Yoga Alliance, US-RYS 200, 500
Rishikesh has historically been the cradle of yoga learning and teaching. The great Himalayas and the Holy Ganges inspire higher thinking and meditative reflections to the true seeker. Rishikesh resonates with a rare spiritual energy that induces a passion for the learning of yogic philosophies. Spiritual awakening through the yogic way of life is the common thread that runs through all humanity that converges here. Heightened senses reinforced by yoga practice help to lead individuals to the road of self discovery and the very meaning of existence as propounded by Vedanta.
Yoga teacher training programs as offered by Rishikesh Yog Peeth are fully residential and it's certifications are recognized by Yoga Alliance, USA. The courses are designed for self motivated individuals who wish to adopt the yogic philosophies in their personal life as well as for those who wish to take up yoga teaching in a professional capacity in traditional hatha yoga. It offers a complete yoga experience with dedicated and informed teachers in an environment that is conducive to adopting the yogic way of life. Rishikesh Yog Peeth stands out as a yoga school that helps to build a firm foundation for becoming a skillful yoga teacher.
Internationally certified 200-hour residential hatha yoga teacher training programs and yoga instructor courses in Rishikesh registered with Yoga Alliance (USA) at yoga school Rishikesh Yog Peeth (RYS 200, 500). It's an entry level (1) intensive yoga teacher training course ideal for beginners and intermediate level yoga students. It's an intensive and inexpensive yoga teacher training program and course fee i.e. USD 1250 includes food & accommodation (private room with attached bath).
This is a residential yoga teacher training program which is designed for yoga students who have already completed 200-hour yoga teacher training from a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance. It's a 300-hour advanced level (2) yoga teacher training course. Course fee i.e. USD 1500 includes food & accommodation (private room with attached bath).
It's a combination 200-hour yoga teacher training (level-1) and 300-hour yoga teacher training (level-2). After completion of this course, one needs to get 100-hours of yoga teaching experience to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 500. This course is conducted at yoga school Rishikesh Yog Peeth thrice a year and it costs approx. USD 2700 including food & accommodation.
A yoga school anywhere in the world that is registered with Yoga Alliance USA means that it offers the minimum standards for the teaching of yoga as approved by Yoga Alliance. Presently Yoga Alliance registers yoga schools in two categories, namely RYS 200 and RYS 500. An RYS 200 registered school will offer only 200 hours training course but Rishikesh Yog Peeth is eligible to offer certification in both RYS 200 and RYS 500 category as the school is registered with Yoga Alliance for both categories. A 200-hour or 500-hour yoga trained teacher who receives a certificate of completion from a Yoga Alliance registered school is now eligible to apply for a registration with Yoga Alliance USA as a certified and qualified yoga teacher (RYT 200 or RYT 500). Yoga Alliance does not award certificates but offers yoga trained teachers the facility to register with them as certified yoga teachers.