Atharv Yogshala is based on the banks of the Ganga River and nestled beneath the Himalayan Mountains on the outskirts of the Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh, India. ‘Atharv’ is a Vedic text of Sanskrit origin meaning ‘knowledge’. ‘Atharv also means ‘auspicious’ and ‘rejoicing’. It is also the name of Lord Ganesha, who is widely referred to as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences, and the deva (god) of intellect and wisdom.

We are a traditional yoga teacher training school with a modern approach. We place equal emphasis on all the eight limbs of yoga as described by sage Patanjali in Ashtanga Yoga. That’s why we named our school Atharv Yogshala.

Atharv Yogshala truly reflects what we aim to bring to our yoga students through our teachings. This theme of knowledge , auspicious and rejoicing is carried through in the teachings we provide, the respect we have for yoga traditions and the acceptance of students from all traditions and lineages. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional and comprehensive yoga teacher training and classes to support you on your yoga journey.

Atharv yogshala Yoga’s Teacher Training Courses are registered with Yoga Alliance. Once you graduate from our school, you will be eligible to register as a Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance anywhere in the world. This certification enables you to teach everywhere in the world.

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Experience the Unique Essence That Sets Us Apart


Blend of Tradition and Modernity

Our school in Rishikesh takes pride in offering a harmonious blend of ancient yoga traditions and modern teaching methodologies. With a faculty comprising highly experienced Indian teachers and Western female teachers, we create a learning environment that respects the roots of yoga while embracing contemporary approaches to teaching and practice. This fusion allows our students to gain a comprehensive understanding of yoga that is both authentic and relevant to today's world.

Expertise of Indian Teachers

Our Indian teachers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom, having dedicated their lives to the study and practice of yoga. Trained in traditional yoga schools and ashrams across India, they offer deep insights into the philosophy, history, and spiritual aspects of yoga, providing students with a solid foundation rooted in tradition. Their guidance is invaluable for those seeking to deepen their understanding of yoga beyond just the physical postures.

Innovative Teaching Approaches

In addition to our esteemed Indian faculty, our school is privileged to have Western female teachers who bring a fresh perspective to the curriculum. With backgrounds in various yoga styles, movement modalities, and therapeutic approaches, they infuse creativity and innovation into the classroom, making the teachings accessible and engaging for students of all levels. Their dynamic teaching methods incorporate elements of vinyasa flow, alignment-based practice, meditation, and mindfulness, ensuring a well-rounded learning experience.

Personalized Attention

At our school, we believe in the importance of individualized instruction and personalized attention. Unlike larger yoga schools where students may feel lost in the crowd, we maintain small class sizes to ensure that each student receives the guidance and support they need to progress in their practice. Our faculty takes the time to understand the unique goals and challenges of each student, offering personalized adjustments, modifications, and feedback to enhance their learning journey.

Holistic Approach Yoga is more than just a physical practice

it is a holistic system for harmonizing the body, mind, and spirit. That's why our curriculum goes beyond just the asanas (postures) to encompass a wide range of yoga practices, including pranayama (breathwork), meditation, philosophy, anatomy, and yogic lifestyle principles. By exploring these various facets of yoga, students gain a deeper understanding of themselves and the interconnectedness of all aspects of life, leading to personal transformation and growth.

Immersive Cultural Experience

Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh is not only known as the "Yoga Capital of the World" but also as a spiritual hub with a rich cultural heritage. Our school provides a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in this vibrant cultural tapestry, from participating in traditional ceremonies and rituals to exploring sacred sites and ashrams along the banks of the Ganges river. This immersive experience enriches the learning journey, providing context and inspiration for students to deepen their practice and connection to yoga.

International Recognition

Our school is committed to upholding the highest standards of quality and professionalism in yoga education. We are accredited by reputable yoga organizations and governing bodies, ensuring that our YTTC certification is recognized and respected worldwide. Whether you aspire to teach yoga professionally or simply deepen your personal practice, our certification provides you with the credentials and credibility to pursue your goals with confidence, wherever your journey may take you.

Lifetime Support

Graduating from our school is just the beginning of your yoga journey. We are dedicated to supporting our students beyond their time with us, offering ongoing resources, mentorship programs, and community events to help them stay connected and continue evolving in their practice. Whether you're seeking guidance on teaching, furthering your education, or simply staying inspired on your yoga path, our alumni network provides a supportive community where you can thrive and grow for a lifetime.

Life-Changing Experience

Embarking on a Yoga Teacher Training Course with us is more than just a certification; it's a life-changing journey of self-discovery and personal growth. Many of our students describe their time with us as transformative, as they not only deepen their understanding of yoga but also undergo profound shifts in their mindset, lifestyle, and overall well-being. Through immersive practices, introspective study, and supportive community, students emerge from our program with newfound clarity, purpose, and inner strength to navigate life's challenges with grace and resilience.

Rishikesh, Yoga Capital of the World

Situated amidst the majestic Himalayas and nestled along the banks of the sacred Ganges river, Rishikesh holds a special place in the hearts of yogis and spiritual seekers from around the globe. As the birthplace of yoga and home to countless ashrams, temples, and meditation caves, Rishikesh exudes an unparalleled energy of spirituality, serenity, and divine grace. Our school is proud to call Rishikesh home, offering students a truly immersive experience in the yoga capital of the world, where they can deepen their practice amidst the awe-inspiring natural beauty and rich spiritual heritage of this sacred land.

Serene Ashram Setting

Our school is nestled within a serene ashram setting, providing a peaceful and conducive environment for deepening one's yoga practice and study. Surrounded by lush greenery, with panoramic views of the Himalayas and the gentle flow of the Ganges river nearby, our ashram provides a sanctuary for students to retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse themselves fully in the yogic lifestyle. Here, amidst the tranquil surroundings and sacred atmosphere, students can connect with their inner selves, cultivate mindfulness, and experience a profound sense of peace and rejuvenation. By choosing our school for your Yoga Teacher Training Course, you're not just embarking on a training program; you're embarking on a life-changing journey of self-discovery, growth, and transformation in the yoga capital of the world, amidst the serene setting of an ashram. Don't miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to deepen your practice, expand your horizons, and awaken your highest potential. Join us in Rishikesh and embark on the journey of a lifetime.

Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh, India

We offer Traditional Yoga Teacher Training Courses and Exculsive Retreats to help you excel in your yoga journey. Find your true self on our Yoga TTC, Holistic Retreats, Ayurvedic Food and an amazing location to find the stillness in yourself.

100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh - Course fee, Schedule

100 Hour Yoga Teachers Training in Rishikesh

100 Hour Yoga TTC is a basic course that is designed for beginners, it's provide a platform where you can start a yogic journey.

  • Course Fee: $ 500 USD | $ 600 USD
  • Accommodation: Shared | Private
  • Level: Beginner
  • Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Certification: Yoga Alliance
200-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh with Yoga Alliance Certification.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

200 Hour Yoga TTC let you become a skilled and confident yoga teacher with the vast and authentic knowledge of yoga.

  • Course Fee: $ 950 USD | $ 1050 USD
  • Accommodation: Shared | Private
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Yoga Style: Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga
  • Duration: 26 Days
  • Certification: Yoga Alliance
300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training - Course fee, Eligibility, Certification & Schedule

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

300 Hour advanced Yoga Training equips its trainees to instruct principles and methods of yoga that are more in detailed.

  • Course Fee: $ 1150 USD | $ 1250 USD
  • Accommodation: Shared | Private
  • Level: Intermediate to Advance
  • Yoga Style: Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga
  • Duration: 32 Days
  • Certification: Yoga Alliance

Curriculum of Yoga Teacher Training at Atharv Yogshala, Rishikesh

The curriculum of yoga teacher training covers a vast array of subjects related to yoga Philosophy, meditation, pranayama, asanas, postures, Anatomy, and philosophy.

Learning with in-depth knowledge and experiencing the traditional form of yoga while living in Ashrams life and environment. Students can learn about spirituality, yogic lifestyle, culture, sattvic food, and traditional yoga.
Your learning will be with our experienced teachers who will share the best of their knowledge with you.

The yoga program offered by our Atharv Yogshala is not meant for a particular student it can be availed by all yoga aspirants.

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  • Hatha & Ashtanga Vinyasa
  • Embodied Yoga
  • Ayurveda
  • Functional Yoga Anatomy
  • Meditation & Mantra
  • Traditional Pranayama
  • Adjustment and Alignment
  • Yoga Sutra of Sage Patanjali & Sankhya Philosophy
  • Teaching Methodology

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Atharv Yogshala is Providing the Authentic Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Atharv Yogshala offers top-class yoga teacher training courses in Rishikesh. Focusing on conventional yoga teaching methods we are recognized for experienced teachers who are certified and have years of experience in teaching. Atharv Yogshala is a certified and registered yoga school by Yoga Alliance.

The atmosphere in Atharv Yogshala will give you the feel of a Yogic lifestyle, with 3 times sattvic meals a day, and help you to calm your mind and increase your inner strength and concentration.

Atharv Yogshala is the best place for yoga seekers to learn and practice yoga. We give superior yoga teacher training to prepare trainees to become knowledgeable and proficient yoga teachers. For us, it’s not about beginner or more advanced students, we believe in giving the best Knowledge of yoga and spreading it worldwide, and for which we have 100 Hours, 200 hours, and 300 hours of teacher training programs. We also have retreat programs for those who want to explore nature and yoga.

Course Objectives

  • Develop advanced physical and mental practice in Vinyasa Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga
  • Deepen understanding and experience of Pranayama and Mantra
  • Explore yogic philosophy in more depth
  • Enhance knowledge of Yoga Anatomy and its application to teaching
  • Expand practice by exploring different styles and disciplines of Yoga
  • Refine Meditation skills for relaxation and concentration
  • Foster individual yoga journeys and growth
  • Cultivate confidence and teaching skills for modern society
  • Master the art of clear demonstration and instruction
  • Teach proper alignment, hands-on adjustments, and prevent injuries
  • Instruct jumping transitions in Vinyasa Flow
  • Explain Pranayama's benefits and teach Kriya Yoga
  • Demonstrate Mudras, Bandas and their benefits
  • Introduce Ayurveda and principles for observing and teaching one-to-one and group classes
  • Holistic Healing in Atharv yogshala ashram ,Rishikesh :Immerse yourself in the serene nature of mother ganga for true yogic experience.
  • Engage in diverse activities like sunrise , kirtan , and nature explorations, providing a holistic rejuvenation.

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Awaken Your Inner Light: Sacred Yoga Teacher Training Amidst Portugal Serenity.

Embark on a transformative journey with our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in sun-drenched Portugal. Nestled between golden beaches and serene landscapes, this immersive experience offers a perfect blend of rigorous training and tranquil yoga teacher training programs . Under the radiant Portuguese sun, deepen your practice and expand your knowledge with experience yoga teachers who guide you through every step of your yoga journey. Embrace mindfulness, rejuvenate your spirit, and connect with a community of like-minded individuals. This YTTC program is designed to elevate your practice, enhance your teaching skills, and foster personal growth. Explore the rich culture, savor local delicacies, and soak in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Whether you’re looking to become a certified yoga instructor or simply seeking profound personal transformation, our 200-hour YTTC in Portugal offers the perfect setting for an unforgettable experience. Join us and let the sun inspire your path to wellness and enlightenment.

Course Highlights:

  • Accommodation & Food: 21 Days
  • Module: Residential with Meals
  • Certification: 200 Hour Yoga TTC (Yoga Alliance)
  • Location: Monkey Mind Retreats Portugal
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Some of Our Retreats

We offer retreats to help you excel in your yoga journey. Find your true self on our holistic retreats. Ayurvedic food, Hatha yoga and an amazing location to find the stillness in yourself.

Realign Your Spirit Through Our Exclusive Yoga Retreats

Retreats are meant to rejuvenate our minds with peace and tranquillity, by keeping aside our routine life. It also helps us connect with people and dedicate our time for a single purpose of reviving ourselves. A retreat wholly dedicated to yoga and meditation would be the highest kind of revival process, away from our routine life and its challenges. To experience such a retreat that is fully dedicated to the well being of our body, mind and soul.

Successful completion of any of our retreat programs in India offers you credible recognition while making your concept clear about various formats of yoga and their benefits. Our courses are formulated in line with the guidelines of the highest certified bodies to offer you core conceptual clarity about physiology, psychology and the philosophy of yoga.

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  • Yoga & Meditation sessions
  • Free Pickup from DED Airport
  • Mantra recitation & relaxation
  • Introductory studies of Indian philosophies
  • Daily Pranayama practices
  • Exploring the holy town Rishikesh
  • Opportunity to explore the Himalayan shrines and temples
  • Nutritious Sattvic meals and herbal teas
Why Choose Atharv Yogshala for a Transformational Yoga Journey.

The practice of yoga has been around for thousands of years and through the ages, like a magnificent old tree, it has branched out in a myriad of uniquely beautiful directions. Though they’re all rooted in the foundation of yogic philosophy and principles of alignment, individual classes can be different from one another and completely focused on individual requirements.

Our team consists of teachers with different backgrounds. Learn about the ancient yoga wisdom from people that have spent their whole life immersing themselves in yoga. Connect with your teachers and fellow students. Experience yoga and learn from teachers with completely different backgrounds and teachers that might have very similar backgrounds.

Apply the knowledge, experience, and wisdom you gain during our retreats to your own life. Our team is here to answer your questions, listen to your concerns and help wherever we can. We only work with small groups during our retreats, so there will be a personal approach in our classes.

Choose Atharv Yogshala for your transformational yoga journey and experience profound spiritual awakening. Our expert guidance, serene environment, and holistic practices align body, mind, and soul. Begin your journey with us today.


Embark on a transformative yoga journey with Atharv Yogshala, where ancient wisdom meets modern practice, fostering personal growth and deep connection.

A Legacy Rooted in Tradition

Yoga's rich history spans thousands of years, much like a majestic tree with countless branches. At Atharv Yogshala, we honor these timeless traditions while tailoring each class to meet your unique needs. Our approach ensures that while the foundation of yogic philosophy remains constant, your experience is as distinct as you are.

Diverse and Experienced Teachers

Our diverse team of teachers brings a wealth of knowledge from various backgrounds, each deeply immersed in the practice of yoga. Whether you are learning ancient techniques or exploring contemporary adaptations, you will benefit from their lifelong dedication and varied perspectives. This blend of expertise creates a rich, multifaceted learning environment.

Deep Connections and Personalized Attention

At Atharv Yogshala, you are not just a student; you are part of a supportive community. Our small class sizes foster intimate connections with both teachers and fellow students, allowing for personalized attention and a nurturing atmosphere. This personal approach ensures that your questions are answered, your concerns are addressed, and your growth is supported every step of the way.

Integrate Wisdom into Daily Life

The knowledge and experience you gain at Atharv Yogshala extend far beyond the mat. Our retreats are designed to help you apply yogic wisdom to everyday life, promoting lasting transformation. Our dedicated team is here to guide you, offering insights and support that empower you to incorporate yoga’s benefits into your daily routine.

Choose Atharv Yogshala for a journey that transcends physical practice, cultivating inner peace, strength, and a profound connection with yourself and others. Join us and experience the true essence of yoga in an environment that prioritizes your personal growth and well-being.

Welcome to Atharv Yogshala - Your Gateway to Certified Yoga Training

At Atharv Yogshala, nestled in the serene and spiritual town of Rishikesh, we offer an authentic and comprehensive yoga teacher training program. Our school is proudly certified by the Yoga Alliance, the most respected and recognized international certification body in the yoga community. This certification ensures that our training meets the highest standards of quality and integrity.

What is the Yoga Alliance?

The Yoga Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the integrity and diversity of the teaching of yoga. It serves as a global network of qualified yoga teachers and schools, committed to maintaining and promoting a high standard of teaching. Being Yoga Alliance certified means that our school meets the rigorous requirements for teacher training and education, which are recognized and respected worldwide.

What Does the Yoga Alliance Regulate?
The Yoga Alliance sets comprehensive standards that yoga schools and instructors must adhere to in order to receive and maintain certification. These standards cover several key areas:

Curriculum Requirements: The curriculum must include a minimum number of hours in specific educational categories. These categories include:

I- Techniques, Training, and Practice: Instruction in asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing exercises), meditation, and other traditional yoga techniques.

II- Teaching Methodology: Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/correcting, instruction, and the business aspects of teaching yoga.

III- Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding human anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics as it relates to yoga practice.

IV- Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, and Ethics: Study of yoga philosophies, including the Yoga Sutras, as well as ethical guidelines for yoga teachers.

V- Practicum: Supervised practice teaching, receiving feedback, and observing others teaching.

Training Hours: The Yoga Alliance mandates a minimum number of training hours to ensure comprehensive education. For example, the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) program must include at least 200 hours of training.

Experienced Instructors: Certified yoga schools must employ experienced instructors who meet the Yoga Alliance's standards. These instructors must have a significant amount of training and teaching experience themselves.

Code of Conduct: The Yoga Alliance requires all members to adhere to a professional code of conduct, which includes ethical guidelines and commitments to equity and non-discrimination.

Continuing Education: To maintain certification, yoga teachers must engage in ongoing learning and professional development to ensure they stay current with best practices and new developments in the field of yoga.

Why Join Atharv Yogshala?

When you join Atharv Yogshala for your Yoga Teacher Training Course (YTTC), you are not just receiving training; you are embarking on a transformative journey with the support of a globally recognized certification. Here’s what sets us apart:

World-Class Curriculum: Our curriculum is meticulously designed to meet and exceed the Yoga Alliance standards, ensuring a deep and well-rounded education in yoga.

Experienced Instructors: Our instructors are seasoned practitioners and educators, dedicated to guiding you through every step of your training with wisdom and compassion.

Comprehensive Training: From anatomy and physiology to yoga philosophy and ethics, our training covers all essential aspects to prepare you as a knowledgeable and confident yoga teacher.

Global Recognition: With a certification from Atharv Yogshala, you will have a world-wide recognized degree, opening doors to teach yoga anywhere in the world.

Supportive Community: Join a vibrant and supportive community of fellow yoga practitioners and teachers, fostering lasting connections and mutual growth.

At Atharv Yogshala, we are committed to providing a holistic and authentic yoga education that honors the ancient traditions while incorporating modern practices and knowledge. By choosing us, you are choosing a path of excellence, integrity, and profound personal and professional growth. Join us in the heart of yoga’s birthplace and embark on your journey to becoming a certified yoga teacher with Atharv Yogshala.

Yogic Meal at Atharv Yogshala

As per Ayurveda, the food is classified into three categories: Rajasic, Sattvic, and Tamasic. If you wish to stay fit and plan to do yoga, meditation, or a spiritual course, then opt for sattvic food. Sattvic food is the best for yogis. It provides you with enough energy to do everyday tasks and focus on your work.

At Atharv Yogshala, we offer yogic and sattvic diets to students. The food is cooked in a clean and hygienic environment with quality ingredients. It will also undoubtedly appeal to your taste buds. You will love to dine with us.
Atharv Yogshala offers three times a day freshly cooked meals, herbal tea, and filtered drinking water.

  • Sattvic food is the kind that makes you feel energetic and enthusiastics.
  • Rajasic food is that which brings about activity or restlessness.
  • Tamasic food is the kind of food that makes us lethargic or sluggish.

Stay at Atharv Yogshala

Atharv Yogshala: Atharv Yogshala is certainly the best place to undergo a yoga teacher training course. You can join it for a lifelong experience in the world of yoga. When you are away from your near and dear ones, the things that matter the most are the place where you stay and the meals that you eat.

We provide you with the best in both aspects. Atharv Yogshala's stay and meals are truly based on yogic patterns.

  • Private Room & Double Sharing Room
  • Western-style Attached Bathroom
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Our Yoga Teachers

Our instructors are all different, with diverse lives, styles and backgrounds but what is consistent is that all of them are kind, committed and inspirational.

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