500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh India

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Namaste to you all!

We at Gurukul Yogashala serve all our students with complete determination and grace.

We offer a 500 hour yoga teacher training course that combines the 200 hour Yoga TTC (level 1) and the 300-hour advanced Yoga TTC (level 2) in eight weeks. This intensive and alignment-based yoga teacher training course is suitable for beginners and advanced yoga students. Classroom and lodging are included in the course subscription.

Gurukul Yogashala is one of the few institutes for a 500-hour yoga teacher training course emphasizing holistic Yoga teaching. Rishikesh's penchant for the ancient philosophies of Yoga blends seamlessly with modern teaching methods, helping to cultivate its reputation as one of the most stylized Yoga schools. The school embraced and attracted a multi-disciplinary approach to Yoga and was founded in 2019 with almost two decades of teaching experience.

This 500 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, tailored specifically for those who desire to learn yoga, will go deeply into the study of yoga. So yes, this training will develop your knowledge of doing yoga practices and your yoga practice.

Course Overview

Course Name 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Level Advance Level
Yoga Style Multi Style Yoga
Duration 56 days
Module Residential with Meals
Language of Instruction English, Hindi
Certification RYT 500 - Yoga Alliance
Venue Gurukul Yogashala
Location Rishikesh
Course Fee US $1999 to $2299

Key Takeaways

  • Focus on advancing and reinforcing your practice and study of Yoga. Discover a specialized way of instructing Asana (physical postures), Pranayama (breath control), and Dhyana (meditation).
  • An in-depth exploration of the teachings of Patanjali and Vedanta philosophy will provide a detailed understanding of the nature and practice of Yoga.
  • Please become familiar with the quirks of human anatomy and physiology and their relationship to your practices in yogic disciplines.
  • It's strongly recommended for yoga practice to be included in your daily lifestyle before the course begins.


  • Free Pickup from Dehradun Airport.
  • Yoga Mat, Yogic T-shirt, Carry Bag.
  • Sound healing Session.
  • One Ayurvedic massage.
  • Holi Ganga Aarti Session.
  • Course Manual Announcement.
  • Teacher Education Program.
  • Yoga sessions (Mon-Sat).
  • A room with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi.
  • Three vegan and dairy-free Ayurvedic vegetarian meals are available upon request.
  • Nature walk in the foothills of the Himalayas, counseling and escort services for local sightseeing, and day excursion or river rafting (depending on availability).
  • Exclusions

    • Any other cost is not covered by the course, such as airfare, travel visa and travel insurance.
    • Before departing from your home country, please arrange for a tourist visa and travel insurance.
    • Transfer to Airport (Upon Request*)
    • Taxi fare from New Delhi Airport to Rishikesh School is US$70.

    Schedule & Fee: 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh - 2023

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    Note : For availability and price of a private room accommodation, please send your enquiry to gurukulyogashala@gmail.com

    Terms and Conditions for the Fee and Refund Policy

    US $500 (international student) or INR 10,000 (Indian student) are required to be paid at the time of booking. This is a non-refundable deposit valid for one year from the course commencement date. The validity of the guarantee can be increased under certain conditions and when needed.

    The balance payment is due by the time the course begins when you'll arrive at the ashram. For more details, see the link on this page.


    You don't need to undertaken a 500-hour yoga teacher training program however, knowing the basics of Yoga is helpful.

    Reasonable English-language proficiency regardless of age, physical, and mental health Age of the student should be 18 years or more. There is no upper age limit for students who can meet physical and cognitive demands.

    Gurukul Yogashala sometimes allows participants to complete a program without paying more, as they would for early bird and later-hour admissions.

    Syllabus For 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India - 2023

    The standards set forth by Yoga Alliance for the "RYT 500" designation are being followed by Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh, as are the university requirements for the two-month "Certificate Course in Yoga" endorsed by the Government of India.

    Many common ailments and disorders can be recovered and managed with yoga asanas. The anatomy and pathology of typical health problems that can be treated with nutrition, asana, and pranayama practice will be introduced to students in this course.

    Most people are now converting to organic and holistic choices for their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Most people are changing their lifestyles in a way that will improve their lives.

    Asana practice is one of the main components of the 300 hour yoga teacher training curriculum. Three hours each day are dedicated to yogic postures. Other significant advantages of asana practice include:

    Increased muscle tone and strength

    An even metabolism

    Improved cardiovascular and vascular health

    Enhancement of athletic performance

    You learn how to perfect each of your asanas during the yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, and you'll also get comprehensive guidance on the advantages of doing each asana. In addition, to assist you in mastering your yogic posture, you will also learn about potential complications and contraindications for various positions and alternative asanas.

    Students will study yoga-related anatomy and physiology to improve their asana explanations, cues and corrections in class. It is essential to comprehend how the human body works if you want to practise yoga.

    As previously indicated, asanas have various underlying advantages for the body. Knowing the anatomy can help you choose which asanas to practise to strengthen each body section. A solid understanding of anatomy will help you be more in sync with your body and the changes taking place in it. Yoga involves stretching, which lightens and realigns the muscle fibres.

    The history and science underlying the study of yoga will be covered, as well as the comprehension of the five fundamental tenets of yogic practice—breathing, appropriate exercise, relaxation, diet and meditation. The yoga philosophy class is a requirement for the 300 Hour Teacher Training Program. It is designed to provide you with a thorough knowledge and comprehension of yoga regarding physical postures and philosophical underpinnings. In addition, the students will study and understand the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali in this course.

    To become knowledgeable enough to impart these techniques to their students, students will learn how to open the body's essential energy centres. Then, in the second week, actual teaching practice will start.

    Daily Schedule

    The 500 hour yoga teacher training course at Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh relies on a strict schedule to conform to the requirements of Yoga Alliance. Therefore, an intensive course in a pleasant environment is a comprehensive curriculum.

    Time Activity
    05:30 am Wake Up
    06:00 am Herbal Tea
    06:15 am Nasal Cleansing
    06:30 am Mantra Chanting & Pranayama
    07:30 am Hatha Yoga
    09:30 am Breakfast
    10:30 am Yoga Philosophy
    11:30 am Alignment and Adjustment
    01:00 pm Lunch
    02:00 pm Self study / Assignment
    03:00 pm Yoga Anatomy
    04:00 pm Ashtanga-Vinyasa Yoga
    06:30 pm Meditation
    07:30 pm Dinner
    10:00pm Lights Out

    Please note: Daily schedule is subject to change on teacher's discretion.

    Yoga Alliance Certification - RYT 500

    Our Yoga School, an authorized yoga instructor training school in India, conveys two Yoga training certificates to its students.

    Yoga Alliance Certification - RYT 500 :

    Students who complete at least 300 hours of training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 500, internationally-recognized yoga certification & specification

    Gurukul Yogashala offers a teacher training program that incorporates Multi Stayle yoga in Rishikesh

    85 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

    Yoga Alliance has developed procedures that yoga schools need to meet to be approved by the Yoga Alliance as a training provider. The qualifications vary for 200-hour, 300-hour Yoga TTC, and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs.


    Assessment criteria will be based on both written and practical evaluations. Student behaviour will be a factor in the assessment of standards.

    Only the students who attend at least 90% of the meetings will undergo an evaluation.

    About the Yoga Faculty

    Our faculty at Gurukul Yogashala includes qualified and professional yoga instructors, navy physicians and therapists. We have the best Yoga TTC schools and instructors in India as our staff members. Our teachers receive training from us in addition to their previous yoga qualifications. Therefore, our teachers must meet the high standards of Yoga graduate instructors at Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh.

    Gurukul Yogashala teachers are the best and brightest in India. You'll find a selected group of specialists dedicated to pursuing Swami Ji and Yoga Alliance education. They undergo additional training to represent thieves better before they begin teaching at our Ashram.

    The Yoga School - Rishikesh India

    Gurukul Yogashala discloses a 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour residential yoga certification course by Yoga Alliance procedures.

    Gurukul Yogashala Yoga Teacher Training programs meet university requirements for the duration of one "Certificate Course in Yoga."

    We run intensive 100 hour yoga teacher training courses from a pair of magnificent yoga retreats in the Himalayan foothills of Rishikesh. These retreats are positioned in peaceful and peaceful settings, and attendees come from all over the world to learn about the traditional practice.

    Why Choose Gurukul Yogashala In Rishikesh ?

    Rishikesh has a vibrant spiritual and yogic history. At the height of the world's yogic hotspots, Rishikesh is home to some of India's most famous yoga schools and ashrams.

    Gurukul Yogashala is a prominent destination for some of India's finest yoga instructor training. We have been in business for more than six years and have more than 1,000 students in our programs from all over the globe. We offer the 100-hour Yoga Teacher Training course, the primary certification program in teaching Yoga.

    Our certified yoga teachers have helped 1000+ students from over 100+ nations to obtain a healthy lifestyle and provided training at Gurukul Yoga Ashram, located In Rishikesh and tranquil by nature.

    Our Gurukul Yogashala Retreat aims to provide:

    • Focus on interdisciplinary and integrative research at the Yoga and healing center.
    • Share the holistic living principles and the timeless wisdom of Yoga.
    • Encourage sustainable lifestyles, community development, and lifestyles.
    • Our teaching style is straightforward, combining traditional knowledge and modern methodologies. Of course, yoga mastery doesn't happen overnight, but we can guide you on your path by giving you the tools to set yourself up for a career of fulfillment and success.
    • Our teaching methodology is straightforward, using a mixture of traditional and modern approaches. Mastery in Gurukul Yogashala in Rishikesh does not occur overnight, but we can give you the tools you need to begin a promising career.

    Food & Accommodation

    Gurukul Yogashala Rishikesh has been serving wholesome, yogic food for the past six years and will continue to do so. We offer a well-balanced, gluten-free yogic diet that will give you the energy to begin your yoga practice. Enough vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, and other minerals are included in the meal, along with detox tea and juices.

    As our physical bodies demand a healthy, safe and hygienic environment, the soul thrives in a healthy body.Gurukul Yogashala Rishikesh is located in a serene area encircled by verdant fields and mountains. Our rooms were created with a yoga teacher training course in mind. We provide ample accommodations with beautiful mountain views that are furnished with cozy mattresses, cabinets, hot-water baths, and Wi-Fi. Our accommodations are also accessible to retail outlets for your individual needs. Moreover, Our management is at your disposal to keep your rooms tidy and sanitary.

    Outdoor Activity

    Gurukul Yogashala Rishikesh has been serving wholesome, yogic food for the past six years and will continue to do so. We offer a well-balanced, gluten-free yogic diet that will give you the energy to begin your yoga practice. Enough vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, and other minerals are included in the meal, along with detox tea and juices.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    A Registered Yoga Teacher who has completed 500 hours of yoga teacher training is a RYT 500. You can become a RYT 500 after completing the 500-hour program with the Yoga Alliance and can get qualified to teach Yoga.

    Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 300) is the level of Yoga TTC or Registered Yoga Teacher training, after which it qualifies one to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT 500.

    Yes. The reasons to do 500-hour YTT with Gurukul Yogashala are that you will have more advanced knowledge about yoga asanas, meditation, philosophy, pranayama, yogic master breathing, yoga nidra, and mantra chanting. In addition, you can instruct students enrolled in Yoga Alliance, USA's 200, 300, or 500-Hour YTT programmes once you have earned your RYT 500 certification.

    Teachers who have completed the 500-hr YTT accredited by RYS shall be able to register as an E-RYT 500. In addition, they have no less than four years of teaching experience after enrollment in the 200-hour RYS program.

    Rating & Reviews

    Reviews and recommendations for yoga teacher training programmes in Rishikesh from Our Yoga School students (RYS 200, 500), a yoga centre accredited by Yoga Alliance.