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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh India - Level 1

Rishikesh Yog Dham offers 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh India based on traditional hatha yoga and is registered with Yoga Alliance USA as RYS 200. It is a residential hatha yoga course ideal for beginners and intermediate level yoga students and runs for just under a month in duration and upon completion you will be awarded a globally recognised certification. Course fee includes food and accommodation (private room and bathroom). On successful completion, you will be a certified yoga teacher with RYT 200 – Yoga Alliance USA.
Residential 200 hours Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training course with Arvind is for anyone who wish to get officially certified to teach yoga. Our yoga school is registered with Yoga Alliance USA, thus making the 200 hours yoga teacher training certification recognised and accepted world wide

Our aim — to provide our students a holistic yoga teacher training experience enriched with yogic traditions!

Yoga Course Overview

Our yoga teacher training program is based on traditional Hatha yoga Series. Daily lectures will include topics like functional anatomy, yoga philosophy, Subtle anatomy - meditation, pranayama, mantras and more.

We start off the training program with brining all students to a common level while building a strong foundation with proper focus on alignment and breathing.

Having established a common platform, students from week 2 onwards dive deeper into his/her own practise with more hands on experience of teaching as well. This is the week students start getting creative in their mind to showcase their creativity in the following 3rd week.

By the end of the yoga course, you will be able to confidently teach a Hatha Yoga class suitable for all levels and offer modifications for students with injuries or physical limitations with the sound knowledge gained in anatomy and alignment classes during the ttc.

The all-inclusive 200 Hour Yoga training Fee includes:

  • 28 nights shared Accommodation
  • Tuition fees
  • Training materials (yoga equipments/manuals)
  • Accommodation
  • Healthy 3 meals a day
  • Free wifi access
  • A welcome package upon arrival
  • Airport pickup ( from Dehradun airport one day prior to course start)
  • Certificate upon successful completion of course

What You Will Gain From This TTC?

  • A career to fall in love with and with yourself! Gain thorough understanding of the science of yoga.
  • A confident voice to inspire other aspiring yogis and people from all walks of life.
  • The magical experience of living in India for one whole month as a yogi in the very birthplace of yoga - Rishikesh, amongst other yogis and saints and meeting likeminded people from all around the world.
  • Become a skilled and a professional yoga teacher with a compassionate approach to share the love of yoga with others
  • 200 hours yoga certification enabling you to register as a RYT with Yoga Alliance, USA
  • We hope to be an integral part of your yoga journey.

200 hours YTTC - Curriculum

AT RYD - the TTC course is made up of the 3 main foundational pillars of Yoga - Your Body, History & Subtle Anatomy of Yoga and The Art of Teaching

Your Body - Asanas, Anatomy, Alignment & Modifications
Anatomy - This Area of Study helps one to understand the human body, understand how yoga practise effects a human body, how to respect and listen to ones body’s limitations and potentials as well.

Thorough understanding of Human Anatomy is the base for Asana practise. It's not just all technical and theoretical. Its hands on experience right from the first week of the ttc. You will learn the anatomy and physiology relevant to yoga to strengthen your own classroom explanations, instructions and corrections of asanas. The classes will cover the systems of the body, terminology and yoga asana alignment based on applied anatomy.

Asanas - Every day workshops that cover in-depth study of postures, alignment, benefits, modifications and adjustments. Asanas of the following groups will be covered during this ttc - Meditative Postures, Dynamic Postures, Standing Postures, Balancing Postures, Inverted Postures, Twisting Postures, Back-Bend Postures, Forward-Bend Postures and Relaxation Postures.

History & Subtle Anatomy of Yoga

Anatomy & Physiology, Subtle Aspects of Yoga & Yogic Philosophy.
This Area of Study focuses on the science of Yoga - the anatomy of subtle body. It focus on how to incorporate these subtle aspects of yoga as a part of our daily yogic lifestyle.

Subtle Anatomy - Nadis, Chakras, Koshas, Prana An Vayu.
Subtle Aspects of Yoga - Shatkarma, Kriyas, Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas, Mantra Chanting & Meditation.
Yoga Philosophy - The course will introduce you to the basic philosophy, concepts and history of yoga. It will explore the various traditional philosophies and yogic lifestyle

The Art of Teaching
You will be imparted the knowledge to structure, plan, instruct and conduct your own inspiring and fulfilling classes, from teaching techniques, alignment and correction skills and leading a class.

Daily Schedule

A typical day at Rishikesh Yog Dham starts with a soul warming herbal drink/tea to kick start the body metabolism needed for the whole days activities lined up at the ttc. Followed by the morning gathering comes Cleansing of the mind and body through Shatkarma or yogic cleansing as it's popularly understood amongst the general masses. The Morning Yoga practise begins with a small session of Soul Healing (Mantra and Meditation).

Morning Yoga practise is all about self realisation of the body, understanding its limits and pushing oneself to overcome the limitations of the mind. This Pivotal experience consists of practising different forms of Yoga - Hatha, Vinyasa flow and Ashtanga primary series. This effort is to give you an insight of all major forms of yoga, while also enabling you details to help choose the form that suits your body and mind the most.

- Mid day consists of Understanding the Human body through anatomical point of view and a relaxing meditation hour just before lunch.
- Lunch is followed by a quick rest time and then comes one of the most interesting parts of the yoga ttc, the whole reason of one choosing the path of yoga - Yoga Philosophy.
- The ttc day ends with Yoga Teaching Methodology class and a light Satvic dinner.
- The course dives deeper from the second week onwards with lot of practical hands-on assisting, one on one teaching, understanding key alignment and its applications during practise sessions.
Week 4 is all about practicum and final assessments. Students will be thoroughly guided to transition into the final week of their TTC.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be graduated as a Yoga Teacher and that would enable you to register yourself with Yoga Alliance USA and teach anywhere you would like to or open your own yoga studio

Time Activity
6:00 am – 7:30 am Shatkarma, Pranyama, Meditation
7:30 am - 8:45 am Yoga Class
9:00 am – 9:30 am Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:30 am Yoga Anatomy with Guest Teacher
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Healing Practise with Mantras and mindful meditation
12:30 pm – 13:00 pm Lunch Break
15:00 pm – 16:00 pm Yoga Philosophy
16:00 pm – 17:30 pm TM lecture - study of asana in depth, alignment, adjustment, teaching

Food And Accommodation

Food - 200 Hour Yoga Certification in India calls for Indian food ofcourse, sent it? Yes…very much indeed.
At Rishikesh Yog Dham we offer food that best suits a Yogis food sense of sustaining life.
Ayurvedic food on the lines of Satvic gunnas are incorporated in our day to day meals. Our chefs are highly experienced and only wholesome vegetarian plant based food is served. Local grown food from Rishikesh is served 3 times a day as breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Any special dietary requirements must be informed to the management at the time of reservation and/or arrival.

Accommodation - Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher training in Rishikesh India offer the best experience to live life like a yogi. While keeping simplicity to its best, we have considered all those basic requirements needed by a modern day yogi. The location of Rishikesh Yog Dham and its natural surroundings make your training even more inspiring, with the accommodation provided clean and comfortable. What makes it most unique is the spacious balconies it has on both sides of the rooms. The pictures shall describe them best.
We have the following room options in our Yoga teacher training courses :
Private room - A room for yourself with private bathroom
Shared room - On Twin sharing basis
Room Amenities include:

  • Own private attached bathroom

  • Bed sheets, blankets, and a pillow

  • Wi-Fi

  • Filtered water

  • Hot shower water


YTTC Course Fee

Single occupancy – $1449 USD

Shared occupancy – $1299 USD

To Book your mat space -

A advance deposit of $200 is payable via PayPal. Balance amount is payable in full on arrival and is accepted in Cash INR/USD/EURO/Credit card/Bank transfer
PayPal/bank/Credit card transaction fee is borne by the applicant.
** Book 6 months in advance and avail a discount **
The fee mentioned includes Tuition Fee, single room accommodation, Meals, Yoga Materials and Excursions

A advance deposit of $200 is payable via PayPal. Balance amount is payable in full on arrival and is accepted in Cash INR/USD/EURO/Credit card/Bank transfer
PayPal/bank/Credit card transaction fee is borne by the applicant.
** Book 6 months in advance and avail a discount ** The fee mentioned includes Tuition Fee, single room accommodation, Meals, Yoga Materials and Excursions

Deposit paid is non-refundable.
In case of unforeseen emergencies/contigencies/early exit from course/no-show - the fee shall not be refunded.
However a student can rearrange his plans and enrol within the next 3 months to complete the yttc. Failing to do so will have the fees paid/deposit paid forfeited. Under no scenario the management shall refund the deposit/fees once paid.
Hence it is advised, to make thorough plans while planning for a yoga teacher training course as it involves a lot of investment on your part in terms of time and money.

Plan your arrival and departure well within your visa limits. You are expected to be at Rishikesh Yog Dham by 16:00 PM one day prior to the 1st day of the course. Please ensure you flights are booked accordingly so as to reach the Centre no later than 16:30 PM. The orientation ceremony will be held at 17:00 PM.
We arrange cab pick from Delhi IGT airport and Dehradun Jolly Grant airport for a minimum cost of $70 and $20 USD respectively. We will ask you a month before your course date to confirm your flight details should you wish to avail this service. It takes around 6 hours from Delhi to Rishikesh by road and around about 45 mins from Dehradun airport. Please consider the road travel time while booking your flights for smooth arrival and departure.
Students depart the Centre a day after the graduation ceremony post breakfast.

  • A recent passport size photo
  • A colour copy or scan of Passport
  • A copy of Indian visa. Incase of E-visa, the school shall also seek for the arrival e-stamp details

  • Sun protection
  • Yoga clothing for asana practice
  • Comfortable clothing for all times
  • Toiletries
  • Winter warmers if travelling during the winter season
  • A pair of white clothing for the graduation ceremony
  • Adaptor plug etc.

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India - Certification

Important factors that influence your successful certification are attendance, your attitude towards your fellow course mates, teachers and staff, submission of written assignments and final practicum.
All students have to follow the norms of the school laid down for this teacher training course. 100 percent attendance is a must and hence, one must focus only on the ttc during the tenure of the ttc. You can carry out your personal interest activities in the free time allowed to you during the day/after dinner or on Sundays.
Participants must attend all excursions and activities of the school.

And must follow a caffeine free/Non-acholoic/vegetrairan diet to maintain the decorum and get full benefits of the immersion program.

How to Apply

If you have made up your mind - this is place to follow the next steps towards registrations

Click the button below - fill in your application form.

Upon reviewing, the management informs the student with availability confirmation and other information asked by a student during application.

A deposit of $210 usd is payable to reserve your mat space. Upon receipt of payment, the management confirms your registration.

Applications are serves on first come first serve basis and seats are limited in Number. Hence, we encourage early admissions. The management reserves full rights to reject applications if deemed so.

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