100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

If you are a beginner seeking to Start on your 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh and delve into your spiritual practice, this course is ideal for you. It not only enhances your Yoga asana (posture) techniques but also expands your knowledge of Yoga, providing a deeper understanding of your body, mind, and the boundless possibilities of Yoga. All of this takes place in a nurturing and supportive environment, where our highly qualified Yoga Teachers will guide you and ensure that you establish a strong foundation and comprehensive understanding of Yoga that will bring immediate positive changes to your life.

The 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course is a component of our Certified Yoga Teacher Training Course at Adi Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. We offer Yoga Teacher Training Courses (TTC) that are tailored to individual needs and availability. If you have limited time, you have the option to complete the initial 100 Hours of the Teacher Training Course (TTC) with us.

The purpose of this course is to enhance your understanding and awareness of Yoga, providing you with a strong foundation in Yogic principles and lifestyle. Whether you aspire to become a professional Yoga Teacher or simply wish to deepen your knowledge of Yoga, this course is designed to assist you. We are confident that you will thoroughly enjoy your time with us and the invaluable knowledge you will gain. It will undoubtedly be an unforgettable experience! At our institution, we consider all our students as part of our family, ensuring that what we teach has a meaningful impact on their lives. Our facilities and accommodations, nestled in the breathtaking setting of Rishikesh in the Himalayan foothills, will make you feel right at home. The inspiration and energy derived from this location are truly unparalleled. We firmly believe that this course marks the beginning of a transformative journey for you. If you are ready to make a commitment, continue reading for a detailed description and breakdown of the course. Reach out to us today to Start on this extraordinary Yoga Teacher Training and spiritual voyage. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to be a part of your journey!

At Adi Yoga Ashram, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a transformative yoga learning experience. Surrounded by a favorable ambiance and innate blissfulness, you will encounter the best yoga practice experience. The 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in india facilitates the emergence of a rejuvenated personality within you, radiating peace and love.

The entire curriculum, along with its subsidiaries, is approved by Yoga Alliance. Led by skilled teachers at Adi Yoga Ashram, this comprehensive course encompasses traditional yogic and Vedic practices. Through their expertise, Adi Yoga Ashram introduces you to the essence of life through Yoga. Renowned as one of the world's most prestigious and traditional yoga institutes, it is situated amidst the serene Himalayan Hills, known as the yoga capital.

Designed to guide you along the path of yoga, this 100 Hour Yoga TTC Rishikesh program offers an exceptional opportunity to develop a deep understanding of yoga practices and become a certified yoga teacher. It serves as a foundational course for aspiring yoga instructors, paving the way for their motivation and success.

At Adi Yoga Ashram, every student receives personalized attention in class, assistance in utilizing props effectively, and the freedom to progress at their own pace. The benefits of this program include:

  • Becoming an experienced, qualified, certified, and registered yoga teacher from one of the best yoga schools in Rishikesh India.
  • Receiving training from highly knowledgeable teachers holding Masters' degrees.
  • Enjoying two weeks of intensive training and a lifetime of learning.
  • Upon completion, receiving the 100-Hour Yoga Course Certification.
  • Eligibility for the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh.
  • Starting on a life-changing experience of learning Yoga and spirituality in the birthplace of Yoga.

What does and doesn't the course fee include?

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Excursion Included In This Course

In order for our bodies and minds to rejuvenate, it is essential to have leisure time. When combining this need for relaxation with our course, the experience of learning becomes even more enjoyable amidst the captivating surroundings of Rishikesh. As part of our program, we organize guided excursions on Sundays to various remarkable destinations including Kunjapuri Temples, Waterfall, Beach Yoga, Vashishta Cave, and more. These tours are included in the course fee, ensuring a comprehensive experience for all participants. On Sundays, we exclusively provide breakfast, allowing you the freedom to savor delectable lunches and dinners at local restaurants, while also immersing yourself in the vibrant food culture of Rishikesh.

Why Choose Rishikesh for Yoga and a Brief Overview of the Course

Exploring the Benefits of Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Rishikesh - A Hub for Authentic Yoga Schools!

Rishikesh, nestled in the Northern region of India amidst the majestic Himalayas, is blessed by the holy river Ganges. This enchanting city has earned its reputation as one of the world's finest destinations for yoga. Imagine the serenity of practicing yoga while sitting on the banks of the sacred Ganges.

Rishikesh Radiates Awe-Inspiring Divine Energy!

Starting on a yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh offers an unparalleled experience, thanks to the incredible ambiance, cool breeze, and serene environment. Immerse yourself in the rich Indian culture as you spend a month learning in the sacred abode once inhabited by ancient rulers and sages.

Why Choose Adi Yoga Ashram for Your First Yoga Course?

Adi Yoga Ashram is an esteemed and time-honored Yoga School located in Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world. Here are some reasons why we stands out as the preferred choice for yoga enthusiasts:

Adi Yoga Ashram
  • Reputed and Traditional: Adi Yoga Ashram is renowned as one of the most respected and traditional Yoga Schools in Rishikesh. Its rich heritage and commitment to authentic yoga teachings make it a trusted institution.
  • Convenient Location: Nestled in an idyllic setting near the vibrant market area of Rishikesh, Adi Yoga Ashram offers a prime location that is easily accessible. You can explore the local markets, indulge in traditional cuisine, and experience the lively atmosphere of the city, all within a short walk from the ashram.
  • Experienced Yoga Teachers: With a team of 30+ experienced yoga teachers specializing in various subjects, Adi Yoga Ashram ensures high-quality instruction and personalized guidance. Their expertise and dedication contribute to a transformative learning experience.
  • Global Community: Adi Yoga Ashram welcomes students from all corners of the world, fostering a diverse and inclusive community. Interacting with fellow yoga enthusiasts from different cultures enhances the overall experience and promotes cross-cultural understanding.
  • Proven Track Record: Over the years, hundreds of yoga students have been trained in various styles at Adi Yoga Ashram, establishing its reputation as a trusted institution for comprehensive yoga education.

A Nurturing Environment with Abundant Amenities

  • Two spacious and well-ventilated yoga halls
  • Air-conditioned yoga halls for optimal comfort
  • Fully furnished rooms with attached bathrooms
  • CCTV surveillance for added security
  • Round-the-clock management support available
  • Dining hall with traditional seating arrangement
  • Provision for reliable water supply and electricity
  • Convenient access to nearby laundry service
  • Proximity to local markets and cafes for added convenience

Yoga Program that Leads to RYT-200 Certification & Yoga Alliance Approval

Yoga Alliance is an international organization that supports yoga schools and teachers around the world. It provides resources and guidance to help yoga practitioners learn and grow. The Yoga Alliance directory lists yoga schools and teachers who meet its globally recognized training standards. Adi Yoga Ashram is a Yoga Alliance-recognized school. All yoga teachers who complete a specific standard of yoga teacher training, such as a 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, a 300-hour yoga teacher training course, or a 500-hour yoga teacher training course, receive a completion certification from RYS. This certification qualifies them to register as yoga teachers with the Yoga Alliance as RYT-200 or RYT-500. RYT-200 certification is an international credential that validates your knowledge, experience, and training in yoga. It gives potential students and employers confidence that you have met the Alliance's high standards,and 100 hour program is the first step in that direction.

Here are some of the benefits of 100 Hour certification:

  • Prepares you and set your foundation to became a professional yoga teachers .
  • Helps you clear the basic knowledge and understanding of yoga and related subjects .
  • You can connect with other yoga Students from around the world.

Important Note: 100 Hours Yoga Course program is not certified with Yoga Alliance. Please remind that a 100-hour yoga teacher training course doesn’t qualify you to teach.

Food & Accommodation

Clean and comfortable accommodation comprises of single private rooms and double shared rooms with attached washrooms. Three highly nutritious, healthy and sattvic meal per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). Our yogic diet food is perfect for nourishing the mind, body and soul. Detox and herbal teas are served twice a day.

" स्थिरसुखमासनम् "

"Posture is that which is steady and pleasant"


Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2.46

Course Dates - 100 Hours Hatha Ashtanga Yoga Program in India

Note:- During major holidays in India, such as Diwali, Holi, and Raksha Bandhan, please note that classes will not be conducted as per the regular schedule. Additionally, it is important to be aware that the graduation date for the course may be extended by a day to accommodate these holiday breaks.

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Course Syllabus - 100 Hours Yoga Program

Our 100 Hours Yoga Program focuses on Hatha yoga, Ashtanga Primary Series, Yoga Philosophy, Pranayama, Methodology of yoga. You will understand the core of yoga through the lens of the yoga philosophy. The syllabus will enrich you with the essential principles behind body structure and alignment. You will also learn about the Nadis (Ida Pingala & Sushumna), Chakras (the energy channels), Bandha, Mudras, and much more.

Mantra Chanting - Peaceful Positive Energy

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.

  •  Aum Namah Shivaya
  •  Aum Sarveshaam Svastir-Bhavatu
  •  Aum Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah
  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Aum Brahmarpanam
  •  Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  •  Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
Yoga Postures (Asana)

Students will gain extensive knowledge on yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility and discipline at Adi Yoga Ashram Rishikesh India.

Sun Salutation

  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B

Asanas for Beginners:

  • Padangusthasana
  • Padahasthasana
  •  Utthita Trikonasana
  • Parivrtta Trikonasana
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
  • Parsvottanasana
  • Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
  • Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana A & B
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A B C & D
  • Purvattanasana
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
  • Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
  • Janu Sirsasana A B & C
  • Marichyasana A B C &
  • Navasana
Hatha Yoga Asana

The word haṭha literally means "force" and thus alludes to a system of physical techniques. In India hatha yoga is associated in popular tradition.

  • Alignment, Assist and Adjustment
  • Surya namaskar (sun salutation)
  • Chandra namaskar (moon salutation)
  • Bharadvajasana
  • Lolasana – swinging pose
  • Kukkutasana – rooster pose
  • Sarpasana – snake pose
  • Shalabhasana – locust pose
  • Dhanurasana – bow pose
  • Paschimottanasana – seated forward bend
  • Janu sirshasana – head to knee pose
  • Parivirta janu sirshasana – revolving head to knee pose
  • Sarvangasana – shoulder stand
  • Padam sarvangasana – shoulder stand lotus pose
  • Sirshasana- Headstand
  • Natarajasana – lord shiva’s pose
  • Utthita hasta padangusthasana
  • Naukasana –Boat pose
Introduction to 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.

  • Introduction of Pranayama
  • Benefits of Pranayama
  • General Guidance For the Practitioner
  • Ujjayi Breath
  • Bhastrika Pranayama
  • Kapalbhati
  • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama
  • Bhramari Pranayama
Mudra (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.

  • Introduction of Mudras
  • Jnana & Chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
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.

  • Introduction to bandha
  • Jalandhara bandha
  • Moola bandha
Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation is a systematic practice that promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).

  • Introduction of Meditation
  • Origion & history of Meditation
  • Breath awarness Meditation
  • AUM chanting Meditation
  • Trataka Meditation
  • Dynamic Meditation
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
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.

  • Introduction to Shatkarma
  • Jalaneti Satkarma (Nasal cleansing with salty water)
  • Rubber neti (Nasal cleansing with a rubber string)
  • Agnisar Kriya
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 is needed.

  • Body Planes
  • Joints
  • Anatomical Movements
  • Muscle & Posture
  • Yoga & Posture
  • Muscular System
  • Spine
  • Deformities of the spine
  • Pelvic Region
  • The Human Knee
  • Tendon & Ligaments
  • Rhomboids minor & major
  • Supraspinatus Muscle
  • Infraspinatus Muscle
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.

  • Sanatana Dharma
  • Vedas
  • Puranas
  • The Four Goals of Life
  • The Four Stage of Life
  • The Vedic System of Duties
  • The Six System of Indian Philosophy
  • Patanjali’s Yog Sutras
  • Citta Vritti
  • Afflictions of the mind
Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

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

  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions
Teaching Methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At Adi Yoga Ashram, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.

  • Positive & conscious communication.
  • Friendship and trust.
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.
Assessments are based on:

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

  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior

Yoga in India: A More Holistic Approach

India holds the distinction of being the birthplace of Yoga, with its origins dating back thousands of years. This ancient practice was developed by numerous revered monks and sages who sought to cultivate physical and mental well-being. Their profound desire for elevated meditation and ultimate attainment of Samadhi necessitated a fit and disease-free body. Yoga, when practiced optimally, not only promotes physical health but also preserves youthfulness. Therefore, it is worthwhile to explore why India surpasses Western countries as an exceptional destination for embracing Yoga.

Authentic Yoga Teachings

People travel to India to experience authentic yoga, as many of the most popular yoga styles originated there. These styles were developed by Indian yoga masters, and people can learn directly from them in India. Adi Yoga Ashram is a leading yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh that has been offering authentic yoga for over 30 years. This means that people can learn yoga in its original form, as it was practiced in India for centuries.

Philosophical Beliefs

In India Yoga is considered more than just a physical practice. It is a philosophy that encompasses the body, mind, and spirit. In India, yoga is not just a form of exercise, but a way of life. This is why yoga teacher training in India is so important. In addition to learning the physical postures, you will also learn about the philosophy of yoga and how to apply it to your own life. The benefits of yoga are many. It can help you improve your physical health, mental clarity, and emotional well-being. It can also help you connect with your inner self and find peace and harmony in your life.

Spiritual Environment

Yoga in India is often seen as a spiritual practice, while yoga in the West is often seen as a form of exercise or relaxation. As a result, the yoga environment in India is more spiritual and traditional, while the yoga environment in the West is more physical and fitness-oriented. In India, yoga is often practiced in ashrams, which are spiritual communities. This provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about yoga in a traditional setting. In the West, yoga is often practiced in studios or gyms. This can be a more convenient option, but it may not offer the same level of spiritual depth as practicing yoga in an ashram.

Answers of Most asked QUESTIONS

Frequent Asked Questions

The closest and most convenient airport for you is to fly to New-Delhi. If you are visiting India for the first time then it is better for you to take a flight to Dehradun (city nearby), and from Dehradun is a 30 min drive by car, so you save a hustle.

Yes, with advanced notice, we will gladly arrange transportation for you from the airport, bus station, or train station in India directly to our school in Rishikesh. Upon your arrival in Rishikesh, our team will be there to welcome you and provide directions for a short walk from the drop-off point to our school. We understand the importance of a smooth and convenient journey, and we are committed to ensuring that your arrival experience is hassle-free. Just let us know your travel details in advance, and we'll take care of the rest.

We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, and you may need to make changes to your booking. We strive to accommodate such situations to the best of our ability, depending on availability. Please inform us as soon as possible if you need to make any changes to your booking. We will do our utmost to assist you, keeping in mind the feasibility and any applicable terms and conditions.

December - January - February - are the coldest month, the temperature gets down to 15-26 C, and we do not provide room heaters, so if you are doing the course during December-early March we recommend you to bring warm clothes.

April to August - hot & rainy weather - light cotton clothes are recommended, as the temperature can get even to 40 degrees. September is the ending of the rainy season. Still if you coming during these month umbrella/raincoats are recommended.

October to March - weather in Rishikesh varies from pleasant to cold and woolen clothes, jackets etc. are recommended. The temperature is averagely around 32-33 C.

Rishikesh is known for its spiritual and peaceful atmosphere, and it is generally considered safe for women travelers. At Adi Yoga Ashram, we prioritize the safety and security of all our guests. We maintain a safe and supportive environment where women can feel comfortable and safe. However, it is always advisable to take general precautions, such as being aware of your surroundings and avoiding isolated areas at night.

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