Rishikesh Yoga School 

Traditional Hatha Yoga-200 hour Yoga Alliance certified Yoga teacher training program


Rishikesh Yoga School is a registered organization by the Government of India, Yoga Alliance.  Rishikesh Yoga School is a world class Yoga Teacher training institute perfect for both yoga beginners looking to improve their health, happiness, peace, and harmony and for those who want to acquire yoga as a profession. Once you successfully complete the Yoga Teacher Training program, a certificate will be provided and which will be valid all over the globe, for you to begin your new calling!


The Objective of our Yoga Teacher Training courses is to allow a person to develop his or her self-practice both spiritually and physically in the areas listed below. The modules are categorized into 5 areas:

1.       Practice

2.       Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices

3.       Yoga Philosophy

4.       Yogic Lifestyle

5.       Teaching Methodology and Practice

We strongly believe that being a strong practitioner in the above areas will provide you with grounding and foundations that are required to become a successful and confident yoga teacher.

Choose something that can change your life. In approximately one month, you will finish the Yoga Teacher training with the necessary tools, skills, and insights that will guide you in the journey.

Our journey is unique, we learn Yoga and grow together, becoming part of the same energy. You will be able to explore what works best for your body. The Yoga Teacher Training course provides a detailed study of the eight limbs of yoga based upon the Yoga Sutras. Yoga Teacher training is mainly devoted to enabling Yoga Teachers to teach all walks of life. “Yoga for all” is our motto. The technique of Yoga asana we use explores contemporary principles of safety and alignment while also focusing on our Yoga student’s need for creativity, freedom, and self-expression in their practice. 


Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh Yoga School Rishikesh- Practice


1.       Practice: Various postures of Ashtanga Yoga and Hatha Yoga will be taught.

Different Yoga postures that will be taught are:

-          Standing Yoga Poses

-          Sitting Yoga poses, forward Yoga bends, and hip openers Yoga Poses.

-          Sitting Yoga Poses/supine twists Yoga Poses.

-          Backbends Yoga Poses.

-          Inversions Yoga Poses.

-          Arm Balances Yoga Poses.

-          Restorative Yoga postures.

2.       Adjustment: You will learn about adjusting Yoga asanas and understanding how an adjustment can deepen your Yoga practice.

3.       Pranayama: In simple words, it is called Breathing Technique...based on the traditional yogic technique of breathing, which will benefit the yoga practice as you learn to lengthen your breath. How to breathe during different Yoga postures. How breath works assists the body. 

4.       Shatkarma (Cleaning Techniques): Various techniques will be included in the daily morning Yoga activities and will work parallel with the practices of Yoga Asanas. These techniques not only help in purifying the nervous system but also allows your breath to be able to flow freely throughout the body.

5.       Yogic Mudras: It is also known as Energy Seals. In this, different parts of the body are stimulated by sealing in the energy. These are usually used in Pranayama and affect the flow of prana.

6.       Bandhas: They are Energy Locks which regulate the flow of energy and assist the practitioner in Yoga asana.

7.       Meditation: A range of techniques of meditation that will help in building concentration and focus in your day to day practices. Techniques include Om Chanting, Chakra, candlelight meditation, etc.

8.       Mantras (Chanting): A range of mantras will be taught like Gayatri Mantra. Helps you in finding your inner harmony.

4 Week Curriculum – 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh Yoga School

1.Yoga Asana                          



4.Cleansing Processes



7.Yoga Teaching Practice

8.Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practice

9.Yogic Philosophy

10.Hatha Yoga Pradipica

11.Mantra Recitation


200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training India - Daily Schedule in Rishikesh Yoga School

The 200-hour program follows a tight Yoga schedule where almost each of the 6 to 7 Yoga training hours in the day are assigned to some aspect of yoga. You could find the Yoga Teacher training intensive but enlightening. Depending on the yoga School in the mornings can begin as early as 5:30 a.m. with meditation followed by some yoga postures and maybe some Yoga classes or lectures in philosophy or anatomy. Chanting and pranayama are also part of the Yoga schedule. During Yoga Teacher training, you are provided with two to three yoga meals, fruit refreshments, and green tea. Daily written homework is also the norm as that is how you will gain in-depth Yoga knowledge of the subject.  Sleeping early is encouraged as that is part of yogic practice.


Syllabus of Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh Yoga School


 1.Parseval Chakrasana – Sidebending Yoga Pose

 2.Tadasana A & B – Palm Tree Pose A & B

 3.Vrikshasan – Tree Pose

 4.Utkatasan – Chair Pose

 5.Trikonasana – Triangle pose

 6.Padahastasan – Hands to Feet Pose

 7.Garudhasan – Eagle Pose

 8.Natarajasan – Shiva Dancing Pose

 9.Shirsha Padangushthasan – Head to Big Toe Pose

 10.Parivatrita Trikonasana – Reverse Triangle Pose

 11.Uttanpadasan – Raising Feet Yoga Pose

 12.Ardha Pavanmuktasan – Half Gas Release Pose

 13.Pavanmuktasan – Gas Release Pose

 14.Viprit Karani –Inverted Pose

 15.Kandhrasan – Shoulder Pose

 16.Setubandhasan – Bridge Pose

 17.Matsyasan A – Fish Yoga Pose 

 18.Naukasan – Boat Yoga Pose

 19.Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand Yoga Pose

 20.Matsyasan B – Fish Yoga Pose 

 21.Salabhasan – Locust Yoga Pose

 22.Viprit Naukasan – Inverted Boat Pose

 23.Bhujangasan – Cobra Pose

 24.Dhanurasan – Bow Pose

 25.Vakrasan – Twisting Pose

 26.Janushirasan – Nose to Knee Pose

 27.Vajrasan – Strong/Thunderbolt Pose

 28.Mandukasan – Frog Pose

 29.Uttan Mandukasan – Raising Frog Pose

 30.Supta Mandukasan – Sleeping Frog Pose

 31.Ushtrasan – Camel Pose

 32.Yoga Mudra A

 33.Vadha Gomukhasan – Bound Cow Face Pose

 34.Supta Vajrasan – Sleeping Thunderbolt Pose

 35.Paschimottasan – Seated Forward Bend

 36.Simhasan – Lion Pose

 37.Ardhmatsyendrasan – Half Fish Lord Pose

 38.Shirshasan – Head Stand Pose

 39.Ardha Chandrasan – Half Moon Pose

 40.Majariasana – Cat and Cow Pose

 41.Uthitha Parsvakonasan – Extended Side Angle

 42.Parshvaottanasana – Intense Side Stretch

 43.Halasana – Plow Pose

 44.Chakrasana – Wheel Pose

 45.Karnpidhasan – Knee to Ear

 46.Crocodile Practices (4 Variations)

 47.Yoga Mudra B

 48.Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose

 49.Poorna Matsyendrasana – Full Fish Lord Pose

 50.Mayurasana – Peacock

 51.Kukkutasana – Rooster Pose

 52.Uttana Kurmasana – Raising Tortoise Pose

 53.Padma – Bakasana – Lotus Crane Pose

 54.Baddha -padmasana – Bound Lotus Pose

 55.Akarnadhanurasana – Archer Pose

 56.Ugrasana – Ferocious Pose

 57.Parvatasana – Mountain Pose

 58.Tolangulasana – Scale Pose

 59.Virasana – Hero Pose

 60.Sankatasana – Comtracted Pose

 61.Garbhasana – Womb Pose

 62.Bhadrasana – Gracious Pose

 63.Kapotasana – Pigeon Pose

 64.Ekpadaskandhasna – Foot Behind the Head Pose

 65.Vatayanasana – Horse Pose

 66.Padmasana – Lotus Pose

 67.Siddhasana – Accomplished Pose

 68.Swastikasana – Prosperous Pose

 69.Shavasana – Corpse Pose

 70.Makarasana – Crocodile Pose



B. Pranayama and Different types of Meditation (Primary Level)


1.Anuloma Viloma, Nadi Shodhan








9.Theory of Murccha


C. Kriyas – Cleansing Process

1.Jala Neti  2.Kapalabhati  3.Sutra Neti  4.Aganisara

5.Dhauti (Vamana)  6.Trataka  7.Nauli   8. Uddiyana


D. Recitations

1.Pranava Japa  2.Svasti Mantra


E. Other Practices

1.Five Elements

2.Mudras & Bandhas (Locks)

3.Seven Chakras


F. Teaching Practice

1.Symptoms of a good teacher  2.Clear instruction  3.Demonstration 5.Individual care of each student  4.Proper alignment


G. Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practice

1.Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2.Structure and Function of Brain

3.Cardiovascular System

4.Digestive System

5.Musculoskeletal System

6.Respiratory System


H. Yoga Philosophy

1.Introduction to Indian Yoga Philosophy  2. The concept of Yoga according to Patanjali  3.Kriya Yoga- A way to overcome inborn afflictions  4.The concept of God in Yoga philosophy. 5.Ashtanga Yoga- A methodology to overcome suffering  6.Yamas & Niyamas: Foundation of Yogic Practices  7.Introduction to Samkhya Philosophy  8.The concept of Panch Vritti & Panch Klesha



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