200 Hours Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training - September 2018

  • IYMS Rishikesh IYMS Rishikesh
  • Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Sep 15 - Oct 12, 2018 (28 days)
  • $1199

About us

200 hours yoga teacher training course is a specially designed yoga teacher training course which imparts ashtanga teaching methodology. Every yoga style has its own class routine, asana sequences among other things which one needs to learn to take classes in that style.

Ashtanga yoga being one of the most popular styles of yoga gathers a lot of students for you when you try to setup your own yoga studio. Planning a class in ashtanga class needs some special routines and has a different series of sequences when compared to other styles like hatha yoga or Iyengar yoga.

Specific teacher training helps you learn class plan, asana sequence in ashtanga style, the course includes practices of hatha style as well which helps you understand the difference between the two oldest and most popular forms of yoga.

The course is in line with the Yoga Alliance curriculum and is aimed to transform students with an intense training of yoga, meditation, pranayama and vedic sciences.

I attended a 15 days yoga retreat in the IYMS Rishikesh and the experience was incredible! I learnt a lot from all the teachers, people really special! I hope to come back soon to them! Alessandra Venturin Namaste, I’m Radharani from Italy. I came to Rishikesh many times. I joint last year in 200h TTC course and was amazing experience.the teachers are great with full of knowledge and very great persons too.The ashram is very clean and the rooms very comfortable .Atmosphere is very spiritual and people always kind ready to help you. I’m looking for next teacher training course with IYMS Rishikesh.

Event Highlights

  • 200 Hours Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training is a 28 days program with a well defined objective for each week
  • Week 1
  • Intense Yoga & Meditation Training
  • Week 2
  • Understanding the core of Yoga, Anatomy, Philosophy & Meditation
  • Week 3
  • Formulating Self Goals, Self Practise Routine, Perfecting your asanas, Learning Deep Meditation
  • Week 4
  • Learning How to teach!!

Venue Highlights

IYMS Rishikesh runs from its newly constructed infrastructure at Shri Avdhoot Ashram, a welcoming home to every sage and yogi. The newly built block for overseas students has a capacity to offer private room accommodation to more than 30 students. The rooms are equipped with state of art facilities like Solar water heater for 24x7 running hot water, comfortable double or twin beds, private bathrooms with western toilets & hot shower etc. The rooms are designed following the Vedic architectural norms and offer great ventilation along with complete privacy to each student.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio


5:30 Wake Up
6:00 Morning Tea
6:30 Pranayama & Meditation
7:30 Asana Practice (Ashtanga Vinyasa)
9:00 Breakfast
10:30 Anatomy & Physiology Lecture
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Rest / Self-Study
16:00 Asana Practice (Hatha Yoga)
17:45 Evening Tea
18:00 Meditation
19:30 Dinner
22:00 Lights Off

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


The students are provided food with following considerations
1. Diabetic Students
2. Gluten/Nut Allergies
3. Vegan Diet

Apart from the above considerations all students are provided three meals and a high tea

Morning: Breakfast : Bread Toast, Jam, Peanut Butter, Butter, 1 Indian Breakfast, Porridge etc.

Afternoon: Lunch : Traditional Indian Vegetarian Food, Yogurt etc.

Evening: High Tea : (Green Tea, Herbal Tea, Shakes, Juices, Smoothies etc. depending upon the season)

Dinner: Traditional Indian Vegetarian Food with Salads


IYMS Rishikesh offers following facilities to the students
1. Private room to each student with a double or twin beds(Couple bookings are allotted a single room)
2. 24x7 Purified RO water
3. Wifi
4. Private Bathroom with hot water, shower, western toilet etc. in each room
5. Well ventilated rooms


We offer free pick and drop facilities from two nearby airports, IGI, New Delhi airport and Dehradun Airport.

Arrival At New Delhi IGI Airport:

Pickup spot at IGI, New Delhi Airport is Pillar Number 17 near KFC Restaurant at International Arrivals, Terminal 3.

There is a payphone between Gate 4 and 5 of the airport. In case, you have any issues upon arrival, give us a call and we will meet you at the payphone. You can always WhatsApp us on +91-9466665678 if you have internet.

It takes 8 hours to reach ashram from Airport. We will book an AC bus seat ticket or arrange a cab (if more than three students arrive together) from Delhi to Rishikesh. Our team will meet you at airport, take you to the bus station in Delhi and pick you again upon arrival in Rishikesh.

Arrival At Dehradun DED Airport:

Dehradun Airport is just 30 minutes from the ashram. If you are a backpacker, we can pick you at any time of day. Students love the drive from Dehradun Airport to the ashram as the road passes a wildlife sanctuary

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