Experience one month of bliss and transformation in our unique 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Open yourself up to the countless opportunities that only World Peace Yoga School can provide with our world renowned 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

We invite you to explore the divine intricacies of yoga in its many forms through our inspiring and life-changing yoga-teacher-training-program which covers all limbs of yoga and its related subjects. The program is not limited to only yoga-postures (asanas) because we believe that there is more knowledge needed to be a yoga-teacher. The program also includes Ayurveda, Yogic Nutrition, Alternative Healing Therapies and much more.

Join thousands of students from all over the globe who have experienced the true meaning of PEACE through our 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, students will learn Yoga Alliance-approved curriculum in a nurturing and supportive classroom environment that caters to their individualized skills. The best spiritual teachers of India will share their experience to transform the lives of our beloved students so that they can too be messengers of peace in the world. Students will leave the program with the knowledge, experience and confidence to become the yoga teacher of their dreams.

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh (Course Overview)

1. Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)

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

2. Yoga Postures (Asana)

Students will gain extensive knowledge on yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility and discipline.

Hatha Yoga

  • 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

Ashtanga Yoga

Coverage: Alignment, Drishti, Adjustment, Options
  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B
  • Asanas for Beginners:
  • 1. Padangusthasana
  • 2. Padahasthasana
  • 3. Utthita Trikonasana
  • 4. Parivrtta Trikonasana
  • 5. Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • 6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
  • 7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
  • 8. Utkatasana
  • 9. Virabhadrasana A & B
  • 10. Dandasana
  • 11. Paschimottanasana A
  • 12. Janu Sirsasana A
  • 13. Marichyasana A & C
  • 14. Navasana
  • 15. Baddha Konasana A & B
  • 16. Supta Padangusthasana A & B
  • 17. Salamba Sarvangasana
  • 18. Halasana
  • 19. Matsyasana
  • 20. Savasana
  • Full Primary Series:
  • 1. Padangusthasana
  • 2. Padahasthasana
  • 3. Utthita Trikonasana
  • 4. Parivrtta Trikonasana
  • 5. Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • 6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
  • 7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
  • 8. Parsvottanasana
  • 9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
  • 10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • 11. Utkatasana
  • 12. Virabhadrasana A & B
  • 13. Dandasana
  • 14. Paschimottanasana A B C & D
  • 15. Purvattanasana
  • 16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
  • 17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
  • 18. Janu Sirsasana A B & C
  • 19. Marichyasana A B C & D
  • 20. Navasana
  • 21. Bhujapidasana
  • 22. Kurmasana
  • 23. Supta Kurmasana
  • 24. Garbha Pindasana
  • 25. Kukkutasana
  • 26. Baddha Konasana A & B
  • 27. Konasana
  • 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
  • 36. Halasana
  • 37. Karnapidasana
  • 38. Urdhva Pindasana
  • 39. Matsyasana
  • 40. Urdhva Padmasana
  • 41. Sirsasana
  • 42. Urdhva Dandasana
  • 43. Baddha Padmasana
  • 44. Yogimudra
  • 45. Uplutih
  • 46. Savasana

3. Pranayama (Breathing Practices)

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.

Week 1
    Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines
    Clavicular , Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)
Week 2
    Nadi – Sodhana
    Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
    Sheetali & Sheetkari

Week 3

Mudras (Yoga Gestures)

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.

Jnana mudra
Chin mudra
Yoni mudra
Bhairava mudra
Shambhavi mudra

Yoga Bandhas (Energy Lock)

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

Week 4

4. Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).
  • Breathing Awareness Meditation (Mon)
  • Om / Mantra Meditation (Tue)
  • Trataka (Wed)
  • Dynamic meditation (Fri)
  • Kirtan / Satsang (Sat)

5. Yoga Nidra (Psychic Sleep)

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.
  • Basic Relaxation
  • Tension Relaxation
  • Full Body Relaxation

6. Yoga Cleansing (Shatkarma)

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

7. Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

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.

    Brief overview:
  • Digestive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Circulatory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
  • Muscular System
  • Skeletal Sytem
  • Muscle Functions according
    to Joint Movements
  • Anatomy of:
  • Breathing
  • Inversions
  • Svasana

8. Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

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.

    Week 1
  • 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
Week 2
  • Yama , Niyama (4 days)
  • Asana , Pranayama & Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi (2 Days)
  • Week 3
  • Pancha – Vayus
  • Panchakoshas
  • Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
  • Introduction to chakras and its functions
  • Three Doshas
  • Week 4
  • 4 padas of yoga sutras
  • Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  • Diet & Nutrition for a yogi
  • Question & Answers

  • 9. Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

    Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.
    • Demonstration
    • Alignment
    • Instructions

    10. Teaching Methodology

    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 breath
    • Teaching Yoga Asana compared to physical exercises
    • Verbal Cues
    • Functional modifications and safety
      guidelines for each Asana (as per manual)
    • Assisting Inversions

    11. Ayurveda

    Ayurvedic medicine is the sister science of yoga. It's vital for every yogic path to include more natural health habits. Ayurveda brings harmony and peace to the body and soul through gentle, non-invasive healing methods.
    • General Knowledge of Ayurveda
    • Essential Ayurvedic Treatments
    • Ayurvedic Nutrition (Science, Recipes, etc)

    12. Yoga Therapy

    Incorporating therapeutic yoga practices helps to address various physical, mental and emotional disorders. Students will learn techniques for combatting these issues through yoga.

    • 1- What is yoga therapy ?
    • 2- Principles of yoga therapy
    • 3- Yoga for Stress
    • (i)- What is stress ?
      (2)- Causes
      (3)- How to release stress ?
      (4)- Laughing yoga
      (5)- Blockage opening yoga emotional
  • 4- Yoga for depression
  • (i) What is depression ?
    (2) Positive therapy
  • 5- Yoga for diabetes
  • 6- Central energy cleaning & balancing
  • 7- Ayurveda

  • Assessments are based on:

    • Written Test
    • Oral Test
    • Attendance
    • Performance
    • Behavior

    *A Yoga Alliance USA-Certified Yoga Teacher Training Program

    What Makes Our Program One-of-a-Kin Initiation and Blessings (Transmission of Energy) — Students begin their life-changing journey with a beautiful and magical fire ceremony conducted by our loving founder, Yogi Vishnu. After initiation, you will be deeply connected to the mystical energies of the Himalayan yogic legacy.

    Direct Teachings from World-Class Teachers — World Peace Yoga School focuses on providing students with small, intimate class settings for individualized and personalized attention from our beloved teachers. The student's classes are located at the same building as their accommodations, so teachers are easily accessible to students throughout the day.

    "Sundates" – Every Sunday, students take a break from their 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.

    An Inspiring and Welcoming Community — Every teacher and staff member of World Peace Yoga School is passionate and committed to providing the best possible experience for every student. 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. We believe in not just doing yoga but living yoga.

    Facilities Right Next to the Ganga River — World Peace Yoga School prides itself on cleanliness and providing students with a peaceful learning environment. We are extremely grateful to be located so closely to the Ganga River with its serene and magical energy wafting onto our property. Our yoga halls are bright, colorful and modern with a gorgeous Ganga view and a literary library available for students. Nirvana Cafe inside our school also has nightly movie showings of both Hollywood and Bollywood movies for students to watch.

    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Dates - 2016

    200 Hours Yoga Teacher Trainning in Rishikesh, India -2nd – 28th December - Fully Booked - Fees $1299

    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Dates - 2017

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    The Complete Course Fees Of 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In India With Shared Accommodation $1299 USD

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    What does the course fees include ?

    1. 1- 28 nights shared Accommodation
    2. 2- Daily nutritious vegetarian meals, detox juices and teas
    3. 3- Weekend excursions
    4. 4- yoga material ( books, yoga t-shirt, body cleansing kit, etc)
    5. 5- One ayurvedic massage
    6. 6- One the himalayas sightseeing trip

    What is not included in the course fees ?

    1. 1- Private accommodation- 300 USD additional
    2. 2- Air-conditioner- 100 USD additional

    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Daily Schedule

    6am. to 2pm.

    Connect with yourself and with nature as you start another beautiful day in gratitude to Mother Earth.
    Begin your day with neti pot cleansing (jala neti, sutra neti). Receive explanations of multiple techniques that will aid in pranayama and health.
    Receive explanations of each posture and learn how to assist, how to teach postures, and why postures are important. Eventually, in the last two weeks, students begin to teach the class.
    Relax and fill your stomach with warm lemon ginger tea to cleanse and clean your body for a day of yoga-fun.
    Learn breathing exercises through practical application. Learn names, explanation of techniques, how its beneficial and what they are. Also, learn about chanting and mantras.
    Enjoy the morning and a delicious breakfast at our outside cafe.
    During the first half of the course, the class will consist of yoga-therapy. The anatomy/physiology class will be during the second half of the course.
    Learn how to structure a complete yoga-class from start to finish! Gain the confidence necessary to guide students through their practice and discover ways to incorporate other healing therapies into your class.
    Re-energize yourself with a healthy meal that will keep you fueled all day!

    2pm. to 10pm.

    Take some time for self-study or relaxation.
    Learn about chakras, Raja-yoga (8 limbs of yoga), and many other deep explanations on a variety of yoga concepts, topics and strategies to cultivating a well-rounded yogic lifestyle.
    Refresh yourself with a warm cup of herbal tea.
    Learn traditional-style postures, posture names, how to train others, how to teach, and how to assist. Receive extensive teaching methodology training throughout the class.
    You'll learn and experience many meditation exercises and techniques from Yogi Vishnu. Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) will calm and relax active yoga students as a guided meditation practice.
    Enjoy a warm, nutritious meal in a cozy atmosphere.
    The evening time is the student's free time to study, read, relax and reflect.
    Sweet dreams!

    Discipline Rules for Students

  • Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the school.
  • If you are having a fast any day, you have to inform kitchen manager for avoiding food waste.
  • Always make discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules.
  • Always be in the time, you are late means will not be permitted to join class.
  • Clear your books of account before departure from World Peace Yoga School.
  • Before departure return your books, maps or any goods which you borrowed.
  • World Peace Yoga School provides accommodation for a student who join yoga classes. So any friends or relatives will not be included in accommodation.
  • Student have to present in all scheduled program of World Peace Yoga School.

  • Refund Policy - World Peace Yoga School

  • An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules.
  • If student cancel the course, we accept cancellation but advance deposit will not be refund in cancellation.
  • There is no charge of course cancellation. Student just has to inform by email.
  • World Peace Yoga School is not responsible for any mishappenings before course schedule.
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    atha yoganushasanam
    Now concentration is explained.