500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India
500 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainin in India

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

Get the chance to become a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 500) through Guru Yogpeeth’s 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India. Guru Yogpeeth is an acclaimed yoga school located in Rishikesh. This premier yoga institute offers a 500-hour YTT with the perks of practicing in an authentic yoga center. A Yoga Alliance-affiliated school, Guru Yogpeeth Yoga School offers yoga education and certification.

The comprehensive 500-hour Yoga TTC in India allows you to draw on your strength and improve your practice. India is the birthplace of yoga; hence, getting a yoga education through Indian instructors in the very hub of the sacred practice will be more beneficial than getting a yoga education outside India. Guru Yogpeeth is a yoga school that not only aims to help you learn certain aspects of yoga but also focuses on honing your skills as an individual.

Nurture Your Practice with Our Expert Yoga Instructors

The yoga instructors at Guru Yogpeeth are experienced and spiritual, which makes them the perfect teachers for teaching you the importance of a disciplined and yogic lifestyle. The sessions will be an eye-opener and will help you pass them on to the next set of yoga practitioners as well.

The traditional yoga we teach here at Guru Yogpeeth is based on the five elements of yoga. It includes asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, and the anatomy of yoga. Our techniques of asana and pranayama practice are compelling, and you will be able to nurture your practice with the help of our expert yoga instructors.

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India with  Yoga Alliance Certification

RYS 500 Yoga Alliance

Get the chance to become a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 500) through 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Guru Yogpeeth in Rishikesh, India. With international certification from Yoga Alliance USA, Guru Yogpeeth provides international recognition and validity. After successfully completing the 500-hour Yoga TTC, you can register with Yoga Alliance, USA, and become a certified 500-hour yoga teacher.

Course Name 500 Hour Yoga TTC
Level Beginner to Intermediate
Yoga Style Hatha
Duration 9 Weeks
Module Residential with Meals
Language of Instruction English/Hindi
Certification RYT 500 - Yoga Alliance
Venue Guru Yogpeeth
Location Rishikesh, India


  • Daily yoga, meditation and philosophy classes
  • Learn how to create flows for a variety of yoga styles
  • Enjoy the organic and vegan meals according to the Ayurvedic principles
  • Gain deeper understanding on various yoga styles
  • Weekly health checks with Ayurvedic doctors
  • 27 nights accommodation

Skill Level:

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Course Date & Fee Structure - 2023

  • 08 May 2023 - 08 Jul 2023
  • 17 Jul 2023 - 16 Sep 2023
  • 25 Sep 2023 - 25 Nov 2023

500 Hour Yoga TTC Fee

Shared Room*
US$3300 / ₹220,000
Private Room*
US$4200 / ₹265,000

Course Schedule & Syllabus:

Here is detailed information of 500 yoga teacher training course which includes all the syllabus for 42 days Yoga training provided by Guru Yogpeeth. It will cover history of yoga and how it get changed over the time. From beginning to how one should practice yoga, mantra chanting, Pranayama, Mudras, Yoga Asans and anatomy and physiology of Yoga.

Time Activity
05:30 am Wake Up
06:00 am Herbal Tea
06:15 am Nasal Cleansing
06:30 am Mantra Chanting & Pranayama
07:30 am Yoga Asana
09:00 am Breakfast
11:00 am Yoga Philosophy
12:00 pm Yoga Anatomy
01:30 pm Lunch
02:30 pm Self study / Assignment
03:30 pm Alignment and Adjustment
05:00 pm Yoga Asana
06:30 pm Meditation
07:30 pm Dinner
08:00 pm Lights Out
  • Beginning of yoga
  • What is yoga?
  • Practice & guidelines
  • Patterns of a yoga class
  • Jalneti (nasal purifying with water)
  • Sutra neti (nasal purifying with water)
  • Shankprakshanlana (purifying of the git)
  • Nauli (abdominal breathing)
  • Trataka (concentrated gazing)
  • Ganesh mantra
  • Gayatri mantra
  • Shanti mantra
  • Guru mantra
  • Aum mantra
  • Kapala-bhati (frontal brain cleansing
  • Nadi-sodhanam (psychic network purification)
  • Bhastrika (bellows breath)
  • Ujjayi (the psychic breath)
  • Sheetatli (cooling breath)
  • Sheetkari (hissing breath)
  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)
  • Surya-bheda (vitality stimulating breath)
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Hridaya mudra
  • Jnan mudra
  • Vishnu mudra
  • Jalandhar bandha (chin lock)
  • Mahabandha
  • Mulabandha (root lock)
  • Uddiyanabandha (abdominal lock)
  • Meditative positions: Sukhasana, sidhasana, padamasana, vajrasana
  • Dynamic positions: Pawanmuktasana series, marjariasana, vyaghrasana, suryanamaskar, chandranamaskar
  • Standing positions: Tadasana, utkatasana, trikonasana, parshwakonasana, veerbhadrasana
  • Balancing positions: Vrikshasana, bakdhyanasana, natrajasana, mayurasana
  • Inverted positions: Sirsasana, pinchamayurasana, halasana, sarvangasana
  • Twisting positions: Merubakrasana, ardhamatsyendrasana
  • Back-bend positions: Shalabhasana, dhanurasana, ushtrasana, kandhrasana, chakrasana, rajkapotasana
  • Forward-bend positions: Janusirasana, paschimotanasana, padprasarpaschimotanasana
  • Relaxation positions: Balasana, makarasana, savasana

You have learnt a lot about anatomy & physiology of your body and this going to help you understand yoga for sure! Get better idea of protective and stable alignment in yoga exercises. Get more mysterious knowledge of physiology to polish and compound your yoga practice. This Course will include human digestive & skeleton system, respiratory, cardiovascular, muscular system and anatomical idea of the body. In this section, Major joints of the body and anatomical words for body movement will be discussed.

Basic Philosophy will be covered through this session along with yoga concepts and its history. Including modern research perceptions, numerous traditional philosophies and their take on yoga will be discussed. This course will focus on the substance of this wholistic aliveness that can be incorporated into a modern lifestyle.

  • Patanjali’s eight limbs of yoga
  • Hatha yoga pradipika
  • Bhagwat Gita philosophy
  • Yoga sutras of Patanjali
  • Panchkoshas
  • Mudras and chakras
  • Proficiencies of Yoga Teaching
  • Methods of Adjustment and alignment
  • Primary Class Plan
  • Guidelines for Students & Teacher

A weekly Excursion can be expected from 'Yoga School in India' that adds activities like white river rafting, temple treks, trekking, Ganga Aarti, meditation by the river, inheritance trips to Beatle ashram and beautiful waterfalls (Patna and Neer), and river beach outings.