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500 Hours residential Yoga Teacher Training is an intensive Yoga course designed for everyone looking for complete Yoga understanding starting from beginner’s level and progressing towards higher standards of learning to deepen the knowledge of ancient science of well-being. It is an integrated course designed by combining 200 Hours and 300 Hours Yoga Teacher Training programs. This course has been formulated with an intension to develop highly qualified and experienced Yoga teachers who can contribute as key components of the healthcare network offering therapeutic solutions from Yoga practices. 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training focuses on deepening Yoga understanding while enhancing teaching skills in the participants of the course.

Rishikesh Yoga Academy is a 500-RYS recognized by Yoga Alliance USA to offer 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India. This is a prestigious Yoga school which organizes Yoga Teacher Training by strictly following the advance 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training standards according to the international guidelines of Yoga Alliance USA.

The course curriculum of 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh includes multi-style Yoga covering Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga components. Advance meditation techniques and pranayama methods are also included in the syllabus of 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training program specially assimilated in the course to support advance postures and gestures of different Yoga styles. Special discourses on ancient scriptures like Yoga Sutras and Bhagwat Gita are arranged for the participants of 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training courses.

Rishikesh Yoga Academy is a reputed school of Yoga located in an ancient spiritual city of Rishikesh which is popularly known as world Yoga capital and has been famous for its serenity and beautiful green surrounding in the presence of majestic Himalaya Mountain and cooling breeze from holy river Ganges which creates an ideal atmosphere for all kinds of Yoga activities and spiritual austerities.

All the Yoga Teacher Training programs are conducted under the expert and professional guidance of highly qualified and registered Yoga teachers (500-RYT) recognized by Yoga Alliance USA who have years of teaching experiences. They pay personal attention to each student in the group for individual growth and deliver authentic Yoga teachings in both theory and practical.

Rishikesh Yoga Academy

500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum

The multi-styled Yoga course curriculum has been designed with an intention to take the personal Yoga practices of the participants to the next higher level of proficiency and to further enhance the teaching skills to conduct and manage Yoga classes more efficiently and effectively. The advance 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training includes –

Yoga Styles Meditation techniques Yoga Therapy
Classical Hatha Yoga and its practices: Levels of Concentrations and its Refinements Shat-kriyas (Cleansing) and other related therapies.
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Pranayama Humor therapy.
Iyengar Yoga External Pranayama series upto 2 variations are included in the syllabus Yoga for Neck Pain and Back Pain as well as Yoga for arthritis and Migraine.
Sivananda Yoga Anatomy & Psychological study of Inhalation and Exhalation Yoga for diabetes and hypertension as well as Yoga for constipation.
Transformational Yoga and its practices Kumbhaka (Retention) and Pause less or Continuous Breathings Other therapeutic application Yoga is also included in the course curriculum.
Mantra Yoga and its variation Anatomy Yoga for headache and migraine
Various mudras (gestures) and bandhas (locks) are included during Yoga practices Anatomy of spinal cord and digestive systems as well as anatomy of nerves system and respiratory systems. Yoga for arthritis and asthma
Yoga for positive health
Yoga for cardiac disorders
Basic Ayurveda Teachings (Last 2 weeks) Scriptures & Discourses Teaching Methodologies
Basic knowledge of Ayurveda. Introduction to Yoga Sutras, Shiva Sutras, Bhagawat Gita Understand what is teaching and its importance
Principles and concepts of Ayurveda. Complete understanding of yoga on the basis of philosophy and spiritual knowledge Teaching methods used for teaching yoga
Philosophy of Ayurveda. Study of the entire Yoga hypothesis on the basis of ancient scriptures How to be a good teacher
Introduction to doshas (ailments) Meditation techniques and its practices Devise methods that enhance teaching
Introduction of herbs to alleviate and cure dosha. Levels of Concentrations and its Refinements with transformational meditation.

Course Features

  • Popular and prestigious school of Yoga in Rishikesh registered with Yoga Alliance USA.
  • Integrated 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training in an ancient spiritual city of Rishikesh.
  • Multi-style Yoga program contemporary with the requirements of modern lifestyle while maintaining the essence traditional Yoga teachings.
  • 500 Hours intensive Yoga Teacher Training course covering powerful postures and gestures of Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.
  • The course curriculum includes various asanas and mudras along with methodologies, alignment, assistance, partnering, using props such as ropes.
  • Anatomy and physiology of human body-mind is also included in the course.
  • History and philosophy of traditional Yoga is also covered in the 500 Hours YTT syllabus.
  • Proficient and dedicated Yoga teachers registered with Yoga Alliance USA having years of experience in practising and teaching Yoga to guide and assist each student in the group with personal attention for individual growth.
  • Highly demanded teaching methodologies to engaged students and avoid distraction.
  • Special arrangements for group outing and sight-seeing.
  • World class accommodation facilities with 24x7 Wi-Fi and hot water availability for the participants.
  • Experience of Yoga lifestyle to cultivate healthy habits and feel the inner divinity and peace of mind.

Rishikesh Yoga Academy

500 Hour Yoga TTC

  • 5th January 2018 to 3rd March 2018
  • 1st March 2018 to 28th April 2018
  • 5th May 2018 - 30th June 2018
  • 5th June 2018 to 30 th July 2018
  • 5th August 2018 to 30th September 2018
  • 5th October 2018 to 30th November 2018


  • 05th January 2018 to 03rd February 2018
  • 05th February 2018 to 03rd February 2018
  • 01st March 2018 to 28 March 2018
  • 05th April 2018 to 03rd May 2018
  • 05th May 2018 to 03rd June 2018
  • 05th June 2018 to 03rd July 2018
  • 05th July 2018 to 03rd August 2018
  • 05th August 2018 to 03rd September 2018
  • 05th September 2018 to 03rd October 2018
  • 05th October 2018 to 03rd November 2018
  • 05th November 2018 to 03rd December 2018

Daily Schedule

  • 6:00 A.M. ~ Wake Up Time.
  • 06:30 To 8:30 A.M. ~ Yoga & Pranayama
  • 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
  • 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. ~ Sanskrit Class
  • 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

Rishikesh Yoga Academy

Food and Accommodation

Food –

“You are what you eat and you become what you think”

In our Rishikesh Yoga Academy, we make sure that the diet provided to our yoga teachers training students is as pure and organic as the art of yoga itself is. The daily meal schedule includes healthy breakfast to start your day, nutritious lunch, light but fulfilling dinner, tea, juices etc. The food is prepared with utmost care by our Ayurvedic chef who have been cooking delicious organic & sattvic food for our Yoga teachers students since years.

So the meals provided are –

  • Sattvic that means its 100% Organic
  • Freshly prepared with vegetables grown in our own gardens
  • Full of proteins, vitamins & important supplements
  • Herbal Tea, black tea, Ginger lemon Tea
  • Vegan food as desired by most of the students
  • Fresh juice that taste heavenly and hydrate the body
  • Gluten Free food

Accommodation –

We provide the best accommodation during your stay for yoga teachers training course in our academy. The rooms are cosy and comfortable with all the important facilities required during your stay. We understand that your sleep is as important as your practice sessions, hence our accommodation has a calm surrounding for you to enjoy peace at best.

While your stay with us as a yoga teacher trainee you would be provided with –

  • Free Wifi
  • Free Wifi all over the campus
  • Small Study or Side Tables
  • Hot & Cold water
  • Washing Machine
  • Rooms with best views
  • Clean & Purified water
  • Clean Blankets
  • Private attached bathroom
  • Attached bathroom

Rishikesh Yoga Academy

Request For Consultation

Contact Details

  • Address: Sonu Guest House,
    Laxman Jhoola Market Lakshman Jhula,
    Rishikesh Uttarkhand, North India
  • Phone:(+91) 7838046510
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Rishikesh Yoga Academy

Successful Stories

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It was so much exciting and wonderful to see how teachers help us removing all shorts of obstacles coming along while doing our practices. I am really impressed and would like add my expression of thanks to everyone including my classmates.

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I would be happy to recommend Rishikesh Yoga Academy to anyone who is willing to deepen his or her understanding of ancient yoga teachings to take the practice to the next level for sharing the experience with others.

Josefina Hernandez, Mexico

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200 hours yoga teacher training course is a turning point in life that changed the way I look at life for something wonderful which happening from inside.

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