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Rishikesh Yoga Teacher Training India

Rishikul Yogshala is excited to invite you to apply this yoga teacher training scholarship in India. All training tuition will be covered by Rishikul Yogshala's. In this course, you will learn advanced methods of yoga asana, meditation, and pranayama. Upon completion of the teacher training course, you will receive a certification of 300-hour yoga teacher training from Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International. Wait no more and apply for this scholarship!


  • Free yoga training
  • A chance to practice karma yoga
  • Learn advanced methods of yoga asana, meditation, and pranayama
  • Certification from Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International
  • Located on the banks of the Holy River Ganges and base of the majestic Himalaya's
  • Excursions with fellow classmates to local places of interest
  • 3 healthy nutritious Ayurvedic meals
  • 29 days accommodation


27 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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You will be staying at Rishikul Yogshala. A clean and comfortable shared accommodation are prepared at the school premises. Accommodation will be a spacious ensuite room shared with one other person (of the same sex). As part of the course, you are required to take this accommodation.

Rishikul Yogshala Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh India Program

Rishikul Yogshala’s sole purpose is in the education of students from around the world in the ancient art form of yoga. To further this purpose and to celebrate International Yoga Day in June 2016 the school is offering it’s 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training program on a scholarship basis. Recognizing the need for an advancement of a 200-hour yoga teacher training program this advanced program is offered to enhance the quality of teacher training across the globe. 50 worthy students will be selected to receive a free yoga education.

This program is ideal for intermediate and advanced students. The course held over the month of June in Rishikesh, the ‘capital of yoga’. The program will cover all aspects of yoga from foundational knowledge to advance study. By completing the course, participants will have a complete knowledge of yoga asanas through the principles of both Hatha and Ashtanga yoga, mudras as well as mud and water therapies. The curriculum will be completed with advanced teachings of pranayama, meditation, chanting and anatomy. To supplement this, students will participate in a karma yoga sessions to give back to the community. In the completion of the course, students will attain a certificate accredited by the Yoga Alliance allowing them to be confident yoga teachers across the globe.

The course will provide a strong teaching in yoga and its different aspects as directed by Rishikul Yogshala's renowned yoga teachers. Students will learn the main principles of a yogic lifestyle enabling them to maintain a perfect balance of the mind, body and soul. This intensive course will teach scholarship winners on how to develop their own teaching methods and styles to be able to spread their teachings within their own communities. Upon completion of the course, students will become more knowledgeable, confident and more experienced.

300-hour yoga teacher training includes:

  • Deeper knowledge of Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha yoga, and Kundalini yoga
  • Deeper insight into the yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy and yoga sutra of Patanjali
  • Study of chakras and their nature
  • Eye mudras, kechari mudras, and sambhavi mudras
  • Scientific and psychology study of asanas
  • Study of yoga therapies and Ayurveda
  • Opportunity to teach yoga to 200-hour yoga teacher training students

Training curriculum:

  • Anatomy of major joints and the lower back
  • Ashtanga Vinyasa intermediate series
  • Chakras and their nature
  • Combinational breathing practices and its benefits
  • Deep study of yoga philosophy to enhance theoretical base of yoga
  • Eye-mudras and its importance
  • External pranayama series up to 2 - 5 variations
  • Importance of third-eye meditation
  • Inner pranayama series up to 4 levels
  • Introduction to Bhagavat Gita and Yog-Vashista
  • Introduction to Iyengar yoga and its differences and sequences
  • Kechari mudras and sambhavi mudras
  • Mud and water therapies
  • Scientific and psychology study of asanas
  • Sun salutations with bija (root) mantras and its importance
  • Traditional warnings of irregular breathing patterns
  • Transformational chakra meditation
  • Transformational Hatha yoga
  • Yantras and its connections
  • Yoga-Nidra intermediate series

Sample schedule:

  • 06:00 Morning prayer
  • 06:45 Classical hatha yoga
  • 08:30 Pranayamas - breathing practices
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 11:00 Yoga practicum and philosophy
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Rest or Self-study
  • 15:30 Yoga practicum
  • 17:00 Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga
  • 19:00 Meditation and its practices
  • 20:00 Supper

Included excursions

This retreat includes excursions with fellow classmates to local places of interest.


This retreat will take place in Rishikesh, India.


This course includes breakfasts, lunches and dinners in the price. All meals are prepared with Ayurvedic herbs and holistic recipes.

Things to do (optional)

On your free time, you can explore the local surroundings or immerse yourself in a yoga self-study.

What's included

  • 29 days accommodation
  • 3 healthy nutritious Ayurvedic meals
  • A chance to practice karma yoga
  • Ayurvedic detoxification
  • Classes, study material, and yoga certification are supplied free of charge
  • Certification from Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International
  • Excursions with fellow classmates to local places of interest
  • Learn advanced methods of yoga asana, meditation, and pranayama
  • Located on the banks of the Holy River Ganges and base of the majestic Himalaya's
  • Teaching methodologies

What's not included

  • Airfare

How to get there

Arrival by airplane from Jolly Grant Airport (DED)

Arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Pick-up is not included in the price. For more information on airport transfers, kindly send an inquiry to Rishikul Yogshala.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Arrival: Thursday June 7, 2018
Departure: Thursday July 5, 2018

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