Locations : Rishikesh, Mussoorie

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

500 Hour Yoga TCC In Rishikesh

Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

The 200 hrs ytt and the 300 hrs ytt can also certify you in this level which is the 500 hrs yoga teacher training course (500 HRS YTT). The Ashtanga Yogapeeth Rishikesh lays down the most considerate path for you to become an excellent Yoga Guru.

Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

Benefits of 500 hrs YTT:

As mentioned above the 500 hrs ttc is a more advanced level, so it widens the horizon for your future in the field of yoga. It makes you a better disciplinary and a better yogi.

It is said that the deeper you search within the more you rise from the outside. This particular practice of yoga is your journey within. It connects you to your soul in a spiritual dimension.

Theory Classes:You will learn about the history and origin of yoga. (need more information here)

Practical Classes:Here you will be introduced to the basic Asanas, Pranayamas, and Kriyas related to yoga. (need more information.

Outdoor Activities:You witness the majestic Ganga Arti of Rishikesh at the banks of the river Ganga in the evening which is something which you don’t want to miss. It fills your soul with the beaming light of spirituality and positivity. You go trekking to the nearby ranges and get a chance to breathe the fresh air of the Himalayas rejuvenating your spirit. (need more info)

Benefits of 500 HRS YTT:Believe it or not but the 100 hrs YTT has immense merits. This course gives you a chance to build a strong foundation in the subject, which has proven worthy in the long run for a lot of our students.

It is an all-inclusive, fully residential program in Rishikesh that includes an ashram stay during the training.

Course Overview

Course Name 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Level Beginner to Intermediate
Duration 8 Weeks
Module Residential with Meals
Language of Instruction English
Certification RYT 500 - Yoga Alliance
Venue AstangaYogpeethRishikesh
Location Rishikesh

Cost Includes

High speed Free facility of Wi-Fi so that working online for all can be easier

Sharing & Non-sharing occupancy with balcony view of River Ganga

3 Pure organic and Satvic meal with evening Milk Tea / lemon Honey tea.

Course Manuel book / Note book / Neti pot / Rabar / Yoga T-shirt / Asana PDF

Maa Kunjapuri Temple Visit,Mountain Tracking

Forest Walk,Weekend Excursions,24 X 7 CCTV Surveillance

Schedule & Fee: 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India - 2022

Ashtanga Yogpeeth Rishikesh Yoga school

  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2022
  • 15 Oct - 12 Nov 2022
  • 15 Dec - 12 Jan 2023
  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2023
  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2022
  • 15 Oct - 12 Nov 2022
  • 15 Dec - 12 Jan 2023
  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2023


$ 2799 USD

₹ 69999

  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2022
  • 15 Oct - 12 Nov 2022
  • 15 Dec - 12 Jan 2023
  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2023
  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2022
  • 15 Oct - 12 Nov 2022
  • 15 Dec - 12 Jan 2023
  • 15 Aug - 12 Sep 2023


$ 2299 USD

₹ 56999

Fee and Refund policy : Terms and Conditions.

25% of the total amount should be paid at the time of booking for the desired course. This will be non- refundable and will be valid upto 1 year from the day of commencement of the course.

The remaining fees must be paid upon arrival of the student prior to the beginning of the course.

Eligibility criteria

500 and 200 hour teacher training course does not require any prior knowledge anyone can enrol themselves in this course. However, 300 and 500 hour require the experience and knowledge which is gained through 200 hour TTC.

Students should be proficient in English or Hindi as communication should not be a barrier in our teachings.

Anyone above 18 years of age can apply for the course as long as they are fit and healthy.

Yoga Certification

On completion of the registered course the applicant will be certified by the Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) certificate approved by the US Yoga Alliance which includes 100 hour, 200 hour, 300 hour and 500 hour RYT certification.We provide the best if courses to help you prepare yourself as the best Yoga Teacher.

4 Evaluation
5 200 hour YTTC Syllabus
6 The Yoga School: Ashtanga Yogpeeth

Situated on the banks of River Ganga surrounded by lush green mountains. Our yoga school: Gurukul Yogshala is the ideal school you would want to spend your time in. We will not fail to meet your expectations with the lively and friendly environment with the correct balance of a teachable environment too, where you can find the best of your capabilities.

ACCOMMODATION: 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India - 2022

A healthy lifestyle begins with your living environment. Your living space needs to be clean and hygienic, it is a well-known fact that a neat and clean room symbolises clarity and order in its occupant’s character. At AYR we provide you with clean and hygienic accommodation. The rooms are well tended to with a cosy bed and a cupboard for your belongings, there is also a side table with two chairs, an AC, and an attached bathroom. All the rooms are spacious with windows for cross ventilation and a heart-warming view of the Ganga flowing across the city outside. We prioritise your comfort and there is 24/7 help available on campus for all your needs. Our staff is high on maintenance, you get scrubbed and sterilised bathrooms and regularly washed bedsheets and curtains.We have strict rules and regulations on campus as discipline is a key virtue of a yogi's life. Yoga teaches you control over your senses, it helps you overcome your urges and become a master of your body and mind. Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited in our premises, such practices are unhealthy and it disrupts the sanctity of our centre. Our rules also prevent any misdemeanour so that you can have a hassle free stay throughout the program and the campus is covered with CCTV for your safety. We believe in giving you a wholesome experience while educating you in our yoga teacher training program. The AYR family welcomes you to our institute and we will do our best to make you feel at home.

FOOD: 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India - 2022

Ashtanga Yogapeeth Rishikesh has a clean sanitised kitchen and a simple satvik menu for our students. Robert Urich said, “A healthy outside starts from the inside,” so good food is a must for all, especially for a yogi. We are as simple as the food we eat, and nothing is as pious as a yogi’s life. We provide three meals a day plus tea and snacks in the evening. A nutritious diet is prepared keeping in mind your health as well as taste. We focus on making the food both delicious and healthy at the same time. During your yoga teacher training program you would need all the strength you can get and eating healthy is of utmost importance. A satvik diet includes light and nourishing food, it increases your energy levels, which consequentiality makes you calm and gives you mental clarity. Satvik food also has detoxing qualities, it acts as a filter for our body removing all the unwanted materials strengthening our immune system.Satvik diet is another jewel given to mankind by our rich Indian heritage of Ayurveda. It encompasses the ideals of ahimsa or non-violence and simple living, diet is essentially vegetarian prepared using organic plant-based and dairy produce and it strictly prohibits the use of meat. It comprises fruits, nuts, vegetables, seeds, milk, legumes and other naturally derived elements. The yogis and sages have promoted this practice of cooking and healthy eating since ages, practising as well as preaching its benefits like boosting metabolism, promoting digestion, uplifting your immune system, enriching your hair and skin and overall it preserves a balanced state of mind and body.

500 YTTC Course syllabus & Schedule

The 500 hour yoga teacher training syllabus meets Yoga Alliance requirements for “RYT 100” certification/designation, as well as university requirements for a one-month “Certificate Course in Yoga” recognized by the Govt. of India.

  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B
  • Padangustasana
  • Padhastasana
  • Uttitha Trikonasana
  • PartvrittaTrikonasana
  • Parsvakonasana
  • Parivrittaparsvakonasana
  • Prasaritapadottanasana A B C D
  • Parsvottanasana
  • Utthitahastapadangustasana
  • Ardhabadhpadmottanasana
  • Uttkatasana
  • Virbhadrasana A B
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A B
  • Purvottanasana
  • Ardha badha padama paschimottanasana
  • Triangamukha ekpad paschimottanasana
  • Janusirsasana A B CMarichyasana A B C D
  • Navasana
  • Bhujpidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Suptakurmasana
  • Garbhapindasana
  • Kukutasana
  • Badhakonasana A B
  • Upavisthakonasana A B
  • Suptakonasana
  • Suptapadangustasana
  • Ubhayapadangustasana
  • Urdvamukha paschimottanasana
  • Setubandasana
  • Urdhvadhanurasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidadana
  • Urdhvapadmasana
  • Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttanpadasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Badhpadmasana
  • Yog mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Utpuluthi
  • Savasana

  • Intermediate level of Iyengar yoga

  • Sequence of Inverted Asana
  • Sequence of Twisting

  • Surya Bhedhan Pranayama
  • Chandra Bhedhan Pranamaya
  • Anulom vilom pranayama
  • Ujjayi pranayama
  • Seetali and Sheetkari
  • Bharamari pranayama
  • Bharastila
  • Uddiyanbandha
  • Kapalbhati
  • Jal neti
  • Rabarneti
  • Vaaman kriya

  • 4 path of yoga
  • Four chapter of Patanjali yogsutra
  • 8 limbs of yoga
  • Hatha yoga pradipika
  • Geeta Sar

  • Study of human skeleton system
  • Nervous system
  • Respiratory system
  • Anatomy of Asana

  • Sound healing
  • Japa meditation
  • Sound Meditation Trataka

  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Mahamirtunjya mantra
  • Patanjali Mantra
  • Ashtanga yoga opening Mantra
  • Ashtanga yoga closing Mantra

Daily Schedule

The 500 hour TTC at Rishikesh Yogpeeth follows a strict schedule in compliance with Yoga Alliance standards. Nearly 6 to 7 hours of training time are assigned to some aspect of yoga each day. You could find the training intensive but enlightening

Time Activity
6:00 AM - 7:30 AM Mysore style Asana practice for fresh up your day
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM Pranayama And Shatkarama for refreshments of your heart and respiratory system
9:00 AM -10:00 AM Yogic Breakfast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Study of Yog Darshan (philosophy of yoga) / Anatomy of Asana & Physiology
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Asana kitchen / Teaching Practice/ alignment and adjustment
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Yogic Lunch
01:30 PM - 05:00 PM Break and rest
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM Tea and snacks
05:30 PM -07:00 PM Hatha yoga Asana practice /Ashtanga Led / Iyengar yoga
07:00 PM - 07:45 PM Mantra chanting & Meditation
08:30 pm - 09:30 Dinner
10:00 pm Lights Off

Please note: Daily schedule is subject to change on teacher's discretion.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ashtanga Yogpeeth

Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

You are most welcome to join our various yoga teacher training programs mentioned in the site and become a certified yoga teacher.

We currently have 16 trainees in our 500 HRS YTT course.

Anything you are comfortable in. Lower, tshirts, shorts etc.

No, We provide a mat at the centre.

Yes you may but you need to be open to us about any peculiarity of your condition. We also have prenatal and postnatal program for you to have a healthy motherhood. We take all the precautions according to your health condition

Yes but only with a solid reason to skip the class. As your sincerity is of utmost importance during the program, we would like you to respect the sanctity of the institute.

Yes, you are most welcome to attend the program with your partner or a friend or any relative you are comfortable attending the sessions with.

All our teachers are certified and masters of their field. They are trained professionals highly qualified for the job.

There are no language barriers at the Ashtanga Yogpeeth Rishikesh. We invite everyone to our program, irrespective of their caste, creed or language.