200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training is a certified course of Yoga conducted by Rishikesh Yoga Gurukulam which is a registered yoga school (200 RYS) affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA. This course has been designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced level of students covering the entire spectrum of yoga which enable aspirants to learn the ancient science of well-being and become a registered yoga teacher (200 RYT) to spread the divine light of yoga throughout the world for health, happiness and harmony. 200 hours YTT covers topics that enhance the quality of life for students by transcending their limitations and make them capable of teaching yoga to others anywhere in the world. Thus, creating a peaceful world full of bliss and grace.

Ayurveda is known as the science of life. Both Yoga and Ayurveda have sprouted in India thousands of years ago. Yoga has been considered a physical, mental and spiritual discipline to attain a balanced state of body mind and soul to experience life in its totality. Ayurveda is a holistic healing system covering diagnosis and alleviation of doshas (ailments). Here, in the curriculum of our 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training program, basic Ayurveda teachings have been included to acquaint the participants with the ancient technology of natural healing.

We are offering 200 hours yoga teacher training in the spiritual city of Rishikesh which is has been a popular destination for ascetics and yogis to learn and practice yoga from ancient times. This course is based on traditional hatha yoga which has been practised by saints and sages for thousands of years. Our faculty members include highly qualified and certified yoga instructors and masters with years of experience in practising and teaching various methodologies of yoga and they are registered with Yoga Alliance USA. 200 hours yoga teacher training course has been formulated comprehending the requirements of students while maintaining a balance between modern lifestyle and ancient yoga practices. This course is not only limited to the body level but it is a process of preparing the aspirants for the ultimate possibility to attain self-realization. Students become eligible to register with Yoga Alliance USA after completion of the course to be certified yoga teachers and a registered yoga teacher (200 RYT) gets an internationally recognized certificate to teach yoga according to the guidelines set by Yoga Alliance USA anywhere in the world.


The objective of 200 hours yoga teacher training is to create determined and proficient yoga masters with the ability to spread the glory of yoga around the world with their teachings. This course will help you know about your inner self starting from the body and moving inwards to discover the true being within you which is beyond the limitations of body and mind. This course will guide you through the anatomy and physiology of the human body and mind so that you can apply the best yoga practice as a remedy for various physical and mental disorders. You’ll learn the history and philosophy of ancient yoga and various traditional yoga methodologies. Our best yoga teachers will help you learn and practice yoga based on many theories from some of the renowned yoga masters in India. This course will develop a sense of respect for your body and encourage a healthy lifestyle to live with peace and harmony. You’ll be able to adapt to a lifestyle that is a dream of many people and you’ll be able to teach others how to live joyfully with no stress with a fit body and calm mind.

Rishikesh Yoga Gurukulam


The course curriculum of the 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training program includes varieties of yoga styles along with Meditation techniques and Pranayama methods. Anatomy and physiology as well as the history and philosophy of Yoga are also covered in the course curriculum. Discussion on ancient scriptures is also included in the syllabus of the course.

Yoga Styles Meditation techniques Ayurveda
Classical Hatha Yoga Meditation techniques and their practices Introduction to Ayurveda
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Levels of Concentrations and its Refinements History and Philosophy of Ayurveda
Iyengar Yoga Pranayama Fundamentals of Ayurveda
Sivananda Yoga External Pranayama series up to 2 variations are included in the syllabus Basic Concepts of Ayurveda
Transformational Yoga and its practices Anatomy & Psychological study of Inhalation and Exhalation Introduction to doshas (ailments)
Mantra Yoga and its variation Kumbhaka (Retention) Introduction of herbs to alleviate and cure dosha
Various mudras (gestures) and bandhas (locks) are included during Yoga practices Pause less or Continuous Breathings Ayurveda in our everyday life
Anatomy Scriptures & Discourses Teaching Methodologies
Anatomy of the spinal cord and digestive systems as well as anatomy of nerves system and respiratory systems. Introduction to Yoga Sutras, Shiva Sutras, Bhagawat Gita Understand what is teaching and its importance
Complete understanding of yoga based on philosophy and spiritual knowledge Teaching methods used for teaching yoga
Study of the entire Yoga hypothesis based on ancient scriptures How to be a good teacher
Devise methods that enhance teaching

Course Features

  • The venue for 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh – A beautiful spiritual city popularly known as Yoga capital.
  • Yoga Teacher Training in one of the best and oldest Yoga schools in Rishikesh which is registered with Yoga Alliance USA.
  • A well-formulated Yoga Teacher Training course that matches the requirements of modern lifestyle while maintaining the essence of traditional Yoga teachings.
  • 200 hours YTT course includes both learning about philosophies of Yoga and practising various Yoga asanas (postures), meditation, pranayama (breathing techniques), bandha, mudras and kriya.
  • This course includes a detailed explanation of Yoga postures (asanas) along with methodologies, alignment, assistance, partnering, using props such as ropes. The anatomy and physiology of Yoga are also included in the course.
  • High qualified and dedicated Yoga teachers registered with Yoga Alliance USA having years of experience in practising and teaching Yoga to assist with personal attention for each one in the group.
  • Best teaching methodologies to engage students joyfully in the course with no distraction.
  • Special arrangements for group outings and sightseeing.
  • Experience Yoga lifestyle to cultivate healthy habits and feel the inner divinity and peace of mind.

Course Schedule for 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

  • 5th September to 3rd October 2021
  • 5th October to 3rd November 2021
  • 5th November to 3rd December 2021
  • 5th December to 3rd January 2022
  • 5th January to 3rd February 2022
  • 5th February to 3rd March 2022
  • 5th March to 3rd April 2022
  • 5th April to 3rd May 2022
  • 5th May to 3rd June 2022
  • 5th June to 3rd July 2022
  • 5th July to 3rd August 2022
  • 5th August to 3rd September 2022

Daily Schedule for 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

Rishikesh Yoga Gurukulam offers 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training following the specific guidelines set by Yoga Alliance USA. We have designed a daily schedule for 200 hours YTT course to apply the course curriculum in the most effective way. We start the day early in the morning around 06:00 am hours with meditation and Yoga postures along with discourse on Indian philosophy, Bhagavad Gita or a lecture on Patanjali Yoga Sutras. Anatomy of Yoga, Chanting Mantra, Pranayama and Ayurveda are included in our daily schedule. There is an arrangement for video presentation illustrating Indian philosophy or a session of Satsang is conducted every alternate day with a spiritual master to answer your curiosity and clear your doubts.

06:00 A.M. ~ Wake Up Time.
06:30 To 8:30 A.M. ~ Yoga & Pranayama Classes
08:45 To 9:30 A.M. ~ Breakfast
09:45 To 11:00 A.M. ~ Patanjali Yoga Sutras
11:00 To 12:00 A.M. ~ Anatomy
12:00 To 12:30 A.M. ~ Chanting of sacred hymns
12:30 P.M. ~ Lunch Time
01:00 To 03:00 P.M. ~ Free Time
03:00 To 03:30 P.M. ~ Tea Break
03:30 To 04:30 P.M. ~ Introduction To Sanskrit
04:30 To 07:00 P.M. ~ Yoga & Meditation
07:30 To 08:30 P.M. ~ Dinner
08:30 To 09:00 P.M. ~ Satsang – Get Together

Special Schedule

Every Saturday: Satkarma i.e. cleansing process with Jalneti, Sutraneti, Vaman, Laghushanka Prakshalan, etc.
Every Sunday: OFF for trekking, sight-seeing or other activities.