200 Hour
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
in Rishikesh, India

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200 Hour Ashtanga Teacher Training Course

Punyah yoga offers a 200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course for practitioners of all levels who: would like to deepen their knowledge, have the willingness and intention to teach, like to use Ashtanga Yoga effectively, want to carry-on practising for a long time, and would like to adjust and align themselves to create more mindfulness.

Our 200 hour teacher training course includes supervised practice of Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series plus modules that offer an in-depth study on Yoga Philosophy, Teaching Practice, Yoga Workshops and Yoga Nidra.

The course includes a break down the Primary Series into sun salutations A and B, a complete standing sequence, a complete seated sequence, a group of backbends, a group of drop bends to catching ankles, and a finishing sequence. All necessary modifications, body adjustments and alignments, as well as important tips and tricks to improve self-practice will also be given.

The Course will also cover a comprehensive study on the synchronization of breath with movement, the practice of Bandhas (energy locks) and Dristhi (gazing points).

Our training dates

This is how your schedule looks like

    • 06:30 - 08:00 -- Pranayama / Meditation / Mantra Chanting
    • 08:30 - 10:15 -- Asana Practice / Ashtanga Vinyasa - Mysore Style or Led Class
    • 10:30 - 12:00 -- Breakfast / Brunch / Free Time / Study Time
    • 12:00 - 13:30 -- Yoga Principles / Philosophy / Yoga Sutra Lectures
    • 14:00 - 15:00 -- Yoga Nidra Meditation / Rest Time / Free time / Refreshing time
    • 15:00 - 16:00 -- Workshop / Study Time / Guest Lecturers
    • 16:00 - 18:00 -- Asana practice / Art of Adjustment / Body Alignment
    • 18:30 - 19:30 -- Dinner Time
    • 19:30 - 20:30 -- Rest Time / Free Time / Study Time
    • 20:30 - 21:30 -- Silence Meditation
    • 21:30 - 06:00 -- Mauna / Silence


Course Fees

Course fees include: tuition for the course, course materials, accommodation, and nutritious and healthy daily meals.

Accommodation: if you would like to be in shared accommodation, the course fee stands at $650. If you would choose to have a private room, the overall cost of the course would be $750. Private rooms are subject to availability so please get in touch.

Meals are purely vegetarian or vegan and is cooked to suit each students’ individual needs (two full meals – brunch and dinner, daily snack of fruits, herbal teas and chai, fresh coconut water).

Payment Options

Information and instructions for payment will be sent to you with your letter of acceptance. To reserve your place, you need to pay aUS$200 as non-refundable deposit. The balance of the payment may be made on the Orientation Day upon arrival in Rishikesh. The Payment methods we accept are cash (Indian Rupees or US Dollars), credit card or online transfers using Transferwise. Payments by online transfer may be made in any Currency, as we will receive all payments in Indian Rupees.

Refund Policy

The course fee, including deposit paid for registration, is non-refundable and it is valid for one year from the actual course date. Students are required to pay a deposit to secure their place, and the outstanding course fee must be paid in full before the course commences. Please note that we do not give refunds, so it is your responsibility to ensure that you are fully insured against any unforeseen circumstances that either prevent you from attending the course or that require you to leave the course early.