58 Day 500Hr Sacred Yoga Teacher Training

Dive deep into the heart of yoga and explore all that this ancient sacred practice has to offer in this complete yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India. Here, you will build a strong foundation for your future teaching and classes. This is made possible through the professional teaching staff, who will guide you every step of the way, offering you all the tools needed to be a successful and confident teacher yourself.

If you wish to earn your 500-hour certification with Yoga Alliance as quickly as possible, this is your best option. It's challenging yet greatly rewarding to complete both programs together to fulfill the educational requirements. Build upon what you learn in the 200 hour course and take your practice and teaching skills even further. Completing both the 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher trainings with the same yoga school ensures both consistency and depth.

It doesn't matter if you've just been introduced to yoga or have years of experience, the 500-hour yoga teacher training course is suitable for all levels. However, everyone will leave this training as confident teachers and practitioners. Through individualised practice, you will also discover your dominant and natural style. Come and connect to your inner light, in a peaceful, love-filled environment at World Peace Yoga School in the magical Rishikesh. Experience the powerful vibration of the Himalayas and the ancient knowledge of the Yogis.

The course fee includes two-month shared accommodation, daily vegetarian meals, daily detox juice & tea, weekend excursions, yoga materials and one sightseeing trip to the Himalayas. 

What is included

  • Excursion
  • WiFi Internet
  • Mats
  • All Meals
  • Course Material
  • Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation
  • Facilities Access
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Yoga Props

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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

The curriculum combines the the topics of both the 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training programs. In first month (200 hrs) students are given a strong yoga foundation so that they don’t lack with basics of yoga sciences, provided them right direction, right life-style with one purpose to love people, serve people, practice asanas, pranayama, meditation every day, teach yoga in order to full fill the purpose of life. In second month (300 hrs) students are guided toward advance practices of yoga asanas, pranayama, meditation to realize an immortal self after completing 500 hours students are fully prepared to share immortal wisdom of yoga sciences with the world.

Certification

After completion of this course, you can register with Yoga Alliance for a 500hr certification. You can apply as a registered yoga teacher (500RYS) and teach globally.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Joint Movements Exercises & Pranayama
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Hatha or Ashtanga Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Breakfast
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga Philosophy
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Yoga Anatomy/Yoga Practicum
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Lunch
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Yoga Therapy
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alignment, Adjustment & Methodology
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hatha or Ashtanga Yoga
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner
6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Chanting
TIME OFF You will have free time in your daily schedule and have the whole of Sunday free for you to enjoy. You are encouraged to explore Rishikesh and experience the innate magic of the land. Taste Indian delicacies, enjoy a hot chai with new peers, wander the Ganga river and watch traditional ceremonies in the evening. Find one of the many quiet places in nature to unwind and practice your meditation techniques.

Meet The Facilitators

 
Venue   World Peace Yoga School

Rishikesh is a place spiritual seekers come to. Known as the Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh is the perfect setting for spiritual healing. Muni Ki Reti is a small town located near the pilgrimage city of Rishikesh. It is also home of many temples, yoga centres and centers for meditation and ayurveda. On the banks of the Ganga river, this town is considered to be the place where sages used to come to meditate.

At World Peace Yoga School, modern facilities are right next to the Ganga river. It prides itself on cleanliness and provides you with a peaceful learning environment. Being in close proximity with nature, serene and magical energy wafts into the premises. World Peace Yoga School's yoga halls are bright, colorful and modern with a gorgeous Ganga view and a literary library available at any time.


Muni Ki Reti is located in Rishikesh city and is easily accessible via car. A private car will cost around 80 USD from Delhi to Rishikesh. This is also your chance to carpool with your fellow students to keep costs low. Bus stations on the hand, are heavily dependent on your arrival time to the airport. Volvo buses (best condition) from Delhi to Rishikesh stop running around 9 PM at night. If you arrive in the evening, you will have to get a hotel for the night and then make your way to Delhi Interstate Bus Terminus (ISBT) in the morning.


Another option for transportation is to get back on a plane and fly to Dehradun airport (Jolly Grant). It can cost you about 50 to 70 USD, including taxi fare from the airport to Laxman Jhula.

Accommodations

Food

The menu at World Peace Yoga offers a nutritious meal thrice per day. These meals are included in the course fee, so you'll always be energised for every class. Outside of the venue, the Nirvana cafes offers a mix of western and indian favourites, made fresh and with care. Enjoy all the tastes and flavours of India and feel light, focused and alive. In your spare time, feel free to explore the food scene around Rishikesh and get a real taste for all that India has to offer.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS TRAINING

Take your yoga teaching to the fullest expression with this 500hr yoga teaching training. Combine all the knowledge from both 200 and 300 hour courses for the complete teaching certification. Deepen your practice, explore India, meet like-minded peers, learn from authentic yoga masters and deepen your connection to self and others in this two month course. Emerge transformed, enlivened and endlessly inspired!

Kelly Fielding

Yovada Yogini

  Rishikesh, India

Muni Ki Reti is a small town near the pilgrimage city of Rishikesh. Literally meaning, “Sans of the Sages’ Muni Ki Reti is the home of many temples, ashrams, yoga centres and centers for meditation and Ayurveda. On the banks of the Ganges river, this town is considered to be the place where sages used to come to meditate.

Muni Ki Reti is traditionally considered the gateway for the Char Dham pilgrimage. Gradually over time as many more ashrams were developed, Muni Ki Reti became a popular destination for yoga and meditation practitioners and seekers of Vedantic knowledge. For years boats were the only way to go across the Ganges where numerous ashrams lie, but in 1986, the construction of the Ram Jhula allowed easy access to the area.

Muni Ki Reti is located in Rishikesh city and is easily accessible via car. The nearest railway station to reach Muni Ki Reti is Rishikesh Station, which is 3 km away. The Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is 22 km away.

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