Located at the base of the mighty Himalayas with the Holy Ganges River flowing nearby, Rishikesh Yog Dham is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School that conducts 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training in India, 100 hour Yoga courses for beginners and weekly Yoga Retreats.
Rishikesh Yog Dham is located in pristine surroundings that offer a view of the mighty Himalayas and intervening forests with the Holy Ganges River flowing nearby.
At Rishikesh Yog Dham, our vision is to offer an environment that serves both those wanting to learn about genuine yoga practice with the guidance of knowledgeable and awakened teachers, as well as spiritual seekers wishing to undergo a journey of self-inquiry and discovery. Our goal is to preserve the traditional values of yogic discipline and bring wisdom to the true leaners in a place where safety, cleanliness, and simplicity are a hallmark.
We have a genuine love and passion for yoga and our aspiration is to make it accessible for those wishing to deepen their understanding of the ancient science. We are built on a firm foundation of yogic wisdom and experience with the goal of sharing this knowledge with students from all over the world in a contemporary way.
Rishikesh has the honour of being deemed the Yoga Capital of the World. It is a small city in the North Indian State of Uttarakhand, 240 km from Delhi, the capital of India.The area of Rishikesh rose to fame in the 1960s when the Beatles visited the Maharishi Ashram to stay with their spiritual guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Claimed as the birthplace of Yoga, Rishikesh is the unsurpassed choice as the place to study, feel and live yoga and is the number one destination for spiritual seekers from all over the world.
Five minutes away from Rishikesh Yog Dham flows the tranquil and sacred river, Ganga, with famous nearby spots the bustling Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, the Beatles Ashram and some truly renowned cafes. Rishikesh is one of the most sought-after destinations for people of all ages and cultures. Most of the action is north of the main town, where the setting of forested hill surrounds is conducive to meditation and mind expansion.
It is also a popular whitewater rafting centre and Himalayan-trekking gateway.
RYD’s Intensive teacher training courses in Rishikesh and around the globe offer an opportunity for a serious practitioner to dive deeper into the study of yoga enabling them to enhance their own practise and master the art to share their love and knofwledge to other aspiring yogis
Yoga Teacher Training Courses Offered at Rishikesh Yog Dham
There are training options at RYD - Residential and Non-Residential
A holistic Yogic experience encompasses the schools’ Residential yoga teacher training programs. This options offers students from different countries to live under one roof and study together. Highly recommended as the schedule of the yoga ttc is pretty tight and comprehensive.
Non-residential ttcs offer an opportunity to locals to participate in the teacher trainings and gives students on a budget the flexibility to choose their own accommodation as per their choice.
RYD runs retreats in Rishikesh and around the world. Our Retreats are open for all levels. Well crafted retreats help beginners to fall in love with yoga while advance practitioners always get something new to take back home with them.
Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh
Yoga Retreat in Thailand
Serving the community in our own little way
RYD offers scholarships to outstanding yoga practitioners who seek to achieve their dreams and take up the role of a yoga teacher to share their wisdom and knowledge to their own communities in return.
Please follow our Yoga Training Scholarship link to find more details
Arvind is the lead Instructor at the leading yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh, the world capital of yoga. He is an E-RYT 500 and has an experience of teaching yoga since 2009. He has been teaching for his own school since its inception in 2013 and has hosted multiple yoga teacher training courses all year round.
Mahesh Ji did his masters in Yogic Science (Gold Medalist) and Philosophy at Uttarakhand Sanskrit University. He has attended many national and international seminars related to yoga therapy, yogic science and philosophy. Mahesh Ji works as a teacher of yoga therapy, acupressure therapy, prana healing therapy, and marma therapy.