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Himalayan Yoga Association is one of India’s most reputed Yoga Teacher Training Schools in Rishikesh that offers 500 Hour yoga teacher training that meets the standards of Yoga Alliance. This is 2 months yoga teacher training course which is the combination of 200-hour yoga teacher training course plus 300 Hour yoga teacher training course. It is a master course that offers a complete yoga learning experience. 500 hours yoga teacher training students during the first month, of course, pursue the foundational 200 hours yoga teacher training course in which teachers teach them fundamental yoga teachings and guide them to make their basic yoga education to be clear as well as a strong foundation for future learning.
Students are provided accommodation in the campus, our all rooms are new with Mountains facing and some are with river facing, attached washroom, hot-water heater 24 hours, filtered water, school is located in very peaceful location surrounded by beautiful natural waterfalls, Temples, ashrams, mountains and river as well as daily experience of beautiful sunrise and sunset from the school.
Himalayan Yoga Association is one of India’s most reputed Yoga Teacher Training Schools in Rishikesh that offers 500 Hour yoga teacher training that meets the standards of Yoga Alliance. This is 2 months yoga teacher training course which is the combination of 200-hour yoga teacher training course plus 300 Hour yoga teacher training course.
It is a master course that offers a complete yoga learning experience. 500 hours yoga teacher training students during the first month, of course, pursue the foundational 200 hours yoga teacher training course in which teachers teach them fundamental yoga teachings and guide them to make their basic yoga education to be clear as well as a strong foundation for future learning.
During the second month, students are imparted in their advance 300 hours yoga teacher training course in which advance yoga education will be provided to make them ready to come out as an accomplished yogi. 500-hours yoga teacher training course is recommended for all walks of life people, this is the best yoga course and completely self-transforming learning experience, even bit experience of yoga will definitely the life-changing experience so give yourself 2 months to learn yoga from your imbalanced and busy life and learn how to transform millions life.
Completing both the 200 and 300 hours yoga teacher training with the same yoga school ensures both consistency and depth. Students who enroll within the zero to five hundred hours yoga training program receive a further 200 - 500 USD discount toward their accommodation package choice and tuition for the two hundred and three hundred hour yoga teacher coaching programs of their selection. This is the fastest way to complete all your Yoga Alliance RYT course requirements.
1st month is followed by 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus
Ashtanga yoga primary series sequence made by K. Pattabhi Jois, In 200 hours yoga teacher training course, Himalayan yoga Association teaches their students basics of Ashtanga yoga and they guide them through the completely Ashtanga yoga series in a systematic way according to the ashtanga yoga tradition which includes
On 1st week - introduction to Ashtanga yoga followed by Sun salutation A and B.
On 2nd week - Standing sequence postures and use of yoga props.
On 3rd week - Seated sequence postures and finishing sequence postures.
On 4th week - Mysore style and teaching practice.
2nd month is followed by 300 Hours yoga teacher training course syllabus
On 1 st week – Introduction to Traditional Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa & sun salutation A & B.
On 2 nd week – Seated sequence postures & Finishing Sequence postures.
On 3 rd week – Some Advance postures/ Teaching methods/ Teaching by students.
On 4 th week – Questions & Answer / Feedback by teacher on improvements.
All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with respected teacher permission. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will leave a bad impression on student monthly performance.
A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the program, participants are required to attend all spirituals activities, meditation sessions, lectures, and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.
Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the school. If you are having a fast any day, you have to inform the kitchen manager for avoiding food waste. Always make discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules. Always be on time. If you are late means you will not be permitted to join the class. Clear your books of account before departure from Himalayan Yoga Association. Before departure return your books, maps or any goods which you borrowed. Himalayan Yoga Association provides accommodation for a student who joins the yoga course. So any friends or relatives will not be included in the accommodation. However, they can stay in school by renting another room.
The course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules. If the student cancels the course after joining it, Himalayan yoga Association accepts cancellation but course fees will not be refunded in cancellation.
List of weekend excursions of 1st month:
First Sunday: waterfall trekking
Second Sunday: tour the Himalayas (Balkuwari Temple)
Third Sunday: Visiting orphanage school
Fourth sunday- Free for students
List of weekend excursions of 2nd month
1st Sunday Excursion : Vashishta Caves Himalayas
2nd Sunday Excursion : Tour the Himalayas (Kunjapuri Temple)
3rd Sunday Excursion : Waterfall Trekking
4th Sunday Excursion : Free for Students
One of the most fabulous yoga instructors in Rishikesh. He believes in practice and that’s what makes him a good teacher. He is very calm and composed. His teaching style is very unique which always assists beginners as well as advanced practitioners. He’s very energetic and always keen to help everyone. He has got tremendous enthusiasm. He has spent a lot of days in the ashram which makes him very dextrous. He is currently pursuing a master's in yoga from Sanskrit University.
A simple man, fewer needs, and an accomplished yogi is what describes Himanshu Ji. He is one of the most respected yoga gurus in the yoga city of Rishikesh. His aim has always been to educate people about yoga sciences and yoga philosophy. He has become an accomplished yogi after acquiring an intense yoga sadhana. He is pursuing a master's in Indian and Western philosophy. He encourages yoga students to explore and deepen their practice at their own pace. Since he is the founder of the leading yoga institutes of Rishikesh, he ensures that his classes remain safe, energetic, and dynamic.
At the age of 16, she started practicing yoga, especially meditation. While seeking the answer about life, in 2014 came contact with Vipassana since then started practicing deeply and found peace within self and got complete transformation in the approach towards life. She has a professional degree in Yoga Science, dedicatedly teaching yoga for four and a half years.
Swami ji is a great yogi, an ideal person and true teacher who can tell the truth, an inspiration for all. Himalayan yoga Association are very fortunate to have his presence in the ashram that guides them to always perform the right actions. Swami is a writer, scholar, highly educated, he knows his students and their expectations from life, he guides students very well by which students completes the course with no doubts.
Yogi Ankit Ji has a profound experience of teaching Ashtanga/Vinyasa flow/Hatha/Iyengar yoga. His heart is the source of inspiration which helps the yoga students to know true practices of yoga. Ankit Ji has learned yogic teachings from great yoga masters. He has completed his master's degree and he is teaching yoga for two years the deep experience of teaching has helped him to develop special teaching techniques which proved effective.
One of the finest yoga instructors, Yogi Vipin Ji is a gold medalist in international yoga championship events. The simplicity of Vipin Ji and his life and teachings helped the students to know what the want to do in their life. He is the ideal yoga teacher for all practitioners because his teaching covers all aspects of yoga but it also cultivates love in practice. Power, inquiry, and endurance summarize his yoga teachings.
Yogi Amit Ji is a very well known master of Ashtanga/Vinyasa flow/Hatha/Alignment. Amit Ji has completed his master's degree in yoga sciences as well as he has more than two years of teachings experienced in the path yoga. Currently, Yogi Amit is serving yogic teachings at the Himalayan Yoga Association.
Yogi Kriti Ji is one of the best yoga teachers in Rishikesh, born and brought in a spiritual environment-Hatha yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga yoga, Kundalini yoga, meditation, pranayama, Mudra Yoga, and mantra chanting are some of his expertise, Kriti Ji has done his master in yoga sciences, he also has Yoga Alliance & QCI Level - 1 certified recognized by AYUSH and IYA.
Yogini alka ji is very Experienced and passionate yoga Teacher in rishikesh at Himalayan yoga association, Alka ji has done Masters from Gurukul Sanskrit university and also done diploma in yoga science from morarji desai institute..she has lead yoga classes in yoga therapy,philosophy,pranayama and meditation. Worked with students of all body types and fitness levels..very particular about the needs of each and every student.
Yogi Rahul is an excellent teacher of Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa flow, alignment, anatomy in Rishikesh at Himalayan Yoga Association. Rahul Ji has been practicing yoga for more than four years in India as well as in many other countries. He holds a master's degree in yoga sciences. He is one of the residential teachers at HYA, and his classes are very informative at the same time powerful. The fun-loving, calm, and pure nature of Rahul Ji gives him a very positive personality which attracts every student to learn more from him about the yoga sciences.
Yogi vishnu raj ji is philosophy & meditation teacher in Himalayan yoga association in rishikesh, India, as he is practicing yoga since childhood he loves to share these ancient yogic teachings with everyone, a very disciplined being at the same time very fun loving, he holds master degree in yoga sciences from haridwar yoga university in India, he has been teaching for a long time in India as well as in other parts of the world, students love his philosophy classes so come & join us to learn these ancient yoga teachings at (HYA)
Himalayan Yoga Association is located near Deecon Valley in the village of Ghughtayni Talli, Ward No-5, Upper Tapovan in Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh (‘the world capital of yoga’) on the bank of the holy river Ganga.
This location is surrounded by the Himalayas, natural waterfalls, all the well-known ashrams, temples, beach camps, adventure activities, and wild life activities which are nearby to the school which will always be a great opportunity for our beloved students to enjoy.
They can choose to visit the ashrams to see the pure and holy living style, devotion towards god, faith and believe in guru, respecting everything and every being, living with basic needs, living with laws of nature which will definitely help them to connect with their real self which is lost in the materialistic world. Besides this, adventure lovers can indulge themselves in adventure activities to test their adventure skills while going through the course.
During the training course, students are served three meals per day. The food served is hygienically prepared, nutritious, and healthy. Himalayan Yoga Ashram puts special emphasis over yogi food for all its students. Food provided at the center is 100% vegetarian but not vegan. This, however, can be arranged, provided that you inform the chef about it well in advance.
There will be three vegetarian meals served per day (and a cup of chai during our tea breaks) for the duration of the course. The meals are unlimited. Generally, you’ll get a plate of food with all of the various vegetarian Indian dishes appropriate for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (according to a yogic diet.).
We always make a surplus of food for our students, which is usually placed on the dinner tables for our students to grab from if they want more of a particular dish. You can also always feel free to talk to our kitchen staff if you’d like your meals prepared a certain way or if you’d like extra food.
Jolly Grant Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$75 per person
The closest and most convenient airport for you is to fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). If you are visiting India for the first time, then it is better for you to take a flight to Dehradun Airport (DED), and from Dehradun is a 30 minutes drive by car, so you save a hustle.
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh by car is a 6-hour journey. Himalayan Yoga Association 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 i.e. Delhi airport to Rishikesh can also be availed for 75 USD.
In case your flight arrives late 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. Himalayan yoga Association travel arrangements are executed under the supervision of professionals and they are always ready with a back-up plan, in case of emergencies.
Another good option is to travel by train (airport 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 to 20 USD. The journey from Delhi Airport to Paharganj can be done by airport metro express in less than 20 minutes and it costs less than 2 USD.
If you opt to use public transportation to reach the school, please contact the school upon arriving in Rishikesh, so they can help you with directions for walking a short distance to the school.
It is safe to travel alone to Rishikesh, many tourists do it. However, it might be a bit challenging to travel by local buses or trains sometimes if you have never been to India before, as it is very different from other parts of the world.
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