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Yoga Teacher Training in India

Samatva Yogalaya is a residential yoga school in Rishikesh registered with Yoga Alliance as RYS 200, 300 & 500. It offers affordable yoga teacher training in India based on traditional hatha yoga and hatha yoga in Iyengar and ashtanga style with a focus on alignment. These intensive yoga courses are designed for beginners to advanced level yoga practitioners.

Apart from yoga teacher training, Samatva Yogalaya also offers yoga courses for beginners and yoga retreats in India.

Harmony, health, and happiness are three aspects that can change your life into a positive whole, and here at Samatva Yogalaya, we teach you how you can incorporate these into your life to make it more fulfilling, leading you towards personal transformation.

Yoga Teacher Training in India

Perform action, O Dhananjaya, abandoning attachment, being steadfast in YOGA, and balanced in success and failure. Evenness of mind is called YOGA.

Shrimad Bhagavad Geeta

Affordable Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Located in the holy city of Rishikesh, Samatva Yogalaya provides 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500 hour affordable yoga teacher training in India which is recognized by the Yoga Alliance. 200-hours yoga teacher training course is an introductory course designed for beginners. On successful completion of the 200 hours yoga course, you qualify for the advanced 300 hours yoga teacher training course and together the two courses comprise the 500 hours teacher training course.

Besides deepening your asana practice, the yoga class, during the yoga teacher training courses, will enable you to learn other aspects of yoga like yoga philosophy, meditation, etc. The daily schedule you follow during the duration of the yoga teacher training courses brings discipline into your life.

Style of Yoga

Tradational Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which helps in bringing peace to the mind and body, and preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.

Hatha Yoga in Iyengar Style

Iyengar Yoga has a strong focus on detail, precision and alignment in the postures. Iyengar Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga. The practice has been carefully structured in a way to allow a beginner to progress surely and safely through asana.

Hatha Yoga in Ashtanga Style

Ashtanga is a very dynamic and athletic form of hatha yoga, made up of six series or levels, with a fixed order of postures.While it is a very physical practice, it also promotes mental clarity and inner peace.

Patanjali Yog Sutra

The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali is a collection of Sanskrit sutras on the theory and practice of yoga. The Yoga Sutras was compiled by the sage Patanjali in India who synthesized and organized knowledge about yoga.

Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh, India

Samatva Yogalaya, a residential yoga school in Rishikesh, offers 200-hour,300-hour & 500-hour yoga teacher training in India.

Registered Yoga School RYS 200 in India

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

This introductory teacher training course for 200 hours is designed for beginners with basic knowledge of yoga and also for intermediate level yoga practitioners.

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Registered Yoga School RYS 300 in India

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

This is an intensive course designed for teachers who have already completed 200 hour yoga teacher training from registered Yoga Alliance school.

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Registered Yoga School RYS 500 in India

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

This is an intensive yoga course based on traditional hatha yoga designed for beginners and intermediate and advanced level yoga practitioners.

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Why Choose Us?

Samatva Yogalaya is establishing itself as one of the best yoga schools for teacher training in India under the leadership of its founder and teacher Krishna Sikhwal. Yoga enthusiasts who are serious about their yoga learning prefer to come here for the holistic yoga education this school provides.

High Rated

Samatva Yogalaya has more than 300 reviews with 5* rating on Google,Facebook and Tripadvisor.

Expert Teachers

At Samatva Yogalaya, all the yoga teachers are highly experinced and extremely proficient in their field of study.

Internationally Recognized Certification

Yoga Alliance Certifications enjoy international recognition as they denote certain standards of credibility which is a prerequisite for job security.

Post Course Support

Samatva Yogalaya always ready to support their students whenever needed.

Why You Need to do Yoga Teacher Training?

While there is always a good reason to learn yoga for health benefits but if you really wish to learn more about the yoga as an ancient scientific practice then it’s a great idea to do Yoga Teacher Training specially in India. Yoga is not just about the physical asana practice but is an amalgamation of practices that also bring benefits to your emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.

With an emphasis on imparting the knowledge of teaching people rather than just teaching asana, participants are taught to pay close attention to modifications, variations and adjustments to make yoga accessible to everyone.

Additionally, with the in-depth teaching style, well-planned yoga asana practice schedules, and small class size for personalized attention (approx. 10 students), our teacher training courses also allow students to make maximum progress in a short span of time.

Yoga Teacher Training with Personalized Attention

Yoga for personal growth and growth through yoga teacher training is helping people find a stress free and healthy lifestyle. A daily yoga practice helps you to bring balance into your thinking. It leaves you feeling refreshed and on a high throughout the day and gets you sleep well at night.

If you can bring discipline into your own life through the discipline that yoga demands, then kudos to you, for you will henceforth never lose direction or focus.

Personal Growth through Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga courses at our school will provide immense impact on life force or positive magnetic field and expand the dimensions of mental realm.

Various yoga techniques help to nullify the effects of suppressed emotions or mental damages and certain psycho-physiological disturbances. Yoga practices successfully help to bestow relief to all kind of psychosomatic illnesses eg Insomnia, arthritis, diabetes, hypertension, Asthma, obesity, liver problems.

Yoga aids in various stages of illness

Our yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India is accessible to all age groups, it doesn't matter if you are 70 or 7, and yoga is never bad for you. Our suitable yoga training programs will help you address your distinctive needs, different by age group, occupation, interest, and physical ability. With our yoga teacher training or workshops, you can pursue your passion or need for it.

We are open to all age groups of learners

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Get an early yoga aspirant discount of 10% by enrolling 2 months before the course start date.

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What our students says about us :

Samatva Reviews - Laura



I had the best experience at Samatva Yogalaya with those amazing teachers Krishna and Sangeeta! I arrived there to do the 200hours and being sure I would never teach. I just wanted to improve my own practice and reconnect with my inner self...

Samatva Reviews - Ryan

S. Ryan O'Connor


The experience I had at Samatva Yogalaya was none other than life-changing. I completed the 500 hour Teacher Training with Krishnaji and Sangeeta Sikhwal, May-July 2018.. As practitioners themselves, they teach from experience..

Samatva Reviews - Catherine

Catherine Lippuner


I am very grateful that I found Krishna and Samatva Yogalaya. I did my 300h YTT with him, and it was so profound and life changing, that I came back for another 300h YTT. I can only recommend his school, very personal, deep knowledge, and great food.

Samatva Reviews - River

River Davis


It was truly one of the best experiences of my life to train and study with Krishna and become a part of his yoga family. I’ve learned more than I ever thought possible over the course of my 500h yoga teacher training. The knowledge I gain about my self, life, and all..

Samatva Reviews - Gabriela

Gabriela Torcatoru


I completed my 500h YTT in may 2019 and there aren't enough words to describe the whole experience. I am forever grateful to Krishna and Sangeeta for all their wisdom and teachings, which gave me confidence in my own ability. They introduced us to this vast subject called Yoga...

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