2-Month 500Hr Ashtanga Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

There will be advanced meditation and pranayama classes, as well as yoga philosophy, Ashtanga, Hatha, Kundalini and Laughter Yoga. 


There is great focus on the spiritual and psychological aspects of yoga during this course, as well as on human anatomy to ensure safe and effective teaching. 


The program also includes classes about the preparation of Ayurvedic meals for a healthy diet and well functioning body.


While in Rishikesh, soak up the spirituality of the Ganges and the Himalayas. Nestled in the spiritual centre of the yoga capital of the world will allow you to relax and disconnect. You will 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 your own students.

Yoga Teacher Training

Rishikesh, India
Yoga Alliance Accredited

Styles

  • Ashtanga
  • Hatha
  • Kundalini

Food

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

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Location

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.

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. Preference is given to soups, fresh juices and lot of drinking water. Alcohol drinking and smoking is strictly prohibited.

Full Description

There will be advanced meditation and pranayama classes, as well as yoga philosophy, Ashtanga, Hatha, Kundalini and Laughter Yoga. 


There is great focus on the spiritual and psychological aspects of yoga during this course, as well as on human anatomy to ensure safe and effective teaching. 


The program also includes classes about the preparation of Ayurvedic meals for a healthy diet and well functioning body.


While in Rishikesh, soak up the spirituality of the Ganges and the Himalayas. Nestled in the spiritual centre of the yoga capital of the world will allow you to relax and disconnect. You will 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 your own students.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • Excursion
  • All Meals
  • Mats
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

Learn advanced and intermediate postures and refine your asana practice.

You will learn about the importance of breath for meditation and how to enter Yoga Nidra. 

Complex forms of mantras and mudras.

A deeper study of Yoga philosophy will allow you to unravel many secrets of Yoga. You will also learn about Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Laughter Yoga and other yogic sciences.

Avail therapeutic treatments including advanced mud therapies and water therapies. Spiritual psychological workshops will also be conducted.

Learn about the importance of following an Ayurvedic diet and find out about the preparation of delicious Ayurvedic meals.

Certification

Upon successful completion, students will receive a 500Hr Ashtanga and Hatha Teacher Certification accredited by Yoga Alliance.

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
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 and Relaxation
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Dinner

Time Off

Excursions and adventurous tours are arranged, including river rafting, trekking, camping, visiting the Himalayan temples for you to enjoy the area in your spare time.

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Accommodations

Private Room at Akshi Yogashala

Private Room

Rooms are provided on individual or sharing basis having all the modern facilities you require for your stay. All rooms are properly ventilated, are airy and spacious with each room having an attached bathroom, washing machine, cupboard, coffee table and wifi facility. The Yogashala is a vibrant mix of modernity and tradition so you will get a complete ashram experience with all the comforts of home.

Shared Room at Akshi Yogashala

Shared Room

Rooms are provided on individual or sharing basis having all the modern facilities you require for your stay. All rooms are properly ventilated, are airy and spacious with each room having an attached bathroom, washing machine, cupboard, coffee table and wifi facility. The Yogashala is a vibrant mix of modernity and tradition so you will get a complete ashram experience with all the comforts of home.

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.

Venue   Akshi Yogashala
Akshi Yogashala, Venue for 2-Month 500Hr Ashtanga Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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.

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