10-Week RIshikesh 500Hr Yoga Teacher Training

Leap into this 500 hour training that offers 10 weeks of study combining the 200 hour and 300 hour courses all in one. This is a wonderful way to learn to establish yourself both as student of yoga and as a teacher of yoga. The course nurtures your skills both physically and mentally as you are guided by professionals in the yoga field. The school can assist you towards excellence in the art and science of yoga and this course will allow you to discover a new dimension for you to learn, teach and appreciate yoga in its myriad of forms.

Rishikesh is the perfect place for you to immerse yourself and grow further in your yoga journey. In the Vedic literature, Rishikesh is often described as Tapobhoomi – the land of meditation. Arogya Yoga is located in Rishikesh, in India's northern state of Uttarakhand, in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains and beside the sacred Ganges River. The city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. The venue is located near Swarg Ashram, a traffic-free, alcohol-free and vegetarian enclave upstream from the town, steeped in traditions that wove the fabric of the school and its virtues. Every aspect is dedicated to excellence in yoga education.

The 500-hour course fee includes single accommodation, daily vegetarian meals, herbal tea, weekend excursions and course materials such as books & cleansing kits.


You must be a graduate of a 200-hour teacher training from any school registered with Yoga Alliance to participate in this course.

What is included

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



This class will prepare students to read and understand Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Each Friday, students will lead a discussion reflecting on the week's readings. Before class, students should write down one question on a note card directly related to the day's reading and give this to the teacher at the start of class. Topics include Origin of Yoga, Ashtanga, Hatha and Panch Kosha.

Depending on your semester, you will be introduced to different topics that relate to the body and how to align them better. You should expect topics like the stress, homeostasis, skeletal and muscular system.

Proper mantra chanting is what helps to focus the mind and stabilise the spirit. This course covers Ganesha, Guru, Shakti, Gayatri, Mangalacharan and Shanti.

This course focuses on the physical aspect of yoga and performing the various postures. Only once you've mastered the skill can you reliably spread the lesson to your students. You should expect different kinds of poses, like dynamic, standing, inverted and twisting. You will also encounter mudras, bandhas and kriyas.

This course covers how you should structure and sequence a class. Topics include activity planning, principles and techniques of teaching effectively.


Upon completion of the 500-hour course, you can register with Yoga Alliance as a RYT–500 (Registered Yoga Teacher 500hrs)


6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Herbal Tea
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Shatkarma/ Yogic Cleansing
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Chanting & Pranayama
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Yoga Asana
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga Anatomy
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Yoga Philosophy
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rest & Self-study
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Traditional Sequence
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Yoga Nidra
TIME OFF Other than the breaks in your daily schedule, you have every Sunday free for you to enjoy. As long as you follow the rules and guidelines outlined by Arogya Yoga School, you are free to use the venue as you wish. You may catch up on your studies or simply enjoy the cool breeze from the mountain tops. Outside of the venue, you are free to experience firsthand the wonders Rishikesh has to offer.

Meet The Facilitators

Venue   Arogya Yoga School
Arogya Yoga School, Venue for 10-Week RIshikesh 500Hr Yoga Teacher Training

Arogya is a Sanskrit word which means living a healthy life without disease and having complete health in mind and body. Arogya Yoga School is founded with a strong conviction to share the traditional experience of yoga and the intention to lead students along the path of holistic healthy living. Arogya places an importance on lifelong learning, and students who study at Arogya Yoga School will be equipped with the skills to continue learning throughout their life.

The closest and most convenient airport for you is to fly to New-Delhi. If this is your first time visiting India, then it is better for you to take a flight to Dehradun. From there, you can take a 30-minute drive to you save the hustle. Please be sure to contact the venue ahead of time as they offer transportation from the airport, bus or train station.


Your training comes with three vegetarian meals everyday to give you the energy you need absorb all the course's lessons and relax in comfort in your time off. Please do note that the food is 100% vegetarian, meaning non-vegetarian food is not allowed. If you are following a vegan diet, be sure to inform them in advance to prepare a menu for you. You also have daily herbal tea and cleaning drinking water.




Gain the highest Yoga Alliance certification in one course with this 500 hour training. Learn the basics in the first half of the course before moving onto the advanced segment of the course. This offers a truly immersive experience- ten weeks to deepen your own practice and learn everything you need to be a teacher in your own right. Get ready for a wonderful experience in the heart of India with Arogya Yoga.

Kelly Fielding

Yovada Yogini

  Rishikesh, India

Tapovan area is full of meadows, streams and flowering plants and the meadows are considered as one of the best high altitude meadows in India. The exquisite setting on the fast-flowing Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive for meditation and mind expansion. In the evening, an almost supernatural breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus, pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly ganga aarti - a fire offering or ritual performed on the Ganges.

Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi (DEL) is the international airport that is closest to the schools in Rishikesh and Dharamsala. From there, you have several options to get to Rishikesh. It is recommend to either take an additional flight from New Delhi to Dehra Dun (DED) or arrange for a taxi or bus for the final part of your journey.

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