200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training course in Rishikesh - a month of pure bliss and transformation awaits you

  • 28 Days, comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) in our centres across Rishikesh
  • Course specifically designed to give students a broad and thorough understanding of Yogic principles, techniques and philosophy
  • Hatha, Ashtanga and Vinyasa
  • Experienced, qualified, professional Yoga Teachers dedicated to each student

World Peace Yoga School’s popular 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course is sought after by many around the World for its variety, diversity and depth. Certified by Yoga Alliance, Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance UK, it incorporates Hatha, Ashtanga & Vinyasa Yoga to give students an extensive, embracing learning experience that covers all key aspects of Yoga so they’re ready to become qualified Yoga Teachers.

Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) attracts individuals, couples and groups from all sides of the globe, including USA, UK, Australia, Russia, Germany, China, Israel as well as India and other parts of the world - it’s like a global family of trainee Yoga Teachers. Each student receives a highly engaging learning experience, which has the ability to transform their very core using ancient, traditional Yogic principles. These are trained and taught using carefully crafted methods, which will allow you to apply and incorporate what you learn into your lives and go onto become successful Yoga Teachers and Practitioners. We make sure there’s no stone left unturned in our approach and only using the most effective teaching methods.

The course will also help you cultivate inner well being, happiness, joy, radiate greater love and compassion towards yourselves and others - it’s a truly transformative experience that will accelerate your Yoga knowledge and spiritual growth. The curriculum is approved by Yoga Alliance and its subsidiaries and is led by some of the most experienced, qualified and best Yoga Teachers in the World. We’ve taken time to design the curriculum of the course to include traditional, time honoured, ancient Yogic and Vedic practices that have worked for thousand of years - we’ve preserved the authenticity of our course content and methodologies to make sure you leave the course transformed and ready to commence teaching Yoga, whilst further refining your own Yoga practice.

At World Peace Yoga School, our Yoga Teachers (and staff) love what they do and are passionate about every single student. They’re open minded, welcome questions and queries of all types and will share their own experiences of how Yoga has transformed their lives to inspire you towards your own journey. So if you’re serious about starting your Yoga career or want to expand take your Yoga practice, knowledge and understanding, look no further and get in touch with us today.

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- Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
  • 2- Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • 3- Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • 4- Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
  • 5- Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  • 6- Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • 7- Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)

2. Yoga Postures (Asana)

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

Hatha Yoga

  • 1.Pawanmuktasana series 1
  • 2.Pawanmuktasana serie 2
  • 3.Pawanmuktasana series 3
  • 4.Surya Namaskar ( sun salutation)
  • 5.Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
  • 6.Tadasana (palm tree pose)
  • 7.Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
  • 8.Trikonasana (triangle pose)
  • 9.Parivirtatrikon asana – revolving triangle pose
  • 10.Uttkatasana –chair pose
  • 11.Virbhdrasana 1 -warrior 1
  • 12.Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
  • 13.Virbhdrasana 3 -warrior 3
  • 14.Ardha Chandrasana- Half moon pose
  • 15.Vriksasana – tree pose
  • 16.Parvatasana – mountain pose
  • 17.Adho mukha svanasana – downward facing dog
  • 18.Kati chakrasana – waist rotating pose
  • 19.Malasana – squatted yoga pose
  • 20.Garudasana – eagle pose
  • 21.Baddha Konasana- bound angle pose
  • 22.Rajkapoot asana – pegion pose
  • 23.Bhujanghasana – cobra pose
  • 24.Urdhva mukha svanasana –upward facing dog
  • 25.Matsyasana-
  • 26.Setu Bhandasana
  • 27.Utrasana
  • 28.Dhanurasana
  • 29.Salabhasana
  • 30.Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
  • 31.Virasana –hero pose
  • 32.Vajrasana –thunderbolt
  • 33.Gomukhasana
  • 34.Balasana
  • 35.Dandasana
  • 36.Ardha Matsyendrasana

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Coverage: Alignment, Drishti, Adjustment, Options
  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B
  • 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, Thoracic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)

    Nadi – Sodhana
    Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
    Sheetali & Sheetkari

Week 2
Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana-
    1- Easy pose
    2- Half-lotus
    3- Swastikasana
    4- siddha yoni asana

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).
  • Introduction to Meditation
  • Breathing Awareness Meditation
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Trataka
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for developing concertation
  • Silence Practice
  • Ajapa japa
  • Antar mouna

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.
  • Rubber-neti
  • Jalaneti
  • Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs

7. Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

The 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
  • Organs
  • Bodily systems
  • Nadis
  • Chakras
  • Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
  • Muscular System
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscle Functions according
    to Joint Movements
  • Anatomy of:
  • Breathing
  • Inversions
  • Savasana

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 the Himalayan Tradition of Yoga
  • Introduction to the different Indian Philosophy
  • History of Yoga
  • Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
  • Types of yoga

Week 2
  • Eight limbs of yoga
  • Yamas and Niyamas(Ethics of yoga)
  • Philosophy of Asana
  • Concentration and its power

  • Week 3
  • 4 aspects of mind
  • How to control the mind
  • Samadhi and the goal of yoga
  • Introduction to Bhagawat Geeta
  • Week 4
  • Chakras
  • Kundalini
  • Science of Karma
  • Indian culture and Spirituality

  • 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.
    • 1- Positive & conscious communication.
    • 2- Friendship and trust.
    • 3- Time management
    • 4- Qualities of a teacher
    • 5- Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
    • 6- Use of voice in class
    • 7- Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
    • 8- Class preparation
    • 9- Step by step class structure planning.

    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  and 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.

    Green campus— World Peace Yoga School prides itself on cleanliness and providing students with a peaceful natural learning environment. We are extremely grateful to be located so close 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 mountains view.

    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Dates - 2018

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    Our Venue ::WPYS stands for World peace Yoga School.(2nd of every month) VYA stands for Vinyasa yoga Academy(15th of every month)

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    What does the course fees include?

    1. 1- 27 nights shared Accommodation
    2. 2- Daily nutritious vegetarian meals and teas
    3. 3- Weekend excursions
    4. 4- yoga material
    5. 5- One the Himalayas sightseeing trip
    6. 6- A free ayurvedic massage.
    7. 7- Free taxi-pickup from (DED) Dehradun airport.
    8. 8- Kirtan night.

    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



    5:00 AM

    Morning Bell

    6:30 to 7:30 AM


    7:45 to 9:00 AM

    Group A- Hatha yoga

    7:45 to 9:00 AM

    Group B- Ashtanga Yoga

    9:15 to 10:00 AM


    10:15 to 11:15 AM

    Alignment, adjustment, methodology

    11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

    Yoga Philosophy

    12:15 to 1:15 PM

    Yoga anatomy

    1:20 to 2:30 PM


    4:30 to 6:00 PM

    Ashtanga yoga (Group A)

    4:30 to 6:00 PM

    Hatha Yoga (Group B)

    6:15 to 7:15 PM

    Guided meditation

    7:15 to 8:00 PM


    9:00 PM

    Lights Off    

    All classes are mandatory, only in the case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with the permission of respected teacher. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will effect student's monthly performance.


    A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the programme, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.

    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.
  • For further information kindly click FAQ at headlines and find all answers for frequently asked questions

    atha yoganushasanam
    Now concentration is explained.