Venture to Rishikesh to take your spiritual journey even further than ever before. The town will welcome you with immaculate hospitality and spiritual inspiration as you join this 300-hour yoga teacher training.

The warm and supportive environment lends to the experience of traditional yogic practices and community living. The accommodation is clean and meals are prepared with the fresh local ingredients. The yoga instructors are knowledgeable in all aspects of hatha yoga and yogic lifestyle. Learning yoga with them will instill confidence in you to unravel your hidden potential to advance your teaching skills to new heights and propel you deeper into your journey as both teacher and student. 

When you took your first step into the world of teaching yoga in your 200-hour course, you may have had some amazing discoveries. One of those led you here, a gateway to the deeper mysteries and insights of yoga. 200 hours can only introduce you to yoga, to journey forward and discover more hidden treasures, this 300-hour course is your next step.

This training will bring you an understanding of yogic discipline, diet and cleansing rituals and you will be taught how to go about becoming a good yoga teacher. The cost of this teacher training includes your accommodation, course material, yoga mat, 3 meals per day and outdoor activities on Sundays.

Requirements

You must have completed a 200-hour TTC with Samatva or any school certified by Yoga Alliance to be eligible for this course.

What is included

  • Excursion
  • Mats
  • Course Material
  • Accommodation
  • Yoga Props
  • All Meals

Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

This yoga teacher training is an intensive and integrated course that goes into complete detail the complexities of yoga, from its origin to important concepts. Each session is specially designed to help you leave the school with the knowledge and confidence you need to spread the healing power of yoga.

The comprehensive course will familiarize you with the tenets of yoga therapy and human physio, will help you intensify and master yoga asanas in tandem with their effect on anatomy. You will observe daily pranayama and meditation along with chanting so you understand their strengthening and balancing properties.

Dive deeper into the philosophy of yoga, important concepts of Hatha Yoga, Diet, Asana technique and benefits, Kriyas, Mudra and Bandhas. You will discuss yoga as a discipline, concepts of Chitta and its Vrittis, Yoga Nidra, Yama, Niyama, Pranayama, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Dive deeper into human anatomy and physiology in respect to yogic practices as well as yoga therapy.

Certification

On completion of the 300 hour teacher training course based on Yoga Alliance standards you will be able to register as RYT 300, or RYT 500 provided you also have 100-hour teaching experience. With a deeper understanding of yoga you will be able to run your own yoga school or classes that are better designed and offer customised solutions for individuals who require yoga therapy.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Herbal Tea
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Shatkarma/Yogic cleansing
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Pranayama and Chanting
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Yoga Therapy and Yoga Asana
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Breakfast
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga Therapy
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Yoga Philosophy
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Lunch
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Yoga Anatomy
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Yoga Breathing and Yoga Nidra
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Hatha/Ashtanga Yoga Asana
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Pranayama and Meditation
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner
TIME OFF Though Rishikesh is known as the birthplace of yoga, there’s more to this spiritual town than just temples and meditations. River rafting is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rishikesh. Ride the rapids of the Ganges river and experience a thrilling activity during your free time. There are also bungee jumping activities around the area. If you opt to have a peaceful stay, you can always have your own personal practice in your room to further improve your asanas and pranayama. You can also visit shrines and temples in the area which you can visit.

Meet The Facilitators

 
Venue   Samatva Yogalaya

Samatva Yogalaya, Rishikesh offers yoga programs in India which include yoga for beginners, yoga retreats and yoga teacher training. After completion of the Yoga Alliance teacher training courses and receiving the certification, learners become eligible to register as yoga teachers (RYT 200, E-ETR 200, RYT 500 or E-RYT 500) with Yoga Alliance and teach yoga anywhere in the world. Samatva Yogalaya welcomes all yoga learners whether you have only little or advanced knowledge of yoga. The team conducts residential yoga programmes based on traditional hatha yoga, hatha yoga in iyengar style and hatha yoga in ashtanga style. 


Samatva Yogalaya is located near Ram Jhula in Swarg Ashram area of Rishikesh which is a Himalayan town in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India. It is not only known as the yoga capital of the world but is equally known for its spiritual attributes. In ancient times yogis, rishis and sages were attracted to this peaceful town through which the Holy Ganges flowed. 


Modern day Rishikesh is equally well known for yoga ashrams and tourism. Yoga and tourism are what attract international visitors to this town. Its natural beauty, peaceful atmosphere and yoga on the banks of the Ganges go hand in hand with a host of adventure activities like whitewater rafting, camping, trekking, rock climbing, bungee jumping and jungle safari in Rajaji National Park to sight tigers and other wild animals.


Rishikesh is in the foothills of the Himalayas and is 240 kilometers from New Delhi, the capital of India. It is conveniently connected by road, train and air. Nearest railway station from Delhi is Haridwar and the nearest airport is Dehradun.

Food

Discover the unique taste of Indian herbs and spices and experience a feast of flavors during your meals here with Samatva Yogalaya. During your stay in the school, you will be incorporating the whole yogic lifestyle into your everyday life. That means you will also be enjoying the yogic diet. Vegetarian and vegan authentic Indian meals will be served during the retreat. Enjoy healthy and filling meals that will energize you throughout day.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS TRAINING

Join the welcoming and warm team at Samatva for this wonderful and insightful 300hr yoga teacher training. Gain a great deal not just from the interesting and thoughtful subject matter, but from your teachers who will no doubt continue to be an inspiration to you and your teachings from this point onwards. Enjoy comfort, peace and tranquility during this training where all your needs are taken care of to ensure you can concentrate on your learning and progress. Dont miss out on this great way to advance your teachings and your own self.

Kelly F

Yovada Guru

  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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