Himalayan Holistic Yoga

Himalayan Holistic Yoga Certified with Yoga Alliance USA offers 200 hour Vinyasa, Hatha, Kundalini & Ashtanga Yoga teacher training Course in Rishikesh, India.
Himalayan Holistic Yoga School Badrinath Road, Upper Tapovan,(Near Waterfall), Rishikesh-249201,INDIA 249201 Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Phone: 08755551584

200 hours hatha yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India registered with Yoga Alliance, USA. It’s based on Hatha Yoga and internationally certified yoga teacher training in India organized by Himalayan Holistic Yoga – RYS 200.

Immerse yourself in the ancient practice of Hatha Yoga and energies your mind, body and spirit. Our 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course is open to all levels of practitioners, with teaching accessible for beginner, intermediate and advanced level practitioners alike. Study Hatha yoga in its holistic form with course content including the practice and theory of Hatha Yoga Asanas, Pranayama, Adjustment and Alignment, Philosophy, Kriyas and Meditation. The Himalayan Holistic Yoga (HHY) course will prepare you with the knowledge and confidence. You need to deepen your practice, connect to the yoga teacher within, and lead classes with confidence.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses at Himalayan Holistic Yoga (HHY) focus on two aspects. Understanding the traditional practice and building your regular practice of Asanas, Pranayama, and Meditation is the first part. The second is to build the Yoga Teacher within.

Students will be teaching Yoga in small groups during the Group Practices every day. Students will learn how to sequence their Yoga classes and prepare their Yoga modules including warming up exercises, Pranayama, Asana sequence, a guided Shavasana and a proper meditation under the guidance of the Lead Teacher.

Our Yoga Teacher Training Course approaches Hatha Yoga traditionally as described in the ancient text the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. You will practice and experience the physical and spiritual teachings of this ancient system of Yoga with emphasis on awareness, breath, and ways. In which to bring this practice and philosophy into your daily life.

Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Intensive is designed for those who want to explore the practice of traditional Hatha Yoga, deepen their practice, learn the method of teaching Traditional Hatha Yoga and take the journey of Yoga.

During Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, you will be learning the subtle tools and techniques of asana practice, hands-on adjustments, right usage of props in deepening your practice, building your self-practice, creating traditional Hatha Yoga sequences under the guidance of the lead teachers and teaching in the groups. It is an intensive training for yoga practitioners who want to deepen their practice and or aspire to become Hatha Yoga Teachers.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India is open to all levels of practitioner whether beginner, intermediate or advanced. They will enable you to build a strong foundation for your teaching and personal practice. Upon completion of the programme participants receive 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification.

Mantra Chanting

Mantra yoga is a type of yoga that uses mantras to awaken the Self and deepen the meditative aspects of a physical yoga practice. Mantra yoga is an exact way to engage the mind through focusing on sound, duration and number of repetitions. ... Japa is a Sanskrit word for the act of repeating mantras.The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  • Guru Vandana (Prayer to guru)
  • PratahSmarana (Morning prayer)
  • RatriSmarana (Evening prayer)
  • Anna purnastotra (Meal time prayer)
  • SwadhyayaPrarthana (Study prayer)
  • Some other prayer
  • Maha-mrtyunjaya mantra
  • Gayatri mantra
  • LokahSamastha
  • Aum
  • Om NamahShivaaya
  • Bija Mantras

Yoga Postures (Asana)

In yoga, refers both to the place in which a practitioner sits and the posture in which he or she sits. Students will gain deep knowledge on yoga postures and they will apply in yogic life to increase their strength, flexibility and discipline.

Hatha Yoga-
  • Surya Namaskar (Sun salutation) and Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
  • Alignment, Assist and Adjustment for the following Asanas
  • Warrior I – Virabhadrasana I
  • Warrior II - Virabhadrasana II
  • Extended Triangle – UtthitaTrikonasana.
  • Wide-angle Forward Bend – PrasaritaPadottanasana
  • Garland – Malasan
  • Seated Wide-angle Forward Bend – UpavishtaKonasana
  • Bound Angle – BaddhaKonasana
  • Monkey Pose – Hanumanasana
  • King Pigeon – Rajakapotasana
  • Cobra – Bhujangasana
  • Upward Facing Dog – UrdvhaMukhaSvasana
  • Fish Pose – Matsyasana
  • Bridge – SetuBhandasana
  • Camel – Utrasana
  • Dancer's Pose – Natarajasana
  • Chair Pose – Utkatasana
  • Eagle – Garudasana
  • Warrior III – Virabhadrasana III
  • Extended Hand to Big Toe – Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
  • Revolved Triangle – ParivrttaTrikonasana
  • Standing Forward Fold – Uttanasana
  • Seated Forward Fold – Paschimottanasana
  • Head to Knee Pose –Janu Sirsasana
  • Half Lord of the Fishes – ArdhaMatsyendrasana
  • Cow-faced – Gomukhasana
  • Boat – Navasana
  • SuptaViarasana – Reclining Hero
  • Supported shoulderstand – SalambaSarvangasana
  • Plough – Halasana
  • Downward Facing Dog – AdhoMukhaSvanasana
  • Four Limbed Staff – Chaturanga Dandasana
  • Supported headstand – SalambaSirsasana

Pranayama (Breathing Practices)

Your body is like the wick of a candle and the mind is like the glow all around it. ‘Prana’ is the vital energy needed by our physical and subtle layers, without which the body would perish. It is the prana or life force in us that nourishes the mind and keeps the body alive. ‘Prana’ refers to the universal life force and ‘Ayama’ means to regulate or lengthen. Pranayama means working in the dimension of prana.

Week 1
  • Introduction of Pranayama, Benefits of pranayama, General guidelines.
  • Clavicular, Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalbhati

Week 2
  • Nadi – Sodhana
  • Bhramari
  • Surya – Bhedi& Chandra – Bhedi
  • Sheetali& Sheetkari

Week 3 Mudras (Yoga Gestures)

The practice of Mudra hand gestures is an ancient facet of yoga. Performing gestures effects the energy flow of the body and can change a person's spiritual and mental characteristics.

  • Jnana mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Nasikagra
  • Khechari
  • Kaki

  • Body locks to enable better blood circulation and increased body movement, Bandhas are taught.
  • Preparation
  • Uddiyana
  • Jalandhar
  • Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching

Week 4
  • Teaching
  • Doubts

Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation means 'a cessation of the thought process' . It describes a state of consciousness, when the mind is free of scattered thoughts and various patterns . The observer (one who is doing meditation) realizes that all the activity of the mind is reduced to one.

  • Breathing Awareness Meditation
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Trataka
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Kirtan / Satsang
  • Tips for developing concertation
  • Silence Practice

Yoga Nidra (Psychic Sleep)

Yogic Nidra is a very powerful relaxation technique that you can do after you gain some control over the relaxation response. When practiced successfully, this technique is as restorative as sleep — except you remain fully aware throughout.

  • Basic Relaxation
  • Tension Relaxation
  • Full Body Relaxation

Yoga Cleansing (Shatkarma)

Yoga has very practical purification practices that aim at the detoxification of the body and mind. These detoxification techniques are a sort of cleansing that help the body rid itself of toxins.These detoxification techniques, called Shatkarmas or Shatkriyas are extremely powerful in that detoxification work on specific areas of the body that have the maximum impact upon our health.

  • Rubber-neti (Cleansing nostrils with a rubber cathedral)
  • Rubber-Neti complete with Jalaneti and Kapalbhat.
  • Trataka with Music (Concentration practice)
  • Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs

Anatomy and Physiology
  • Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between body parts.
  • Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole.

It is a Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types are needed.

Brief overview:
  • Digestive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Circulatory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Organs
  • Bodily systems
  • Nadis
  • Chakras

Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
  • Muscular System
  • Skeletal Sytem
  • Muscle Functions according

To Joint Movements
Anatomy of:
  • Breathing
  • Inversions
  • Svasana

Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

The main philosophy of yoga is simple: mind, body and spirit are all one and cannot be clearly separated. Yet there is a multitude of philosophical ideas developed by looking into the deeper dimensions of the body, mind and spirit. Yoga Philosophy is the foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength.

Week 1
  • Introduction to yoga, its philosophy and evolution
  • Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
  • Definition of yoga
  • 4 aspects of mind and its functions
  • Daily Schedule of a yoga student
  • Principles of 5 Basic element & 10 Senses

Week 2
  • Yama, Niyama (4 days)
  • Asana, Pranayama & Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyan, Samadhi

Week 3
  • Pancha – Vayus
  • Panchakoshas
  • Sattva, Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
  • Introduction to chakras and its functions
  • Three Doshas

Week 4
  • 4 padas of yoga sutras
  • Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  • Diet & Nutrition for a yogi
  • Question & Answers

Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Students will take turns into practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers. More they teach, more they gain and it will become yoga teacher.

  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions

Teaching Methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical approach of class planning and preparation. At Sachinyogashala, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment .

  • How to Structure a Yoga Asana Class
  • How to teach
  • Teaching Yoga Asana compared to physical exercises
  • Functional modifications and safety

Guidelines for each Asana (as per manual)
  • Assisting Inversions

Assessments are based on:
  • Written Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Dates 2019-2020

200 Hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh is conducted throughout the year on the following dates.

5th Jan 2019 to 1st Feb 2019 Closed – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Feb 2019 to 2nd March 2019 Closed – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th March 2019 to 1st April 2019 Closed – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th April 2019 to 2nd May 2019 Closed – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th May 2019 to 1st June 2019 Closed – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th June 2019 to 2ndJuly 2019 Available ( 4 Seats )– Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th July 2019 to 2nd Aug 2019 Available ( 8 Seats )– Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Aug 2019 to 2nd Sept 2019 Available (4 seats)– Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Sept 2019 to 1st Oct 2019 Available – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Oct 2019 to 2nd Nov 2019 Available – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Nov 2019 to 2nd Dec 2019 Available – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Dec 2019 to 1st Jan 2020 Available – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
5th Jan 2020 to 1st Feb 2020 Available – Fees USD $1300 (Shared) - USD $1600 (Single)
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Daily Schedule
5:30 - 6:00 Am (Morning Bell)
6:00 - 7:00 Am (Pranayama & Meditation Class)
7:00-8:30 Am (Hath Yoga Asanas)
8:30 - 9:30 Am (Breakfast)
10:00 -11:00 Am (Mantra Class)
11:10 - 12:10 Pm (Alignment & Adjustment Class)
2:00 - 03:00 Pm (Anatomy Class)
3:00 - 4:00 Pm (Self Study)
4:10 - 5:00 Pm (Philosophy)
6:00 - 7:30 Pm (Hatha & Multistyle)
7:30 - 8:30 Pm (Dinner)
10:00 pm (Lights off)

All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave . Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will effect on student monthly performance.


Included in Course Fee
  • 28 nights shared Accommodation.
  • Private room with attached bathroom.
  • 3 vegetarian meals a day, 2-time tea.
  • 2 Ayurvedic massage.
  • Yoga course material.
  • Two outdoor tour on weekend.
  • free wi-fi facility.


Since we have tie up with local transporter, you can ask us if you need airport transfer for our school and our team will be happily assisting you. The fastest and easiest way to reach Rishikesh is a flight from Delhi to Dehradun.

  • New Delhi Airport to Rishikesh School by taxi- US$ 70.
  • Dehradun Airport to Rishikesh School by taxi- US$ 15.

  • Any other local travel or sightseeing, other items of personal expense.
  • Airfare and Travelling.

  • All students should fulfil the registration formality and submit required information and yoga course fee before they start yoga course.
  • All students are able to pay yoga course fee in Indian rupees, dollars, ponds and Euro, either by Paypal or bank transfer.
  • Once a student start course after ceremony,no fee refundable if student change their mind after later.
  • All students should follow all rules strictly as instructed.
  • Any question can be asked in the class related to yoga course.
  • All students should come to class at least five minutes before class schedule.
  • For yoga Teacher Training the students are requested not to join other educational programs during yoga course.
  • All students should follow all disciplines of Himalayan Holistic Yoga (HHY). For any misbehaviour with another teacher or student will be assumed as breaking the law of institution.
  • The effectiveness of yoga course program based on physical and intellectual capability of every individual.
  • here is no extra activity allowed in yoga class. All personal discussion and gossip can be taken in the spare time.
  • At Yoga Teacher Training in India, the religious discussion is a comparative way that not allowed in yoga institute. “we believe that god is one and he stays inside the human being”.
  • If anyone is going outside for any part or other things, he should inform to the school management and should be back till 10 pm (deadline). Once the door closed you will not be allowed to enter in the school.
  • It is highly restricted not to smoke/alcohol in the yoga school or even in the rooms. .
  • Before departure the students must all dues and return all library books. .

It is essential that students of YTTC at Himalayan Holistic Yoga (HHY) in Rishikesh, adhere to the terms and condition during their training at the premise during and after classes.

Rishikesh is holy town in the heart of India, and we expect their traditional Indian value of our culture are respected and request our student to give reverence to our culture and refrain from hurting the sentiments of the local and our cultural values.

95% attendance in classes is mandatory. Participants are encouraged to wear loose cloths. Both man and women are restricted to avoid wearing revealing attire while at the premise. Avoid wearing transparent clothes and clothes revealing cleavage \back\belly button. Preferable clothes cotton salwar kurta, loose cotton/lycra pants, t-shirt, jumpers, yoga leggings.

Refund/Transfer Policy –

All fees are non-refundable. If there is any change in scheduling, at our discretion student may transfer fees from one course to another if requested at least 20 days before the start of that course.

Visa and Travel Insurance –

Please arrange tourist visa and travel insurance before leaving your home country.

Assistance –

If you have any questions related to Registration, Payment, Visa or any other inquiry about our Yoga teacher training course, please contact us at:

Himalayan Holistic Yoga (HHY)

E-mail: sachin.yoga@gmail.com

WhatsApp: +91-8755551584

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