Arogya Yoga School invites you to join a yoga teacher training program in Rishikesh, India. Founded with a strong conviction to share the traditional experience of yoga, Arogya is a perfect place for you to expand your skills. They will help you to explore your full potential in life through yoga, and then you can find a possibility to be a good teacher.
Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$85 per person)
During this training, Arogya Yoga School will provide you with a simple and clean accommodation. It comprises of single rooms and double shared rooms. All rooms have attached bathrooms. The bathrooms are equipped with western toilet seats and cold showers. Hot water is also available during winter season.
Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Registration with Yoga Alliance provides a globally recognized credential.
Arogya is a Sanskrit word which means the perfect health, a prerequisite for all ventures in life. Even though you live in a technological era where everything is automatic, your happiness is not self-automatic. At the school, you will be given more importance to remain a student of yoga throughout your life. This 200-hour teacher training at Arogya Yoga School will allow you to develop the better understanding and deepen the practice of yoga.
It assists you in forming new visions in all spheres of yogic practice and also offers an opportunity to become a registered yoga instructor - RYT 200. Yoga helps everyone to develop the discipline which creates good results in experiencing the harmony of life. You can also guide the others to the path of peace and help to recreate the world's peace.
This class will prepare you 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 beginning of the class.
The first thing they will give you is the introduction of yoga philosophy. Then you will learn about the origin of yoga, different paths of yoga, Ashtanga yoga, and Hatha yoga. In the second week, you will learn about obstacles in yoga, yama, iyama, asana, and different kinds of kosha (panch, annamaya, and pranayama). The third week will be different, you will be focusing on pranayama, manomaya kosha, pratyahara, and dharna. Then the last week, they will teach you about jnanamaya kosha, Sankhaya and Vendata darshan, dhyana, anandamaya kosha, and Samadhi or self-realization.
In the first week, they will give you an introduction to yoga class and then learn about cellular system, skeletal system, joints and a range of motions, as well as muscular system I. In the second week, you will be guided to learn about muscular system II, postural imbalances, physiology of asana, and three kinds of asana (standing, back bend, and forward bend).
For the third week, you will study other kinds of asana, which are twist and inversion. Then, you will focus on the digestive system, respiratory system, circulatory system, and physiology of pranayama. The last week will be different. You will learn about the nervous system I and II, endocrine system, stress and homeostasis, physiology of meditation, essence, lesson planning, as well as practical and written assessment.
Mantra is a word or a sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. The reverberating sound is harmonious to the body and mind. There are 6 mantras that you will learn in this teacher training, namely Ganesha mantra, Guru mantra, Shakti mantra, Gayatri mantra, Mangalacharan mantra, and Shanti mantra.
There, the instructors will guide you to focus on asanas. Here are kinds of asana and pranayama that you need to know to improve your skills in yoga.
You will enjoy weekend excursions on Saturday evenings and Sundays, to make the most of your time off classes.
This program will take place at Arogya Yoga School, located in Ram Jhula, Rishikesh, India.
During this program, all your meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will be served in a buffet-style, with options for you to choose from. The dining area is clean and hygienic. Arogya Yoga School promotes a yogic diet and the foods served are freshly prepared for you daily.
During weekends, you will have time to try the local cuisine. There is a prime location on Patnem Beach where you will find a range of restaurants serving a host of tasty and healthy choices. You can choose from traditional Indian dishes or pick from a rich international menu that is widely available in most restaurants. The food in Patnem and neighboring Palolem is some of the finest cuisines on offer in Goa. Patnem is renowned for a high standard of hygiene. You are also welcome to stay within The Yoga Village and meals will be prepared for you on request.
The kitchen is at your service and ready to accommodate all your dietary requirements. The meals are strictly vegetarian. All food is sourced locally and the menu will consist of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Local produce is organically grown and bought on a daily basis. The groceries are bought from nearby stores in order to support the local economy. Here is the typical daily menu:
Note: Eating and drinking (anything other than water) are not allowed in the yoga halls. Non-vegetarian food, smoking and drinking alcohol are not allowed on Arogya Yoga School premises.
You can pamper yourself with an Ayurvedic massage included in the price during this program.
The closest and most convenient airport for you is to fly to New Delhi. If you are visiting India for the first time then it is better for you to take a flight to Dehradun (a city nearby), and from Dehradun is a 30-minute drive by car. Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh by car is a 6-hour journey. They have a transportation package for 150 USD which will cover your airport pick-up, transfer from Delhi to Rishikesh (by car) and after completion of the course, transfer back from Rishikesh to Delhi.
One-way transportation from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh can also be arranged for 85 USD. In case your flight arrives late at night and you want to stay overnight in Delhi, airport pick-up cost will be 25 USD and a reasonably good accommodation at a hotel in Delhi can be arranged for 40 or 50 USD. The travel arrangements are executed under the supervision of professionals and they are always ready with a backup plan, in case of emergencies.
Another good option is to travel by train. From the airport, you can go to New Delhi train station by car, then by train to Haridwar and from Haridwar to Rishikesh by car. Travel by bus is quite cheap but a bit inconvenient for first-time visitors. Cheap hotels can also be found in Delhi (Main Bazar, Paharganj area) for 10 - 20 SUD. The transportation from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Paharganj can be reached by airport metro express in less than 20 minutes and it costs less than 2 USD.