28 Days 200-Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

  • Avatar Yoga School, Ganga Guest House, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India


Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

  • Daily meditation
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Outings to nearby locations
  • Yoga alliance registered certificate
  • 27 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian food

The 200-hour yoga teacher training program at Avatar Yoga School in Rishikesh, India is intended for people with a great spiritual interest, which they wish to explore through the study of traditional hatha yoga. The course is led by instructors with deep personal insight into the path of hatha yoga. They will illuminate you with the intricacies of yogic theory and its application. Completing this yoga teacher training course will be an incredible metamorphosis for you. The lessons in the program will strengthen your personal practice, allowing you to use your own experience to start teaching others with confidence.

  • 24 days with instruction
  • English
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Avatar Yoga School is close to the Ganga River and is surrounded by ashrams and mountains.

The place is very clean, modern and quite which lead place of services and one with natural beauty of environment for yoga and meditation program. Our entire student can immerse themselves in beauty and silence offering to their mind a rich source for inspiration.

All care has been taken to provide the best level of hygiene, comfort and space for you to get the most out of your training with Avatar School of Yoga in the sacred land of Rishikesh near the Ganges River.

In keeping with the requirements of Yoga Alliance - USA, the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate program follows a tight schedule where each of the 7-8 training hours in the day are assigned to some aspect of yoga. The schedule of the Classical Hatha Yoga Teacher Training course is designed to facilitate your deep understanding and experience of yoga over the course of the 28-day program. Lessons on the art of teaching and class sequencing, as well as opportunities to teach, will be given throughout the day.

Daily schedule

  • Monday - Friday
  • 07:00 - 09:00 : Pranayama, Surya Namaskar and Asana practice
  • 09:00 - 10:00 : Breakfast
  • 10:00 - 11:00 : Yoga Philosophy
  • 11:00 - 12:00 : Alignment and teaching methods
  • 12:00 - 13:00 : Lunch Break
  • 15:00 - 16:00 : Yoga Anatomy or Ayurveda
  • 16:00 - 17:00 : Satsang
  • 17:00 - 19:00 : Yoga Asana and Meditation
  • 19:15 - 20:30 : Dinner
  • Saturday
  • 07:00 - 09:00 : Yogic Cleansing Process / Pranayama / Uddiyana bandha, etc
  • 09:00 - 10:00 : Breakfast
  • 10:00 - 11:00 : Alignment and teaching methods
  • 11:00 - 12:00 : Karma Yoga
  • 12:00 - 15:00 : Lunch Break
  • 15:00 - 18:00 : Outing with Satsang
  • 19:15 - 20:30 : Dinner

Rishikesh has been a main center of spiritual and religious activities since ancient times when sages and seers practiced severe penance and meditation here. By practicing yoga in Rishikesh near the holy river Ganges, surrounded on all sides by the beautiful foothills of the Himalayas, you will deepen your spiritual awareness and create a firm foundation in your personal practice, so you are able to effectively share your understanding of yoga with students.

Every day, a vegetarian breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea will be provided.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
(If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

Ayurveda and holistic healing center, located within the premises, is available for those who may like to experience Ayurveda massages and treatments.

  • A twin share room with attached bathroom and hot shower
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • Vegetarian food 3 times daily
  • Tea 2 times daily
  • Cleansing process materials
  • Course Manuals
  • Yoga Alliance registered certificate
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Additional meals
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

The nearest airport is Dehradun.

Arrival by train/bus

  • You can find both trains and buses from Delhi to Haridwar and from Haridwar to Rishikesh.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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    Review by Jean-roch Vinet from Belgium

    Simply the best in Rishikesh

    PROS Pros: Quality teachings, good athmosphere, tasty yogic food, strong spiritual aspects of yoga, all good. I recommand

    10 Value for money
    10 Accommodation & facilities
    10 Food
    10 Location
    10 Quality of activity
    10 Overall impression

    2017-May-09 12:47:09

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    Review by Tanja Erhart from Austria

    PROS Pros: Wonderful Place near marketplace. Avatar Team couldnt be better . They are not just teachers- they are good Friends. Food is very good and there are Not soooo much students so they Really can focus on everyones capacity. I can recommend this Place for Everybodys teacher Training.

    7.5 Value for money
    7.5 Accommodation & facilities
    7.5 Food
    7.5 Location
    7.5 Quality of activity
    7.5 Overall impression

    2017-May-08 11:56:58

  • Review by Jessica from New York, USA

    " I recently completed Avatar Yoga School 200-Hour Hatha Yoga TTC in Rishikesh in November 2014. I had a wonderful experience in this program. The instructors shared so much knowledge and wisdom with us over the course of the 4 weeks. The schedule was taxing at times but it was so worth it because the practice was really transformative for me. Im grateful to have had this chance to go deeper into my experience of asana, as well as to connect with the other limbs of yoga and to learn about how to teach others. Finally, the venue was beautiful a bright, sunny, clean hall in a new and modern hotel. Just lovely."

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  • Review by Sofia from NY, USA

    "8 out of 10I joined 200 hour hatha teacher training course in the month of October, 2015. I enjoyed yoga classes and disciplines. I learnt so many things about yoga. Yogi Vimal Sharma and Brajesh are very experienced yoga teachers, who are very perfect in yoga. They teach all concepts of yoga very well, in this way, I understood the real meaning of yoga. I highly recommend Avatar Yoga School to anyone looking for yoga education."

    January 2016, edited

  • Review by Maria from Miami, Florida

    "10 out of 10I loved the Avatar Yoga Teacher Training course in Rishikesh. I have returned home and have already started teaching one class a week. I still have more to learn but it is a lifelong comittment to be a yoga teacher. I got the best foundation with Yogi Brajesh and the other teacher at Avatar in Rishikesh."

    January 2016, edited

  • Review by Lucy from New Orleans, Louisiana

    "10 out of 10I completed my 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Avatar Yoga in December 2015. I found the course to be comprehensive, insightful, challenging and fun. I appreciated the smaller class size and the personal attention that I received. The staff are super-knowledgable and treat you like family. Really great experience!"

    December 2015, edited

  • Review by a traveler from Haridwar, India

    "Very Peaceful .....calm ....view of valley and mountains Enjoy the early morning views Most peaceful place in Rishikesh Thank you very much Brajesh!"

    July 20, edited

  • Review by Michaelangelosd from New York, USA

    "I am truly grateful to Yogi Brajesh and Avatar Yoga School for their care and dedication to passing on the wisdom of the real path of yoga. What I learned there I didn't find from any other yoga teachers in India or back home. Don't hesitate to attend this school."

    March 6, edited

  • Review by Ammaslove from Michigan, USA

    "I completed my Yoga Teacher Training at Avatar Yoga School in Dec 2014. It was a fantastic course with many helpful and knowledgable teachers who guided me skillfully from yoga novice to experienced practitioner. The schedule could be challenging at times but it was well worth the result. I learned so much about yoga philosophy, practice, anatomy and teaching skills. Highly reccommend to anyone looking to become a yoga teacher!"

    March 3, edited

  • Review by Clare, Keiko and Moto

    "This is a review from three of the students on the Avatar Yoga school training course having only several days before we finish. We have enjoyed it so much being here doing the training upstairs at The Hote Yog Vas hishth in a hall with fabulous views. We have found the daily practice of Hatha yoga with our teacher Brajesh to be extremely beneficial. His teaching is very interesting as his life has been a background of yoga and he knows so much of the history. We find the whole course a joy to come to and will be sorry to leave.We would like to mention that our philosophy class with Yogi Mishraji,has been fascinating as have our samsung with Brajesh . All in all very recommended. Also the hotel facilities and staff are excellent.Please come and try for yourself. You won't regret it. We found the price well within our budget!"

    December 16, edited

Rishikesh, India

Offers yoga teacher training programs, yoga courses for beginners and yoga retreats in Rishikesh.

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