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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh with Vedansha Institute of Yoga & Vedic Science is all about experimenting with different dimensions of Yoga to enhance and discover your hidden qualities and make you become the best yoga teacher. 200-hour yoga teacher training prepares and present you as a professional yoga teacher.

By doing your training with Vedansha Institute of Yoga & Vedic Science you will be a specialist not only in Yoga but in whole Vedic science. As the best yoga teacher training school, we know all the aspects and qualities of a professional yoga teacher like a committed attitude, correct knowledge about the subject, goodwill for students, and safety & insurance of yoga teacher.

``Yoga posture is a reflection of stability of body and mind. As longer you are practicing as more stable and confident you are.`` - Dr. S.K Pandey

Our Program-

DurationStudy DaysFree DayGraduationPrice
27 Days/26 NightsMonday-SaturdaySundayInternational Valid Certificate Of Yoga Teacher According To International Yoga Alliance USA74225 INR (899 USD ) In Twin Shared Room

98995 INR (1199 USD ) In Private Room

Benefits Of 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh India


  • Yoga poses stretch your muscles and increase your range of motion. And even though yoga is not aerobic, some research finds it can be just as good as aerobic exercise for improving health.
  • New ability in career – make yoga your profession and teach worldwide
  • Learn deeply the correct practice of asana, pranayama, and meditation and follow a healthy lifestyle
  • Balance your body & mind
  • Increase your energy level and open your hidden inner power by awaking of kundalini
  • Protect yourself from negativity by using secret techniques of healing and purification
  • Control your breath, control your mind (energy generated in your body can be used to be steady and calm in
  • emergency situations of your life, you will be more resistant to stress and overworking)
  • Develop body flexibility & steadiness
  • Cure yourself, your friends & relatives with ancient yoga techniques of breathing exercises, meditation, and asana
  • Improve your immune system and be resistant to diseases by adding yoga practice to your daily routine
  • You will be not only a yoga teacher but lifestyle instructor and can guide people in a healthy lifestyle
  • Learn the vegetarian and vegan ways of life and reach a new level of wellness with healthy nutrition


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishuikesh Course Is Suitable For


  • Beginner, intermediate, advanced practitioner.
  • For people who have a desire to learn yoga deeper
  • For meditation and wellness teachers
  • For medical and education staff


What You Learn In 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh


  • Asanas according Hatha and Ashtanga Style
  • Elements of Iyengar Style
  • Pranayama, Meditation
  • Yoga Philosophy & Mantra
  • Yoga Anatomy
  • Yogic Nutrition
  • Elements of Ayurveda
  • Asana Alignment and adjustment
  • Yogic cleansing (Shatkarma)
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Practicum & Sequencing
  • Get important information about your energy body with an aura check up

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh Schedule 2022-23

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NOTE:- If 2nd is Sunday then class will be start on 3rd.



  • Internal valid Certificate of Yoga Teacher of Yoga Alliance USA
  • Theoretical and practical skills.
  • Mala (string of beads) energised by our Guru Ji Yogachariya Dr. S.K.Pandey, PhD (Yoga & Naturopathy).
  • 26 nights accommodation
  • Wi-Fi.
  • 3 times of yogic nutrition, beverages
  • Yogic cleansing session
  • Study materials
  • Cleansing Kit.
  • T-shirts (1) with symbolic of school
  • 2 excursions in Himalaya
  • 1 short aura check up
  • 2 ayurvedic massages
  • Accompanying and supporting during time of staying in the Institute, help provided 24 Hours


Optional For Moderate Payment


  • Pick up and drop from the airport
  • Other ayurvedic procedures
  • Detox ayurvedic herbal program
  • Modern automatic Hydrocolontherapy session
  • Ayurvedic doctor consultation
  • Number of excursions more than mentioned above
  • Detailed Aura check-up with providing of written report about Aura statement, disturbances in Aura if they are present, supporting methods and treatment advices of naturopathic specialist (individual plan of asana postures, pranayama, herbs, meditative practice).
  • Detailed horoscope assessment
  • Extra night of accommodation


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh – Time Table

06:00 – 06:30Wake Up And Cleansing.
06:30 – 07:00Shatkriya And Herbal Tea (Yogic Cleansing With Jala Neti (Special Techniques Of Nose Cleansing), Pooja (Mantra Recitation & Fire Ceremony Purification).
07:00 – 08:30Asanas Practical Class Hatha/Ashtanga Style (Depending On The Week Schedule): Learning The Asana Postures Under The Guiding Of Experienced Yoga Teacher.
08:30 – 09:30Pranayama: Breathing Exercises With Mudra, Bandha, Retention
09:30 – 10:30Reakfast: Special Yogic Menu.
10:30 – 11:30Yoga Philosophy/Ayurveda/Teaching Methology/Naturopathy
11:30 – 12:30Mantra Chanting (2 Weeks)/Asana Practicum Of Sequencing & Methodology
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:00Free Time.
15:00 – 16:00Yoga Anathomy 2 Weeks/Asana Alignment 2 Weeks.
16:00 – 17:30Ashtanga Vinyasa/Hatha Yoga (Theory & Practice): Number Of Physical Postures According To Study Program.
17:30 – 18:30Yoga Nidra/ Guided Meditation: Guided Relaxation Practice, Meditation And Concentration.
18:30 – 19:30Dinner.
19:30 – 20:30Special Event.
20:00 – 22:00Free Time.
22:00 – 06:00Sleep.


Note:- Time table can be changed during to teaching process.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh – Course Teaching Plan

Yoga-Philosophical Aspects


  • Human Life: Meaning & Aim of Life.
  • Yoga – Introduction / it’s origin & development.
  • Introduction of Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutras.
  • Meaning of Yoga According different philosophical paths Vedansha, Pataljali, Bhagavad Geeta
  • Yoga philosophy of east and west
  • Four paths of Yoga


Karma Yoga. Origin, aim, performance, effect


  • Concept of Karm, Akarm and Vikarm
  • Arjuna questions about Karma yoga
  • Disapproval of the effect of action
  • What is action in inaction, inaction in action
  • Samatvam or equanimity in yoga


Jnana yoga


  • Shravan, Manan, Niddhidhyasana (hearing, reflecting and deep realization)
  • Theory of Self realisation ( Bhgvadgita 2. 20-24)
  • Whi is Jnani ( Sthitprajna BG-2. 55-57)
  • Tool for Growth (BG-2.62-63)


Bhakti yoga


  • Bhakti yoga concept developed by Narada Maharishi Parashar
  • Peacefulness, self-control, austerity, purity, tolerance, honesty, knowledge, wisdom and religiousness
  • The nine forms of Bhakti (Navavidha Bhakti Margas): Shravan, kirtan, smaran, Padsevnam, Archnam, Vandanam, Dasyam, Sakhyam, atmnivdnam
  • Para and Apara Bhakti : rituals and objects of yoga


Raja yoga


  • What is Ashtanga yoga
  • 8 Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga – Yama, Niyama, Asana , Pranayama , Pratyahara , Dhyana , Dharana , Samadhi
  • Yamas (Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacharya, Aparigraha)
  • Niyamas (Sauca, Santosa, Tapas, Svadhyaya, Isvarapranidhana)
  • Asana. History. Origin. How to master in different yoga styles (hatha, ashtanga, yin, bikram, prenatal, kinds, anusara, iyengar yoga)
  • Pranayama. Main effect, practice
  • Pratyahara general meaning, effect, practical aspects
  • Dharana general meaning, effect, practical aspects
  • Hidden power of Dharana
  • Dhyana general meaning, effect, practical aspects
  • Dhyana and its Influence on life
  • Samadhi general meaning, effect, practical aspects
  • History of Samadhi. Who already reached Samadhi
  • Possibility to reach Samadhi in this life. Precautions.
  • Vinyasa yoga. Asana, breath and movement
  • Role of Kundalini oga in the soiritual path
  • Three bodies and their role in spiritual yoga practice
  • What is Kosha. Its role in sucsessful practice
  • Three main Nadis. Ida, Pingala, Sushumna
  • Panch-Klesha (Five Causes Of Pain & Miseries) / causes of succsess and failure in Yoga
  • 5 Elements Water, Fire, Air, Space, Earth. How to ajdust the elements to yoga practice


Hatha yoga philosophy


  • Concept of three bodies and it’s role in yoga practice
  • Gross body, energy body, subtle body
  • 7 Dhatu 1.Rasa – Plasma 2. Rakta – Blood Tissue 3. Mamsa – Muscle Tissue 4. Meida – Adipose Tissue, Fat 5. Asthi – Bone Tissue 6. Majja – Bone
  • Marrow, Nerve Tissue 7. Shukra – Semen, Reproductive Tissue
  • Subtle Body (3 Nadis, 5 Pranas, 6 Chakras, Kundalini)
  • Chakras, general concept & role in daily life
  • Concept of Gunas
  • Prakriti & Purusha
  • Discipline of Yoga student
  • Obstacles in the path of yoga


Indian Philosophies


  • Darshan Philosiphy
  • Jain, Buddist, Caraka popular heterdox school
  • Orthodox Indian philosophy— Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkya, Yoga, Mimamsa, Vedanta
  • Heterodox School (Nastika Darshan)
  • Charvaka or Lokayata – philosophy of materialism and skepticism
  • No life after death or not?
  • Death is the end of all. What vedic astrology says
  • Samkya Yoga Philosophy
  • Shastra & Kalipa
  • Purusa – pure consciousness, infinite, action less, inert
  • Praghana & Jada
  • Sattva – fineness, lightness, joy; Rajas – dynamism, activity, Tamas – inertia, heaviness
  • Satkaryavada, Prexistend effect


Buddha Darshan


  • Dukkha, Samudaya, Nirodha, Magga
  • Right understanding (Samma ditthi)
  • Right speech (Samma Vacca)
  • Right action (Samma kammanta)
  • Right livelihood (Samma ajiva)
  • Right effort (Samma vayama)
  • Right mindfulness (Samma sati)
  • Right concentration (Samma samadhi)
  • Karma, Rebirth, Law of Nature


Ashtanga Yoga Asana – Practical Aspects


  • Asana in Ashtanga practice
  • Surya Namaskara Part A and B. Sun solutation
  • Utkatanasana chair pose
  • Padanghustasana Big toe pose
  • Padahastasana Hand to foot forward bend pose
  • Utthita Trikonasana extended triangle pose
  • Parivrtta Trikonasana revolved triangle pose
  • Trikonasana Variation 1, 2 Triangle pose
  • Parivrtta parsvakonasana revolved side angle pose
  • Uthitha parshvakonasana extended side angle pose
  • Parasarita padottanasana a b c d wide legged extended pose
  • Parsvottanasana intense side stretch pose
  • Utthita hasta padangusthasana A,B,C,D Extended hand to big toe pose
  • Ardha baddha padmottanasana half bound lotus pose
  • Samastithi simple standing pose
  • Uttanasana A,B standing half forward bend
  • Chaturanga dandasana four limbed staff pose
  • Urdhva mukha svanasana upward facing dog pose
  • Andho Mukha svanasana downward facing dog pose
  • Veerbhadra asana I, II, III warrior yoga pose
  • Paschimottansana A, B,C,D seated forward bend
  • Purvottanasana upward plank pose
  • Ardha baddha padma paschimottanasana half bound lotus intense west stretch
  • Triang mukhaikapada paschimottanasana three parts forward bend pose
  • Janusirsasana A,B,C,D head to knee pose
  • Marichyasana A, B, C, D Marichi’s pose
  • Navasana boat pose
  • Bhuja pindasana shoulder presssing pose
  • Kurmasana tortoise pose
  • Supta Kurmasanasleeping tortoise pose
  • Garbha pindasana embryo pose
  • Kukkutasana rooster pose
  • Baddha konasana A,B,C Bound reclining pose
  • Upavistha konasana A,B wide angle forward seated pose
  • Suptakonasana Reclining Angle Yoga Pose Yoga
  • Supta Padangusthasana A,B,C Reclined Big Toe Pose
  • Savasana corpse pose


Hatha Yoga Asana – Practical Aspects

Backward bending postures


  • Bhujangasana (cobra pose)
  • Tiryaka Bhujangasana (Twisting cobra pose)
  • Bhujangasana (cobra pose)
  • Ardha Salabhasana (Half Locust pose)
  • Saral Dhanurasana (Easy bow pose)
  • Ustrasana (Camel pose)
  • Setu Asana (Bridge pose)
  • Surya namaskar (Salutation to Sun with devine Mantra)


Twisting Pose


  • Meru Vakrasana (Spinal twist)
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Spinal twist)
  • Bhu Namanasana (Spinal Twist Prostration pose)
  • Parivritta Janu Sirsasana (Spinal Twist Prostration pose)


Forward bending postures


  • Paschimottanasana (Seated forward bend)
  • Pada Parasar Paschimottanasana (Legs spread back Stretch pose)
  • Janu Sirsasana (Head to knee pose)
  • Adha Padma Paschimottanasana (Half Lotus back stretching pose)
  • Padahastasana (Hand to foot pose)
  • Sirsa Angustha Yogasana (Head to Toe Pose)
  • Dandasana (Staff pose)


Inversion Postures


  • Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand)
  • Salambha Sirsasana (Suported headstand pose)
  • Plow pose (Halasana)
  • Viparita Karani (Legs up the wall pose)


Balancing Postures


  • Vrikshasana (Tree pose)
  • Garudasana (Eagle pose)
  • Pada Angustasana (Tip toe pose)
  • Baka Dhayanasana (Crow pose)
  • Padmasana (Lotus pose)
  • Vajrasana (Thunderbolt pose)
  • Majrari Asana (Cat stretch pose)
  • Vyaghrasana (Tiger pose)
  • Shashankasana (Hair pose)
  • Ardha Ushtrasana (Half Camel pose)
  • Supta Vajrasana (Sleeping Thunderbolt pose)


Pawanmuktasana Series


  • Anti-Rheumatic group
  • Digestive abdominal group
  • Shakti Bandha Asana


Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas


  • Introduction to Pranayama
  • Basic Pranayama Techniques & Benefits (Abdominal breathing, Preparational breathing, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodana with/without retention Level I, II, Ujjayi breathing, Bramari, Bhastrika, Shitali, Shitkari, Surya Bheda & Chandra Bheda, Plavini).
  • The pranic body.
  • Parana and lifestyle.
  • Breathe, health and pranayama.
  • Breathing and life span.
  • Sitting and Laying Positions for Pranayama
  • Kriyas (Body Cleansing Methods): (Neti, Sutra Neti, Kapalabhati, Trataka, Shanka Prakshalana, Netra Shuddhi)
  • Retention. How to reach. Safety level.
  • What is mudra and bandha
  • What is Ashwini Mudra, its role in energy body
  • Dyana, Ajali, Prithvi, Varuna, Shakti, Gyana, Chin, Shambhavi, Khechari Mudra, Hansi mudra, Vayu mudra, akash Mudra, Shunya Mudra, Surya mudra, Jalodarnashak mudra, Apan mudra,, Pran Mudra, shankh mudra, Apan Vayu Mudra, Ling Mudra, Dhyan Mudra, Lotus Mudra, )
  • Moola bandha, Uddyana Bandha, Jalandhara Bandha
  • Shatkarma (concept, aim, safety, performance)
  • Obstacles in Pranayama practice
  • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Kapalabhati. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Surya Bheda. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Chandra Bheda. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits. When to use.
  • Bramari. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Bhastrika pranayama. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Sheetali pranayama. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Shetkari Pranayama. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Ujjayi breathing. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Plavini pranayama. Levels, retention, safety, performance, benefits
  • Real result of pranayama practice.
  • Important role of Ashwani mudra
  • Pranayama in yoga class
  • What is pancha prana (Prana, Apana, Udana, Samana, Vyana)
  • Pancha prana in spiritual healing
  • How to reach Kevala Kumbhaka and what in hidden there?
  • Contemporary research on pranayama
  • Room for pranayama practice
  • Pranayama and aromatherapy


Meditation And Concentration


  • Basics of meditation and concentration
  • Difference of these two practices
  • Basic requirements for meditation
  • Types of Meditation
  • Standard Meditation Practice
  • Om Meditation
  • AUM Meditation
  • Trataka with object & candle
  • Vaju Meditation
  • Jal Meditation
  • Akasha Meditation
  • Agni Meditation
  • Prithvi Meditation
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Sound meditation
  • Mantra meditation
  • Vigyan Bhairava Breath Meditation
  • Satnam Meditation
  • OSHO Natraj Meditation
  • OSHO Kundalini Meditation
  • OSHO Nada Brahma Meditation
  • OSHO No Dimensions Meditation
  • Antar mouna meditation
  • Walking meditation
  • Ham- so, So-ham meditation
  • Ajapa/japa
  • Ida/Pingala spinal rotation
  • Hridayakasha Dharana
  • Panchaprana Dharana, Pranava Dhyana)
  • Visualisation & concentration
  • Obstacles in meditation
  • Concept of meditation Step by step
  • Postures for meditation practice


Anatomy And Physiology


  • Body planes and movement (Frontal Saggital, Transverse)
  • Types of movement (Adbuction, Adduction, Flexion, Extension, External Rotation, Internal Rotation, Circumduction, Dorsiflexion, Plantar Flexion, Inversion, Eversion, Supination, Pronation, Elevation, Depression, Protraction, Nautation, Counternautation)


Skeletal system


  • Bones of upper and lower extremits, functions.
  • Spine. Structure, Curvatures, Movements, Functions. Pathology of spine issues
  • Joints of upper and lower extremists, spine, thorax, pelvis . Types of joints. Types of joint movements. Joint stability and movement.


Muscular System


  • Function, shapes, types of contractions. Stretch reflex.
  • Classification of muscles. Muscles groups of upper and lower extremists, spine, thorax, pelvis.
  • Range of movement. Body axis. Theory of gravity.
  • Abnormal Postures . Kyphosis, Lordosis, Scoliosis, Flat back, Osteoporosis, Hyper and Hypomobility.
  • Use of props for postural correction


Respiratory system


  • Introduction of respiration
  • Organs of respiration. Nose, Lungs, diaphragm, abdomen. Function and structure of respiratory tract
  • Muscles of respiration and their role in breathing act
  • Types of breath. Mechanics of Yogic Breath


Nervous system


  • Introduction. Types of Nervous system. Central and Peripheral Nervous System.
  • Afferent and Efferent parts
  • Function of nervous system in movement
  • Function of nervous system in breath
  • Reflex and its role in physical practice


Digestive system


  • Parts, function. Mouth and throat, the teeth, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver and gallbladder, pancreas
  • Common digestive pathology. Gastritis, Constipation, Liver and Gallbladder disorders.
  • Pathological conditions in pranayama
  • Pathological conditions in meditation and concentration
  • Pathological conditions in Kriya


Mantra & Sanskrit


  • Main sanskrit characteristics
  • How to pronounce sanskrit letters correct
  • Role of Mantra in Yoga education
  • Mantra and connection with cosmic powers
  • Mantra & pray. Main features
  • Power of original sanskrit mantra
  • Guru Mantra
  • Ganesh Mantra
  • Shakti Mantra
  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Shanti Mantra
  • Shiva Mantra
  • 5 elements mantra
  • So Ham
  • AUM & Om Mantra Lakshmi Mantra
  • Vishnu Mantra
  • Mantra for health, business, children, carrier etc


Yoga Therapy/Ayurveda


  • Using of number of yogic/ayurvedic methods in supporting and treatment of some common diseases
  • What is ayurveda?
  • Theory of pancha Mahabhuta
  • Space, Air, Fire, Water, Earth elements in Ayurveda
  • Concept of 3 Dosha (Vata, Pitta, Kapha)
  • How to identify the dosha?
  • 6 tastes and their function for balance of body and mind
  • Sweet, sour, saulty, pungent, bitter, astringent
  • Healthy daily regime in Ayurveda
  • Healthy seasonal regime in Ayurveda
  • How to cook healthy with ayurveda
  • Main principles of ayurveda aromatherapy


Teaching Methodology


  • Concept of teaching methodology in yoga
  • How to teach different types of postures Standing asana, Arm Balance, Back bends, Seated and Supine Spine twists, Forward bends and hip openers, inversions, savasana
  • How to create your own yoga class
  • How to teach
  • How to create 60, 90 min yoga class
  • Teaching clients with limitations
  • How to teach pranayama
  • How to teach meditation
  • Mantra in teaching practice
  • Obstacles in teaching
  • How to observe & Assess others
  • How to create the asana sequence
  • How to create the asana sequence
  • Obstacles in teaching
  • What to do in you have clients of different Level in one group
  • Continuing education in yoga
  • What is next after 200 Hrs yoga teacher training?
  • Yoga therapy as new branch of yogic science


Asana Alignment & Adjustment


  • Correct perfomance of asana, assistence & adjustment
  • Structural Alignment of forward bending, back bending, twists, inventions, meditative asanas
  • How to align posture according to mobility of the client
  • How to use props, strips, blankets in adjustment
  • How to teach clients with physical limitations


Practicum & Asana Sequencing


  • What is yoga sequencing?
  • Dynamic and static sequencing
  • Is there any movement in stillness?
  • How to create balance?
  • Parts of standard yoga class
  • Role of warm up
  • Principle of correct asana sequencing
  • What is oppositional balance
  • Principles of choosing the posture within group of asana
  • Preparation before enter in posture
  • Opening of the posture
  • Stabilization of the posture
  • Holding the posture
  • How to finish the posture?
  • Principles of counter-pose
  • Up and down vs. Down to up sequence
  • How to create classroom for yoga practice
  • Yoga sequence for regular practitioners and beginners
  • How to assist correctly
  • Principles of “touch” and assistance in yoga class
  • Variations and modifications of Asana Posture
  • Main mistakes in sequencing of Asana and Yoga class