500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

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Are you ready to dive and be on the final stage with 500 hour yoga teacher training in rishikesh, India where you can gain all possible acumen and learning about Yoga?

Want to enroll for our one of the best and reckoned yoga school in India that is Buddha Yogpeeth?

Are you prepared to create a strong and disciplined base of your future practice and teaching?

Want to learn from the best and experienced yoga gurus and teachers in our ashram who will help and support in every step in each possible way and become professional practitioners as well as teachers?

If yes, you are for sure at the right platform and our ashram has the right blend of positivity, spirit and environment needed to learn and practice the same.

Candidates and students who seek for enrolment in our offered 500 hours yoga teacher training course, for the information, we provide back to back 200 hours YTTC and 300 hours YTTC course sessions.

It could be challenging though on one end but at the end, it would be rewarding and worth every minute a candidate spend in completing the training course.

It is mandatory to complete both the course session in order to be a certified and professional yoga teacher, meeting educational needs.

What an individual learns in the 200 hours course will take him or her, further in terms of teaching skills and practice and completion of both of them from the same place definitely assures consistency, better understanding and practice, comfort level and depth needed to understand Yoga.

There is no mandate to be a professional to enroll for our 500 hour yoga teacher training in rishikesh, India course. Irrespective of whether you just start learning and practicing Yoga or done it many times earlier, the 500 hours alliance course is suitable for everyone. Anyone could go for the same and we can assure that once the course is completed, you will be an expert.

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500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Fees Includes

  • You can stay with us for 56 days.
  • 3 x Daily Yogic meal, detox juices, and teas
  • Every Weekend excursions (one of the old & traditional KunjaPuri Temple in the Himalayas, famous vasist cave in Rishikesh, Aarti at parmarth Niketan, cooking class)
  • yoga material ( Yoga mat, books, notebook, pen, Pencil & body cleansing kit, etc)
  • Morning Himalayas tour and Rishikesh market or local tour in the city.
  • 2 x 60-minute ayurvedic massage or Swedish massage.



  • Ashtanga yoga primary series sequence made by K. pattabhi jois, In 200 hours yoga TTC we teach our students basics of Ashtanga yoga and we guide them through the completely Ashtanga yoga series in a systematically way according to the ashtanga yoga tradition which includes-

    First Month

    • Sun salutation A
    • Sun salutation B
    • Standing sequence postures
    • Seated sequence postures
    • Finishing sequence postures
    • Mysore style/ use of yoga props/ Teaching practice
    • On 1stweek- Introduction to Ashtanga yoga followed by Sun salutation A & B.
    • On 2ndweek– Standing sequence postures & use of yoga props.
    • On 3rdweek– Seated sequence postures & Finishing sequence postures.
    • On 4thweek– Mysore style & Teaching practice.

    Second Month

      Mastering Ashtanga Primary Series & intermediate series postures

    • The Complete traditional way of practice & teaching
    • Drishti
    • Bandhas
    • Breath
    • Ashtanga is taught with vinyasa
    • On 1stweek– Introduction to Traditional Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa & sun salutation A & B.
    • On 2ndweek– Seated sequence postures & Finishing Sequence postures.
    • On 3rdweek– Intermediate series postures/ Mysore Style /Teaching methods.
    • On 4thweek– Teaching by students / Questions & Answers / Feedback by teacher on improvements.
  • First Month

    • Sun Salutations
    • Standing & Balancing Postures
    • Seated Postures
    • Prone Postures
    • Supine Postures
    • Back-bend postures
    • Inversions

    Second Month


    • Introduction of Hatha & Vinyasa flow
    • Pawanmuktasana series A
    • Surya namaskar (Hatha)
    • Chandra namaskar (Hatha)
    • Trikonasana
    • Parsvokonasana
    • Privarta Trikonasana
    • Privarta Parsvokanasana
    • Virbhadrasana A,B,C
    • Ardha chandrasana
    • Chaturangadandasana
    • Mathchendrasana A,B,C
    • Adra Ustrasana
    • Salabhasana
    • Setabandasana
    • Gatyatmak Paschimottasana
    • Pada prasar Paschimottasana
    • Saithalyasana
    • Sarvangasana
    • Core exercises


    • Surya namaskar A,B (ashtanga)
    • Chandra namaskar (Hatha)
    • Standing
    • Veerbhadrasana A,B,C
    • Trikonasana
    • Parsvottanasana
    • Parsvokonasana
    • Privirta Trikonasana
    • Privirta Parsvokonasana
    • Ardha chandrasana
    • Utthita hasta padangusthasana
    • Natrajasana
    • Vriksasana
    • Garudasana
    • Eka pada uttanasana
    • Natavarasana
    • Tandavasana
    • Eka padasana
    • Vatayanasana
    • Pada angushtasana
    • Baka dhyanasana
    • Eka pada baka dhyanasana


    • Eka hasta bhujasana
    • Santolanasana
    • Vashisthasana
    • Poorna matsyendrasana
    • Marichyasana C, D
    • Eka pada rajakaputasana
    • Raja kaputasana
    • Poorna ustrasana
    • Dhanurasana
    • Poorna shalabhbasana
    • Poorna chakrasana
    • Parighasana
    • Koormasana
    • Upavistakonasana
    • Urdvamukha paschimottasana
    • Hanumanasana
    • Bhoonamansana
    • Laguvajarasana
    • Badhakonasana
    • Vishwamitrasana
    • Kashyapasana

    Inverted asanas-

    • Bhumi padamastakasana
    • Vipreetakarani Asana
    • Sarvangasana
    • Padma Sarvangasana
    • Halasana
    • Ardha padma halasana
    • Sirshasana
    • Salamba sirshasana
    • Niralambasana
    • Urdhwa padmasana
    • Leg stretching


    • Teaching
    • Doubts
    • Questions / Answer
    • Yoga philosophy is the foundation of your yoga practice and it is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta Philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.

      • What is Yoga & It’s history ?
      • Lifestyle of a yoga practitioner.
      • What are Yoga sutras/ 8 limbs Of Yoga ?
      • Introduction of srimad bhagavad gita.

      Understanding all 4 paths of yoga

      • Karma Yoga
      • Bhakti Yoga
      • Gyan Yoga
      • Dhayan Yoga
      • What is hatha yoga ?
      • What are trigunas ?
      • What is ego ?
      • Freedom from unhappiness.
      • Realizing pure consciousness.
      • Assignments & activities.
      • Presentation on any topic to the teacher.
      • First Month

      • Introduction of Pranayama
      • Benefits of pranayama
      • General guidelines
      • Clavicular Breathing
      • Thoracic and Diaphragmatic Breathing
      • Yogic Breathing
      • Ujjayi Pranayama
      • Bhastrika Pranayama
      • Kapalbhati Pranayama
      • Nadi – Sodhana Pranayama
      • Bhramari Pranayama
      • Surya Bhedi & Chandra Bhedi pranayama
      • Sheetali & Sheetkari pranayama

      Second Month

      • Introduction of Pranayama
      • Definition and importance of Pranayama
      • Natural Breathing
      • Abdominal breathing
      • Thoracic breathing
      • Diaphragmatic breathing
      • Yogic breathing
      • Nadi shodhana
      • Ujjayi pranayama
      • Bhastika Pranayama
      • Kapalbhati Pranayama
      • Surya Bheda Pranayama
      • Chandra bhedana pranayama
      • Sheetali Pranayama
      • Sheetkari pranayama
      • Bhramari pranayam
    • First Month

      First Week

      • Meaning & Importance / Introduction of anatomy & physiology
      • Directional terms of anatomy
      • Introduction of skeleton structure & functions
      • Bone anatomy & human skeleton system
      • Important names of human skeleton system
      • Angular movements of human body
      • Assignment paper submission/ activities/ exercises

      Second Week

      • Introduction of joints
      • The function of all types of joints
      • Anatomy of synovial joints (Knee)
      • Types of synovial joints & their functions
      • Types of cartilage & connective tissues
      • Pectoral girdle introduction & functions
      • Pelvic girdle introduction & function
      • Ankle & wrist joints

      Third Week

      • Introduction & Importance of anatomy
      • Human Cells, Types of Tissues, Organs
      • Digestive system in short
      • Respiratory system in short
      • Skeletal system in short
      • Muscular system in short

      Fourth Week

      • Presentation on any topic to anatomy teacher.
      • Assignments & activities.

      Second Month

      First Week

      • Brief introduction of skeleton system & function
      • Anatomy of shoulder & function with the important name of muscles
      • Anatomy of pelvic griddle with muscles names
      • Spine anatomy & function/ importance in yoga practice
      • Kundalini shakti introduction & function
      • Nadis- the energy channel function & importance
      • Prana introduction & importance in organ function
      • Panchakosha importance in function of the body

      Second Week

      • Chakra introduction & function with endocrine system
      • Nadis- the energy channel function & importance
      • Prana introduction & importance in organ function
      • Panchakosha importance in function of body

      Third Week

      • Respiratory system introduction/ function and problems
      • Circulatory system importance/ function & problems
      • Digestive system importance/ function & problems
      • Submission of assignment & revision

      Fourth Week

      • Practical exam :
        Presentation given to teacher
      • Written exam: Submission of assignment to teacher
      • Jnana mudra
      • Chin mudra
      • Bhairava mudra
      • Nasikagra
      • This part of the Sllaybus covers the follow topics:

      • Preparation
      • Uddiyana
      • Jalandhar
      • Mula & Maha Bandha
    • Course sllaybus includes:

      • Rubber-neti
      • Jalaneti
      • kunjal kriya
      • shankh prakshalan kriya
    • Course sllaybus includes:

      • Easy pose
      • Half-lotus
      • Swastikasana
      • siddha yoni asana
    • Hatha Yoga course sllaybus covers the following topics:

      • Demonstration
      • Instructions
      • Alignment
      • Adjustment
      • Evaluation are based on

      • Written Test
      • Asana Practical Test
      • Attendance
      • Performance
      • Behaviour



    DATES Shared/Private
    April 2024 $1400/$1600 7/20
    May 2024 $1400/$1600
    June 2024 $1400/$1600
    July 2024 $1400/$1600
    August 2024 $1400/$1600
    September 2024 $1400/$1600
    October 2024 $1400/$1600
    November 2024 $1400/$1600
    December 2024 $1400/$1600



    6:00 – 7:15Mantra chant & pranayam
    7:30 – 9:00Hatha yoga
    9:15 – 10:00Breakfast
    11:00 – 11:45Yoga Philosophy
    12:00 – 13:00Yoga anatomy
    13:30 – 14:30Lunch
    15:30 – 17:00Ashtanga Vinyasa
    17:15 – 18:00Adjustment
    18:30 – 19:00Meditation

    Budget Rooms

    Our Budget rooms are the perfect option for those seeking affordable and comfortable accommodations during their yoga teacher training. Each room is equipped with a comfortable bed, a fan to keep you cool during warm days, table and chairs, an attached washroom with hot and cold water, and high-speed Wi-Fi to keep you connected with loved ones.

    Standard Rooms

    Our Standard private rooms offer a premium experience for those looking for a little extra comfort during their stay. Each room is equipped with a comfortable bed, table and chair, attached washroom with hot and cold water, high-speed Wi-Fi, and a range of welcome amenities that include a fruit basket, mini water bottle, mini soap, 4 x toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrush, and a rudraksha mala.

    Whether you choose our Budget rooms or our Standard private rooms, we guarantee a comfortable and relaxing stay during your yoga teacher training.

    Why we are the BEST?

    Course Highlights

    • students in yoga hall

      Feel absolutely free and let go all your concerns and worries away, join our love filled, calm and blessed environment in our ashram and feel the inner magic and strength in you all by yourself.

      Take out some time, learn the dominant styles at both beginners and advanced level in Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga in our offered 500 hour yoga teacher training in rishikesh, India course, and simply get to understand what self discovery and realization means and how it could impact a person from different aspects.

      At Buddha Yogpeeth, we are all about letting students learn and grab as much as they can from the Yogis in terms of their living, ancient knowledge, forms of Yoga, techniques to apply and follow and more.

      Our 500 hour yoga teacher training in rishikesh, India is alliance certified course and is highly recommended to all levels of yoga enthusiasts, practitioners and professionals looking for both beginners and advanced level learning and practicing.

      Initially, students will be taught knowledge of Yoga, laying a foundation for them in regards of basics of yogic science, asanas, right way of practicing them, about meditation, and other techniques that could fill in the purpose of life for them.

      Afterwards, taking it to a next level, students will be given guidance in learning advanced forms and practices related to meditation or pranayama, yoga asanas/postures, and everything required to make them realize an immortal self and exploration and all ready to share the Yogic wisdom and acumen with others worldwide.

    • Get the understanding in terms of both learning and practice of Hatha yoga postures, Ashtanga yoga, yoga philosophy, meditation, yoga anatomy, yogic lifestyle, pranayama, adjustment and alignment, teaching methodology, yoga philosophy and more in advanced levels.

      Improvise yourself from all aspects including physically, spiritually and mentally.

      The curriculum is devised meeting all national and international Yoga alliance standards in order to become an inspiring certified professional teacher of Yoga.

      Help to get better at your personal practice and lend an environment needed for personal or professional growth.

      Develop confidence and conscience and gain tremendous Yogic knowledge and wisdom.

      Realize the importance of Yoga centric life and inculcate in towards internal evolution and holistic overall well being.

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      The course fee will cover accommodation, Yoga material, Ayurvedic massage, fresh homemade three times meal and tea, weekend excursions, sightseeing trip, and more. If something is required, feel free to let us know and we assure to take care of everything considering it on topmost priority. In all, embark on the pathway of Yoga and evolve to become a professional expert with our 500 hours yoga teacher training program and get the certification. We would love to help you learn and practice and enjoy your living and worth to die for! Looking forward to hear from you!