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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

Rishikesh is renowned as the global epicenter of Yoga. There exists a profound correlation between the practice of yoga and the renowned city of Rishikesh, often referred to as the “yognagari”. Yoga is not an abstract discipline that can be acquired solely via rote memorization of scriptures and notes. This is a pragmatic instrument for creating a lifestyle that enables us to lead a harmonious, blissful, fit, and driven existence. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh encourages a philosophy of prioritizing a minimalist lifestyle while emphasizing intellectual pursuits. Yoga is a holistic practice that cultivates mindfulness in our thoughts, words, actions, and behavior, leading to a profound transformation of our inner being. Residing in an ashram setting enables us to cultivate a feeling of order and consistency in our otherwise unfocused and disorderly way of living. Shivalaya Yoga Peeth is located in close proximity to natural settings, providing guests with simple access to several nearby trekking spots, waterfalls, and temples. Alternatively, one may opt to visit the ghats in order to admire the splendor of the Ganges.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India is a yoga institution that provides a curriculum for students seeking to obtain the designation of a registered yoga teacher (RYT – 200). The program encompasses the provision of Yogic cuisine and accommodation. Individuals with a strong grasp of foundational yoga practices or those who have successfully finished a beginner’s course are regarded as the most suitable candidates for 200 hour yoga teacher training programs at Shivalaya Yoga Peeth.

The 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh is a yoga program aimed at aspiring yogis, providing an introductory-level experience to support their transformative journey. This yoga course provides a thorough examination of all facets of yoga, including Yoga Asanas, meditation, Pranayama, Philosophy, Anatomy, and other related topics. It imparts important knowledge and comprehension of the scientific principles underlying yoga. By successfully completing the Yoga Alliance’s 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC), individuals can have a comprehensive understanding of yoga instruction and pursue a career as a yogi, with global job prospects. This yoga learning technique is all-encompassing and seeks to actively involve your mind, body, and spirit. This yoga course not only helps students gain information about yoga, but also allows them to achieve competence in teaching yoga. During the 200-hour Yoga study program, you will be able to explore several forms of yoga, such as Hatha, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga. The yoga training in this course integrates physical exercises, meditation, and breathwork in a harmonious manner.


Shivalaya Yoga Peeth trainees doing yoga
  • One of the most extensive and well-rounded programs offered today is the teacher training course provided by Shivalaya Yoga Peeth.
  • Some of the world’s most seasoned yoga instructors reside in this city.
  • The holy city of Rishikesh has a long history of yoga customs.
  • Rishikesh offers an unparalleled landscape, with the majestic Himalayas creating a breathtaking backdrop for your practice.
  • In addition to the ideal weather and yoga principles, many different adventure sports are accessible, such as paragliding, mountain climbing, white-water rafting, and more.


Embark on your journey and professional development in the captivating realm of yoga by enrolling in the esteemed Shivalaya Yoga Peeth Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh. Our wide selection of courses and programs allows for rapid acquisition of extensive knowledge on the subject. The yoga program in Rishikesh follows a comprehensive course that includes all academic and practical subjects. Our carefully structured syllabus and schedule encompass all important subjects.

Chanting mantras is a way to connect with the cosmos and create positive vibrations. Every mantra is unique and brimming with spiritual force.

  • Aum Namah Shivaya
  • Ganapati Mantram
  • Guru Mantram
  • Gayatri Mantram
  • Shanti Mantram
  • Maha Mrityunjaya Mantram
  • Aum Asato Ma Sadgamaya
  • Aum Purnamadah Purnamidam
  • Patanjali Slokam
  • Ashtanga Opening Mantra
  • Ashtanga closing Mantra

A divine gesture made with human hands is called a mudra. There are hundreds of them, and with their incredible abilities, they can effect remarkable transformations in both the body and the psyche.

  • The Mudra Secrets
  • The Elements' Placement in the Hands
  • The Requirement of Mudra
  • The Benefits and Significance of Mudras
  • Particular Recommendations Regarding Mudra
  • The Wisdom Gesture (Gyan Mudra)
  • The Purn Gyan Mudra (Gesture of Total Wisdom)
  • Vairagya Mudra (Dispassionate Gesture)
  • Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of Blessing and Fearlessness)

A teacher should efficiently carry out the practical aspects of classroom preparation and planning. Our students at Shivalaya Yoga Peeth will learn how to establish a serene and happy classroom environment to make their experience joyful and transforming.

  • Conscientious and constructive dialogue
  • Trust and friendship
  • Time management
  • Characteristics of an instructor
  • Observation, guidance, correction, and demonstration
  • Speaking in class
  • Emotional and mental readying for instruction
  • Getting Ready for Class
  • Systematic planning of the class arrangement

Students will take turns performing in front of their teachers and peers to hone their teaching techniques.

  • Demonstrate
  • Harmony
  • Guidelines

Traditional yoga philosophy, principles, and history, as well as insights from contemporary research and methods to incorporate the core of this comprehensive way of life into a contemporary living.

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Schools of Indian Philosophies
  • What is Yoga
  • Raja Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Gnana Yoga
  • Kriya Yoga
  • Gunas
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras - Samadhi Pada

Traditional yoga philosophy, principles, and history, as well as insights from contemporary research and methods incorporate the core of this comprehensive way of life into contemporary living.

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Anatomy Planes
  • Systems of Human Body
  • Skeletal Systems
  • Muscular Systems
  • Respiratory Systems
  • Digestive Systems
  • Basics of Shoulder Anatomy
  • Spine Anatomy
  • Human Nervous Systems
  • Pelvic Anatomy
  • Muscles of Hip

By practicing numerous strategies to train attention and awareness inward, one might develop a cognitively transparent, emotionally secure, and tranquil condition that will allow them to reach a higher state of consciousness. This is known as meditation.

  • Introduction of Meditation
  • Techniques of Meditation
  • Breathing Meditation (Stage I,II,III)
  • Third Eye (Stage I,II,III)
  • AUM Meditation (Stage I,II)
  • Sound Meditation
  • Trataka Meditation

Since the term haṭha signifies force, it makes reference to a set of physical maneuvers. It is connected to the application of different classical asanas, including their adaptations, advantages, and limitations, as well as the usage of props.

    • Tadasana
    • Tiryaka Tadasana
    • Vrikshasana
    • Utkatasana
    • Katichakrasana
    • Virabhadrasana I
    • Trikonasana
    • Ardha Chandrasana
    • Virabhadrasana II
    • Parsvakonasana
    • Virabhadrasana III
    • Padahastasana
    • Garudasana
    • Natrajasana
    • Bakasana
    • Sukhasana
    • Padmasana
    • Swastikasana
    • Agnistambhasana
    • Dandasana
    • Paschimottanasana
    • Purvottanasana
    • Janushirsasana
    • Vajrasana
    • Mandukasna
    • Uttan Mandukasana
    • Supta Vajrasana
    • Vakrasana
    • Gaumukhasana
    • Ushtrasana
    • Balasana
    • Parvatasana
    • Simhagarjanasana
    • Marjariasana
    • Naukasana
    • Saral Bhujangasana
    • Bhujangasana
    • Viprit Naukasana
    • Dhanurasana
    • Uttanpadasana
    • Sarvangasana
    • Viparitkarni
    • Halasana
    • Karnapidasana
    • Pavanmuktasana
    • Matsyasana
    • Setubandhasana
    • Chakrasana
    • Shirshasana
    • Shavasana

At Shivalaya Yoga Peeth, we delve into Ayurveda, one of the oldest holistic healing systems, in our Yoga Teachers Training Courses. It teaches the importance of a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit for wellness and health, supporting excellent health. Understanding the universe's five fundamental elements and how life forces, also known as energies, relate to individuals is just the beginning. We are committed to helping you incorporate Ayurveda and its benefits into your everyday routine, making small changes that can significantly improve your lifestyle.

  • History of Ayurveda
  • Trigunas & Tridoshas
  • 13 Agni Types of Ayurveda
  • 13 Srotas Types of Ayurveda
  • Saptadhatu
  • Nadis & Nadi Pariksha
  • Daily routine of Ayurveda

"Pranasya Ayamah Iti Pranayama": Pranayama is the expansion of the breath. Students in our teacher training program learn a variety of breathing exercises that not only help them deal with stress, worry, and exhaustion but also energize their bodies, increase blood flow, and sharpen their minds. As the breath is the link between the body and the mind, creating this connection is essential to practicing meditation successfully.

  • Introduction of Pranayama
  • Four aspects of Pranayama
  • Koshas
  • Types of breathing
  • Shat Karma and Asht Kumbhakas
  • Kapalbhati (frontal brain cleansing)
  • Nadi Shodan Pranayama
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama (vitality stimulating breath)
  • Ujjayi Pranayama ( The Psychic Breath)
  • Bhastrika Pranayama ( Bellows Breath)
  • Seetkari Pranayama ( Hissing Breath)
  • Sheetali Pranayama
  • Bhramari Pranayama ( Humming Bee Breath)

K. Pattabhi Jois created Ashtanga Vinyasa, a contemporary version of traditional Indian yoga, in the 20th century. His master, Krishnamacharya, taught him this form, which combines breath awareness and conscious movements with energy exercise.

  • Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga
  • History of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Awakening the Fire Within
  • The Breath of Life
  • Prana
  • A Chakra Contemplation
  • Eight Limbs of Yoga and the Practice of K.Pattabhi Jois
  • How to Do Bandha in Ashtanga
  • Drishti- Focusing the Attention During Movements
  • Proper Use of Props and Yoga Instruments
  • Sun Salutation A & B (week 1)
  • Standing Asana Series (week 2)
  • Sitting Asana Series (Week 3)
  • Finishing Asana Series (Week 3)
  • Teaching Practices (Traditional&Mysore Style- Week 4)
  • pādāṅguṣṭāsana – Big toes Posture
  • pāda hastāsana – Hand under foot posture
  • utthita trikoṇāsana (A+B) Triangle posture
  • utthita pārśvakonāsana (A+B)- Extended side angle pose
  • prasārita pādottānāsana (A,B,C,D)- Intense wide leg stretch
  • pārśvottānāsana – intense side stretch posture
  • utthita hasta pādāṅguṣṭāsana- hand to big toe posture
  • ardha baddha padmottānāsana – half bound lotus forward bend
  • utkatāsana – Fierce pose
  • vīrabhadrāsana – Warrier pose A+B
  • Dandasana – Staff pose
  • paścimattānāsana – intense west stretch or sitting forward bend
  • pūrvattanāsana – Intense east stretch
  • ardha baddha padma paścimattānāsana- half bound lotus forward bend
  • tiryaṅgmukha ekapāda paścimattānāsana- Reverse the leg, one leg intense stretch
  • jānuśīrṣāsana – head to knee pose

The six methods of purification. Any imbalance in the dosas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) should be corrected or balanced before starting pranayama. Six distinct Hatha Yoga techniques were created with this goal in mind. We refer to them as Shatkarma.

  • Jal Neti (Nasal cleaning)
  • Sutra Neti (Nasal cleaning with a catheter for intense nasal block)
  • Agnisara Kriya (For Digestive fire)
  • Kapalbhati Kriya
  • Tratka


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How to Reach Us

By Airways

Every major city is well-connected to Rishikesh. Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport is about 15 miles away from Rishikesh. Jolly Grant Airport can be reached straight from your point of departure, or you can travel via Delhi International Airport. Upon your request, we can send a taxi to the Jolly International Airport.

By Roadways

You can reserve a cab with us or hire one from Delhi's International Airport. We are able to arrange for a taxi to pick you up from the Delhi Airport.

By Railways

A fun-filled train excursion from Delhi to Haridwar is another option. Since Haridwar is just roughly 25 kilometers from Rishikesh, get off at the station there. It has connections to every city in India, both strong and weak. You can rent a cab from Haridwar, and if you'd like, we can arrange for a taxi to come and get you.

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