Dive right into the world of yoga in this comprehensive 500-hour teacher training, surrounded by the sacred mountains of Rishikesh. 

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 and become a teacher that your students can recommend to others with pride.

The 500-hour yoga teacher training is structured to reinforce and advance your learning and practice of yoga. This is a highly professional level of training as it prepares yoga teachers at an advanced level. 

By the time you complete the course you will have gained immense information and become familiar with traditional ashtanga and hatha yoga practices. This is where you can unlock the potential hidden deep inside you.

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.

What is included

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

Styles

  • Hatha Yoga

Food

  • Vegetarian

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

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

Discover the unique taste of Indian herbs and spices and experience a feast of flavors during your meals here. 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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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

This yoga teacher training is an comprehensive course that starts with an introduction to yoga, from its meaning to referencing authentic scriptures. Every session aims to gives you new insight into teaching yoga and helping your students transform their lives.

The course will familiarize you with the tenets of yoga and efficient management of your classes, such ethics and planning. You will observe daily pranayama and meditation along with chanting so you understand their strengthening and balancing properties.

Study various types and styles of yoga, the difference between yoga and exercise, Sankyha philosophy, Ashtanga yoga and its eight limbs, teaching metholodgy, class management, yoga philosophy and sacred texts, diet, asana, kriyas, mudra, bandas, meditation, pranayama, yoga ethics and guidelines, human anatomy, yoga therapy and yoga Nidra.

Certification

On completion of the 500 hour teacher training course based on Yoga Alliance standards you will be able to register as RYT 500 with them 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

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Private Room at Samatva Yogalaya

Private Room

Embark on your journey towards a deeper understand of the yogic practice as you stay in this spiritual and peaceful abode. Take the time to improve your personal practice to support your daily classes in this spacious room. Find solace as you enjoy a blissful sleep in a stunning room surrounded by the pristine beauty of nature. This room comes with your very own bed and an attached bathroom.

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   Samatva Yogalaya
Samatva Yogalaya, Venue for 6-Week 500Hr Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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.