200 Hour Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training in Rishikesh
A Revolutionary Course
to become an authentic, skilled and certified Yoga and Meditation teacher
Overview : 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh India Certified by the Yoga Alliance
Date : 4th Nov to 30th Nov 2019 ,
7th Feb to 6th March 2020
Location : Ramjhula, Rishikesh, India
Price : 1400 USD on Sharing Basis
*Prices include accommodation, food and excursion, *** Extra Charges For AC
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh India 2019
Ritam School of Yoga and Spirituality offers a revolutionary 200 hour Naturality Yoga and Meditation Teacher Training Program in the sacred city of Rishikesh on the banks of the river Ganga, in the foothills of the Himalayas. This program will provide training in both the art and science of Yoga and Meditation, using a combination of didactic and practical teaching. Using these insights, participants will learn ways to apply this knowledge to address the core problems of living.
Yoga, Meditation and breath work (pranayama) form a complete spiritual practice which can bring relaxation to the body, joy to the heart and peace to the mind. This practice prepares both mind and body for healing. As we break free from fear, guilt and suffering, we learn to live in Awareness, Bliss and Compassion – the ABC of life. The ultimate experience on the path is the state of Non-Duality. The course is designed in such a way that both beginners and advanced students of yoga and meditation can benefit from the program. You will receive a Yoga Alliance certificate of 200-hours which will allow you to teach yoga and meditation internationally, to individuals and groups.
Ritam offers a harmonious and balanced combination of theory and practice, using both traditional and scientific approaches to involve mind and body in deep learning. Such learning assures rapid progress on the path of yoga and meditation.
The teaching includes talks and dialogue about philosophy, psychology, science and practice of yoga poses, breathing techniques, chanting and a variety of meditations.
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Details
Whether you are an aspiring yoga teacher or a yogi striving for deepening their learning and practice of the traditional science, 200 Hour Yoga Training program marks the ideal first step towards these divine aims. In our 200 Hour Yoga TTC program, we aim to lead all the aspiring yogis towards their set goals in a refined and equally invigorating manner.Here are some of the highlights you shall undergo during the course of 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in Rishikesh with us:
We believe in learning that is derived from the roots of its origin and can be imparted to the aspirants in its purest form. Hence, the two most classic and authentic styles of yoga, namely Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga are the styles taught and imparted at our yoga school in Rishikesh, India.
We shall take you through the understanding of Human Anatomical structure and its relevance to the science of Yoga during the Human Anatomy sessions. To excel as a yoga teacher and practitioner, it is imperative to study the internal, as well as the external layers of a human form in detail with reference to yoga.
Learn how to perform the various yoga asanas with perfection during the Adjustment and Alignment session. Learn how to avoid injury during asana practice, and further fine tune your body and mind towards refined yogic practices.
Yoga is not a physical art form; it is a discipline and a way of life. Learn about the ethics (yamas) and principles (niyamas) that govern the intellectual dynamics of yoga, as mentioned in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali during the Yoga Philosophy classes with us.
Breath-based training. Learn the art of breath control and utilize it towards channeling the physical and spiritual energies towards the fulfillment of the mind, body, and soul during Pranayama Therapy sessions with us.
The program of 200 Hour Yoga Instructor Training in Rishikesh shall help you acquire the state of equilibrium with the much refined and intense meditation practices like Yoga Nidra. Reunite with your soul and internal energies towards a complete evolution of the body and spirit. As the program furthers, you feel mentally, physically and spiritually rejuvenated, and also more than capable to reaping many more wonderful benefits from the entire course.
Study the use of various props such a blocks, bolsters, straps, etc. for healing and restorative purposes during yoga practice.
Learn the art of healing through various yogic techniques, Pranayama Therapy, Meditation practices and many more.
Learn how to become an excellent yoga instructor in Teaching Methodology. Get acquainted with the various roles and ethics of a yoga teacher for conducting great yoga sessions under the shadow of experienced yoga teachers of Ritamyoga school. In the teaching methodology classes, you shall gain hands-on experience of teaching live yoga classes of your own. Post these classes, considerable feedback from your teacher shall help you hone your skills and further refine you as a yoga teacher.
Indulge in deep self-practice of all the yoga teachings you acquire during the classes with Self-practice sessions. Sundays and Saturdays are reserved for this purpose. These self-practice sessions are conducted under the honorary guidance of our experienced yoga teachers who help you connect with your flaws and eradicate those with vigilance as you go along the due course of this program.
Study the science of Ayurveda and its healing relevance in a human life. Ayurveda is the ancient and most natural healing science that exercises an amalgamation of naturally occurring substances and extracts for healing even the most progressive ailments. An introduction to this widely proclaimed medicinal science is of the essence for every yogi and teacher.
Study to prepare your body for intense yoga and meditation practices with the help of specific yogic cleansing works, known as Shat-Kriyas.
Acquire the knowledge and practical insight into the art of yogic cooking with our Ayurveda cooking classes. Stay healthy and continue the yogic life even after completion of the program with yogic food and regular practice of the art. Grasp the concept of self-healing through Laughter Yoga Therapy. Further, indulge in spiritual discourse and interaction under the shadow of a spiritual guru by participating in perforating Satsang sessions with us.
Asanas (Postures): You will learn Many postures of Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Hatha Yoga.
Study various asanas and the technique of teaching the postures, the benefits of each posture, modifications, contraindications, and the use of props.
- Standing poses.
- Sitting poses, forward bends and hip openers.
- Sitting/supine twists.
- Back bends.
- Arm balances.
- Restorative postures.
Adjustment: Learn how to adjust these asanas and understand how adjustment can deepen your practice.
Pranayama (Breathing Techniques): These are based on traditional yogic breathing techniques which will benefit your yoga practice as you learn how to lengthen your breath. How to incorporate breathing into postures and into your classes. How breath work assists the body. Different types of pranayam anuloma-viloma, ujjayi, kapalabhati, bhastrika, etc.
Detoxification (Cleansing Techniques): These yogic cleansing practices will be integrated into the daily morning schedule and will work in conjunction with the asana practices. These will purify the nervous system and allow your breath to flow freely throughout the body. In expelling toxins from the body, we therefore cleanse it.
Yogic Mudras (Energy Seals): Stimulate different parts of the body by sealing in the energy. These are usually used in Pranayama and affect the flow of prana.
Bandhas (Energy Locks): How they regulate the flow of energy and assists the practitioner in asana.
Meditation: Meditation is relaxation, awareness & expansion of awareness. The practice of meditation promotes emotional healing and can be helpful for those suffering from a varity of acute and cronic health problems. You will cover a range of meditation techniques that will help build concentration and focus in your daily practice. As the practice deepens, we discover our natural self and the witnessing consciousness which leads to Samadhi, the goal of all yogas. Techniques include Om Chanting, Chakra, candlelight Meditation.
Mantras (Chanting): A range of mantras will be taught including the Gayatri Mantra and many more. Find your inner harmony in these sessions.
You will learn anatomy relevant to yoga in order to strengthen the classroom explanations, cues, and corrections of asanas.
- Yoga and Skeletal System, Brain & Nervous System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Cardiovascular System.
- Effects of kriya, Pranayama, Asanas and Meditation for various disorders.
- Subtle Body Anatomy of the chakras, nadis and the application of chakras energy in the practice of Yoga.
- Introduction to Ayurveda & Yogic Diet.
This class will focus on introducing you the basic philosophy , concepts and history of yoga. Based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the philosophy of yoga explores the reason behind fear and suffering in life and how a person can overcome them by practicing the eight-limbed path.
Participants will learn how to use the principles of yoga and meditation to resolve the problems of relationships, old age, chronic illness and mental health problems. The Ritam program also explores for the first time the problems created by the exponential growth of technology and its effects on our body, mind and well-being. The following are the four Yogas:
Yoga of Love and Relationships
Yoga of Emotional and Mental Health
Yoga of Aging and Old Age
Yoga of Digital Culture and Artificial Intelligence
Ayurveda is the science of life and sister science to Yoga. Many contemporary physical and mental health problems are the problems of lifestyle. Ayurveda helps us to understand our personality (Doshas) which can then be used to tailor our lifestyle to either prevent illnesses, relieve or cure them.
Many good teaching techniques will be used to engage students. In this program you are going to explore five of those techniques.
- Experience based education
- Problem based learning
- Dialectical dialogue
- Healthy competition and co-operation
200 Hour Yoga TTC Daily Schedule
In keeping with the requirements of Yoga Alliance – USA, 200-hour TTC In Rishikesh program follows a tight schedule where almost each of the 6 to 7 training hours in the day are assigned to some aspect of yoga. You could find the training intensive but enlightening. Depending on the yoga school the mornings can begin as early as 5:30 a.m. with meditation followed by some yoga postures and maybe some classes or lectures in philosophy or anatomy. Chanting and pranayama are also part of the schedule. During training you are provided with two to three yoga meals, fruit refreshments and green tea. Daily written homework is also the norm as that is how you will gain in-depth knowledge of the subject. Sleeping early is encouraged as that is part of yogic practice.
- 05:30 am – Wake Up
- 06:00 am – Herbal Tea
- 06:15 am – Shatkarma/Yogic cleansing
- 06:30 am – Pranayama and Chanting
- 07:30 am – Yoga Asana
- 09:00 am – Breakfast
- 10:30 am – Yoga Anatomy
- 11:30 am – Yoga Philosophy
- 12:30 pm – Lunch
- 04:30 pm – Yoga Breathing | Yoga Nidra
- 05:00 pm – Hatha/Ashtanga Yoga Asana
- 06:45 pm – Pranayama | Meditation
- 07:15 pm – Dinner
- 10:45 pm – Lights Out
- Assessments will be based on written as well as practical evaluation.
- Student conduct will be a part of the assessment criterion.
- Evaluation will be carried out only for those students who have a minimum of 90% attendance.
The yoga certificate courses offered by Ritam Yoga School include 200, 300 and 500-hour TTC fully residential hatha yoga teacher training programs. Whether you have knowledge of this ancient practice or you are just a beginner; here at Ritam Yoga School you will be able to develop your understanding of yoga to such an extent that you will in turn be able to teach yoga professionally. Our graduates can register with Yoga Alliance (USA) as registered yoga teachers i.e. RYT 200 or RYT 500 as per their qualifications.
- Ritam Yoga School adopts the ancient approach to yoga to inculcate in each student the wisdom that yoga manifests. Teaching and learning is therefore
- The day begins with the daily regimen (Dincharya) and ancient code of conduct. Activities are planned according to seasonal code of conduct
- Maharishi Patanjali prescribed certain rules of how a person is expected to act in society (Yama) and how personal code and conduct (Niyama) is the
- Before students register for the yoga teacher training they must be aware that this traditional teaching will differ from that of the west. There could even be
- Modified exercises that go by the name of yoga are frowned upon by Rishikesh Yog Peeth and so only those students must apply for the course who
- Discipline is an integral part of the training program and so the course routine must be strictly observed.
- Disrespect to rules and regulations could result in termination of studentship with no refund of fee.
- Absenting oneself from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher or manager concerned would be construed as a gross breach of
- A student must intimate in advance if they intend to forgo a meal so that there is no wastage of food.
- School does not make arrangements for guests of students. Any activity that is not related to the course is not permitted.
- Ensure you are on time for class or you will not be permitted to enter any class once it has commenced.
- Before departure from the school students must all dues and return all library books.
- Smoking and alcohol are not permitted during the training.
All aspirants are advised to carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before forwarding the application for the teacher training course. The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable exigencies the Ritam Yoga School at its discretion permits students to go for any other scheduled course. We therefore recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to the teacher training program