8 -Week 500Hr Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training


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. 

During these 8 weeks you will learn about detailed Yoga Anatomy, Yoga Therapy and study classical literature of Yoga: Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hathayoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita and Upanishad. You will also learn how to structure a class and then incorporate all these components into designing your own class. 

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.

The 500-hour course fee includes -

Shared Accommodation

Daily nutritious vegetarian meals, detox juices and teas

Weekend excursions

Yoga material (Note books, yoga t-shirt, body cleansing kit, etc)

One the himalayas sightseeing trip


Yoga Teacher Training

Rishikesh, India
Yoga Alliance Accredited


  • Ashtanga
  • Hatha
  • Nidra


  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate





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, endocrine, nervous 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 learn different Meditative and relaxation postures, breathing techniques, Mantra chanting and Yoga Nidra.

This course covers how you should structure and sequence a class. Topics include modification techniques, teaching different meditation techniques, organizing and preparing for workshop and principles of demonstration, observation, alignment and correction.


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
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Traditional Sequence
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Self Study

Free Time

Other than the breaks in your daily schedule, you have every Sunday free for you to enjoy. You may catch up on your studies or simply enjoy the cool breeze from the mountain tops. Outside of the venue, experience firsthand the wonders Rishikesh has to offer.


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.


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

Meet The Facilitators



Shared Room at Arogya Yoga School

Shared Room

Rooms are simple and clean. All rooms have attached bathrooms. The bathrooms are equipped with western toilet seats and cold showers. Hot water is also available during winter season.
Private Room at Arogya Yoga School

Private Room

All rooms are, simple, clean and have attached bathrooms. The bathrooms are equipped with western toilet seats and cold showers. Hot water is also available during winter season. There is also pure filtered water available for students 24/7, free of charge.



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.

Venue   Arogya Yoga School
Arogya Yoga School, Venue for 8 -Week 500Hr Hatha & Ashtanga 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.

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