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100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh, India

Gurukul Yogashala – The Traditional Yoga School

Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world is the land of learning, practicing and experiencing the purity of yoga. If you are a passionate enthusiast of yoga, then Gurukul Yogashala is the best option to learn yoga from our specialized 100 Hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh . The course is the beginning of your yogic journey and a career in the field of yoga.

Accredited by the Yoga Alliance, USA, we offer the best traditional learning through our course. The combination of traditional skills with the touch of modern requirements prepares students for the journey of a lifetime.

Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and at the banks of the holy river Ganga, our team is dedicated to sharing the authentic and traditional source of knowledge according to the ancient text of Vedas. Gurukul Yogashala is one of the best yoga schools in India. The experienced teachers, traditional teaching methodology and well-researched curriculum are ideal for students and ease their learning journey.

This course starts from 1st of every month starting from USD 349.

Deep Rooted Traditional Vedic Practices

The 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course is based on the true values and traditional practices of yoga. With all the major styles of yoga included in the course, we aim to help students become knowledgeable, skilled and yoga alliance-certified teachers. The course is created as per our values and learning from ancient and traditional teachers. The purity and sanity of yoga are maintained throughout to help our students learn what the purest form is.

Every subject taught in the course is based on years of research and learning from our gurus/ yogis. The course offers everything that will help aspirants move towards a healthy and knowledgeable lifestyle with the guidance of our expert teachers. The years of learning and decades-old scriptures knowledge are combined in the course to help the students with the journey of learning.

A life-changing Yoga Journey in Rishikesh

Yoga is not just practicing movement for a fitter body, but it is a way of living. We at Gurukul Yogashala with our 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training course help the students start their journey to a healthier life. The modern-day lifestyle has affected our immune system as well as mental and physical fitness. With the course, we aim to share the learning and help practitioners with the right techniques and routines to change their lifestyles.

Apart from the learning and personal growth. The course will train the students in the field of teaching to help them become certified Yoga Teacher . This certification not only works as a proof of knowledge and skills but will also help in advancing towards a career in the field of yoga.

Our curriculum is designed in such a way that each subject is given the right amount of time for learning and practicing. We have also created a routine for the students to help them improve productivity and follow the rules of nature which are described in the ancient scriptures.

If you are a beginner or practitioner who wishes to learn the authentic and traditional practices of yoga, then Gurukul Yogashala is the right place for you. The 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh will be the stepping stone towards your learning and teaching journey.

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Course Syllabus

What you will learn in 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Course in Rishikesh at Gurukul Yogashala?

At Gurukul Yogashala you will be trained by the expert faculty of our school to become an advanced level practitioner and certified teacher. With all the traditional teaching methodologies, we aim to share the purest information and knowledge through this course. The 13-day course is programmed to develop new skills, and habits and incorporate learning while removing the negatives from your routine offering you a healthy and better lifestyle.

100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum:

Traditional Hatha Yoga:

Hatha Yoga is one of the ancient practices of yoga which is considered to offer spiritual perfection. This style of yoga is mainly focused on the postures and breathing techniques that help in relaxing the mind. During the class, our teacher will guide the students to perform it properly concerning understanding the body's strength and flexibility. This is a great style to incorporate into your daily practice as it not only improves flexibility and strength but also helps in relaxing and calming the mind.

Following are the things you will learn during you 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh:

  • Focus on refining alignment
  • Find your strength while holding poses for an extended period
  • Synchronizing Breath with Asana Movement
  • Attain flexibility with forward and back bending asanas
  • Enhance concentration with balancing asanas
  • Understand the benefits of Inversion asanas on mind and body


Mysore Style Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow:

Ashtanga yoga is one of the toughest styles of yoga. K. Pattabhi Jois helped the style popularize through his research center and a book named Yog Mala. The book was widely popular in foreign nations and people from all across the globe came to India and learned the style under K. Pattabhi Jois. This style is very unique as it requires strength as well as synchronized breathing. With every movement in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, the movement is related to the breathing style. While requiring energy and stamina for practice the right breathing style is the way to perfection.

Following are the things you will learn during you 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh:

  • Introduction of Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Role of Drishti in every asana
  • Synchronizing breath with asanas
  • Doing Bandhas in Asanas
  • Transitioning to self-practice
  • Detoxifying and purifying body with asanas


Practices of Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang, opposite and complementary principles in nature. Yin yoga works deeply into your body with passive, longer-held poses. The practice of Yin yoga is a transformative journey of self-discovery that gives practitioners unprecedented access to the deeper realms of the mind and body.

Benefits of Regular Practice of Yin Yoga

  • Increases circulation and improves flexibility.
  • Calms and balances the mind and body.
  • Reduces stress and anxiety.
  • Releases fascia.
  • Encourages deeper relaxation.

The Yin Yoga will be included in the last week in our 28 days 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course.


Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a restful practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. Restorative yoga is suitable for practitioners of all levels. It is a practice of deep relaxation that emphasizes the meditative aspect of yoga—the union of body and mind. Through the use of props for support, many of the postures are held almost effortlessly.

Benefits of Restorative Yoga:

  • Increased Relaxation.
  • Better Sleep.
  • Reduced Pain.
  • Improved Well-being.
  • Gentle on the body


Practices of Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga is a style of Hatha Yoga which involves body movement along with breathing techniques. The practice of this style is effective in improving the connection between mind and body through asanas. With this course, the students will get to know about precise movement, alignment, adjustments, accuracy and proper techniques to follow. Under the guidance of our experienced teacher, each student will learn to improve the posture of the body and improve the connection between the mind and body.

In our 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, you'll learn the basics of Iyengar Yoga primary series, including:

  • The proper alignment of each pose.
  • How to use props to help students achieve correct alignment.
  • How to modify poses for students with different needs.
  • How to sequence the poses in a way that is safe and effective.

Why does Gurukul Yogashala offer a 100 hour teacher training program that includes Iyengar Yoga?

Iyengar Yoga primary series is a progressive sequence of asanas that is designed to build a strong foundation in yoga. It is suitable for all levels of students and can be modified to meet the individual needs of each student. Iyengar Yoga also emphasizes the importance of precise alignment and attention to detail, which can help students avoid injuries and get the most out of their practice.

Benefits of Iyengar Yoga primary series:

  • Improved flexibility and strength.
  • Increased balance and coordination.
  • Increased self-awareness and body awareness.
  • Improved posture.


Asana Alignment and Adjustment

During our 100 hour Yoga Teachers Training Course, you will receive in-depth instruction on proper asana alignment and adjustment. Our experienced instructors will equip you with the skills to guide students safely using verbal cues and physical adjustments, as well as the ability to observe and assess alignment and modify poses to accommodate diverse body types. By completing our comprehensive program, you will have the knowledge and expertise to create a secure and welcoming environment for all your students to practice yoga.

  • Importance of body alignment in yoga asanas.
  • Alignment and precision in the practice of asanas.
  • Use of Props such as blocks, straps, and blankets for correct alignment.
  • Poses timing to deepen their practice and cultivate mindfulness.
  • close attention to the details of each pose.
  • Alignment in various postures: standing, seated, backward/forward extensions, twisting, and inverted postures
  • Explanation of alignment includes: correct posture performance, common mistakes, precautions, contraindications, benefits, modifications, and adjustments (verbal and hands-on)


Anatomy and Physiology

Similar to learning the right things it is important to know about our body. With Anatomy and Physiology as a subject, we try to share all the necessary information with our students to help them in their yogic journey. The main reason behind this subject is to improve understanding. The subjects will cover a range of topics including bones, body structures, nervous system, and muscles. With another sub-division on Spiritual anatomy, we will share knowledge about the chakras, energy levels, and five layers of self.

Physical Anatomy

  • Introduction of Body structure and Its motion.
  • Anatomical explanation of Asana.
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Muscles, Knees, Hips, Spine, Neck, and Shoulders.
  • Anatomical Movements and Bones of the Skull, Cervical, Vertebrae, Shoulder Girdle/ Arm Bones/ Pelvic Region.
  • Deformities of the Spine Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Tendons and Ligaments.
  • An overview of the Muscular System, Skeletal system, Respiratory System.
  • Food & Digestive System.
  • The Breathing Mechanism in Yoga, an Overview of Bandhas.

Spiritual Anatomy

  • Overview of the Nadi. (Energy Channel)
  • Overview of the Chakras. (Energy Centres)
  • Overview of the Panchakosha. (5 Layers)
  • Overview of the Pancha Mahabhuta. (5 Elements and Body Structure)
  • Overview of the Tri-Guna. (Three Attributes)
  • Overview of the Kundalini. (Prime Energy and Source of All Creativity)


History and Philosophy of Yoga

We at Gurukul Yogashala offer traditional and Vedic knowledge to our students with our customized course on Yoga. We aim to keep the purity and serenity of Yoga alive through our students and spread it across the globe. To follow our aim, with every course of our, we share the knowledge, aim, beliefs and practices gained from the ancient scripture through the subject. This subject will uncover key concepts, beliefs in a higher power, the importance of self-realization, and the recognition of the interconnectedness of all things on this globe.

Here you will learn:

  • Introduction of Yoga Philosophy (Yog Darshan) and its Evolution.
  • Introduction of Patanjali Yoga Sutras.
  • Nadis (Ida, Pingala & Sushumna).
  • Introduction of Chakras.
  • Explanation of Hatha Yoga Pradipika.
  • Eight Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga.
  • Pancha – Vayus, Panchakoshas.
  • Sattva, Rajas & Tamas (Trigunas).
  • Four Padas of Yoga Sutras.
  • Life stories of yogis (Inspiring stories).
  • Introduction to Vedas.


Method and Rhythm of Respiration (Pranayama)

Pranayama or the method of rhythmic breathing is a style of yoga where using different techniques of breathing we fulfill the requirement of the body and purify it. The control over breathing not only helps in delivering the right amount of oxygen or detoxifying but also helps in improving and deepening the connection of the mind with the body while improving calmness and concentration. The course will help the student learn different locks, styles and mudra for the practice of pranayama.

  • Introduction and benefits of Pranayama.
  • Introduction of meditative poses and mudras.
  • Introduction of bandhas (locks) and Kumbhakas. (breath retention).
  • Breathing Techniques: Clavicular, Thoracic, and Diaphragmatic & Yogic Breathing.
  • Introduction of Pranayama. (Nadi – Sodhana, Surya – Bhedi, Chandra – Bhedi, Ujjayi, Kapalbhati, Bhramari, Bhastrika, Sheetali, Sheetkari)


Methodology of Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation is one of the best practices of yoga which offers great self control while improving mind strength. The practice introduces you to deeper enlightenment leading to better concentration and focus. The human brain is functional even when we sleep, but with the right techniques and practices, we can control it and eliminate the external disturbance. The classes of meditation by our teachers will help the students unlock a wide spectrum of inward journeys and a heightened sense of awareness with mental clarity.

  • Introduction of Meditation and its Importance.
  • Introduction of History and Philosophy of Meditation.
  • Tips for improving concentration and avoiding distractions during meditation.

The different meditation techniques that we teach are;

  • Om / Mantra Meditation.
  • Breath Awareness (Anapana).
  • Trataka Meditation.
  • Osho Dynamic meditation.
  • Silent Meditation & Practice Japa Meditation.
  • Ajapa Japa Meditation.
  • Antar Mouna Dhyana Meditation.
  • Nada Brahma Meditation.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation.


Purification Methods (Shat Karma)

Following the traditional and authentic practices of yoga, our schools prioritize health by offering knowledge about cleansing the body internally and externally. Shat Karma is a practice in Yoga where practitioners clean their body using various techniques to improve immunity and balance between mind and body. The practice of Shat Karma involves Jala Neti, Rubber-net, Eye cleansing, Kapalbhati and Kunjal. The students with the 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh will learn the right methods for performing various techniques to cleanse their bodies.

Shat Karmas that we will practice are:

  • Jala Neti.
  • Rubber-neti.
  • Eye-cleansing.
  • Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs.
  • Kunjal - stomach cleansing.


Teaching Methodology

At our yoga school, we utilize a teaching methodology that blends traditional principles with contemporary demands. Our curriculum provides a comprehensive understanding of how to prioritize a holistic approach while teaching, which encompasses physical postures, breathwork, meditation, and mindfulness. Aspiring students will gain a thorough understanding of these practices.

  • Developing a suitable sequence of breathing and posture techniques for all levels, with adaptable cues.
  • Cultivating positive communication and rapport with students.
  • Managing time effectively for efficient class structure and execution.
  • Possessing essential qualities of a successful teacher, including empathy and adaptability.
  • Demonstrating and observing key principles to guide student practice safely and effectively.
  • Assisting and correcting postures for proper alignment and injury prevention.
  • Utilizing effective voice cues to guide and maintain a calm atmosphere during class.
  • Preparing mentally and emotionally to create a positive learning environment.
  • Structuring classes step-by-step for a well-rounded and effective practice.



Evaluation is the process of observing the learning, application and shortcomings of the students. With our comprehensive evaluation process, we will advise students and help them upscale their skills. At last, the evaluation based on all the parameters will showcase the performance of each student during the course.

  • Written assessment- Upon completion of the task, you'll receive a written grade.
  • Practical evaluation: this will be scored on how well you plan and lead a real-world Yoga class.

The requirement of 90% attendance throughout the semester will be used as a criterion for each student's grade. A valid attendance rate of 90% is required, with an acceptable and understandable justification for the remaining 10% of missed classes.


Additional Learning

Other than the shared curriculum and syllabus above, the course includes various sessions for offering a holistic approach towards yoga and its practices. Here are some of the sessions that would be included in the 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh.

  • Therapy with sound vibrations.
  • Kirtan- a form of Hindu meditative music.
  • Yoga on the Beach.
  • Acro Yoga with a Partner.
  • Connect with yourself with Traditional Mantra Healing Session.
  • Know yourself with Kundalini Yoga Session.
  • Rediscover holistic health with Ayurveda Session.
  • Learn Self-care with our Trauma and Emotional Healing Session
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Please take note that all of these supplementary classes are not required for the course but are nonetheless included.



Gurukul Yogashala follows a schedule prescribed by Yoga Alliance regulations.

05:30 AMWake Up
06:30 AMAshtanga
08:15 AMKriya
08450 AMPranayama
10:15 AMYoga Philosophy
11:15 AMBrunch
12:15 PMPhilosophy
01:00 PMTea Break
02:00 PMSelf Study
03:30 PMHatha Yoga
05:15 PMMeditation & Yoga Nidra
06:30 PMDinner

The Schedule is subject to change according to the availability of teachers. Final Schedule will be provided to you on your arrival.

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Our accommodation facility offers clean, hygienic and comfortable rooms with breathtaking views of the Himalayan foothills. Spacious rooms with closets, private bathrooms and wifi for convenience. The students can choose between private and shared rooms based on their preferences. Every room offers hot and cold running water with accessible shops at walking distance for all requirements. We promote cleanliness and throughout the course, our staff will take care of hygiene and cleanliness at the school and accommodation premises. Surrounded by the great Himalayas and the flowing sound of the holy river Ganga will make you feel astonished and refreshed.

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Yogic Food

To have a healthy lifestyle it is necessary to make changes in the food and activities that we do daily. With our course we not only share the knowledge about yoga, but we help our students make healthy steps with their diet as well. Our gluten-free yogic diet is ideal for the body making it healthier and more energetic to perform daily tasks with ease. Other than the food offered at the school, we include herbal and detox juices/ tea that help to keep the balance of nutrients like vitamins, carbs, calcium protein and others. The healthy diet at the school will fulfill the body's requirements with all the essentials while removing the toxins from the body.

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Following a fixed routine daily can make it dull and mundane which is why we take frequent breaks to make the course more exciting for the students. Our Yoga Teacher Training course in Rishikesh includes various spiritual excursions that will help in relaxing the body and mind while acknowledging the impact of yoga.

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Beach Yoga

Ganga Aarti

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Why choose Gurukul Yogashala for Your Yogic Journey?

Gurukul Yogashala is one of the best yoga schools in Rishikesh that offers traditional and authentic knowledge of yoga. We aim to help students with the right information and keep the essence of traditional yoga alive. Situated at the heart of Rishikesh, surrounded by the foothills of the Himalayas. The school is ideal for enjoying and feeling the real essence of nature while practicing the most sacred mind and body activity i.e. Yoga. With the 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, we wish to help our students as a guide towards a holistic and spiritual way of living a healthy life.

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What is a 200 yoga teacher training course?

200-hour Yoga Teacher Training course or 200-hour Yoga TTC is a beginner yoga course that provides fundamental knowledge of yoga philosophy, anatomy, and alignment. This program enables participants to teach Hatha, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa yoga styles worldwide under the guidelines of Yoga Alliance USA. Join us in Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, to deepen your practice and become a certified yoga teacher.

Can a beginner enrol in the 200-hour yoga teacher training programme?

Yoga is not just for flexible or strong people, but for anyone who is willing to give time to themselves and yoga. A 200-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh can help a beginner learn the basics of yoga and inspire them to teach in the future. Even if someone doesn't intend to teach, they can benefit from the knowledge gained in a TTC and apply it to their personal practice.

What is the duration of a 200-hour yoga teacher training programme?

The duration of 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh varies on course structure takes around 24 days to 30 days. The course follows the standards set by Yoga Alliance and covers the entire syllabus in 7 to 8 sessions per day.

How can I prepare for a 200-hour yoga teacher training course?

The 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh is designed for beginners, so it's okay if you have no prior knowledge of yoga. However, it can still be overwhelming to learn so much new information. Before you attend the training, mentally prepare yourself for a month-long stay focused solely on your own growth. Bring personal belongings and essentials with you, as the course-related materials will be provided during the training.

Can I teach yoga after completing a 200-hour teacher training programme?

Certainly, completing a 200-hour yoga teacher training course is sufficient for obtaining a yoga teaching certification and being able to teach yoga classes in many places. However, in order to become a more confident and skilled teacher and teach professionally, some places may require a 500-hour certification or value teaching experience and skills over certification alone.



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    Dedication and self-motivation are essential for the success of our course. The practice and teaching of yoga require a profound level of self-discipline and purity. To uphold the integrity of the program, participants must actively participate in all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures, and asana classes.

    In alignment with the principles of yoga, certain lifestyle choices are prohibited during the course. These include the consumption of meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and any form of nudity. Such practices are counterproductive to the path of yoga. Participants who fail to adhere to these guidelines may be dismissed from the course to maintain the sanctity of the learning environment.

    Nudity is strictly prohibited.


    Please note the following regarding cancellations:

    An advance payment of course fees is non-refundable, except in cases of emergencies where students can reschedule to join us on other available schedules.

    If a student chooses to cancel the course after joining, the course fees will not be refunded. However, there is no additional charge for the cancellation itself.

    We encourage students to carefully consider their commitment to the course before making any payments.


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