14 Days 100-Hour Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy Training in Rishikesh, India

Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy Teacher Training India

Join this yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, India to deeply understand Ayurveda as a system of health and medicine. You will explore yoga asanas in a therapeutic way, with focus on correcting any imbalances and blockages in the body. This course will provide you with a completely new experience on both the physical and mental level. Give yourself the opportunity to transform your yoga practice into the next level and be confident to share it with others.


  • Yoga therapy and Ayurveda
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • Daily intensive practice of mantra, kriya, and mudra
  • Excursion and sightseeing tours
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals


13 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 30

Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$35 per person)

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  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Yoga studio
  • Laundry
  • Library

During this retreat, you will stay in an ashram at Patanjali International Yoga Foundation. You will stay in single or shared rooms with attached bathrooms with hot water. Please keep in mind that this is not a hotel. Upon your arrival, you will be provided with soap and toilet paper. The rest of the time, you need to buy it.

For your personal safety, please bring a padlock for your room. The ashram provides clean bed sheets and towels once a week, shared kettle, iron, and hairdryer on each floor, and a blanket.

Patanjali International Yoga Foundation ashram rules

  • The ashram gates are opened from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. By 10:00 p.m. everyone should be in their rooms
  • The outside guests are allowed to visit you from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the reception sitting place only and they are not allowed in the rooms
  • Please keep your rooms neat and clean with self-service
  • Please make a general cleaning before checking out or pay 500 INR for the general room’s cleaning
  • Please clean and dry your plates and cups after food
  • In case of using fat creams and skin oils, please use your own bed linens
  • Please save water
  • Put used toilet paper and sanitary items into the rubbish bin
  • Stick posters or other items on the walls are strictly prohibited
  • Use of electric heaters is strictly prohibited
  • Every guest is responsible for self-belongings
  • Any damage of the property is under your own responsibility and expenses should be refunded
  • Please through the rubbish from your rooms to the rubbish can near the main gates



Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA and Canada. Registration with Yoga Alliance provides a globally recognized credential.

Yoga therapy means healing of various kinds of diseases through yoga practice, such as asana, pranayama, bandha, kriya, mudra, and meditation. In this two-week long residential yoga therapy and Ayurveda, "the science of life" course, studies will include Shank Prakshalana "special cleansing of body", the three doshas "constitutions", their recommended lifestyle and yoga practice, Ayurvedic diet, herbs and medicines to stay healthy and help treat diseases.

Course aim and objective

Patanjali International Yoga Foundation offers a complete course on yoga therapy and Ayurveda. Ayurveda is an ancient and, indeed, the most well-regarded system of health and medicine in India. It is also known as the fifth Veda. The word "Ayurveda" is derived from Sanskrit and means "the science of life".

The principles of yoga and Ayurveda therapy has been used for thousands of years and hold tremendous value in the present life as well. According to them, a person can always enjoy good health and a feeling of wellbeing. All classes will be taught by Dr. Jitendra Das and his assistant yoga teachers.

Course prerequisites and requirements

To be eligible to attend this yoga and meditation retreat, Patanjali International Yoga Foundation has established prerequisites to help create the groups, that are able to work together for two weeks of intensive toga journey.

This is a journey of personal and professional development that builds on the practitioner's previous experience. It is easier and more comfortable to guide trainees if they have previous experience. Patanjali International Yoga Foundation recommends that all applicants have 200-hour yoga teacher training or at least two - three years of established yoga practice.

Course syllabus

  • Shanka Prakshalana, deep digestive system cleansing techniques
  • Three doshas - body constitutions and their relation with the five elements
  • Herbs and food to balance the doshas and chakras
  • Meditation as a brain therapy
  • Structure of therapeutic yoga sequence
  • Yoga practice to balance the doshas and chakras
  • Common diseases and their yogic and Ayurvedic treatments
  • Ayurvedic herbs and medicine
  • Practice of sun and moon salutations to balance the energy channels

Anatomy and physiology

Yoga therapy and Ayurveda trainee students will learn about the human body, including its internal organs and inner systems like digestive, circulatory, endocrine, and more. They will study the body functions as well as common diseases.

Yogic principles and terminology

Yoga therapy and Ayurveda trainee students will learn how yogic principles help to treat physical and mental diseases as well as study the importance of Ashtanga yoga, yogic diet, structural yogic practice, and the science of Shatchakra.

Yoga therapy

Yoga therapy and Ayurveda trainee students will learn Surya Namaskar, asana, mantra, pranayama, mudra, Bandha-Kriya and meditation. They will be given a detailed guidance on how to practice and work with unhealthy persons to improve their health.

Ayurvedic principles and terminology

Yoga therapy and Ayurveda trainee students will learn about three types of body constitutions (doshas): vata, pitta, and kapha. The descriptions of characters for each dosha (physical, psychological, and behavioristic diagnosis) will be used. Students will also learn and practice to make an analysis of each dosha by themselves. They will also learn which kind of food can help to balance their dosha type.

Ayurveda practice

Yoga therapy and Ayurveda trainee students will learn yoga practice according to their dosha types and Ayurvedic herbs for yoga practitioners according to their physical function.

Ayurveda therapy courses

Yoga therapy and Ayurveda trainee students will learn how to correct imbalanced dosha using Ayurvedic herbs and Ayurvedic medicine. More than 20 different types of Ayurvedic herbs and plants will be introduced.

Ayurveda therapy classes

Students learn more than 20 common diseases and their yogic Ayurvedic treatments.

Code of conduct

  • Discipline is an integral part of the training and so the course routine must be strictly followed
  • Disrespect of rules and regulations may result in course termination with no refund of the fee
  • Restricted dress code is white yoga trousers, T-shirt, socks, jacket, jumper, and shawl
  • Absenting from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher would be construed as a gross breach of discipline
  • A student must inform the staff in advance if they intend to skip a meal so there is no waste of food
  • Any activity that is not related to the course is not permitted
  • Do not be late for class, the door of the yoga hall would be closed and you will no longer be allowed to enter
  • Smoking and consumption of any drugs, alcohol, and meat are strictly prohibited during the training

Daily schedule

The program follows a tight schedule where almost each of the seven to eight training hours in the day is assigned to some aspect of yoga. You could find the training intensive but enlightening. Depending on the yoga school, the mornings can begin as early as 6:00 a.m. with meditation followed by some yoga postures and maybe some classes or lectures in therapy or anatomy.

  • 06:30 - 07:30 Wake up and self-practice therapeutic kriya, pranayama, mudra, meditation
  • 07:30 - 10:00 Mantra chanting, practice of yogasana
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Lunch break (yogic meal)
  • 11:00 - 13:30 Free time for self - study, non - contact hours
  • 13:30 - 14:00 Herbal tea
  • 14:30 - 16:00 Theory on the science of yoga and Ayurveda therapy
  • 17:00 - 19:00 Practicum: therapeutic learn how to treat yourself and another person through yoga and Ayurveda
  • 19:00 - 20:00 Dinner break (yogic meal)
  • 20:30 - 21:30 Therapeutic meditation, mantra chanting, or spiritual movie show
  • 22:00 - 00:00 Lights off

Included excursions

Excursions and sightseeing tours are included in the retreat package.


Dr Jitendra Das
Yoga Alliance International (Yoga)
Dr. Jitendra Das has studied and practiced yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic scripture at school and university, as well as with senior Indian masters. He studied yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit, Veda, and related subjects in Haridwar. He teaches and practices yogasana, pranayama, bandha, mantra, mudra, meditation, cleansing kriyas, Ayurveda, and Vedic chanting at Rishikesh, and gives conferences, workshops, and seminars worldwide.


This yoga retreat will take place at Patanjali International Yoga Foundation in Rishikesh, India, situated on the banks of the holy Ganga River, at the foothills of the Himalayas. Rishikesh is a very relaxed and spiritual place, enabling you to get into the very peaceful atmosphere. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings people closer to the attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it.

Nearby places

  • Dehradun Airport (DED) - 30 kilometers
  • Haridwar - 25 kilometers
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) - 250 kilometers
  • Lakshman Jhula Bridge - 500 meters
  • Rishikesh town - 4 kilometers



  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Yoga studio


  • Laundry
  • Library


Patanjali International Yoga Foundation will provide five to six dishes in one meal with proper nutrition and freshly cooked. Food is yogic Ayurvedic vegetarian. Foods are suitable for both western and eastern students. There are different menus for each day.

The following meals are included:

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

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

Things to do (optional)

  • Bungee jumping
  • Cycling
  • Flying fox
  • Kayaking
  • Motorcycle tours
  • Rafting
  • Sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Tubing

What's included

  • Daily theory classes on yoga theory and Ayurveda
  • Daily intensive practice of mantra, asana, pranayama, kriya, mudra, and meditation
  • Patanjali International Yoga Foundation certificate
  • Study materials
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Daily Ayurvedic yogic vegetarian meals and herbal tea
  • Excursions and sightseeing tours
  • Printed materials of course
  • Tools for neti kriya pot
  • Yoga mats available in the hall

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Optional activities
  • Transfers from and to the airport

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) or Dehradun Airport (DED). Transfer from and to those airports is available upon request.

Arrival by bus

Take a bus from Kashmiri Gate bus station in New Delhi. The bus ride takes about seven to nine hours.

Arrival by train

Take the train to arrive at Haridwar train station. Transfer from and to Haridwar is available upon request.

Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport Airport transfer available: Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$35 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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