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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, registered with Yoga Alliance USA

200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh India

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

Program Details

  • Duration: 24 Days
  • Level:Beginner to Intermediate
  • Certification :Yoga Alliance, USA
  • Style: Multi-Style

Course Fees

$649 USD (Shared Room)

$799 USD (Private Room)

*(Early Bird Price valid till September 2023)

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India is designed for a Yogi who is either at a beginner or an intermediate level. The syllabus is designed in a way for someone to start their yogic journey from the basic level to set the foundation right. You will understand the significance of other aspects which are usually neglected in normal yoga practice. Sharpen your practicing as well as teaching skills by getting in-depth knowledge of breath work, meditation, yogic philosophy and much more experiential wisdom.

You will be learning Alignments, verbal as well as hands-on adjustments in postures, how to provide variations or modification to make a posture or breathwork intense or easier, teaching methods, mudras, bandhas, mantra chanting, and various techniques of meditation.

Learn and practice Multi-style Yoga asana that covers Ashtanga Yoga (primary series), Hatha and vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga and Partner Yoga.

So, book your slot now to ensure you don't miss out on an opportunity to learn from the best teachers in Rishikesh along with having loads of fun!


Rishikesh Yogshala is located in upper tapovan which is surrounded by nature’s beauty and lush green mountains. The disciplined environment will help the students get into a yogic routine of waking up early and performing all of their practices so it becomes a little easier to continue with the consistency once they go back. We prepare the students to gain control of their minds by instilling discipline in their daily life for aspects like waking up early, eating meals on a fixed time, eating a light diet and practicing on a daily basis along with learning new skills and implementing them in their daily practice to get the experiential wisdom.

At Rishikesh Yogshala, we aim to:

  • Share the eternal wisdom and holistic living principles of yoga
  • Become the center for modern scientific research in yoga and healing
  • Promote sustainable lifestyles and community development

Our teaching style is straightforward, with a mix of traditional knowledge and modern methodologies. Yoga mastery doesn't happen overnight, but we can guide you on your path by giving you the tools to set yourself up for a career of fulfillment and success.

Join Our Yoga Alliance-Certified Ryt 200 Hour Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh

Rishikesh Yog shala is providing you with a top-level training program at a very affordable price. This program will not only boost your confidence as a yoga instructor but also help you to self-transform and evolve.

Your search for a good Yoga school ends here, as we have some of the best teachers who provide you with the best quality training.

Come join us on this journey to become a good quality yoga teacher and help us in our mission to spread awareness of this ancient practice.

Through this 200 hour yoga teacher training course in India, you will receive RYT 200 Yoga Alliance certification and gain the tools to become a confident and competent Yoga instructor or practitioner.

If you're searching for affordable yoga teacher training with world-class faculty and infrastructure, choose Rishikesh Yogshala.

At Rishikesh Yogshala, we take great pride in spreading the ancient science of yoga in contemporary and accessible ways.

Yoga Faculty - Our Team of Yoga Teachers in India

Rishikesh Yogshala has some of the best teachers in India who are well-qualified and experienced in their respective fields. Each batch will have a team of 3- 4 teachers who are ready to empower you with the knowledge that is required to upskill your yoga journey. All our teachers are RYT or ERYT certified. To know more about our Yoga teachers, please click here

Please visit our - Yoga Teachers - page for more information.

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Daily Schedule for 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

The 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at Rishikesh Yogshala follows a strict schedule in compliance with Yoga Alliance standards. Nearly 6 to 7 hours of training time are assigned to some aspect of yoga each day. You could find the training intensive but enlightening.

What Does The Course Fee Include?

  • 3 times Sattvic meal
  • Accommodation sharing or private for 24 Days
  • Training fees2 Weekend excursions
  • 1 full body massage (only for international students)
  • Availability of Yoga mat, Straps and blocks (only for the duration of course)
  • 24/7 support staff
  • Ayurveda sessions
  • Sound healing session
  • Cleansing kit, manual and study material
  • Free pick-up from airport (only for international students)

What Is Not Included In The Course Fees?

  • Additional night stay over and above the course duration
  • Private accommodation 399 USD extra
  • Extra massages outside the complementary ones
  • Anything that is not mentioned above

Accommodation and Facilities

In Rishikesh Yogshala all the aspiring Yogis are welcome to start their yogic journey where we give them the perfect ambiance to carry out their practice in a location that is surrounded by nature's beauty. Start your new journey with pooja and havan ceremonies, learn from the most experienced and qualified teachers, enjoy various activities with us, and experience the inner transformation physically and mentally after implementing the learnings during the course. Become a part of the globally recognized Yogi community

Daily Schedule - 200 Hour Yoga TTC

05:00 - 06:00 AM

Morning Bell

06:00 - 07:00 AM

Shatkarma & Pranayama

07:00 - 08:30 AM

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

08:30 - 09:15 AM


09:30 - 10:30 AM


10:30 - 11:30 AM

Yoga Anatomy

11:45 - 12:30 AM

Yoga Philosophy

12:30 - 01:00 PM


04:30 - 05:30 PM

Body Alingment

05:45 - 07:15 PM

Ashtanga Yoga

07:15 - 08:15 PM


10:00 PM

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Course Syllabus for 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

The syllabus of 200 hours is designed as per the Yoga alliance requirements for RYT 200. Below is a quick overview of the syllabus that we cover:-

Ashtanga Yoga

Along with covering the philosophical part of Ashtanga Yoga, you will also learn the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga Asana. Not only the asana practise, but one will also learn to instruct along with counts in Sanskrit and opening and closing mantras. Below is a brief weekly schedule

  • Week 1 : Surya Namaskar A and B
  • Week 2 : Standing and Seated Sequence
  • Week 3 : Seated and closing sequence
  • Week 4: Mysore style and teaching practice
Vinyasa Flow

Along with Ashtanga practice, one will also be trained in Vinyasa Flow which covers the Hatha Yoga postures. The idea here will be to train the students on how to create the flows with proper sequencing for a peak posture or any theme-based flows like arm balancing, hip opening etc.

Yoga Philosophy

As this is a holistic Yoga course, gaining knowledge of ancient yogic philosophy is of utmost importance. Here we introduce you to Patanjali Yog sutras, nadis, chakras, Hatha yog pradipika, eight limbs of ashtanga, trigunas, Pancha vayus, Pancha koshas, Vedas and inspiring stories of sages and saints.

  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy ,
  • its philosophy and evolution
  • Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
  • Nadis ( Ida Pingala& Sushumna)
  • Chakras the energy channels
  • Explanation to Hatha yoga limbs( Shatkarma, Asana< Pranayama etc.)
  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy(Yog Darshan)
  • Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Pancha - Vayus
  • Panchakoshas
  • Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
  • 4 padas of yoga sutras
  • 3 Ages
  • Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  • Introduction to Vedas
  • Question & Answers
Anatomy and Physiology

Along with performing asanas, pranayama and meditation, it is very important to have knowledge of its impact on our body and systems. Anatomy and physiology cover various systems like the respiratory, digestive system and anatomy of all joints linking them with asanas, bandhas and mudras

  • Body Movement & Planes
  • Joints and How to Protect them in Asanas
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Muscles
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Ankle
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Knee
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Hip
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Spine
  • 8. Anatomy and Physiology of Shoulder
  • Breathing mechanism in Yoga
  • Workshop on different Asanas
  • Physiology of Muscles
  • Short introduction to Mudras & Bandhas
  • Food & Digestive System
  • Introduction to Respiratory System
  • Introduction to Nervous System
Alignment & Adjustment

This class will be focused on understanding the basic alignment of the body in asana and variations that can be incorporated for making the asana less or more intense to ensure that when you teach you can give set of instructions that suits all level of practitioners

  • Fundamentals of Body alignment
  • What is need of alignment
  • Standing poses
  • Seated postures
  • Backward extension postures
  • Forward extension postures
  • Twisting postures
  • Inverted postures
  • How to do a pose
  • What is alignment of a pose
  • Common mistakes
  • Precautions
  • Contraindication
  • Benefits
  • Modification
  • Verbal adjustments
  • Hands on adjustments
Pranayama Breathing Practices

Breath is the vital force that keeps our body alive and energetic throughout the day. This course will cover all the pranayama (breathwork practice) as per Hatha Yog Pradipika which includes Yogic breathing, Nadi shodhan, Ujjayi, Bhastrika, Suryabhedi, Chandrabhedi, Bhramari, Sheetali and Sheetkari.

Also, you will perform the internal cleansing practise which is also called shatkarmas include jalneti, kapalbhati, rubber neti, vaman and trataka

  • Introduction of Pranayama
  • Intoduction to shatkarma (six cleansing practices)
  • Benefits of pranayama
  • introduction to meditative poses
  • Introduction to mudras
  • General guidelines
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Thorocic Breathing
  • Diaphragmatic Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalbhati
  • Nadi – Sodhana
  • Bhramari
  • Surya – Bhedi
  • Chandra – Bhedi
  • Sheetali
  • Sheetkari
  • Mula Bandhas
  • Udiyana bandha
  • Jalandhar bandha
  • Maha bandha
Recitation of Sacred Sound
  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Vande Gurunam Charnarvinde(Ashtanga opening mantra)
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  • Swasti Prajabhyay(Ashtanga closing mantra)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
Mudras (Yoga Gesture)
  • Jnana mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Shanmukhi
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Nasikagra/ pranav
Yoga Cleansing
  • Rubber-neti
  • Eye-cleansing
  • Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs
  • kunjal - stomach cleansing
Teaching Methodology
  • How to sequence a class
  • How to work with breathing and posture to create an appropriate sequence
  • How to adjust
  • How to work with different level of students
  • How to cue / instruct at different level
  • Building Positive & conscious communication, Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstration, observation.
  • Assisting
  • Correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.

Learn the importance of performing meditation on a daily basis. Learn the different techniques of guided meditation like Trataka, japa and ajapa meditation, Osho dynamic meditation, mantra chanting meditation, gratitude or forgiveness meditation etc.

  • Introduction to Meditation
  • Why Meditation ?
  • Obstacles in Meditation
  • Role of concentration in Meditation tips for developing concentration Meditation on Body and Breath
  • different types of meditation technique
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Antat and Bahir
  • Trataka
  • Osho Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for Silence Meditation Practice Japa Meditation
  • Ajapa japa
  • Antar mouna
  • Nada bhrahma Meditation
Evaluation are based on

The overall evaluation of 200 hours Yoga teacher training at Rishikesh Yogshala India based on below assessment:

  • (a) Written assessment - Completion of assignment
    (b) Practical assessment - designing, sequencialising and conducting Yoga session
  • Student's conduct throughout the training will be an essential criteria
  • Attendance - minimum 90% wherein student must have presented the valid and agreed reason for 10% absenteeism
Additional Classes

With all the above also experience some interesting activities with us like full moon meditation, silence day, kirtan nights, sound healing sessions, nature walk etc.

  • sound healing
  • keertan meditation
  • Beach yoga
  • Acro yoga
  • Yin yoga
  • Partner yoga
  • Iyenger class
  • Ayurvedic class

Note:- all these additional classes are not part of the course but included additionally

Course Dates for 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

Dates Course Fees Last Week Course Fees 1 Month before Course Fees 2 Months before Book Now

01-September-23 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

01-October-23 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

01-November-23 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

01-December-23 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

01-January-24 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

01-February-24 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

01-March-24 Shared Room- $749 Private Room- $949 Shared Room- $699 Private Room- $899 Shared Room- $649 Private Room- $799 Book Now

Yoga Alliance Certification - Rishikesh Yoga Shala

Our 200 Hour Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India is registered with Yoga alliance USA. So the certification that you will get will have a stamp of RYT 200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) from Yoga Alliance and you can then become a part of the global community of Registered Yoga teachers. Post-completion of the course, if you are registered under this brand, it is a great addition to your YOGA profile as this certification is globally recognised.

Yoga Alliance respects the uniqueness of different Yoga styles and lineages and the guidelines provided ensure the safe way of practicing as they are associated with certifying people as Yoga teachers.


Their mission is to promote the art of health and wellbeing and imparting knowledge of the value of Yoga around the world. Every aspirant who is looking to teach Yoga anywhere in the world must follow the set guidelines by Yoga Alliance. Regular feedback is also shared with the Registered Yoga Schools to make sure of that they are all compliant with the updated guidelines.

Evaluation Criteria

  • 90% attendance is mandatory in all the sessions that include Theory, Pranayama, and Meditation classes
  • Students behavior and conduct will be monitored for maintaining discipline and decorum in the school
  • By the end of the course, students will have to create Vinyasa flow and teach the fellow students which will be evaluated by the respective teachers.

Key highlights of Yoga Alliance Certification

  • This accreditation ensures that the Yoga practitioner is compliant with the guidelines of Yoga Alliance
  • Your name will appear in the list of qualified Yoga teachers in the Yoga Alliance website
  • Quick availability of online workshops or any recordings of registered Yogis all around the world
  • Invitation to the community events hosted in the location near to you
  • Get the best experience of learning from the most experienced and well-qualified teachers in Rishikesh
  • Understand the anatomical and physiological impact of Asana, pranayama and meditation on your body.
  • Do not just stop yourself by being a good practitioner, but also upskill your knowledge to become a Yoga teacher.
  • Experience the inner transformation by practicing physical, mental and spiritual aspects consistently for 24 days.

It's not only an intense study but also a fun course as you would go out for beach Yoga, meditation at a secret waterfall etc.

Yoga Alliance certificate's eligibility requirements

  • It is good to have a prior experience but not mandatory as this course can be done for someone who is an absolute beginner and has never done yoga before
  • CAs this course is intense any severe health issues and conditions should be discussed and disclosed prior to blocking your seat
  • As the language of knowledge delivery is English, it is best to have someone who understands English
  • Last but not least willingness and curiosity to learn with open mind is required to ensure you take the most out of this course

If for any reason, a participant is found unfit to complete the course, we keep the right to discontinue his/her course without any refund. In some of the inevitable situations Rishikesh Yogshala may allow participants to complete the course in the near future with the same fee and no additional charges.

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FAQS - 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

200 hour Yoga Teacher training in Rishikesh India is designed for practitioners or yoga teachers from beginner to intermediate level. This course content meets the requirement of Yoga Alliance to set the foundation of the Yogic journey.

Shatkarma practices like Jala neti, sutra neti (with rubber), Kunjal Kriya and Trataka are covered in 200-hour Yoga TTC.

200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh is applicable for absolute beginners as we start from the very basics of every topic and take it slow for the entire group. So, if you are someone who is completely new to the world of Yoga, this is a perfect stop shop

Every subject is covered in a detailed way example Asanas along with their correct alignment and anatomy, understanding the physiology of pranayama and meditation while learning different techniques, and detailed knowledge of living a yogic life through Yoga philosophy.

100 hour YTTC is a sub-set of 200 hour YTTC. The certification of 100 hour YTTC is not valid globally whereas 200 hour YTTC certification is registered with Yoga Alliance and one can become a Registered Yoga teacher for Global visibility


Code of Conduct at Rishikesh Yogshala

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Rules and Code of Conduct

  • Attending all classes is mandatory except for emergency cases.
  • Uninformed leaves will affect student’s monthly performance.
  • For good use of the course, the student will commit to dedicating at least two hours to the daily study.
  • The teaching materials are protected by copyright and should not be misused
  • Classes have their established start time that must be respected at all times.
  • Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the school.
  • Inform kitchen staff in advance if you don’t need food to avoid wastage.
  • Always maintain discipline, and respect for teachers
  • Clear your books of account before departure from Rishikesh Yogshala
  • Before departure, return your books, mats or any other school belongings
  • The accommodation provided is only for students.
  • Relatives can be accommodated in another room at an additional cost.
  • Students have to be present in all scheduled programs of Rishikesh Yogshala.

Course Fees Terms and Conditions:

Payment of $110 (which includes $10 PayPal or bank charges) for International students and 5000 INR for Indian students. This is a non-refundable advance payment. If you would like to change the dates, then you have to inform us atheist 30 days in advance, so we can make arrangements to fill up your seat.

The balance amount is payable at your arrival and you need to clear your fees within one week of start of your course

  • The advance booking amount is Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable to any other person. Cancellation due to any reason will not be accepted and the deposit paid will be forfeited.
  • To change the course month, we will need 45 days advance notice to make the required adjustments depending upon the availability of seats.
  • If the students cancel the course after joining, the course fees will not be refunded.