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. 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 sessions
  • Yoga Alliance RYT 500 certification
  • Daily healthy sattvic meals
  • Neat & clean accommodation
  • Sunday excursions
  • Advanced yoga postures - Breathing Techniques
  • Yoga Therapy classes
  • Yoga Anatomy classes
  • Advanced Yoga Philosophy classes


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 mountain view and nature view where you can do your self-study deeply.

Room conveniences
  • Bed sheets, blankets and pillows
  • Clean and hygienic Western-style rooms with attached bath
  • 24 Hours water supply
  • 24 Hours filtered drinking water
  • Hot water
  • Wi-Fi access at the peak speed

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


The introduction of Yoga is peerless in the eyes of teachers of Nirvana Yoga Sthal. We see yoga as a different composition created by the hands of ancient Indian sages. Nirvana Yoga Sthal believes that yoga is not just doing asanas and pranayamas, it is about to live a complete yogic life.

  • What is yoga?
  • Origin of yoga
  • Yoga Guidelines
  • Decorum of yoga class?


    Six techniques of purification such as Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Trataka, Nauli and Kapalabhati are called Shatkarma. Shatkarma word is derived from "Shat" and "Karma". Shat means Six and Karma means Work. Thus, Shatkarma simply means six works that keep your body healthy, disease free and calm.

  • Jal neti (nasal cleansing with water)
  • Sutra neti (nasal cleansing with water)
  • Shankprakshanlana (cleansing of the git)
  • Nauli (abdominal breathing)
  • Trataka (concentrated gazing)

    A repeated rhythmic phrase of Vedic Mantras is called Mantra Chanting. At Nirvana Yoga Sthal, your day will be started with the sanctified Vedic Mantras such as Gayatri Mantra, Om Mantra, Om Shanti Mantra, Guru Mantra, Ganesh Mantra and much more. Mantra Chanting for a healthy start of the day and how to teach mantras to your students will be covered in this advanced course.

  • Ganesh mantra
  • Gayatri mantra
  • Shanti mantra
  • Guru mantra
  • Aum mantra


    Simply, breathing control and breathing techniques are called Pranayamas. The way to breath, control your body and mind through the techniques of breathing, stopping breath for a few seconds to accumulate the life energy and starting again for flowing it and others techniques are included in the 500 hours advanced yoga teacher training course.

  • Kapala-Bhati (frontal brain cleansing)
  • Nadi-Sodhanam (psychic network purification)
  • Ujjayi (the psychic breath)
  • Bhastrika (bellows breath)
  • Sheetatli (cooling breath)
  • Sheetkari (hissing breath)
  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)
  • Surya-Bheda (vitality stimulating breath)


    Mudras are the way to concentrate while chanting of sacred mantras. Mudras are also used for healing someone by hands. There are some inborn symptoms in human body clarify that one can transfer energy by hand to heal someone or can use for himself/herself to concentrate the mind.

  • Bhairava mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Hridaya mudra
  • Jnan mudra
  • Vishnu mudra


    The body locks or the locks of energy in body called Bandhas. Locks by the muscular contractions that help students to improve awareness, sense, focus and concentration. Beyond this Mudras are also beneficial for keeping body strong. We teach Mula Bandha - Anal Lock, Uddiyana Bandha - Lifting of the Diaphragm, Jalandhara Bandha - Chin Lock, Maha Bandha - Practice of all three Bandhas at the same time.

  • Jalandhar bandha (chin lock)
  • Maha bandha
  • Mula bandha (root lock)
  • Uddiyana bandha (abdominal lock)


    Yoga Postures are called Yoga Asanas. Nirvana Yoga Sthal has a systematic schedule of doing yoga postures that how to start your day with essential yoga asanas and how to use yoga postures in daily life when sitting, standing, working and other activities. Balancing postures and relaxation asanas are also covered in this advanced class.

  • Meditative postures: Sukhasana, Sidhasana, Padamasana, Vajrasana
  • Dynamic postures: Pawanmuktasana Series, Marjariasana, Vyaghrasana, Surya Namaskar, Shandra Namaskar
  • Standing postures: Tadasana, Utkatasana, Trikonasana, Parshwakonasana, veerbhadrasana
  • Balancing postures: Vrikshasana, Bakdhyanasana, Natrajasana, Mayurasana
  • Inverted postures: Sirsasana, Pinchamayurasana, Halasana, Sarvangasana
  • Twisting postures: Merubakrasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana
  • Back-bend postures: Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Ushtrasana, Kandhrasana, Chakrasana, Rajkapotasana
  • Forward-bend postures: Janusirasana, Paschimotanasana, Padprasar Paschimotanasana
  • Relaxation postures: Balasana, Makarasana, Savasana

  • 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

    After all techniques, it is important that how to teach yoga to all students. Teaching methodology class covers teaching techniques, teaching confidence, teaching guidelines and class plans.

  • 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.

    Dates Events Price (USD) Price (USD) Enrolment
    17 /11/ 2017 - 25 /01/ 2018 Yoga Alliance USA Certification $3000 (Private room) $2850 (Shared room) Apply Now
    02/02/ 2018 - 12 /04/ 2018 Yoga Alliance USA Certification $3000 (Private room) $2850 (Shared room) Apply Now
    20/04/ 2018 - 28 /06/ 2018 Yoga Alliance USA Certification $3000 (Private room) $2850 (Shared room) Apply Now
    06/07/ 2018 - 13 /09/ 2018 Yoga Alliance USA Certification $3000 (Private room) $2850 (Shared room) Apply Now