500 Hours YTTC


Rishikesh yoga home conducts 500 hours Yoga teacher training courses. Our students find a solid foundation in all aspects of yogic disciplines that is prepared to embark them on a career as yoga teachers, upon successful completion of the various objectives of the course. The schedule for our 500 hour Yoga teacher training courses is so designed by the RYT (Yogis) of Rishikesh Yoga Home to provide our students the opportunity to gain more than just yoga within the time that they spend with us.

What You Will Learn ?

  • History & Philosophy Of Hatha Yoga (Astana)

This theoretical session will cover the history and philosophy of yoga and development of yoga from ancient times with analysis of most important books on yoga, until the present days. Such perspective will offer you the understanding of main goals of yoga and how the variety of practices that sprung from original discipline aims to fulfill those goals. This will give you the understanding of the purpose of every yoga practice so that you could apply this understanding in your own personal practice and class. Connecting one’s yoga practice to roots makes it more meaningful and gives us better instruments to evaluate progress.

  • Pranayama

Though you will have pranayama practices on each daily practice classes, you will specially have some classes dedicated to pranayama in which you will learn the following breathing techniques – anulome-vilome pranayama, nadi sodhan pranayama, sitkari, ujjayi, kapalbhati, etc. We will also have lectures on philosophy of pranayama, philosophy of panch prana, etc.

  • Yogic Anatomy & Philosophy Of Human Body

While gaining understanding of goals and philosophy of yoga and having over viewed the practices that ancient yogic used to meet these goals, we will look at the same practices from the perspective of modern science. We will see how the effectiveness of yogic practices is explained in traditional, anatomical and physiological terms. This topic will also give you understanding of safety during practice. Being aware of how body works, what are the most vulnerable points, how diseases originate and how they affect systems of body, you will learn how to build the practice safely for all students and adapt it for specific needs.

  • Mantra Chanting

Chanting has been an integral part of all religions through the ages. As we sit together in one place, we have different thoughts. But when we start chanting, there is one thought and one rhythm in all our minds. All minds become one. This oneness creates a profound energy that enlivens us.

  • Yoga Philosophy

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.

  • Bandha (Yogic Locks)

Bandha or a yogic lock enables a yogi to block and direct the flow of pranic energy in certain way to change the energy pattern in the body. Bandhas not only modifies the flow of pranic energy through the nadis (energy meridians), but also modifies the flow of nerve currents in the nervous system and blood flow through the blood vessels.

  • Mudra (Gesture or Attitude)

The Sanskrit word, Mudra,is translated as ‘gesture’ or ‘attitude’. Mudras can be described as psychic, emotional, devotional and aesthetic gestures or attitudes. They are a combination of subtle physical movements which alter mood, attitude and perception which deepen awareness and concentration. In scientific terms, mudras provide a means to access and influence the unconscious reflexes and primal, instinctive habit patterns that originate in the primitive areas of the brain and around the brain stem. Mudras establish a subtle connection with these areas.

  • Shatkarma (Cleansing Techniques)

Those shatkarma which effect purification of the body are secret. They have manifold, wondrous results and are held in high esteem by eminent yogis. (Hatha Yoga Pradipika 2:23) Yogic science gives as much importance to certain cleansing processes as it does to asana or pranayama. Without regular cleansing of the system one cannot gain maximum benefit from yoga practices. Without purification of the body one will not be ready for the higher practices of yoga.

  • Ayurveda Concepts

Ayurveda means ‘Science of Life’. It deals with each and every aspect of human life. It’s first objective is to maintain the health and happiness while the next is to manage and restore the status of health and productive state of mind. Ayurveda offers wonderful tools for better life style. It gives equal importance to our body, mind and soul ; therefore works with holistic approach.

  • LifeStyle Management & Yoga

The most appropriate method to attain optimum health naturally is the system and science of Yoga. Yoga is not only a series of physical postures or meditative practices. It is a lifestyle which can be lived by everyone, not necessarily those who are sannyasins, sadhus or renunciates. It is a form of understanding, of realizing our interactions in life, trying to improve them, trying to understand the needs of the body, the needs of the mind and also the needs of the spirit. This is the concept of a yogic lifestyle: living according to the laws of the body and the laws of nature.


Along with all the yoga practices, you will also get the opportunity to learn vocal (bhajan, kirtans, mantra chanting), nada yoga and Indian music lessons from the top musicians and nada yoga masters of Rishikesh, India.

Course Fee Includes :-

  • 56 Days Stay
  • 3 Organic Vegetables Meals
  • Private/ Shared Accommodation with attached Bath
  • Free Pickup/ Drop from Dehradun Airport
  • Indian Traditional dress for men/women
  • Twice a day herbal Tea
  • Yoga Mat & water bottle
  • Course Study Material & Brochures
  • Local sight seeing on Sunday
  • Causal T-Shirts for yoga practices
  • Rudrakshya Mala
  • 5 Times holy bath in the river Ganges & Temple visits
  • Books & Magazines on yoga practices and yoga meditation
  • Free Rafting
  • 1 Ayurvedic Massage
  • Indian Classical Music Concert, Kirtans & Bhajans every week

Typical Daily Schedule :-

  • 05:30 am – Wake Up
  •  06:00 am – 07:00 am: Pranayama or Shatkarma.
  •  07:00 am – 08:30 am: Warm-up exercises/Asanas
  •  08:30 am – 09:30 am: Breakfast
  •  10:00 am – 11:30 am: Anatomy & Physiology
  •  12:00 pm – 01:00 pm: Lunch
  •  01:00 pm – 02:00 pm: Art of teaching (workshop)
  •  02:00 pm – 03:00 pm: Yoga Philosophy
  •  04:00 pm – 05:30 pm: Yoga Asanas
  •  06:00 pm – 07:30 pm: Meditation
  •  08:00 pm – 09:00 pm : Dinner
  • 09:30 pm – Lights OFF

Note :-
 The schedule is subject to change.

500 Hours Yoga Teachers Training 56 Days Stay Course Fee = $ 3500

The Booking Amount for 500 Hours YTTC = $ 200 (Non - Refundable).
The remaining amount needs to be deposited upon arrival.

Pick Your Suitable Course Dates : -

SI.NICourse DatesBooking Status
1 1 AUG - 25 SEP 2019CLOSED
21 SEP - 26 OCT 2019CLOSED
31 OCT - 25 NOV 2019CLOSED
41 NOV - 26 JAN 2020 OPEN
51 Dec - 25 Jan 2020OPEN
61 Jan - 25 Feb 2020OPEN
71 Feb - 27 Mar 2020OPEN
81 Mar - 25 Apr 2020OPEN
91 Apr - 27 May 2020OPEN
101 May - 25 Jun 2020OPEN
111 Jun - 26 Jul 2020OPEN
121 Jul - 25 Aug 2020OPEN
131 Aug - 25 Sep 2020OPEN

Extra Charges :-

  • Pre-arranged taxi pick-up from Delhi Airport to Yoga Home is $ 75 
  • There will be an additional cost of $ 400 for private accommodation
  • There will be an additional payment of $ 200 for the use of air conditioners if needed.

Limited Offer : – 

  • $ 250 Discount on 2 Bookings Together
  • $ 500 Discount on 3 Bookings Together

Note : –

  • To avail the offer one needs to provide the same Email & Phone for all the candidates while registration.
  • You can contact or support with our management team regarding the offer.

Principle & Guidelines to be Followed :-

  • Respect the rules and regulations of Rishikesh Yoga home
  • Non-veg food, smoking or drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited during the course period at Rishikesh yoga home
  • Noise strictly prohibited after lights off at 9 pm.
  • It is mandatory to attend all the yoga classes unless the candidate is ill.
  • Leave electronic gadgets, jewelleries at your room under your guidance.
  • Be punctual for yoga classes and do follow the rules.
  • Be polite & humble to your batch-mates and the management team, for a better experience of yoga classes.
  • The course fee isn’t refundable.
  • Rishikesh Yoga Home Serves the authority to cancel the registration of any student for misconduct at the premises
  • If in need for any help, please do contact the management team of Rishikesh Yoga Home.
  • kindly return all the books/ magazines before checkout from the Rishikesh Yoga Home