Yoga Courses for Beginners in Rishikesh, India

Beginners Yoga at Samatva Yogalaya is your first step into the world of yoga. It could be a step that could inspire you to turn towards a more serious study of yoga. There is no doubt that yoga can transform your life as it opens up your mind to new dimensions and positively alters your view of life’s journey.

Since ancient times Rishikesh has held a special place as a centre for yogic practices especially meditation. The peaceful atmosphere, the soul-stirring music induced by the flowing Ganges and the inspiring Himalayas instil a yearning for self- growth and spiritual realisation. It is no wonder then that today Rishikesh is the Yoga capital of the world. In a small way, we at Samatva Yogalaya do our bit to make available to the beginning learner authentic and traditional hatha yoga knowledge.

Mahatma Yoga Ashram Rishikesh, India

Mahatma Yoga Ashram India offers yoga retreats, yoga course for beginners, yoga teacher training, ayurveda and yoga retreat, Reiki healing course, naturopathy, reflexology and other short term alternate therapies in Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh. Located on the beach of Ganges offering splendid view of the holy river, Mahatma Yoga Ashram accommodates around 25 people each week participating in various activities to nourish and nurture their physical, emotional and mental being.

Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh, India


Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh, India - 2017

Residential hatha yoga courses for beginners in India in 2016 ~ 2017 at Mahtma Yoga Ashram, Rishikesh, India

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to 25 March 2017 :: (Yoga Courses for beginners in India) Booking Open US$ 350 - per week Apply
to 8 April 2017 :: (Yoga Courses for beginners in India) Booking Open US$ 350 - per week Apply
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Samatva Yogalaya - Rys 200, 300
Krishna Cottage - II, Swarg Ashram
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304
$350


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  • Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh
  • Overview
  • Daily Schedule
  • Syllabus
  • Code of Conduct
  • Booking Procedure
  • Inclusions & Optionals
  • Refund Policy

Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh

Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh

Yoga has gained in popularity in recent times as it is seen as an effective tool to combat modern day health concerns. There is a great demand for the study of yoga because of health benefits. As a beginner yoga learner you will realise that yoga is much more than something that accrues health benefits. Most beginners realise that yoga is a process that unites the body, mind and spirit which leads the yoga learner to a state of true happiness. As a beginner yoga learner you will findthat yoga is leading you towards self- realisation and this is something that will bring acceptance and much joy.

At Samatva Yogalaya you will learn yoga under the guidance of a fully qualified yoga instructor. You will learn correct techniques of doing asana postures so you avoid injuries. You will learn that yoga has moreelements than just asana because you will also be made aware of the true philosophy behind yoga theory, meditation, diet, etc. Also if you suffer from a disease the yoga instructor will be able to customise your yoga practice according to your individual needs.

Beginner’s yoga at Samatva Yogalaya gives you a chance to broaden your vision and realise the true scope of authentic yoga practices. It is quite possible that your beginner’s yoga experience herewill turn you into a yogi for a lifetime!

Yoga for beginners in India - Overview

Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh - Overview
  • Internationally certified yoga teacher training in India registered with Yoga Alliance, USA.
  • Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, also known as yoga capital of the world.
  • Yoga teacher training course specially designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced level yoga students.
  • An intensive yoga teacher training course taught by yoga teachers who are firmly rooted in tradition yet contemporary in their vision & communication.
  • Inexpensive yoga teacher training in India - US$ 1400~1700 including food & accommodation (private room with attached bath).
  • Residential facility midst ashram surroundings yet not far from the city.
  • Loving and caring support team.
  • Opportunity to experience Indian culture and tradition.

Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh - Daily Schedule

Yoga for beginners in Rishikesh - Daily Schedule

» 07:00 a.m. :: Wake Up
» 07:30 a.m. to 08:30 a.m. :: Yogic Purification (Mon, Thur)
» 07:30 a.m. to 08:30 a.m. :: Pranayama (Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat)
» 08:30 a.m. :: Herbal Tea or Juices
» 09:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. :: Ashthanga Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
» 10:45 a.m. :: Breakfast
» 12:30 p.m. to 01:30 p.m. :: Yoga Philosophy
» 02:00 p.m. :: Lunch
» 04:30 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. :: Hatha Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
» 06:30 p.m. to 07:30 p.m. :: Meditation
» 08:00 p.m. :: Dinner with Group Discussion (Bonfire)
» 09:30 p.m. :: Lights Out

Important Notes:
» Duration of daily yoga classes can be increased, if required.
» Daily schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Syllabus

Syllabus

» Mantra chanting with Ethics of the day
» Practice and Techniques of Shat karma (Cleansing techniques)
» Practice and techniques of Asana (Physical postures)
» Practice and techniques of Pranayama (Breathing practices)
» Practice of Dhyan (Meditation)

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct
  • Discipline is an integral part of the training program and so the course routine must be strictly observed.
  • Disrespect to rules and regulations could result in termination of studentship with no refund of fee.
  • Absenting oneself from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher or manager concerned would be construed as a gross breach of discipline.
  • A student must intimate in advance if they intend to forgo a meal so that there is no wastage of food.
  • The Yoga Peeth does not make arrangements for guests of students. Any activity that is not related to the course is not permitted.
  • Ensure you are on time for class or you will not be permitted to enter any class once it has commenced.
  • Before departure from the Peeth students must all dues and return all library books.
  • Smoking and alcohol are not permitted during the training.

Booking Procedure

Booking Procedure

All aspirants are advised to carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before forwarding the application for the teacher training course. The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable exigencies the management at its discretion permits students to go for any other scheduled course until Jan. 2017 We therefore recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to the teacher training program.

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Inclusions & Optionals

Inclusions & Optionals

Important Notes: Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh

» Non-refundable booking amount is USD 70 and USD 140 respectively for one and two week yoga retreats. Remaining fee needs to be paid upon arrival.
» We have merged yoga courses for beginners and yoga retreats into one program.
» One can join this retreat either for one week or two weeks. For longer duration, please send us a mail prior to submitting your application.
» Couples can avail 10% discount by sharing a room.

Inclusions: Yoga Retreats India

» Yoga classes (Mon ~ Sat).
» Private room with attached bath and free wireless internet connectivity.
» Three meals per day.
» 1 session of ayurveda massage per week.
» Information, guidance and escort services for local sight seeing.
» River rafting (depending on availability).
» Mini Trekking in the Himalayas.

Optionals

* » Delhi Airport to Rishikesh by car - US$ 70
* » Delhi airport to Rishikesh and Rishikesh to Delhi airport by car - US$ 130

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable exigencies the management at its discretion permits participants to go for any other scheduled course/retreat within the period of one year. We, therefore, recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to our yoga programs.

Mon - Sat 8.00 - 17.00
Sunday Closed
Near Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram
Rishikesh, India, 249304