This 6 days 50hrs yoga teacher training course is conducted by Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh. The centre is Yoga Alliance USA, UK and Yoga Alliance International certified centre, it's run by teachers that have more than a decade of teaching experience.
The teacher training course is designed for all levels of yoga practitioners from beginners level to advanced level. The course can help you kick start your journey of becoming a yoga teacher or if that does not sound like a path for you this course can also help you get in shape mentally, physically and spiritually and help you understand a yogic lifestyle. Every student gets a slightly different postural training based on their balance of Vatha, Pitha and Kapha.
About the center
Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh
Maharishi Yoga Peeth is a Yoga Alliance USA certified centre in Rishikesh. This yoga teacher training centre in Rishikesh is run by teachers that have more than a decade of teaching experience and have won multiple awards. This yoga centre has one of the most iconic locations in rishikesh having access to the holy river ganga and the riverside.
Maharishi Yoga Teacher Training Centre organizes 50 hrs, 100 hrs, 200 hrs, 300 hrs and 500 hrs yoga teacher training in Rishikesh style taught is most Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. The centre also organizes retreats and trainings in Bali, Goa and Varkala Kerala.
Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh offers a clean, hygienic and peaceful environment, overlooking the vegetation and the neighboring hills. Maharishi Yoga Peeth provides special single rooms (not shared) to students which include following
Air conditioning (AC)
Attached private bathroom with hot and cold water
How to get there
To reach Maharishi Yoga Peeth, Jolly Grant airport which is approximately 35 kilometers away from Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh. Also Air India, Spice Jet, and Jet Airways often have daily flights from New Delhi. Apart from Delhi, there is a flight from Lucknow to Dehradun as well. Once you reach the airport, you can opt for a regular taxi or bus service which is easily available from Dehradun to Rishikesh.
As Rishikesh is a popular tourist destination it has a good network of buses connecting it with important places such as Haridwar, Dehradun, and New Delhi. Buses depart in the morning and late evening from the Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi for Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh every day. You can choose by your own choice from a regular, deluxe or luxurious coach.
The nearest railhead is in Haridwar which is approximately 25 kilometers away to Rishikesh. Haridwar is linked to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Varanasi. For those making the journey to Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh, it is advisable to take the train till Haridwar and then either take a bus or taxi to Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh. The bus would take about 45 minutes and the taxi will take you to Rishikesh in about half an hour.
Maharishi Yoga Peeth Rishikesh provides freshly cooked Gluten Free and Vegan Sattvic vegetarian meals 3 times a day. The menu varies daily and includes organic foods sourced from their own farm. Breakfast at Maharishi Yoga Peeth includes Ayurvedic herbal tea, homemade muesli, porridge, parantha or fruit samosas, and fruits. Lunch and Dinner often consist of Dal (beans), vegetables (pumpkin, carrot, cauliflower, peas, spinach), rice and chapatti.
What is Included
- 5 Night Accommodation
- 3 Ayurvedic vegetarian meals
- In depth Study and analysis of asana including proper posture, variations, adaptations combined with learning how to reduce grievance and hands on the adjustments
- Basis of anatomy-i.e. physiology & psychology through Yogic Science
- Learning how to use props to aid practice
- Pose learning with their respective Sanskrit Names
What is not Included
- Tickets and Visa
- Laundry and personal expenses
- Airport pickup and drop
Things to do around
- River Rafting