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.
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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.
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®.
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 - https://plus.google.com/104741247782955570861/.
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
Roshan is the founder president of Rishikesh Yog Peeth. He is an E-RYT 500 yoga teacher and a well-known expert in the field of yoga philosophy. His simple and contemporary style of delivering deep philosophical concepts endears him to his students. His vision is to make the essence of yogic heritage available to all in an accessible and effective format.
Natwar is an expert in the field of Yoga therapy and Naturopathy. He did his PG Diploma in Yoga Education from Rajasthan University, Jaipur and Diploma in Yoga Therapy and Naturopathy from Gandhi National Academy of Naturopathy, Delhi. He has worked in close association with Kaivalyadham, Lonavala to implement Yoga education programs in schools as part of an Indian government initiative. He deepened his understanding of asanas and their therapeutic benefits under the guidance of Swami Rudradev Gowda, a direct disciple of BKS Iyengar. He is currently working as a Yoga therapist and Naturopath in Jaipur, India.
Narendra is a resident yoga experts at RYP. He did his M.A in Yoga Science from Sanskrit Gurukul Vishvidyalaya, Haridwar, India. He has spent time in Mysore, India developing his knowledge of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. He is also trained in Vedic Astrology and Vedanta under Swami Maheshananda Saraswati in Rishikesh and is an initiate of the Udaseen lineage. Narendra is loved by his students for his dynamic style and precise adjustments that add a new dimension to their asana practice.
Deepa is a resident yoga instructor at Rishikesh Yog Peeth. She has done M.A. in Economics and PGDBA in Finance. After completing 200-hour yoga teacher training in Hatha Yoga at Rishikesh Yog Peeth, she has done Diploma in Yoga Education (D.Y.Ed) from Kailavyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala. She loves to focus on traditional approach of yoga and aims to make this ancient practice available to everyone.
Blessed self, greetings from the holy bank of Ganga. I am honored to be part of a team effort to provide quality wellness services and spiritual education in Rishikesh Yog Peeth, Rishikesh, India. Frequenting India since 1996 and gathering teaching experience at Rishikesh Yog Peeth since 2001, we are pioneering unites in wellness activities, and healing innovation, and advanced teaching methods. Invoking healing means with respectfully and devotionally approaching spiritual wisdom of the ancient via scientific methods of 21st century.
Timea is distinguished visiting faculty at Rishikesh yog peeth. She maintains a busy teaching schedule in Italy where she focuses on vinyasa flow and traditional hatha yoga styles.
Timea turned to yoga after a serious accident when she was twenty years old. Regular yoga practice helped her rehabilitate and she has never looked back since. In 20__ she completed her teacher training at Rishikesh yog peeth. In 2011 she won the Gold medal at the Copenhagen Asana Championship. Her aim is to make the healing power and joy of yoga practice accessible to everyone.
Deepti is a visiting faculty at Rishikesh yog peeth. She completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training in Hatha Yoga at Rishikesh Yog Peeth. She has been teaching at Yog Gugu, Noida for the past 4 years and has also had a stint at JP Sports Club, Noida. She loves focusing on alignment and in giving scientific explanations for the effects of yogic postures. She mixes different styles and structures classes as per the specific requirements of the students.
Anoop is a resident yoga expert at RYP. He did his Yoga Instructor Course from S-VYASA, Bangalore and refined his understanding of asanas under the tutelage of Swami Rudradev Gowda, a direct disciple of BKS Iyengar. He is currently pursuing his M.A in Yoga from Uttarakhand Open University, Nainital. He engages his students with his nuanced and energetic approach to asana practice.