26 Day 200Hr Hatha & Vinyasa Teacher Training

Teachers with great devotion and experience will be guiding you through your journey from student to Yoga Alliance certified teacher on this 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. You will follow a well-rounded syllabus, focusing on Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and Mediation. After participating in what is considered to be one of the most inclusive yoga teacher trainings available, you will return home with confidence in your asanas, great knowledge to further your meditative practice, an in-depth understanding of the importance of breathing, a clear grasp of the origins and philosophy of yoga and, most of all, a sense of security in teaching yoga and how it can impact your students' daily life.

You will also have the chance to explore the area and let the Indian culture and tradition forever inspire and permeate your teaching style. Take this opportunity to go trekking, rafting, or sight seeing in the lush mountains and impressive Himalayan temples. You will come back energised and confident to share your learnings with others.

This insightful training is held in Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, which is also a popular place to meditate and learn about other aspects of Hinduism and Indian sacred history. Situated on the banks of the Ganges River and surrounded by hills on three sides, the whole town is brimming with sacredness and spirituality. 

Soak in the spirituality of the Ganges and the Himalayas during your four-week intensive Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh. Nestled in the spiritual centre and yoga capital of the world, Akshi Yogashala offers a complete curriculum in a venue that will allow you to disconnect from the outside world and reconnect with your inner self. Included in the price of your training is your certification and tuition, accommodation, excursions, course materials, neti pot, one t-shirt, notebook, mats and bag.

Requirements

Candidates above 16+ are allowed admission in the training. Those who are under 16 can also take admission but will be trained under the parental observation. Student should have been self practicing yoga for at least five months before joining the program.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • Excursion
  • All Meals
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Airport Transfer
  • Equipment
  • Free Gift
  • Mats
  • Meditation
  • Yoga Props

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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

Learn the core principles of the Hatha Yoga & Ashtanga Vinyasa Series and master the steps to do your asanas confidently - from the traditional sun salutations to detailed structuring of different postures. You will also attend workshops on the art of alignment and adjustment.

Let your body and mind fully relax! You’ll be focusing on both full body relaxation techniques and emotional body relaxation. You’ll also learn about many different ways to meditate, from chakra and mantra meditation to walking meditation, just to name a few! Yoga Nidra is also offered to remove mental pressure and ease your sleeping. 

It all starts with breathing. You will find out all about the importance of yogic breathing, the science behind it, and how it can lessen stress levels and achieve emotional purification.

Awaken energy by learning all about the yogic gestures. Not only will you learn about external gestures like the eye and finger mudras, but also about the importance of internal gestures.

An extensive overview about the history and origin of yoga, letting you explore many different types of yoga. Expand your knowledge about the relationship between mind and body. This also serves as your introduction to Ayurvedic science as well as yogic terms and definitions.

Learn how to create positive vibration and energy through mantras. Find out all about OM and the importance of tantras and mantras for energy, wisdom, and fearless leaving.

Learn how to practice safely and understand the physiology of asanas and pranayamas. Discover how yoga can help with common disease such as colds and migraines, as well diabetes, thyroid issues, obesity and back problems.

Certain workshops will be provided to improve your  hip opening, back bending, forward bending and twisting postures.

Meditation can do wonders for both the body and soul. Discover its benefits and the proper techniques of meditation for breath, chakra and mantra awareness, full moon, inner light, body-less, third eye, and walking.  

Certification

The School is Registered Yoga School which ensures higher standard of education is imparted to the students and once they have completed the course they will be eligible to get register with Yoga Alliance. Upon successful completion, students will receive a 200Hr Ashtanga and Hatha Teacher Certification accredited by Yoga Alliance. This allows you to teach globally.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Hatha Yoga
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Pranayama Breathing Practices
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Breakfast
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga Anatomy
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Yoga Practicum / Mantra Chanting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lunch
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga Philosophy / Ayurveda
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Meditation & Relaxation
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Dinner
TIME OFF Besides the extensive yogic programs, students are taken for excursions on Sunday. These include trekking, river rafting or site seeing in the lush mountains to enjoy few hours of leisure time. You will be exposed to the culture of India and an insight of the Himalayan temples and caves. These will be the most cherished moments for you to enjoy and serve the bountiful beauty of nature and the rich Indian culture and tradition. While in RIshikesh, seize the opportunity to walk on the streets and get henna tattoos, listen to street musicians and witness the daily sunset fire ritual at the banks of the sacred Ganges.

Meet The Facilitators

 
Venue   Akshi Yogashala

Akshi Yogashala is situated in a beautiful music building in Swarg Ashram on the eastern bank of the River Ganges and at the foot of the Himalayas. It is the ideal location for Yoga Teacher Training courses. In this traffic-free spiritual hub, you'll breathe and live yoga to the fullest.

The centre aims to meet each guest's specific needs. You won't lack anything in this fully equipped campus, featuring wi-fi, hot and cold water (24/7), a spacious, airy and equipped yoga hall, a relaxing garden and so much more! You'll also be happy to know you're a mere 5 minutes walk from the local markets and surrounded by plenty of temples and ashrams that the city is so well known and endeared for.

Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world, is situated in the north of India. If you're flying into Mumbai or New Delhi, you can then catch a domestic flight to the Dehradun airport. Airport transfers are provided to and from the Yogashala premises.

Accommodation

Food

Ayurvedic trained chefs will be preparing delicious and nutritious ashram cooked food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All food follows your yoga regime, complementing the requirements of Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha yoga. During your stay at Akshi Yogashala, you’ll be always sure you’re on an healthy vegetarian invigorating regime, based on holistic and balanced meals. Preference is given to soups, fresh juices and lot of drinking water. Alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited.

A note on local cuisine: it is said that North Indians take their food seriously! When compared to other parts of India, the northern cuisine is generally richer and some local dishes can take long hours to prepare. North India is also home to some of the most delicious Indian comfort foods like dal tadka, a popular recipe made with cooked lentils and tempered with fried spices and herbs.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS TRAINING

If you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and head into a full immersion of yoga, paired with delicious Ayurvedic meals and a natural landscape rich in spirituality, this is the place to be! Join Akashi Yogashala for an exciting and enriching teacher training where you will learn from true yoga masters and experience the purity of ashram living in comfort and support. This is a remarkable opportunity for all those with a real love of yoga and learning.

Kelly Fielding

Yovada Yogini

  Rishikesh, India

Swarg Ashram is a beautiful spiritual community located south of Lakshman Jhula along the path of the east bank of the Ganges River. It is made up of temples, ashrams, bazaar, sadhus and the bathing ghats where religious ceremonies are performed at sunrise and sunset.


You’ll see ganga aarti, light ceremony, held at the riverside temple of the Parmarth Niketan Ashram every night, celebrated with singing, chanting, musicians and lighting of candles. This famous pilgrimage spot is also noted for its traditional and cultural performances, exotic cuisine and many other enriching unique factors. The area is also an interesting places for those who enjoy adventure such as hiking and white water rafting.


The Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is approximately 35 kilometres away. Once you reach the airport, you can opt for regular taxi or bus service which is easily available from Dehradun to Rishikesh. The second nearest international airport for Rishikesh is in New Delhi which is well-connected with different cities across the globe.

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