500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

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500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In India

JeevMoksha Yoga Gurkul also offers 500-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh which is duly accredited by the
Yoga Alliance. This certification makes you eligible to be registered as a Registered Yoga Teacher RYT 500. And if
you decide to teach after completion of this course, you can upgrade yourself to an E-RYT 500, upon fulfillment of
certain hours of teaching.

The certificate of 500 hours Yoga teacher training validates your successful completion of the 500 hours of yoga
in a residential setup.

When it comes to Yoga, the most important part is practice. Your practice determines your achievements and
success. 500 hours Yoga ttc in Rishikesh provides you with an opportunity to be involved in an extended period of
practice of Yoga by spending 7+ weeks of time working on yourself. In this time you will be working on your body,
breath, mind and heart to dive deep into the Yoga discipline and transform. You will create a strong will power, a
resilient mind, more deep breathing and a supple and strong body after completion of this course.
The idea of freedom is inherited in Yoga. Freedom from inconsisteny, energy consuming habits, fixations and
limitations. As a student of our 500 hours yoga teacher training, you will break free of all these factors and explore a
new dimension of yourself while enjoying the transition at the same time. Yoga promises us a complete rejuvenation
of our personalities and that’s what this program is all about. A complete physical, mental and spiritual
transformation lifestyle is waiting for you. Don’t delay any more..

What Makes JeevMoksha Yoga Different From The Rest.

We will take the opportunity of putting our school and tradition above the bar without any sense of ego or boast. Jeevmoksha yoga is not just any yoga school, rather a vision of a Yogi who carries a calling in his heart to share this sacred ancient art of wellbeing with all the humanity. The teachings and courses are crafter in a very perosanalised manner after years of contemplation and they aim to give you a realtime yoga experience. Rishikesh is an ancient land of Rishis and Yogis who spent their lives here while finding the deeper truths of life. And when they realized they yearn on sharing it with the world. Thus this city has been a center of attraction for thousands of people from time unknown. Those who wish to delve into the sacred tradition of Yoga, JeevMoksha is the place to be. Right next to the holy river Ganga, our Yoga school in Rishikesh is set away from all the chaotic and touristic crowds, nestled in peace and calm. This setting gives students the perfect getaway to a spiritual home that will host them and take care of their growth on all the planes. JeevMoksha is a family where you become a part of global companionship and community. The ambience of the ashram will definetly make you feel surrounded by divine energy of ganga and mighty Himalayas.

Best 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

JeevMoksha Yoga Grukul is situated in the city of Rishikesh on the banks of holy rive Ganga in the foothills of
mighty Himalayas. The gurukul is a home of yoga where students come and get grounded while focusing their time
and energies on learning and practisiing. This setting give maximum benefits out of the curriculum which is
followed. The atmosphere is charged with strong vibrations of energy which you can feel once you have settled into
the culture and atmosphere. India can be overwhelming experience for most, but once you settle she will embrace
you with love and care. And this is the Mantra we follow at JeevMoksha Yoga.
Our teachers are the best in their respective fields thereby giving you complete exposure of all the possible subjects
and topics. One of the many advantages of being at jeevmoksha is that you will encounter not just teachers but yogis
who have dedicated their lives in researching the details of yoga as a discipline.

200 Hour Yoga TTC In Rishikesh

Who is Eligible For This Course?

The 500 hour yoga teacher training course is for those students who aspire to become advanced yoga teachers. If you are seriously considering yoga as a profession, this course is perfect way to start on the journey. 2 months of intense training is equivalent to a whole year of dedicated learning and practicing. Our teachers are dedicated to make sure that students gets the maximum out of the course and go back with confidence and skills to teach yoga on a professional level. The course highlights the details of asanas, alighnment, adjustment, benefits, contraindications of yogic practices, sequencing that yields the desired benefits and the methodology. You will get increased hours of not just practice but also teaching live classes. The course is duly recognized by Yoga Alliance USA which gives you the qualification to teach yoga anywhere in the world.

Our teachers are dedicated to make sure that students gets the maximum out of the course and go back with confidence and skills to teach yoga on a professional level. The course highlights the details of asanas, alighnment, adjustment, benefits, contraindications of yogic practices, sequencing that yields the desired benefits and the methodology. You will get increased hours of not just practice but also teaching live classes. The course is duly recognized by Yoga Alliance USA which gives you the qualification to teach yoga anywhere in the world. 

Welcome to the experience of body mind and soul!!

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Why jeevmoksha Yoga School

Jeevmoksha yoga gurukul is a premier institute of yoga in Rishikesh. Located in Himalayan foothills of Shivalik range, Jeevmoksha is a serene and calm study point where students can indulge into a spiritual affair with themselves taking out time from the pace of modern life and taking time to look deep within themselves. The surroundings are rich in nature with lots of green providing enough oxygen to cater the needs of body and enough Pran to fulfill the requirements of energy. Jeevmoksha works along the lines of traditional yoga while also paying equal attention to the contemporary lifestyles and conditions. Our yoga classes are a fine blend of physical, energetic and mental techniques to carve out a complete set of practice for a being as a whole. Gurukul offers intensive yoga teacher training courses thereby enabling students to draw their own scales of self practice and development. Gurukul operates in an ashram environment which includes a dedicated space for yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh itself and giving a wide range of knowledge on ancient systems of self healing and well being. Yoga, Ayurveda, Nature cure and other systems of actual health are combined together in our education programs so as to enable more and more people to understand them and share them in their own communities. This virtue makes Jeevmoksha a unique spot for the study of Yoga in India.

500 Hour Yoga TTC In Rishikesh Syllabus

The syllabus of course has been designed to achieve the above mentioned objectives in complete curriculum.

Course is divided into 4 modules for 4 weeks and each module will be complementary to its successor.

The approach of study is from beginners to advanced level. Starting with the elementary practices, the course will cover the advanced levels towards the last modules.

Students will be given exposure to the yogic discipline in a conducive and positive attitude so as to prevent any misconceptions or impressions to be formed.

Asanas are taught with two different approaches. The static approach of Hatha yoga and the dynamic
approach of Vinyasa. Following asanas will be taught during the
500 hours Yoga TTC course.

1. Tadasana
2. Vrkasana
3. Utthita Parsvakonasana
4. Utthita Trikonasana
5. Ardha Chandrasana
6. Parivrita Parshvakonasana
7. Prasarita Padottanasana
8. Parsvottanasana
9. Parivrita Trikonasana
10. Virabhadrasana 1
11. Virabhadrasana 2
12. Garudasana
13. Padangustasana and Pada Hasthasana
14. Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
15. Jathara Parivartanasana
16. Navasana
17. Urdhwa prasarita padasana
18. Plank
19. Vasisthasana

20. Salabhasana A, B
21. Bhunjangasana
22. Urdva Mukha Svanasana
23. Dhanurasana
24. Ustrasana
25. Kapotasana
26. Uttan Prishthasana
27. Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
28. Chakrasana
29. Matsyasana
30. Uttana Padasana
31. Viparita Karani
32. Halasana (cycle)
33. Salamba Sarvangasana (cycle)
34. Karnapidasana
35. Salamba Sirsasana (supported)
36. Ardha Matsyendrasana
37. Marichyasana
38. Jathar parivartanasana
39. Balasana
40. Supta Padangusthasana
41. Dandasana
42. Paschimottanasana
43. Upavista Konasana
44. Baddha Konasana
45. Tiriang Mukha Eka Pada Padchimotanasana
46. Krounchasana
47. Gomukhasana
48. Padmasana
49. Savasana
50. Shaithilyasana
51. Padmasana
52. Siddhasana
53. Swastikasana
54. Vajrasana
55. Utthita Parsvakonasana (variations)
56. Utthita Trikonasana (variations)
57. Ardha Chandrasana
58. Parivrita Parshvakonasana (Poorna)
59. Parivrita Trikonasana (poorna)
60. Virabhadrasana 3
61. Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana (variations)
62. Paripurna Navasana
63. Vasisthasana (variations)
64. Salabhasana 3
65. Poorna Bhunjangasana

66. Poorna Dhanurasana
67. Raj Kapotasana
68. Poorna Chakrasana(variations)
69. Niralamba Sarvangasana (unsupported)
70. Sirsasana (variations)
71. Poorna Matsyendrasana
72. Marichyasana 2 & 3
73. Paschimottanasana (variations)
74. Tiriang Mukha Eka Pada Padchimotanasana
75. Krounchasana
76. Padmasana (poorna)
77. Siddhasana
78. Natrajasana
79. Vatayanasana
80. Bhadrasana
81. Bhardwajasana (1&2)
82. Parivritta Janu Shirasana
83. Koormasana
84. Tittabhasana
85. Bakasana
86. Ek pad Bakasana
87. Garbhpindasana
88. Lolasana
89. Vishwamitrasana
90. Vrishchikasana
91. Adho vrksasana
92. Hanumanasana
93. Kandharasana

(Note: performance and practice of asanas, to a lot of extent, depends on individual capabilities and conditions. Although we teach most of the above mentioned asanas, the students have to keep in mind that a month is not enough time to perform the asanas completely.)

Concepts and practices of Pranayama including different breathing excercises (Shwas kiryas mentioned in Hatha yoga & kumbhak (breath retention) with indications and contraindications. Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication and benefits of:

  • Yogic breathing,
  • Surya Bhedi
  •  Ujjayi
  • Nadi Shodhan with Antar kumbhak (internal breath retention Level 1)
  •  Bhastrika (advanced practise)
  •  Bhramari (with kumbhak)
  •  Nadi Shodhan (with antar kumbhak)
  •  Sheetali, Seetkari,
  •  Tribandh Pranayama
  •  Pran Dharana

Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication and benefits of:

  • Neti (Nasal cleansing)
  • Kunjal Kriya (abdominal cleansing),
  • Tratak (Psychic purification)
  • Agnisar kriya
  • Kapalbhati 
  • Danda dhauti 
  • Shankha prakshalana (master cleansing)



Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication and benefits of:

  • Mool bandha,
  • Uddiyan Bandha,
  • Jalandhar Bandha,
  • Maha Bandha.

Technique, teaching, method, application, contraindication and benefits of:

  • Ashwani Mudra
  • Tadagi Mudra
  •  Maha mudra
  •  Maha vedh
  •  Shambhavi mudra
  • Yoga Nidra.
  • Antar Mouna (inner silence).
  • Breathing awareness meditation.
  • Chakra meditation.
  • Kundalini meditation.
  • Naad meditation 


  • Nervous system and yogic effects on brain & nerves 
  • Skeletal system and structural impacts of yoga practices 
  • Muscular system and yogic internvention in muscular imbalances of posture and movement. Reflexes and conscious actions of muscles; balancing the flexions and extensions. 
  • Digestive system and role of diet in keeping us healthy. How yoga restores gut health. 
  • Respiratory system. Role of breathing in physical and mental wellbeing. Yogic effects of breathing. Breathe and Prana correlation. 
  • Cardiovascular system and heart care with yoga.
  • Endocrine system. Role of stress in hormonal imbalances and how yoga can restore this fine balance. 
    • Introduction, Origin and History of Yoga
    • Philosophy of Yoga: Principles of Purification, Relaxation and Harmonization.
    • Panch Koshas: The five sheaths of existence
    • Annamaya kosha and the organs of actions
    • Pranmaya Kosha and Pranic classification; Shat chakra samanvaya (six vortices of energy), Nadis (circuitary of pran), Kundalini (the store house of universal potential), Granthis (complexes).
    • Manomaya Kosha and organs of senses.
    • Vigyaan maya kosha and the subconscious states; Samskaar and Birth.
    • Anandamaya kosha and the supra consciousness; the states of Samadhi and pure awareness.
    • Yoga as an Evolutionary Science.
    • Consciousness and Yoga
    • Elements of Universe: The process of evolution according to Samkhya Darshan
    • Raj Yoga (Yogic psychology)
    • Antahkaran (the mind stuff)
    • Chitta and its patterns (vrritis)
    • Gunas; Prakash, Kriya, Sthiti (characteristics of mind)
    • Prakriti and Purusha (the observer and observed)
    • 3 states of Mind. 
    • 5 types of Minds. 
    • Obstacles of yoga 
    • How to remove obstacles 
    • Kleshas; the seeds of suffering 
    • Types of Samadhi
    • Controlling the mind with Ashtanga Yoga: Eight stages of self balancing and realization
    1. Yama: Social codes of conduct
    2. Niyama: Moral codes of conduct
    3. Asana: Posture
    4. Pranayama: Breath control
    5. Pratyahar: Sensory withdrawl and relexation of mind.
    6. Dharna: Channelising the mind and gaining stability
    7. Dhyaan: Meditation
    8. Samaadhi: Attainment of Ananda.

Innate nature of individuals and classification of Yoga

  • Karma yoga 
  • Bhakti yoga
  • Gyaan yoga
  • Raj yoga



  1. Principles of Ayurveda, (Dhatus & Doshas)
  2. Ayurvedic body types,
  3. Swasthvritta (the circle of health)
  1. Learning Constructive and effective skills on how to conduct a class, time management, etc
  2. Qualities of a yoga teacher and ethical guidelines
  3. Suitable Environment for yoga practices
  4. Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting, correcting and style of teaching a class
  5. Teacher manuals for explanation of principles, methods, advantages of methods
  6. Students’ process of learning and adaptation
  • Mantra meaning 
  • Sacred syllables 
  • Chanting why & how 
  • Types of chants 
  • Effects of mantra on brain 
  • Types of mantras 

What is included in the course fee?

Not included in course fees

Yoga TTC School In Rishikesh

Excursion with This Course

We have taken special care to introduce our students to the local culture of the place. There are four major excursions that are a part of the course. 

Daily Schedule

Time Activity
05:30 am
Good morning
06:00 am
Vinyasa yoga
07:45 am
Pranayam & Kriya
09:00 am
10:15 am
Yoga philosophy
11:30 am
Bio Mechanics/ Alignment & Adjustment
01:00 pm
03:00 pm
Yoga Anatomy
04:15 pm
Hatha Yoga / Iyengar yoga
06:00 pm
Yoga Nidra/Music/meditation
07:15 pm
10:00 pm
Lights out
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

Food & Accomodation

The options of shared or private accommodation is available at the Gurukul. Rooms are clean, pure, ventilated and with a scintillating view of Mother Ganga. Wifi is readily available all over the property. You have all the basic amenities available on campus. Fresh water dispensers, laundry machine, room closets.

Rooms are non a/c. there is no provision for air conditioning at the Gurukul.

Meals at Gurukul

Meals served are sattvic and purely vegetarian. There is a combination of vegetables, lentils, grams, salads, rice, chapattis, sprouts, fresh fruits, porridges juices and smoothies. The individual food choices are also kept in consideration when it comes to gluten free and vegan options. But please make sure you inform about your preferences and allergies in advance for us to make the necessary arrangements in time.

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Refund Policy

The fee once paid including the registration deposit, is non refundable. However the amount paid can be adjusted to any further date within one year from the date of enrollment, under the circumstances of student not being able to appear for the course enrolled. The information has to be provided to the institute administration beforehand and decision lies solely with Jeevmoksha administration towards transferring the fee to a further date, after careful consideration of the applicant’s reason for not attending the course. 

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