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Open yourself up to the countless opportunities with World Peace Yoga School's 200-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh. Explore the divine intricacies of yoga in its many forms through this inspiring and life-changing program. The course deals with in depth knowledge on Hatha, Ashtanga, and Kundalini yoga postures, along with meditation yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, naturopathy, and spiritual techniques. This is the place where you will experience bliss and transformation.
During the course, you will be accommodated in World Peace Yoga School at Tapovan Resort Laxman Jhula Rishikesh Uttarakhand,India. Stay at our perfectly located center at Rishikesh, located near to the divine Ganga River embraced by beautiful mountains, breath-taking views nearby, the center is peaceful and bright providing excellent location for your inner journey.
World Peace Yoga School takes care of the environment as well as its students, so it is kept clean and bright. There are three yoga studios, a huge garden area available for students to practice yoga and meditate, so students immediately feel home after they arrive. World peace yoga school is also one of the oldest, traditional yoga teacher training school in India that follows Himalayan yoga tradition, One of the oldest yoga tradition in India. Everything will be close to you like your classes, the Dining area, there is even a Café place in the school. Laundry services is also available at the building, even a parking area.
Located at Laxman Jhula Street, where you can find everything you need, just like shops, restaurants, ATM, health-care, bike-rentals among others. World Peace Yoga School is a well-equipped Yoga Teachers Training School which is clean and cozy with Wi-Fi access, hot shower, water-heaters, and filtered drinking water system and well secured with 24/7 CCTV cameras.
Shared accommodation includes two single beds which are shared by 2 students. Bathing shower and water-heater, Western toilets, wardrobe are available in the rooms as well as unlimited free internet access and intercom all day. Bed sheets, pillows and towels are also provided for you.
Private accommodation includes a nice balcony with a stunning Mountains-view. The rooms are new, big and bright. You'll have a wardrobe and a Big-size bed. 24/7 hot shower, water-heater, unlimited internet-access and intercom. Bed sheets, pillows and towels are also provided.
Join thousands of students from all over the globe who have experienced the true meaning of peace through World Peace Yoga School’s unique and engaging approach to teaching yoga. Whether you are beginning or advanced in your practice, all yoga practitioners are welcome and encouraged to join this month-long program.
This course is created for individuals with aspirations of becoming yoga teachers but is appropriate for any individual wishing to further expand their yoga practice. Cultivate happiness, self-love, and positivity in a yoga program deeply devoted to spiritual growth and understanding.
Throughout the course, you will learn Yoga Alliance-approved curriculum in a nurturing and supportive classroom environment that caters to your individualized skills. The best spirituality teachers of India will share their experience to transform your lives so that you can too be messengers of peace in the world.
You will leave the program with the knowledge, experience, and confidence to become the yoga teacher of your dreams.
You will begin your life-changing journey with a beautiful and magical fire ceremony conducted by World Peace Yoga School loving founder, Yogi Vishnu. After initiation, you will be deeply connected to the mystical energies of the Himalayan yogic legacy.
World Peace Yoga School focuses on providing you with small, intimate class settings for individualized and personalized attention from their beloved teachers. Your classes are located at the same building as your accommodations, so teachers are easily accessible to you throughout the day.
Every Sunday, you will take a break from your yoga classes to explore the many tourist destinations in and around Rishikesh. Excursions include rafting the Ganga River, visiting the Beatles Ashram, exploring the natural treasures of the area (like caves, river beaches, and waterfalls), and meditating at Kunjapuri Temple during sunrise.
Every teacher and staff member of World Peace Yoga School is passionate and committed to providing the best possible experience for you. World Peace Yoga School is a spiritual hub for knowledge seekers to grow and nourish their souls. It’s a community built on love, enthusiasm, and a profound belief in the transformative powers of yoga.
World Peace Yoga School prides itself on cleanliness and providing students with a peaceful learning environment. World Peace Yoga School is extremely grateful to be located so closely to the Ganga River with its serene and magical energy wafting onto the property. The yoga halls are bright, colorful, and modern with a gorgeous Ganga view and a literary library available for students. Nirvana Cafe inside the school also has nightly movie showings of both Hollywood and Bollywood movies for students to watch.
The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.
1- Guru Vandana (Prayer to guru)
2- Pratah Smarana (Morning prayer)
3- Ratri Smarana (Evening prayer)
4- Anna purna stotra (Meal time prayer)
5- Swadhyaya Prarthana (Study prayer)
6- Some other prayer
(i) Maha-mrtyunjaya mantra
(ii) Gayatri mantra
Students will gain extensive knowledge on yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility and discipline.
Surya Namaskar (Sun salutation) and Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
Alignment, Assist and Adjustment for the following Asanas
1.Warrior I – Virabhadrasana I
2.Warrior II - Virabhadrasana II
3.Extended Triangle – Utthita Trikonasana
4.Wide-angle Forward Bend – Prasarita Padottanasana
5.Garland – Malasan
6.Seated Wide-angle Forward Bend – Upavishta Konasana
7.Bound Angle – Baddha Konasana
8.Monkey Pose – Hanumanasana
9.King Pigeon – Rajakapotasana
10.Cobra – Bhujangasana
11. Upward Facing Dog – Urdvha Mukha Svasana
12. Fish Pose – Matsyasana
13. Bridge – Setu Bhandasana
14. Camel – Utrasana
15. Dancer's Pose – Natarajasana
16. Chair Pose – Utkatasana
17. Tree – Vrksasana
18. Eagle – Garudasana
19. Warrior III – Virabhadrasana III
20. Extended Hand to Big Toe – Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
21. Revolved Triangle – Parivrtta Trikonasana
22. Standing Forward Fold – Uttanasana
23. Seated Forward Fold – Paschimottanasana
24. Head to Knee Pose –Janu Sirsasana
25. Half Lord of the Fishes – Ardha Matsyendrasana
26. Cow-faced – Gomukhasana
27. Boat – Navasana
28. Supta Viarasana – Reclining Hero
29. Supported shoulderstand – Salamba Sarvangasana
30. Plough – Halasana
31. Downward Facing Dog – Adho Mukha Svanasana
32. Four Limbed Staff – Chaturanga Dandasana
33. Supported headstand – Salamba Sirsasana
Coverage: Alignment, Drishti, Adjustment, Options
Surya Namaskar A
Surya Namaskar B
Full Primary Series:
3. Utthita Trikonasana
4. Parivrtta Trikonasana
5. Utthita Parsvakonasana
6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
12. Virabhadrasana A & B
14. Paschimottanasana A B C & D
16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
18. Janu Sirsasana A B & C
19. Marichyasana A B C & D
23. Supta Kurmasana
24. Garbha Pindasana
26. Baddha Konasana A & B
28. Upavishta Konasana
29. Supta Konasana
30. Supta Padangusthasana A & B
31. Ubhaya Padanghusthasana
32. Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
33. Setu Bandhasana
34. Urdhva Dhanurasana
35. Salamba Sarvangasana
38. Urdhva Pindasana
40. Urdhva Padmasana
42. Urdhva Dandasana
43. Baddha Padmasana
Pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practicing yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind.
Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines
Clavicular , Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)
Nadi – Sodhana
Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
Sheetali & Sheetkari
The practice of Mudra hand gestures is an ancient facet of yoga. Performing gestures effects the energy flow of the body and can change a person's spiritual and mental characteristics.
Bhairava mudra Shambhavi mudra
The practice of Bandhas expands the lung capacity and breathing capabilities during yoga. It also strengthens the entire body from the inside out.
Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching
Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).
Breathing Awareness Meditation
Om / Mantra Meditation
Kirtan / Satsang
Tips for developing concertation
When a yoga practitioner moves through the various internal states of Yoga Nidra, a profound experience of relaxation occurs. This is called "Turiya," a sensation of pure bliss.
Full Body Relaxation
Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels. Every Friday and Saturday at 6.00 AM- 6.45 AM.
Rubber-neti (Cleansing nostrils with a rubber cathedral)
Rubber-Neti complete with Jalaneti and Kapalbhati
Trataka with Music (Concentration practice)
Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs
Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types are needed.
Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
Yoga Philosophy is the foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta Philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.
Introduction to yoga ,its philosophy and evolution
Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
Definition of yoga
4 aspects of mind and its functions
Daily Schedule of a yoga student
Principles of 5 Basic element & 10 Senses
Yama , Niyama (4 days)
Asana , Pranayama & Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi (2 Days)
Pancha – Vayus
Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
Introduction to chakras and its functions
4 padas of yoga sutras
Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
Diet & Nutrition for a yogi
Question & Answers
Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.
Demonstration Alignment Instructions
A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At World Peace Yoga School, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.
How to Structure a Yoga Asana Class
How to teach with the breathTeaching
Yoga Asana compared to physical exercises
Functional modifications and safety
guidelines for each Asana (as per manual)
5:00 - Morning Bell
5:45 to 6:15 - Chanting
6:15 to 7:45 - Joint movements exercises & Pranayama
7:45 to 9:45 - Hatha Yoga(Group A)
7:45 to 9:45 - Ashtanga Yoga(Group B)
9:45 to 10:45 - Breakfast
11:00 to 12:00 - Yoga Philosophy
12:00 to 13:15 - Yoga anatomy/Yoga practicum
13:15 to 14:30 - Lunch
16:00 to 18:00 - Ashtanga yoga (Group A)
16:00 to 18:00 - Hatha Yoga (Group B)
18:00 to 19:15 - Guided meditation
19:15 to 20:00 - Dinner
21:00 Pm- Lights Off
Every Sunday, you will enjoy excursions to many tourist destinations in and around Rishikesh. The activities include rafting the Ganga River, visiting the Beatles Ashram, exploring the natural treasures of the area (like caves, river beaches, and waterfalls), and meditating at Kunjapuri Temple during sunrise.
Yogi Vishnu is the founder and visionary of World Peace Yoga School and he is an exceptionally accomplished teacher. He knows how to read the beautiful language of Sanskrit, has extensively studied spiritual scriptures on a wide array of topics, and has his masters degree in both yoga and Sanskrit.
Dr. Gaurav Agrawal
Dr. Gaurav Agrawal is an experienced philosophy and meditation teacher. As a professor of clinical psychology in an Indian university, he is well versed in both ancient and modern sciences of mind. He was born in a religious Hindu family which gave him chance to learn and practice Indian spiritual values from the beginning.
Swami Shri Kasyap Ji
Swami Ji is a yoga philosophy, meditation, pranayama, and healing teacher. Swami Ji developed exceptional hobbies of touring the great vibrating Himalayas in pursuit of acquiring meditational and yogic skills to become a master of "Mistry School".
Dr. E. Amaravathi
Dr. E. Amaravathi is a pranayama, meditation, therapy, and anatomy teacher. She is an accomplished yoga therapist and a modern guru, who has relentlessly pursued integrating scientific and medical approaches to yoga therapy. She is a Master in physiotherapy with specialization in cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders. She has tremendous expertise in ICU rehabilitation, physiotherapy applications in various conditions, and therapeutic yoga.
Vidushi is a certified and registered yoga teacher. Spiritual and professional, she has an experience of 12 years in the field of yoga, as a yoga trainer with diversified experience of training in schools, colleges, prisons, ashrams, institutions, spas, wellness centers, gyms, and corporate houses.
Tarika is an international wellness coach with over 10 years of rich and deep experience in natural wellness medicine and macrobiotics. She has trained, consulted, and taught in a variety of locations such as Spain, the United States, and all across India. She is also a published author, a level III Reiki Master, a Kundalini yoga teacher, and is the founder of Sacred Swan, an organization that promotes health and creativity of women and children.
Moksha Priya Ji
Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Hatha Yoga)
She is a certified and registered yoga teacher at (500 RYT). With 15 years of teaching experience around the world, Moksha teaches meditation, pranayama, Hatha yoga, mantras chanting, and yoga philosophy. Moksha is one of the most popular teachers in the world.
Yogi Naveen Raj
Naveen Raj, also known as yogi Naveen, is a pranayama and meditation teacher. He is a spiritual seeker. After closely observing life, he has realized that worldly pleasure are not real and long lasting. He felt the divine inner urge to tread on the path of spirituality and assimilated of the eight limbs of Patanjali Ashtanga yoga, teachings of Srimad Bhagwad Gita, Ramayana, and Swami Vivekananda, without any dilutions and modifications. To him, life is the subject of self-research.
Yogi Sanjeev Semwal
A holistic and dedicated soul, Sanjeev is an Ashtanga and Hatha yoga teacher. He has grown under the guidance of Swami L.R Bhatt. Yogi Sanjeev has spent many years in the field of yoga and Ayurveda. Yogi Sanjeev is considered to be the best teacher of Hatha yoga, flow yoga, Astanga Vinyasa, advance yoga, and anatomy.
Dhirendra is a Hatha and Ashtanga certified yoga teacher. He is one of the most popular teachers in the world.
Yogi Umesh Sharma
Umesh is an Ashtanga and Hatha yoga teacher. He has done his master in yogic sciences and has been teaching yoga for 15 years. He is very simple with a high state of intelligence and very gentle soul. Everyone loves his true teaching and true nature. Umesh's each class is very inspiring.
This teacher training course will be held near Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh, India.
Rishikesh is a very safe place for tourists and locals alike. Locals are used to foreigners and things, such as communication, are a lot easier here than other parts of India. Just practice your usual safety precautions and always keep track of your belongings.
If you are a first time visitor to India, you may experience culture shock from just how different India is from other parts of the world. Be aware that it may be very emotionally overwhelming upon arriving in India, especially if you are beginning your journey in a big city like Delhi. Just know that Rishikesh is a very peaceful and relaxed place in India compared to larger cities.
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During the training course, you will be serve three meals per day. The food served is hygienically prepared, nutritious, and healthy. World Peace Yoga School puts special emphasis over yogi food for all its students.
Food provided at the center is 100% vegetaian but not vegan. It can be arranged provided you inform the chef about it well in advance.
There will be served 3 vegetarian meals 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.
Music is a powerful instrument. It connects you deeply with yourself and with others in the most extraordinary and liberating ways. World Peace Yoga School hosts a jam session and you can participate.
If you are seeking alternative therapies to heal, increase relaxation, or learn more about yourself, World Peace Yoga School has a variety of spiritual treatments available at an additional cost.
When you’re in the mood to watch a Bollywood or Hollywood film, stop by Nirvana Cafe inside the school facilities. Complimentary popcorn will be provided.
World Peace Yoga School is a school with a mission. They spread their message of love and peace wherever and whenever they can through peace projects where the team and the training students regularly perform trash clean-ups around Rishikesh.
Recharge your spiritual batteries with a refreshing and peaceful experience at the satsang, a lecture led by Yogi Vishnu that is dedicated to spiritually transforming discussions.
A really fun part about Laxman Jhula is all the shops, stalls, and stores. If you have time during your busy training schedule, go wander around for a bit and see what you can find. There are lots of fun clothing to buy like pants, shirts, shawls, and scarves. Some other items that are available in the nearby markets include candles, yoga gear, natural or Ayurvedic beauty and personal care products, religious items, healthy food, snacks, and much more.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) where you can take a domestic flight into Jolly Grant Airport (DED). The price of the ticket ranges depending on when you book it but it’s usually around 80 USD. Upon arrival, you can use a taxi ride that takes you from the airport to Laxman Jhula. It will cost you 18 USD.
Alternatively, you can also hire a private car to take you from Delhi to Rishikesh. The cost is 75 USD. You have the opportunity to meet up with other students in your yoga teacher training group to arrange a private car in order to keep the cost down. The distance from Delhi to Rishikesh by car is generally six hours but traffic, time of day, and holidays and festivals can make the journey longer.
Depending on the time your plane arrives in Delhi, taking a bus can be a tricky option. The Volvo buses from Delhi to Rishikesh stop running around 21:00. If your plane arrives in Delhi in the evening, you will have to get a hotel for the night and then make your way to Delhi ISBT (inter-state bus terminus) in the morning.
From the airport, get a prepaid taxi to take you to Delhi ISBT. You are strongly advised to only go to the government-approved taxi stand located right outside the airport exit. The price from the Delhi airport to Delhi ISBT will be 500 INR.
Once you arrive at Delhi ISBT, navigate your way to the bus station’s ticket stands on the second level (go up the escalator). Go to the Uttarakhand State booth and ask when the next Volvo bus will be leaving for Rishikesh. The bus ticket approximately costs between 300 to 400
Make sure to ask the bus driver or the bus director where they drop off at Rishikesh. You should get off the bus at Rishikesh bus station which is usually their last stop if their destination is Rishikesh.
Once you arrive at Rishikesh bus station, find an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk) to take you to Laxman
Jhula Bridge. An auto rickshaw will cost around 300 INR from the bus station to Laxman Jhula Bridge. They will drop you near or around a path that has a sign leading you to Laxman Jhula. Once you get to Laxman Jhula Bridge, cross it and make a right at Mango Tree Guesthouse. You’ll pass many shops, cafes, and stores on your way to the school. Follow the path all the way
down for about one kilometer until you see the path curve left up a slight hill. Continue up that curve and World Peace Yoga School will be on your left-hand side.