200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Traverse to the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, and commence a transformative soulful escapade of holistic learning under the esteemed guidance of venerated Shwaasa Guru Shri Vachananand Ji. Nestled in the Himalayan foothills besides the Holy River Ganges, Rishikesh is a magnificent town of yogic legacy, spiritual glory, and thrilling affairs.

A perfect amalgamation of yoga, spirituality, tradition and adventure, the town introduces you to the world of wellness by submerging you deep into the mystical layers of yogic learning.

Delve deeper into the practices of the ancient science of life and acquire spiritual awakening with Shwaasa during the transformative course of 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India.

Commence the voyage with us in the divine land of Rishikesh into the world of yogic enlightenment and train yourself to get evolved into an ardent practitioner and eminent yoga teacher.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

Rishikesh is an ideal place for the comprehensive beginner level course of 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India. A well-embodied course includes both practical and theoretical knowledge of all the major subjects of yoga that meets the standards of Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in Rishikesh. Shwaasa established by Swami Vachananand Ji or ‘Shwaasa Guru’ is a renowned name in the yoga fraternity and is an ideal platform to pursue the holistic transformative expedition in its purest and finest form in the divine land where the Holy Ganges flows.

What are the Distinctive Features of the Training?

Apart from bestowing the participants with the traditional knowledge of the ancient science, the 200 Hour Yoga Certification in Rishikesh by Shwaasa stands out in many ways. The participants get to enjoy their yogic practice in a natural surrounding where the air is fresh and the atmosphere calm and relaxed. The location of the training facility away from the chaos of city life brings complete peace and joy to the mind. Also, the affordability of the training program and the chance to learn under the guidance of some of the most admired yoga gurus is an opportunity of a lifetime.

Affiliation with Yoga Alliance

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India, at Shwaasa is affiliated with Yoga Alliance accreditation. After the culmination of the course, participants will be awarded a 200 RYT certificate which makes them qualified to teach yoga across the globe as well as get enlisted with Yoga Alliance USA.

Course Curriculum

Yoga aspirants enroll for the program for one or the other goal or aims, some want to become a heightened professional, some desire to perceive deeper and intense yogic knowledge, and some want to enhance their skills. Whatever the aspiration and intentions, they surely get fulfilled at Shwaasa with yoga teacher training in Rishikesh India under the guidance of honorable Shwaasa Guru and other eminent yoga erudite.

200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training India curriculum is the way to get started with the intensive course and is designed considering the standards of Yoga Alliance by traditional gurus and experienced yoga experts.


  • Understand yoga and get acquainted with deeper and authentic knowledge of its history with the detailed study of Yoga Philosophy.
  • Get introduced to various yoga forms like Hatha and Ashtanga along with Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Karma Yoga and more.
  • Perform the asanas safely and correctly by acknowledging the value of Adjustment and Alignment techniques.
  • Go through the ancient texts and yogic scriptures to understand the yogic way of living with the readings of Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Yoga Sutra Patanjali, and more.
  • Get fully aware of the Human Anatomical Structure and understand the workings of the body during Yoga Anatomy sessions.
  • Indulge in breath work and learn the techniques of controlling breath and syncing it with the body movements through Pranayama practice.
  • Bring the mind into a tranquil state and unwind the body during the practice and learning of Meditation.
  • Gain practical knowledge of how to conduct a yoga session as a Yoga Teacher during the well-guided sessions of Teaching Methodology.
  • During yoga instructor training in Rishikesh also acquire understanding of the ethics and principles of yoga and imbibe them in your life with the study of Yamas and Niyamas.
  • Get enlightened under the spiritual light of the comprehensive practice during various devotional activities.
  • Indulge into inner yogic purifying and cleansing process with Shat Kriya study and practice.

Sample Schedule

  • 05:30 am- 06:00 am

    Ginger/ Herbal Tea

  • 06:00 am- 07:30 am

    Hatha Yoga

  • 07:45 am- 08:45 am

    Pranayama- Breathing Practices

  • 09:00 am- 10:00 am


  • 10:30 am- 11:30 am

    Yoga Anatomy

  • 11:45 am- 12:45 pm

    Mantra/ Adjustment & Alignment

  • 01:00 pm- 02:00 pm


  • 02:00 pm- 03:00 pm


  • 03:00 pm- 04:00 pm

    Yoga Philosophy/ Ayurveda

  • 04:15 pm- 07:15 pm

    Meditation and Relaxation

  • 07:30 pm- 08:30 pm


  • 08:30 pm- 10:00pm

    Self Study/ Journaling

Accommodation and Other Facilities

Experience a well-rested stay while nurturing the body, mind, and soul amidst the tranquil serene ambiance, and relish the quintessential accommodation facility by Shwaasa during yoga TTC in Rishikesh. A comfortable stay is definitely required to replenish and repair the body and mind after a day of intense and rigorous training. Keeping every aspect and needs of the students into consideration, Shwaasa offers well-furnished rooms which are embodied with the basic amenities. Many of the rooms even have magnificent panoramic views of the natural surroundings that make your leisure hours even more adorning and pleasurable.

Healthy Food for Proper Nourishment

Like a restful stay, wholesome balanced meals are also essential to nurture your soul and refuel the body. At Shwaasa, for yoga program to be effectively complete, equal importance is given to the proper nourishment of the body and the mind. To facilitate the same, balanced completely vegetarian Sattvic food freshly prepared by experienced chefs is offered to the students. The meals are served three times a day along with organic herbal drinks for well-rounded nourishment.


Joining Shwaasa for a transformative yogic experience lets you garner the authentic and traditional knowledge of the holistic art. Make the training program more worthy and fruitful, by getting trained under the guidance of esteemed yoga teachers and traditional gurus. At Shwaasa, you get the golden opportunity to learn from the amazing faculty who are experienced, qualified and guide you through every step of your spiritual journey.

What You will Experience

200 Hr yoga teacher training Rishikesh is surely an ineffable experience that transforms you completely, and you gain:
  • Rooted and profound knowledge of authentic and traditional yoga.
  • Expertise to perform asanas safely and correctly.
  • Understanding of the spiritual being and connecting with the self.
  • Peace, calmness, and confidence in your abilities.
  • Ability to be more open minded.
  • New friends from different corners of the world.
  • Yoga alliance certification.

What is Included in the Course Fee?

  • 200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh is a 28 Days program that includes accommodation, study material, and three Sattvic meals daily.
  • The inclusion of workshops and extra yoga activities.
  • The participant after the successful completion of the program will be awarded a Yoga Alliance Certification that marks your credulity as an RYT.


Traveling to the land of yoga and spirituality, 200 Hour yoga teacher training Rishikesh proves to be an ideal decision for enhancing your practice and skills. Being a town of diversity and divinely presence, Rishikesh is blessed with the finest treasures from the ancient times making it more intriguing for the training program.

Alluring hundreds of aspirants across the globe, Rishikesh is a beatific town where you can avail the opportunity to explore broadening your knowledge under the excursion facilities. Excursion or visit to the local site is the perfect way of satiating the wandering soul of yours and gives you a larger insight of yogic history, knowledge and cultural exploration during Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh 2019.

Here are the places you can visit:

When in Rishikesh for YTT don’t miss visiting places in and nearby to the town including:

Haridwar - 45 minutes of road travel from Rishikesh takes you to Haridwar which is another holistic Hindu pilgrimage place that welcomes you with temple bell chimes and chanting by priests. A gateway to the land of Gods, the town is famous for its Ganga Aarti bestowing tranquillity to your being. When here, visit Har Ki Pauri, Kushwart Ghat, Kankhal, and Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi Temple.

Shivpuri - A well know white water river rafting destination which offers thrilling experience and lets you explore some of the magnificent beaches along the river Ganges. Satiate the Adrenaline junkie in you by relishing other activities including Snorkelling, Bungee Jumping, Waterfall trek and more.

Rajaji National Park - Get into the wilderness and book for a Jungle Safari at Rajaji National Park located in the Shivalik range of the Himalayas. Make prior booking to enjoy to the fullest.

Narendra Nagar - Situated on the Gangotri and Yamunotri route, the place is known for Kunjpura from where you can relish the enchanting view of the majestic Himalayas. When here, go for a relaxing spa treatment and nature walk.
Along with these, also visit places including Dehradun, New Tehri, Dhanaulti, Devprayag, Chamba, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Beatles Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Byasi and Triveni Ghat if time permits.

How to Reach Us

By Airways

The nearest International Airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi, which is 250 km away from Rishikesh. The nearest domestic airport is Jolly Grant which is in Dehradun and distance is 20kms. Once you land, get a cab to the ashram.

By Train

Rishikesh is connected with a lot of trains, and you can even book for an express train through Haridwar. Get down at the station and take a taxi or auto rickshaw to the destination.

By Bus

The town is well connected by bus service every day from major cities. It is advised to make prior bookings. De-board at the bust stand and take an auto-rickshaw or taxi to the center.


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