr. Hemlata Saklani Bahuguna

Dr. Hemlata Saklani Bahuguna was born in 1985 in New Tehri. She has attended the Combined (P.G.) Institute of Medical Science & Research (CIMSR) in Dehradun, where she is graduated as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. During graduation, she started working in the field of the effect of physiotherapy on rib-fracture and spinal-cord injuries as she has done research and projects in the same field. She is an expert in the field of yoga anatomy and physio-yoga-therapy.

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Yogi Kannan Ji

Seeking the self has put Kannan Ji in places to learn alternative medical systems like homeopathy, acupuncture, marma therapy, and (naturopathy as passion). Rooted from South Indian tradition, he has an 8-year journey in practicing and teaching Ayurveda Varma/Marma Therapy gathered from traditional practitioners of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Classes on Anatomy and Physiology are approached in such a way that, it combines modern anatomy with yogic and ayurvedic principles to explore the inexpensive, independent health and joyous life.

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Yogini Aarti Ji

Multi-style Teacher: Arti is a yoga graduate and also a 200-hour certified teacher. She was born and brought up in Rishikesh, so she started yoga at a very young age. Her journey started from the guidance of one most renowned teachers in Rishikesh Rudra Ji and Golu Sharma Ji where she learned the traditional teaching of yoga. Since then, it has become a very important part of her life. Her areas of expertise are Hatha yoga, Vinyasa Flow yoga, and pranayama.

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

Recommended Airports

  • (DED) Jolly Grant Airport: 14 km Transfer included


Arrival by airplane

Fly to Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport (DED) in India. Traveling by plane from Delhi airport to Dehradun airport 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 50-60 USD. At Dehradun airport, 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 20-25 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

Delhi Airport to Rishikesh by car is a six to seven-hour journey. Delhi airport to Rishikesh taxi can also be arranged for 75 USD by the school. At Delhi Airport, the school driver will be waiting with your name board and transfer you to the school.

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 23% 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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