100 hour Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh (Beginner Ashtanga Yoga TTC)
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Overview - 100 hour Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh (Beginner Ashtanga Yoga TTC)
This 100 hour Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh (Beginner Ashtanga Yoga TTC) course offers the opportunity for students to come and increase their training level and immerse themselves in their practice with the New to Ashtanga 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course. This course focuses on the fundamentals of the Ashtanga Primary series. It is ideal for those who are limited for time, are focused primarily on deepening their practice without necessarily the intention to teach, or for those who are looking for an intensive retreat to accelerate their personal yoga journey.
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This course is open to all levels of yogis, including complete beginners to the Ashtanga method. Regardless of the level of your practice, the course will teach you the fundamentals of the primary series and help you to develop a strong foundation upon which to build your teaching and practice. This course is also a great option for those who wish to complete their 200 hour training, but wish to build a stronger foundation before embarking on it.
All accommodation during the time of the course is provided by yoga school is included in your course fees. Students live together at the Jivan Building residence in Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram area. We have various locations for practice space and where classes are held. These include our Shala space in Jivan Building, our Shala space next door, and at our Yoga Shala on the banks of the Ganges. Students will be a five minutes walk from all their classes through the lively streets of Rishikesh villages. Jivan Building is located in a peaceful part of Rishikesh and is surrounded by gardens, ayurvedic cafes, and little shops. It is a short walk down to the banks of the holy Ganges river where students can go to relax, explore, drink chai, and watch the sunset. Our Yoga Shala spaces overlook both the scenic Himalayas and the Ganges river.
During the yoga teacher training course all students are provided single room accommodation with attached bath at Jivan Building or nearby places with similar facilities. The rooms include two twin beds, one full bathroom with hot water and shower facilities, and a balcony. Bedding is provided and towels are available upon request. Laundry facilities are not included but students are able to wash their own clothes and laundry services can be arranged and inquired about at reception. Wifi is available! Students are ensured a comfortable space in their rooms to relax and rest during the course, but will be spending most of their time in the shala! The rooftop and shala have a 360 degree view of the Himalayas and Ganges and provide a beautiful space for students enjoy.
Food Provided by yoga school is all delicious homemade traditional Indian food, prepared fresh daily in our kitchen. Daily two full meals and one snack with tea is included in your course fees. All the ingredients are of high quality and are sourced locally and fresh from the markets.
Brunch begins around 10:30 am and includes fresh local fruits, like papaya, mango, pineapple, apple, and lots of bananas. Brunch also offers porridge, homemade bread and toast, homemade nut butter, muesli, yoghurt, fresh honey ginger lemon tea, and more.
Dinner begins around 6:30 pm and offers a wide array of Indian options with the occasional Western touch for a taste of home. Our dinner menu always changes to keep it interesting, but often includes favorites like lentils, dal, chickpeas, chapati and naan bread, a vegetable dish, tofu, salad, soup, rice, and a tasty dessert. In order for you to have the full yogic experience, all of our meals are designed to keep the body light but strong and nourished during your training. Please let us know if you are dairy-free so we can ensure a vegan option for each dish.
Primary Series asanas
- Surya Namaskara A
- Surya Namaskara B
- Utthita Trikonasana
- Parivritta Trikonasana
- Utthita Parsvakonasana
- Parivritta Parsvakonasana
- Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C D
- Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana A, B, C, D
- Arddha Baddha Padmottanasana
- Virabhadrasana A, B
- Setu Bandhasana
- Urdhva Dhanurasana
- Salamba Sarvangasana
- Urdhva Padmasana
- Uttana Padasana
- Sirsasana A, B
- Baddha Padmasana
Pranayamas and Breathing Techniques
- Nadi Shodhana
- Surya Bhedan
- Chandra Bhedan
- Yogic Breathing
Theory and Philosophy
- History and tradition of Yoga
- Schools of Yoga
- Patanjali Ashtanga Yoga
- Concept of Prana
- Theory on Kundalini
- Physical and psychological effects of Pranayama
- Introduction to Bhagavad Gita
- Introduction to Hatha Yoga Pradipika
- Introduction to Six Indian Philosophies
- Relevance of Omkara in Yoga System
- Consistent practice and Detachment (Abhayasa and Vairagya)
- Concept of the Divine and Surrender to the Divine in yoga (concept of Isvara and Isvarapranidhana)
- Foundations of Yoga
- Yoga and psychology
- The Yoga Mala - Sri K. Pattahbi Jois
- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Venkatesananda, Motilal publications
- Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha (APMB) Yoga Darshan - Swami Niranjanananda Ji The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V. Desikachar
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika
- The Science of Breath- Dr. M.L. Ghorole
- Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita
- Single room accommodation
- Two full meals per day
- A daily snack with tea.
What’s not included?
- Personal Expenses
How to Get There
Rishikesh is well-connected to all the major cities. Jolly International Airport at Dehradun (DED) is only 15 km from Rishikesh. You can reach directly from your place of Departure to Jolly International Airport, or you can come via Indra Gandhi International Airport in Delhi (DEL).
The pickup from both Indra Gandhi airport and Jolly Grant Airport are available for extra charges.
From Indra Gandhi International Airport (DEL) approx. 7 Hours Drive
Small Car: about INR 4,500 (Suitable for 2 people)*
Big Car: about INR 7,000 (Suitable for 3-5 people)*
From Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun (DED) approx. 45 mins Drive
Small Car: about INR 1,000 (Suitable for 2 people)*
Big Car: about INR 1,800 (Suitable for 3-5 people)*
You can hire a taxi from the Indra Gandhi International Airport in Delhi to arrive at Rishikesh. If you want any assistance, please feel free to contact us.
You can also have a fun-filled ride on the train from Delhi to Haridwar. Get off at Haridwar station as it is just about 25 kilometres from Rishikesh. It is linked and quite connected to all the cities of India. From Haridwar, you can hire a taxi to Rishikesh
Pickup is also available from Haridwar Railway Station approx. 1 hour Drive
Small Car: INR 1,000 (Suitable for 2 people)*
Big Car: INR 1,800 (Suitable for 3-5 people)*
*Taxi Rates are subject to changes without prior notice
The reservation requires a payment of 20% of the total price.
- If the booking is cancelled one month (31 Days) prior to the start of the retreat/course you will get 90% refund of the booking amount.
- If the booking is cancelled 30 to 15 Days prior to the start of retreat/course, you will get 50% refund of the booking amount.
- No refund will be given if the retreat/course booking is cancelled less than 15 days prior to the start of the course. Although we can adjust the 50% of your paid amount to any other retreat/course you book with us in future.
The remaining amount shall be paid on arrival to the course/retreat location.
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