Yoga and Meditation Courses for Beginners in Rishikesh, India


Study yoga in India amidst ashram surroundings at Rishikesh Yog Peeth (RYS 200, RYS 500) - a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance®. We specialize in internationally certified 200, 300 & 500 hour residential yoga teacher training certification courses registered with Yoga Alliance® with emphasis on traditional style of hatha yoga. Apart from that, we also conduct 10 days intensive yoga and meditation courses for beginners and intermediate level yoga students which aim to create and develop deep understanding of yoga and meditation as taught in most of the renowned yoga institutes in India.
For health conscious people who want to incorporate yoga into their lifestyles, we offer 1~2 weeks yoga retreats in India with personalized yoga training, complimentary ayurveda massages, river rafting, local sight seeing and trekking in the Himalayas.

From ancient times, India has been a center of learning Vedic arts. Practicing yoga on regular basis is an effective tool of self-growth as yoga concerns with your body’s mental, respiratory, biological aspects. Prominent health practitioners say that yoga is responsible for eradicating many biological problems like heart related problems so the field of yoga has undergone an immense change and today being originated as a self-exercise, it has become a successful profession to carry out. There has been large demand of professional yoga practitioners to teach the blessings of yoga to devotees. During the phase of teaching or learning yoga, one has to breathe and live yoga at its utmost level. Yoga offers you various employment opportunities if you become a certified yoga teacher trainer. Moreover, studying yoga in India gives you a chance of exploring this beautiful land and its culture.

Yoga School in India - Rishikesh Yog Peeth (RYS 200, RYS 500)

Established in 2006, Rishikesh Yog Peeth is registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act of 1860, to spread the ancient knowledge of yoga and ayurveda. Since its inception, Rishikesh Yog Peeth has been involved in spreading the awareness of holistic living with the help of Vedic wisdom in the form of Yoga and Ayurveda. These two eternal streams of ancient knowledge form a comprehensive healing combination to overcome stress and its related problems and further help in evolution of mankind. Rishikeh Yog Peeth is also registered with Yoga Alliance, USA as a registered yoga school (RYS200, RYS 500) and all our yoga teacher training courses in India fully comply with the standards set by Yoga Alliance®.

Our Location - Swargashram, Rishikesh

Rishikesh Yog Peeth is located near Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Ashram (also known as the Beatles’ Ashram) in the Swargashram/Ram Jhula area of Rishikesh -

Rishikesh is scenically located on the banks of the holy river Ganga (Ganges) in the foothills of the Himalayas. An abundant and natural environment, the spectacle of the river Ganga rushing through the Himalayan foothills is an awesome sight. Pilgrims, yoga students and tourists are drawn to Rishikesh and its ashrams from all over the world. The awe-inspiring beauty of the ashrams, the clear, flowing Ganga, the majestic mountains, and the lush green forests embrace and rejuvenate the entire being. Rishikesh offers comfort, inspiration and upliftment for your body, mind and spirit as well as a deeper connection with the Divine.

Rishikesh is now also popular as an Adventure destination offering various sports like River Rafting, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Forest Walks, Trekking, Bird Watching etc.

Presently, we are operating from 2 hotels i.e. Hotel Krishna Cottage & Hotel Surya Palace as our yoga ashram is under construction. Altogether, we have 60 rooms with attached bathroom and 24 hours water supply. Hot water is supplied in the mornings and evenings. Both the hotels are located nearby (less than 5 mins. walking distance).

Our ayurvedic treatment centre named “Herbs Yog Clinic” provides holistic health counseling through the assessment of individual constitution (pulse study), rejuvenation through Panchkarma and herbal cure of chronic diseases. Other facilities include:

Yoga and meditation hall | Multi cuisine restaurant | Internet Café | Travel Desk

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