500 Hours Yoga TTC in Rishikesh, India | Master Yoga Courses

The 500 hours yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India based on Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga style of yoga. Whenever the ancient sages obtained yogic intellectuality from their masters; they always keep it to give the world ahead. It is not easy to give exact yogic knowledge without editing the style. Nirvana Yoga Sthal from many years trying to spread yoga and meditation knowledge at the height of purity as desired by students. This 500 hours yoga instructor training will not only tap you by certification but also it will change your lifestyle converting your weakness into substantiality. Indeed, it is simple to live yogic life in the environment that we create in school but hard to apply life-long and western culture. This course will reinforce your basic practice and learning of yoga. The course works on building your existing skills in yoga. To control the body and mind in every situation is the primary goal of this course that you will learn and apply ahead. The course when started is very friendly/simple as starts from daily use postures but time to time it will be hard (not impossible) as we vowed that we will give you exactly we got from yogic masters.

Yoga Teacher Training Course in 500 hours - 10 weeks

500 hour yoga teacher training in India in 2017 based on traditional hatha yoga at yoga school Nirvana Yoga Sthal registered with Yoga Alliance, USA as RYS 200, 300. It's a residential hatha yoga course ideal for beginners and intermediate level yoga students. Course fee including food & accommodation is USD 3000. 500-hour yoga certification course qualifies yoga teachers to register with Yoga Alliance as a RYT 500. The yoga learner who comes here to be trained professionally as a yoga teacher will be able to learn from the vast knowledge and experience of the many awakened teachers at Nirvana Yoga Sthal whose aim is to preserve the traditional values of yogic discipline.


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 Daily Yoga Postures Classes

 Daily Invigorating Meditation Sessions

 Daily Pranayama and Mantra Chanting

 Yoga Alliance RYT 500 Certification

 Daily Healthy Sattvic Meals

 Neat & clean accommodation

 Sunday Excursions

 Advanced yoga postures - Breathing Techniques

 Yoga Therapy classes

 Yoga Indian Philosophy

 Yoga Anatomy classes

 Advanced Yoga Philosophy classes

Accommodation - Stay at Nirvana Yoga Sthal


Nirvana Yoga Sthal has been proudly chosen considering that nature will nourish your body and mind during the yoga teacher training course. The school is also accommodation for students that you can slenderize easily into the course. The accommodation has River Ganges view and nature view where you can do your self-study deeply.

Key Points - Why Choose Accommodation at Nirvana

 Bed Sheets, Blankets and Pillows

 Clean and Hygienic Western Style Room

 Attached Washroom in Room

 24 Hours Water Supply

 Warm Cold Water Supply

 24 Hours Filtered Drinking Water

 Wi-Fi access at the peak speed

 Separate Beds in Shared Room

 Almirah and lockers system

 Coffee maker in room

 TV, AC and Fan

 Peaceful Environment, Nearby No Roads

Nirvana Yoga Sthal: Transforming Life Teacher Training Program in India

As everyone knows, yoga can not be learned in just 28 days even after doing 10 hours practices daily. So, what is the goal of teacher training program? Simply, you come as the student and become a teacher when you go. It looks like an advertise on social media eg. "Learn Speaking English in Just 10 Days".

Actually, Nirvana Yoga Sthal school provides a yoga course of 500 hours which includes the complete yogic schedule and yogic syllabus that changes you from inside and inspire you to practice more.

Yes! This really makes sense that you will learn the yoga and meditation techniques living complete yogic life while teacher training course in Rishikesh India rather than you will become a successful yoga teacher.

Course Syllabus - What's in your yoga basket

Introduction to Yoga

 Origin of Yoga

 History of Yoga

 Benefit of Yoga

 Indian Traditional Yoga

 Great Yoga Masters

 Yoga Simple & Advanced Techniques

 Connection of Body & Mind

 Guidelines of Yoga Class

 Yoga as Exercise

 Yoga Etymology

 About Vedic Ascetic Practices

 Yoga as Karma & Bhakti

Shatkarma (Yogic Cleansing)

 About Shatkarma

 History of Shatkarma

 Benefits of Shatkarma

 Jal Neti (Nasal Cleansing with Water)

 Sutra neti (Nasal Cleansing with Rubber)

 Kunjal Kriya (Vaman)

 Nauli (Abdominal Breathing)

 Vastra Dhauti Kriya

 Danda Dhauti Kriya

 Agnisar Kriya

 Trataka (Concentrated Gazing)

Mantra Chanting (Recitation of Sacred Utterance)

 Ganesh Mantra

 Gayatri Mantra

 Shanti Mantra

 Guru Mantra

 Aum Mantra

 Mangala Mantra

 Om Asato Ma Sadgamaya

 Maha Mantra

Pranayama (Breathing Controls)

 What is Prana?

 Benefits of Pranayama

 History of Pranayama

 Kapala-Bhati (Frontal Brain Cleansing

 Nadi-sodhanam (Psychic Purification)

 Bhastrika (Bellows Breath)

 Ujjayi (the Psychic Breath)

 Sheetatli (Cooling Breath)

 Sheetkari (Hissing Breath)

 Bhramari (Humming Bee Breath)

 Surya-bheda (Vitality Stimulating Breath)

 Introduction of Kumbhaka

Mudras (Yoga Gestures)

 About Mudras

 Benefits of Mudras

 Bhairava Mudra

 Chin Mudra

 Hridaya Mudra

 Jnan Mudra

 Vishnu Mudra

Bandhas (Energy Locks)

 What is Bandha?

 Benefits & Effects

 Procedure of Locks

 Mula bandha (Anal Lock)

 Jalandhar Bandha (Chin Lock)

 Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal Lock)

 Maha bandha (All Locks Same Time)

Yoga Asanas (Yoga Postures)

 Surya Namaskar A (3 times)

 Surya Namaskar B (3 times)



 Utthita Trikonasana

 Parivrtta Trikonasana

 Utthita Parsvakonasana

 Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

 Prasarita Padottanasana (A, B, C, D - Parsvottanasana

 Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
(A, B, C & D)

 Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana


 Virabhadrasana A & B


 Paschimottanasana A B C & D


 Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana

 Triang Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana

 Janu Sirsasana A B & C

 Marichyasana A B C & D




 Supta Kurmasana

 Garbha Pindasana


 Baddha Konasana A & B

 Upavishta Konasana (A & B)

 Supta Konasana

 Supta Padangusthasana A & B

 Ubhaya Padanghusthasana

 Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana

 Setu Bandhasana

 Urdhva Dhanurasana




 Urdhva Pindasana


 Urdhva Padmasana


 Urdhva Dandasana

 Baddha Padmasana





Squence of Hatha Yoga Practise

 Start with Sukhasana

 Joint Movements (starts from neck, joint to toes

 Marjariasana Series - Table top position

 Adhomukha Svanasana Series

 Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Series

 Surya Namaskar with Mantra Chanting

 Balancing Postures Series

 Standing Postures Series

 Kneeling Postures Series

 Prone Positions Series

 Supine Positions Series


Yoga anatomy

You will learn anatomy and physiology relevant to yoga in order to strengthen the classroom explanations, cues, and corrections of asanas. The class will cover digestives system, skeletal system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, muscular system, anatomical names of the body, planes of the body, major joints of the body, anatomical terms of movements, yoga asana alignment based on applied anatomy.

Yoga philosophy

This class will focus on introducing you to the basic philosophy, concepts, and history of yoga. It will cover the various traditional philosophies and viewpoints, insights from modern research, and ways in which the essence of this holistic life-view can be integrated into a modern lifestyle.

  • Patanjali's eight limbs of yoga
  • Hatha yoga pradipika
  • Bhagwat Gita philosophy
  • Yoga sutras of Patanjali
  • Panch koshas
  • Mudras and chakras

  • Teaching methodology

  • Techniques of teaching yoga
  • Adjustment and alignment techniques
  • Basic class plans
  • Student and teacher guidelines

  • Included excursions

    There will be weekly excursions with Nirvana Yoga Sthal that includes activities such as river rafting, temple treks, trekking, Ganga Aarti, river meditation, heritage visits to Beatle ashram, trips to beautiful waterfalls, and beach outings.